How to Build Your Reputation in Your Local Community

Whether we live and work in towns or large cities we always encounter communities comprising of artists, entrepreneurs, labours and other talented individuals. So where do you fit in? How do you build your reputation in your local community? Here are a few tips: Specialization Communities need people that are good at a particular jobContinue reading “How to Build Your Reputation in Your Local Community”

4 Ways to Make the Most of a Bad Job

We have all been in a situation where we find ourselves not liking our job. In most situations it’s a matter of regrouping and discovering underlying opportunities to succeed. However, there are times when you simply need to find a new job because things aren’t working. Ok, so if you aren’t really stoked or engagedContinue reading “4 Ways to Make the Most of a Bad Job”

How to Build Your Career With Little or No Experience

Did you ever hear about the story of a man who became partners with the great inventor Thomas Edison? If you haven’t the man’s name was Edwin C. Barnes and he had a dream, a vision to become Edison’s partner. It was a long and unforgiving journey for Barnes made more difficult by the factContinue reading “How to Build Your Career With Little or No Experience”

The Importance of Self-Discovery leads to a Great Career

Finding what you love to do in your life should be one of your ultimate aspirations. And finding what you love do may be the easiest thing but for some it might take a long time. Self-discovery is key–learning about who you are and your place in the world–can give you a sound path toContinue reading “The Importance of Self-Discovery leads to a Great Career”

6 Ways to Tapping into the On-Campus Hidden Job Market (as a Graduating Student)

If you are a graduating student finding a job is a top priority. There is also a good chance you have a strong source of potential job leads that can help you score a gig right on-campus! Here are a few ways you can tap into the hidden job market as graduating student: 1. AlumniContinue reading “6 Ways to Tapping into the On-Campus Hidden Job Market (as a Graduating Student)”

6 Ways to Nurture and Grow Your Talent

All of us possess a talent. That’s what makes us so unique! And in respect to career development that talent that you may have stopped to refine might actually give you a chance to score better job opportunities with better pay. It is all about maximizing your talent by putting it into action on aContinue reading “6 Ways to Nurture and Grow Your Talent”

8 Things to Consider When Starting a New Job

Congratulations, you scored the job! You obviously worked your tail off networking, applying and keeping your ears and eyes open for a job opportunity. You hit the pavement and handed out your resume the good old fashioned way. It all paid off. Now you will be starting your new job. So before you start thereContinue reading “8 Things to Consider When Starting a New Job”

Finding Opportunity at Your Current Job

Whether you like your job or don’t, have a career path or trying to find one–you always must find opportunities in any position you are in. It might be about finding like-minded co-workers or taking some points from a training session and running with them. The key is to always keep your eyes open forContinue reading “Finding Opportunity at Your Current Job”

How to Find a Career that’s Right for You

The process of finding a career can be a relatively quick one or one that lasts a lifetime. We must remember that each of us has a different career path–we all have have different skill-sets as well as job and life experiences that give us unique opportunities albeit at different stages of our lives. However,Continue reading “How to Find a Career that’s Right for You”