Career Choices

Using Your Personality Type for Your Job Search 

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There is no one else like you in the world. You have a unique personality that sets you apart from others. Personality refers to “individual differences in characteristics, patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving” (Encyclopedia of Psychology).  According to thebalancecareers.com, the general requirements needed to perform a job successfully may include: “specific skills, types and amounts of work experience, personal qualities, educational credential, professional certification, areas of knowledge, and others.” Let’s focus on personal qualities, ...

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Signs of Workplace Burnout

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What is workplace burnout? Mayo Clinic describes it as “a type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.” Workplace burnout is prevalent, especially in the U.S., where office culture is the norm, and Corporate America seems to dominate. A recent report from Indeed found that employee burnout is on the rise, with 52% of all workers reporting feelings of burnout, up +9% from ...

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In-office vs. Hybrid vs. Remote

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Few of us had ever worked remote or knew it was possible before the Covid-19 pandemic. Working from the comfort of your home has many benefits, but then again, so does working in-office. So, which scenario is best for you? Are you most productive working from your living room? Or do you need an office environment to jump start your motivation? Perhaps you prefer a little of both and enjoy some days at home and some in the office. Let ...

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7 Ways to Try on a New Career Before Deciding on It

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Are you unhappy with your career but afraid to make a change because you’re not sure you’ll like it? You may have an idea about what you’d like to do next, but how do you know it’s the right choice? 

We all want to be happy and fulfilled at work. We want something that utilizes skills we like using and feels meaningful to us. 

The Law of attraction tells us that to create what we want; we need to be in vibrational ...

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Strategies for Employee Career Development

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Are you currently at a loss regarding how to develop the techniques to use for career development? Or are you presently feeling trapped and unappreciated within your organization? Do you no longer derive any feeling of meaning or purpose from what you do for a living?  

Within the practice of human resources, we have often observed and counseled, questioned, and helped employees in and similar situations with requisite career advice. Human resource practitioners have developed strategies that can assist employees within ...

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It’s Not About Your Job; It’s About Your Life!

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When it comes to job search and career development, I think 99% of the population has it wrong and “does it backward.” This realization comes from my more than 25 years of experience as a Career Coach and working with thousands of clients. 

Looking back, I believe that this opinion has been developing in my mind for many years. But it was only recently that my thoughts crystallized into a form that I could express in a concise message.  

New clients often ...

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Choose Your Career Using Personality Tests

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Everyone is unique in this world. Our habits, behavior, and personality are also individual. But certain aspects can be measured in the way we think, feel, or process the information. 

If we follow these measurements, we can outline a personality type that can give us information about certain things, such as how a person interacts with others or how appropriate their personality is when it comes to problem-solving, administration or creativity, etc.  

Here is an example: Our brain has cognitive and emotional ...

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What are Work Incentives?

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Work Incentives are disability program rules that allow you to reduce your countable income so that you can continue to receive a cash benefit while you explore work or look for a job that is right for you. Examples of such Work Incentives include the extension of Medicare and Medicaid coverage while working, Impairment-Related Work Expenses, and Plans for Achieving Self-Support. In addition, if your work attempt is unsuccessful, Social Security has made it easy for you to get back ...

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10 Side Hustles of 2021

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Want to make a little extra money? Here are 10 side hustles you can start at any time:

Selling your old stuff online.
Whether it is clothing sitting in the back of your closet or furniture collecting dust, you can sell almost any used item online. Given the numerous platforms, such as eBay, Poshmark, or Craigslist, there is a massive market for used items like clothing, collectibles, furniture, etc. It is an easy way to make ...

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What is a Career Assessment?

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A career assessment is a type of test that helps you find a career that fits your skills, interests, or values. The evaluation consists of a series of questions that evaluates your qualities and talents. Once you have determined your strengths and weaknesses, you can now make the most of yourself and your career. There are numerous career assessments online that you can try for free.

Here are some free popular assessments to try:

123 Career Test (https://www.123test.com/career-test/)

Test Color (http://www.testcolor.com/personalitytest/personalitytest.php)

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