Posts Tagged 'career choices'

Building a Career with a New Passion

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It’s no secret that many people are unhappy with their jobs. A recent study by Gallup found that only 13% of workers worldwide are engaged in their work. Without a doubt, most people are not passionate about their jobs. 

So how can you find work you love? And once you identify it, how can you build a career around it? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to these questions, but you can do a few things to increase your chances of ...

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How to Cope With Changes in Careers While Parenting

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Parenting and working can be highly challenging, especially when dealing with a career change. However, it’s important to remember that you are not alone on this journey. Without a doubt, there are plenty of people who want to see you succeed. 

Here are some tips to help you cope with changes in your career while parenting: 

  1. Do not be afraid to ask for help. There are many resources available to help you transition into a new career. Ask your family and ...
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Transform Your Career by Developing Emotional Intelligence

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As more studies show that emotional intelligence improves employee productivity and job performance, it becomes a more coveted skill in the office. 

Emotional intelligence is when you can understand the emotions of yourself and others and manage your feelings well. Undoubtedly, it shows a healthy balance between intelligence and self-awareness. 

Emotional intelligence is an important asset. Studies have shown that emotional intelligence training improves employee productivity. However, that may be because emotional intelligence reflects an ability to make better decisions, problem-solving skills, ...

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How to Successfully Pursue Your Vision of Career

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Having a rewarding career depends upon pursuing your vision of professional success. Otherwise, you are likely to spend your days trying to live up to the expectations of others or mindlessly drifting from one job to the next. 

Of course, success itself means different things to different people. For some, earning more money and climbing the corporate ladder is a matter. For others, it is more about stretching their skills and contributing to society.  

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How to Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job

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Social media is all the rage. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more seem everywhere. In social media like these, we get constant updates about the relevant and not-so-relevant aspects of everyone’s lives. Here, we’ll consider a practical application of social media: finding your next job. 

Social media gives you great tools for sharing information electronically with a potentially huge audience.  

Try these strategies to help you land a great job: 

  1. Focus your attention on people instead of companies. For instance, if you’re ...
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Avoid These 10 Big Career Mistakes

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Your mom told you it’s okay to make mistakes, but that’s not always true. Sometimes success depends more on making fewer mistakes rather than doing something spectacular. Mistakes can matter, and they can matter a lot. 

Did you know the 200th-best tennis player wins about 49% of his points? What percentage of points does the number one player in the world win? 53% The difference between barely scraping by and being the best in the world is making 4% fewer mistakes, ...

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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 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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From Super Bowl to Super Employee – Your Game Plan for Finding Your Next Job

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With Super Bowl month mania just passing, I decided to use sports analogies when talking about the job hunt.  A successful job hunt starts with a plan. So, let’s compare a job search with this year’s Super Bowl and the Kansas City Chiefs looking to win back-to-back Super Bowls, but ended up being triumphed by a physically dominant Buccaneers who had a perfect game plan resulting in Kansas City losing to the Bucs-31; KC-9.

As a result of the pandemic, the ...

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The Process of Assigning a Ticket to an Employment Network

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Beneficiaries assign their Ticket to employment networks once they are ready to look for employment. Employment Networks are for those who have all the skills they need for their field of interest and need assistance with the interview process to obtain gainful employment.

The Ticket to Work Program’s function is to help those who receive social security benefits become gainfully employed. The best way for a ticket recipient to receive assistance in landing job interviews is by assigning their Ticket to ...

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