Posts Tagged 'career'

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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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.  

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Resilience Can Mean More Than You Think

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When dealing with stress in the workplace, you tend to hear a lot of vocabulary; burnout, anxiety, meditation, resistance, deep work, and lots of others. Sometimes it might feel like you need a dictionary just to understand it all. But there’s one word a lot of courses and classes don’t cover, and that’s resilience. 

Resilience is one of the best weapons against workplace stress, and it’s what companies like Working Mind have built themselves around. But what exactly is it? How ...

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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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You Only Have 6 Seconds to Make a Good Impression

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Employers review hundreds of resumes daily looking for the right candidate to fill their open positions, but here is a secret.  Before the resume gets to the recruiter, it has been screened by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to see which resumes will even make the first cut.

An Applicant Tracking System is a software program that helps companies organize candidates for recruitment purposes.  These systems allow businesses to collect information, manage prospects based on experience and skill set, and filter ...

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