5 Career Limiting Things Introverts Do to Sabotage Their Career and How to Avoid Them [WEBINAR]

Career Limiting Moves

Do you want more for your career? Not sure why you’re not there now? Got passed over for a promotion? You can’t blame your lack of progress on the economy any more. It may be you. There may be things – simple things – that you may not even realize you are doing to harm [...]

Thinking of Changing to a Career in Teaching?

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If you are feeling unfulfilled in your current line of work and are considering a career in teaching, you are not alone. Teaching is a profession which many come to later in life after finding that they are not getting what they need out of their career and want to do something that feels truly [...]

The Kind of Education Matters

Education Matters

While I’ve written on this topic before, it’s become top of mind for me again as I have a son preparing to go to college this Fall. Much has been written about the enormous unemployment rates of new college grads. It’s not a new problem, but rather one that’s been growing over the past decade [...]

4 Ways to Boost Your Career In Your Own Free Time

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Given today’s increasingly competitive job market, more and more of us are required to do a lot more in order to get ahead of the game and get noticed in the career fields of our choice. This can range from anything, whether you’re in the field of medicine or finance. It’s key these days to [...]

A Different Career Option: Owning a Business [WEBINAR]

Owning Your Own Business

We hear a lot of questions on this topic. Is there an accurate answer? Let’s look at some of the data. According to the International Franchise Association, franchise companies often have a revenue advantage over independents. Sometimes a very large advantage. In the food and retail sectors, for example, franchises make up only fifteen percent [...]

Looking at a Candidate Management System? Things to Consider

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The world of recruitment is undergoing a significant shift, thanks to the increasing availability of online recruitment systems and software, which are often cloud-deployed and designed to integrate with a range of other business systems. As the market offering grows, strengthens and becomes ever-more compelling, for many HR managers and recruiters it is now time [...]

4 Careers That Make Use of Your Finance Degree

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These days, more than half of college graduates end up unemployed when they get out of school. And in the world of finance, you won’t find much difference. On the bright side, finance majors have a lot of career options after school. You may not realize how many options you have with your degree. The requirements [...]

Trade Unions 101

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So, what is a trade union? Trade unions are somewhat similar to the trade guilds of Medieval times, and indeed this is where the concept started. In its essence, a trade union is a group of people who usually all work in the same industry, who have joined together to create better negotiation power in [...]

24-HOUR FREE BOOK OFFER: Career Mapping for Climbing Managers – Planning Your Career On Purpose

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Where is your career headed? The saying that if you fail to plan you are planning to fail is particularly true for your career. I am pleased to offer my new book, Career Mapping for Climbing Managers – Planning Your Career On Purpose, for FREE on Amazon.com TODAY January 8, 2014 ONLY! This book has [...]

NEW BOOK: Career Mapping for Climbing Manager – Planning Your Career On Purpose

CareerMapping

Where is your career headed? The saying that if you fail to plan you are planning to fail is particularly true for your career. I am pleased to announce my new book, Career Mapping for Climbing Managers – Planning Your Career On Purpose, now available in print or via Kindle on Amazon.com. This book has [...]