Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Climbing the Career Ladder Faster

f you want to climb the proverbial career ladder, either at your current employer or just in general, read below for a few tips on how to climb it a bit more quickly. Always keep learning. This doesn’t mean you have to go back for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree (although doing so could… Read More »

About to Graduate? Avoid These Common Newbie Job Seeker Mistakes

Whether you’re just about to graduate from high school, college or a training program, if you’ve never looked for a “real” job before, you may be a bit nervous (understandably so). After all, you want to make a good impression on a potential employer and are worried about making some first-timer mistakes that could cost… Read More »

Banishing Unwanted Thoughts

You’ve probably experienced it before – you have a thought that persistently intrudes into your consciousness, no matter how hard you try to get rid of it. In fact, the harder you try, the more it seems to pop up. The same is true for unfinished business. If we start a project, and then for… Read More »

Hidden Resume Problems

When putting together a resume, there are certain things that all career advisors tell you to watch out for – grammar and spelling errors, unexplained gaps in employment, for example. But there are other things that will get you into trouble as well. Unfortunately, these aren’t as black and white as those mentioned above. That’s… Read More »

Reaching Your Goals

There is plenty of advice out there on how to accomplish your goals. Setting goals and working toward them is considered a basic prerequisite to any success in life, and so perfecting this process is certainly important. One way to help you actually achieve your goals lies in the perspective you have toward them. In… Read More »

Are You Sending “Don’t Hire Me!” Messages?

Have you been looking for work for a bit but having no luck? If so you may be self-sabotaging your efforts or otherwise sending a message to a hiring manager that you shouldn’t get the job. Read below for a few things you may be doing that are keeping a hiring manager from asking “So,… Read More »

5 Tips on Asking for a Raise

No matter how “tough” your boss says it is at your company regarding finances (translation: “no raises this year), your boss can and will find money for raises for those who truly deserve it. Read below for five tips on how to ask for and receive a raise. Understand that you truly must deserve this… Read More »

New Kinds of Employee Benefits

In the competition for talent, companies are becoming rather creative with the benefits they offer, ones that go beyond the usual medical coverage and retirement. If you are in the process of looking for a job, it may help to know what companies are offering to help you find the right place to work. For… Read More »