Posts Categorized: Career Tips

How to Approach a New Job

You have just started a new job. This may be your first full-time professional work experience, or you may have worked someplace before. Whatever the case, as a new person at a company, there are certain things you should be aware of, actions you should take to get off to a good start. 1. Don’t… Read More »

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

There are any number of reasons to leave a job. It could be that you see no future for yourself in your current position. The job is basically a dead end. It has become routine and stale. Or it could be the opposite – the job is so stressful that you are experiencing burnout. Or… Read More »

How to Get More Done

Getting more done is not always a matter of just working harder or working longer, but working smarter. There are strategies you can use to accomplish more, ways of approaching and organizing your work flow to achieve greater efficiency. Here are a few. 1. Look at things only once. When you have a task to… Read More »

How to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is something we all face in our lives from time to time. Often it is work related. We feel anxiety about how our performance will be judged or anxiety about who we have to work with or work under. The good news is that you don’t have to simply suffer from anxiety. There is… Read More »

How to Get Focused

Do you feel like you are working hard all day but not getting much accomplished? You have crossed off a lot of the tasks on your to-do list, but at the end of the day, more needs to be done. The problem could be one of focus, not focusing on the right things, or not… Read More »

How to Respond to a Job Referral

Many companies these days rely on referrals for hiring new people. They do this because referrals offer a number of advantages over posting job advertisements. They have a better idea of who they are getting. So, if someone you know approaches you and tells you that he or she would like to refer you for… Read More »

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

If you are looking for a new job, you may encounter one of the more enjoyable aspects of job hunting – getting more than one job offer. We should all be so lucky, you say. True. But, these days it is more likely than in the past. Demand is high for talented people, especially in… Read More »

Informational Interviews and the Job Search

The importance of networking is now well established. Indeed, it may be the most effective way of finding a job. And one good way to expand your network is through the informational interview. The important thing to understand about an informational interview is that it is not a job interview. As the name implies, the… Read More »

How to Achieve Your Goals

We all have things we want to achieve in our jobs and in our careers. These are the goals we have set for ourselves. The hard part is figuring how to reach those goals. Here are a few tips on how to achieve your goals. 1. Make your goals specific. The more vague and abstract… Read More »

How to Get Hired at Your Dream Company

You are looking for a job, and you have your eye on a particular company, one that you really like and would really like to work for. How do you go about getting noticed, getting your foot in the door? There are a number of ways you can attract their attention. Here are a few.… Read More »