You're Ready For A Career Change... Is Your Resume?

You finally did it. You made the decision to leave a career that makes you dread every Monday morning and pursue one that you feel is your true calling. Congratulations! Making the decision was the hard part, right? Unfortunately, no. You’ve convinced yourself that this is the right move…how do you convince everyone else? It’s time to work on your resume. Resume writing for this situation can be challenging, to say the least. Why? Think about it for a moment – how do you go from ...


Fast-track career success with Informational Interviews

Informational interviewing can play a pivotal role in building one’s network to assist in penetrating the hidden job market and unadvertised job prospects, but unfortunately is often a tool that is ignored in a job seeker’s career and job search campaign. Informational interviewing is a ‘fact-finding exploration’ that will assist a job seeker in identifying an optimal place of work that is conducive to their skills, motivation and talent, thus positioning them for continued growth and ...


Case Study on Career Coaching

Career coaching is a valuable tool to use in all spectrum of career development. Recently one subject found the value of this service so rewarding that he gave his permission to use this study so others could benefit from his experience. The subject name is Wilbert so as to protect his identity. He is a director of a wilderness program for challenged students. He sought the service of Aria Career Development Services because he had an immediate need to increase his job productivity. At the ...


Students Discover Your Career Niche By Using Career Assessment

In our ever changing world where job competition is rampant it can be difficult to understand one’s strengths and what one wants to do in life. If you feel uncertain about your career path you’re not alone. Most college and high school students are unsure what path to take in their future or even what is their chosen career niche. Unfortunately, this uncertainty comes through in job interviews. This is a chance you can’t afford to take in today’s competitive market. With career ...


Tips for getting your movie career launched

Hollywood helps those who help themselves! In you want to get your movie career fast tracked then here are three common sense tips to help you on your way. 1. Borrow the Boy Scout's Motto: Be Prepared. Once you start the ball rolling you never know when you're going to get a casting call. When that call comes there isn't going to be any time to get all of the basics covered so get them out of the way right now. Get your portfolio in order. Have plenty of copies of your PROFESSIONALLY done ...


Get In Career Shape

Research suggests that as many as 8 out of 10 employed adults are in the wrong job or career! They are in poor career-shape or have little or no career-stamina. If you are one of the 8 or your goal is to shape up, it is important to have a good understanding of some basic career management principles for a healthy career workout and to help you make the best decisions about your career on a day-by-day basis. Career Fitness Tips Here are 10 proven tips to maximize your career-workout:
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    Career Choices and Self Employment

    Anyone who is trying to determine their career choice can easily be intimidated these days to say the least. With so much to offer, where does one begin? Perhaps we would all benefit from time to time to think about what it is that gives us the energy to keep going. Anyone who desires to be successful at what they do is going to have to put their heart and soul into the task. What type of career choice is best for you? A career choice that includes being self employed is one that more and more ...


    Learn a Language for Career Advancement

    To learn a language for career advancement is one of the best ways to get ahead in the job market. In the 21st century you will need every advantage you can get to keep yourself competitive in the marketplace, and adding foreign language skills is a great way to gain an advantage. Here are just some of the reasons to learn a second language : Improved overall communication skills. Surprisingly, language learners improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English as well as ...


    Juggling Career, Family, Consider Online Education

    Finding the time to do it all - career, family, continue education? Having trouble jugging? Some problems in this area that people face are very similar to those of the beginning juggler. According to The Instant Jugglers' Manual, (c)1993 Infinite Illusions/Lofty Pursuits, four common problems are handling two areas of focus at the same time, moving forward while you try to juggle instead of standing still, not being able to juggle in a third area of focus, and keeping all three areas from ...


    Career Discovery - Pinpoint Your Ideal Career

    Career Discovery - Pinpoint Your Ideal Career Determine your ideal career--one that's in alignment with your values, passions, and talents--and discover the work you were born to do Career discovery is the process by which a person identifies their ideal career path, thus saving themselves a lot of time (and money) by not pursuing career choices that they will ultimately find unfulfilling.  To find your true calling, you need to dig around and find the things that are important to you--now, ...