TAKE THIS CAREER AND SHOVE IT -- IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION! Are you
listening to that little voice in your head telling you how much
you dislike your job? If not, you may become angry with those
around you, when in fact, you'll be angry at yourself for
failing to taking the necessary steps to change your career --
or job within the same industry. Career change is not always
easy. For some, the simple task of deciding what to do is often
the hardest part. For others who know what they want to do, ...
Your career might be going great guns - or it might not. You
may be 27 or 47; you might be at the top of the tree or you
might be just a couple of years into your career. Male or
female, pfahh, it doesn't matter a single jot! You don't feel
right - you just don't feel right...
There's a certain courage required to hear
your gut. To
really be true to how you are feeling. And that is never more
important than in your career. Sometimes people feel that they
are not completely happy. At other ...
Job searching without a target market is as frustrating as
transporting a loved one to a hospital emergency room in a
foreign country wearing a blindfold.
There is every obstacle
in place to guarantee you won’t arrive at your destination:
Unfamiliar territory, unplanned routing and uncertain conditions.
Marketing-with-Intent precisely drives you to your target and
with greater speed because you are using the right mode of
transportation, an accurate compass and a clear vision of
Are you unhappy at work? Tired and lacking energy and drive?
Don't worry, you are not alone! Studies in the US show that up
to 70 percent of the workforce is unhappy with their job at any
given time. We all feel dissatisfied and frustrated with our
jobs at times. So, how do you know when the feeling of
dissatisfaction and frustration means it is time for a career
change? There are a few key signs which point towards a need for
* feeling overwhelmed by your workload * unable to balance ...
Is your current or most recent job truly what you want to do?
Do you dread the prospect of coming into work every day? Do you
look back on your work day as you travel home and cannot seem to
find a fulfilling moment? If you answered yes, read on.
You could be unhappy with your supervisor; you may not like the
politics or corporate culture; or you may not like the industry
you are in. You may also feel that you are underpaid,
underutilized, undervalued or unappreciated. You may not ...
Most culinary colleges and cooking schools nationwide report
that an increasing number of students are older adults with
prior careers. Whether fulfilling lifelong dreams or trying
something different, the old students are attracted to the wide
variety of jobs in food service and to the possibility of
success in an industry the National Restaurant Association
projects will need an additional 1.8 million workers in the next
A recent survey concludes that fifteen percent of this ...
Success is not always something you necessarily find when
you arrive. It may be the journey that gets you there.
It seems as though people make career management more
difficult than it has to be.
When something threatens to
make it simple, they almost invariably find a way to make it
more complicated. For example, in recent years there’s been much
more activity in the small to mid-size companies, yet the
majority of people looking into a job change or career move
continue to scour the ...
We hear it over and over again. It's not about what you know,
but who you know. If you're like most people, you probably have
at least 200 people in your rolodex. Having contacts is one
thing. Making the most of those relationships is another
With busy schedules, effectively staying in touch with people
and using connections to get doors opened is difficult. Just
within the past few months, technology has been developed to
meet these challenges and help people make the ...
So what's the difference between a star performer who can name
his/her salary and get whatever job he wants, and someone who
can't? Very successful people tend to put a lot of effort into
improving themselves. Coach Dean Smith of the University of
North Carolina talks about how when he first noticed Michael
Jordan, he didn't see NBA material. Jordan didn't even make his
high school's varsity basketball team. However, the UNC
basketball clinic accepted Michael for a summer training ...
People who come to the United States from other countries see
America as the Land of Opportunity. This isn't just a cliche --
if you talk to recent immigrants, they'll tell you this is how
they really feel. This country wasn't founded by professional
warriors, as were many other nations. It was founded by
entrepreneurs. George Washington was a businessman who wanted
fairer taxes and property rights. So this country has been
structured from the beginning to be friendly to business people.