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Grit and Endurance, Practice It.

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.” ~Angela Duckworth Dreamer is a descriptive word for many in the workplace. Goal-getting professionals are often meditating and dreaming of their next promotion. They spend dedicated time determining and following through to complete the next steps to accomplish their master career plan. Sometimes career journeys, gift unexpected roadblocks and detours. During the perceived setbacks, it is important ...
Career Motivation

Recently Laid Off Mind Set

For the unexpected career changer, it is important to keep your mind focused on the future seen and unseen positive career outcomes in route to you. Remain encouraged, being unemployed is only a temporary season of your life. Take a few days to rest, reflect, and strategize your next career move. The unemployment break can lead you to a liberating career path that brings you the desired prosperity and professional growth you have been ...
Career Motivation

Are You Ready For Your Next Career Level?

Entitlement does not apply to most career promotional opportunities. You need to take the time to determine if you are promotion ready. After reviewing the checklist below; request face time if applicable with the hiring point of contact or decision maker and inform them of your interest in the position. If the career promotion that you desire is with your current company; be mindful that there are unspoken factors that may be considered ...
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What Does Your Career Portfolio Say About You?

One of the most powerful tools you can create and promote during your career search other than your resume is a career portfolio. Your portfolio is a great opportunity for you to display your professional accomplishments and awards. When developing your career portfolio the presentation format and creative ideas are endless. Your presentation can be produced as a brag book or through an online portfolio source. Your portfolio should be ...
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Conversations To Remember

A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. ~ Mark Twain ~ Your conversation engagement goal should consistently be to leave a positive lasting impression when speaking with various industry professionals. Beyond being a subject matter expert; it is great for you to be open to share a few of your own personal interests, goals, and hobbies with others. Strive to share something different in ...
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Which Environment Is Calling You?

Knowing your preferred company environment is favorable during your career search. Many companies are transparent with what type of work environment they promote through their company website, blog, and social media platforms. Companies often host chat sessions on Facebook and Twitter to share details about their hiring process, industry insights, and sometimes general day-to-day activities that a prospective employee may experience. On ...
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Are You Current and Relevant In Your Profession?

No matter where you are on your current career path or succession plan; you must remain current and relevant in your skills and knowledge. Identifying education, mentorship, industry certification, or success coaching opportunities beyond what is provided by your employer are beneficial to your professional development. Own your professional evolution and do not be reluctant to take immediate action to determine which form of professional ...