5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting My Career It’s no secret that with age, comes wisdom (generally speaking). Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about who I am, what I value and what "success" really means. As I reflect on my career, here are five things I wish someone had told me when I was starting out. By adopting these action-oriented strategies, you can create true, long-term success for your career.
Career Advice from Wildly Successful People I once sat across from a boss and listened as he gave me a brutally honest performance review. At the time, I was working as a consumer psychologist for a multi-national advertising agency. My job involved advising big brands on how to best persuade their customers to engage with their products and services.
Design Your Career When you have designed the career you want and ready to make it a reality, I encourage you to do a lot of research and have your plan in place while in your current role.
Career Vs Marriage: Which Is More Important For You? There are many benefits to staying single while you are pursuing the career of your dreams. You don’t have to rely on anyone else’s opinions or restrictions when working your way up the corporate ladder or starting your own business.
What Skills Can Help You Make A Career Transition? In her latest book, Next Move, Best Move, career development expert Kimberly Cummings outlines how you can conduct a “skills audit” of every skill you have gained in every role you have had during your career.
5 Excellent Ways to Keep Your Career Moving Forward Your entire life is not about your job and career, but what you do professionally will probably impact your happiness a lot. If you have a job that makes you miserable, that’s not going to do you any good, since you’ll have to spend many hours every week doing something you detest.
Top Tips For Effective Job Hunting There are many times in life when you might find yourself looking for a new job. New graduates, fresh out of college, for example, might be searching for their first job, eager to find the right place and get their careers off to the best possible start, while more experienced workers might feel like the time is right for a change or a step in a different direction. This guide will help to minimize that number of applications and streamline your job search for the best possible results.
Employees Reveal How Stress Affects Their Jobs Nearly half of all workers suffer from moderate to severe stress while on the job, according to a survey. And 66% of employees report that they have difficulty focusing on tasks at work because of stress. Stress has been called the "health epidemic of the 21st century" by the World Health Organization. But there are ways to reduce its impact on human lives and companies' bottom line, even though stress is a daunting, pervasive problem, experts say.
Is Experience The Best Teacher For Employees? The experience of others is a key source of learning and can lead to more learning than your own experiences. Learning “on the job” isn’t always feasible, but, fortunately, employees don’t have to rely solely on their own experiences to learn (i.e., experiential learning). They can look to others’ experiences for learning opportunities (i.e., vicarious learning). We conducted two studies to better understand how employees learn vicariously and how that type of learning compares to experiential learning.
Career Changes During The Pandemic Shifting priorities during the global pandemic provide new job opportunities for finance professionals equipped to adapt to change. We’re living through a period of immense economic uncertainty as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to play out. In times like these, it might seem cavalier for finance professionals to think about making career moves, especially when many people have lost or are at risk of losing their jobs