Career Coaching & Career Advice Blog

 

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How Do You Define Career Success?

One of the most important career and life-planning activities you can engage in is finding your own definitions or models of career success. This is vitally important for a number of reasons: If you haven’t done this, how do you know what’s best for you? How can you make sound career decisions if you aren’t crystal clear about how you define success? How can you be happy if you don’t know when you’re successful?

If this question is relevant to you right now…

There is never a bad time to discover a…

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A Plea for Boldness

What can I say? The times call for boldness. In managing our careers and lives.

I don’t mean brash. Nor flash. Nor large, uncalculated risks.

The situation is as follows: There are way more job seekers than jobs at the moment. Companies aren’t hiring very much. High paying jobs are getting outsourced. There are a lot of well qualified folks out there under or unemployed.

So, what’s your stategy for success? Take your chances? Wait for a turnaround? Keep doing the same things even if they aren’t …

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Are You Engaged?

How to make your work compelling

You need to be aware of a significant career management danger. In this tough economy and job market, your professional expectations may be unmet. Whether it is job satisfaction, career development or job search success, things may not be going your way. When this happens, there is a natural tendency to disengage, to unplug. You go through the motions, but part of your mind is elsewhere, unfocussed.

You can instantly recognize people who are fully engaged. They are…

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