This weekly collection of posts centers around how you can empower yourself. No matter what career and/or life stage you are in, it is up to you to take control. You’ll find advice on networking, interviewing, as well as some new ideas to help boost your skills and knowledge.
It’s too easy to complain about how your manager/company is holding you back, employers are rejecting you, or that somehow, life has treated you unfairly. Yes, we probably all feel defeated and held back at times, but don’t get stuck there. Move forward.
These are some creative ideas that can help you stand out.
Using Social Media to Attract Potential Employers | CareerCloud
Yes, you read that right. YOU can lure employers if you are using the right type of bait.
18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events by Ariella Coombs | CAREEREALISM
Never stumble again to make small talk.
Six Reasons You’ve Failed the Interview Before It’s Even Over | Undercover Recruiter
No one is naturally fabulous at interviewing. These are six things you can do to improve your interviewing savvy.
New Job and Your Career
10 Terrible Things You Must Not Do On Your First Week At A New Job by William Arruda | Forbes
Please don’t make these mistakes when starting your new job!
20 Signs You’re Emotionally Intelligent | HubSpot
Are you self-aware? Can you manage your emotions in any situation? Here are 20 signs you need to up your EQ.
20 Cognitive Biases That Effect Your Decisions | Business Insider
Research suggests that there are a number of cognitive stumbling blocks that affect your behavior, and they can prevent you from acting in your own best interests.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.