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Are you fed up with the path your career has taken as of late?
Do you feel frustrated and blocked from what you really want to do?
Is your work draining you of energy and enthusiasm?
If you answered, “yes” to any of the questions
above, this is a sign that you are due for a change. As we mature
into midlife and beyond, we have a greater urgency to achieve a
sense of satisfaction from o...
“I had just gotten laid off and could not find work even
with an MBA. My husband was an attorney who did not like being an
“I became a CPA because my mom and dad said that
accountants will never be out of work.”
“I became an attorney because my family are all attorneys.
However, my first job as attorney, I knew at the end of that first
day, I could never do...
“I’ve got big shoes to fill. This is my chance
to do something. I have to seize the moment.”—
Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.
In just about every field of endeavor, you start out at or near
the bottom (depending on the extent and quality of your education),
and have to work your way up from there. According to the Peter
Principal, you also rise to yo...
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My performance review is coming up in a few weeks and I would
like to ask you a question about something that has me ill at ease.
Last week my boss asked me if I would fill out a ‘self
assessment," which is basically filling out my own performance
review. I have never done this before and I'm not sure what I
What is the purpose? Isn't my supervisor supposed to be doing ...
Have you ever been asked to describe your ideal work
environment? What do they want to hear? What if I describe
something that they cannot provide? Isn't this a no-win
As I have indicated in prior "gut wrenchers" articles, when in
doubt, tell the truth. What a concept! Actually, that is what you
should do. The reason so many people find questions like these so
difficult is because they d...
Negotiation is a give-and-take process until an eventual
agreement is reached between two or more parties. To understand the
art of negotiation, a jobseeker must understand that it is a give
process as much as it is a receiving process. Look at the
proposition from the side of your employer. When faced with such a
proposition, your superior will ask himself the reasons you're
deserving of more and...
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I am a commissioned sales rep and I work for a company that is
going through some financial difficulties. They've recently stopped
paying my commissions and when I asked my supervisor about it, she
said that there is no money to pay me right now. She told me that
they were waiting to see whether the company would be sold or
whether it would have to file Chapter 11. However, I found out t...
Here's an email I got from a job seeker who knows how
important networking is, yet is reluctant to do it. In other words,
fear is wrecking his career.
Could it be wrecking yours, too?
Read on and see if this applies to you …
As a job search veteran of 3 of the last 6 years, about
the only thing that has worked consistently to get me jobs was
somebody knowing me. When I have been ...