8 Really Great TED Talks!!

8 TED Talks That Are So Great You’ll Actually Want to Listen to Them on Your Day Off Yeah, yeah, I know you don’t want to work while you’re trying to enjoy the last bits of summer. But who says listening to TED Talks are really working? You can pull them up on your phone, you can press play while simultaneously soaking up some rays, and you can even watch them with friends. Sure, they’re educational, but they’re always almost … Continued

How Do I Make My Resume Stand Out?

How to Write a CV That Will Not Suck and Will Get You an Interview at Least Through the years of my career journey, I met many talented people and skilled candidates, who were doing the best to get their positions. However, I met tons of freaks who were doing the same. Not to insult anyone, but that’s a reality. Every time you need to hire somebody: is it marketing manager, personal assistant, creative team, a sales guy or an … Continued

Convert Interviews Into Job Offers!!

Is This the Reason You Keep Getting Interviews That Don’t Turn Into Offers? Jackson was a newly minted grad with software engineering skills pursuing his first job. He was getting tons of interest from the right kind of employers, but it wasn’t leading anywhere. Frustrated that he wasn’t getting offers, he couldn’t figure out what was going wrong. Prepping for yet another interview with one of his target employers, Jackson really didn’t want to blow it again. We debriefed on what he … Continued

Avoid Terrible Career Advice From Your Family

The 2 Big Reasons Why Your Loved Ones Give You Terrible Career Advice For most of us, our first experience with career advice comes from one source: our parents. As we go through life, the people who have the most interest in the direction we take with our careers continue to be those who are closest to us, like our significant others, friends, mentors, and professors. Yet, in my experience as a career coach, I can tell you that the … Continued

Get The Job!! Avoid These Interview Mistakes!!

16 Job Interview Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make According to at least one recruitment expert, it takes, on average, 14 initial interviews to eventually get a job offer. One major reason for the high number of interviews is that most candidates typically make several common mistakes. These are the blunders that happen in so many interviews that they “contaminate” any chance of getting hired. Yet, all of these typical and common mistakes have one thing in common – they … Continued

Help!! How Can I Make My Emails More Professional?!?!

5 Email Mistakes that Make You Look Really Unprofessional A new problem of our super tech-savvy world is email communication. When do we send them? How often? And, most worrisome of all, what do we say? Studies show that the average employee spends about 25 percent of each workday simply sorting through, responding to, and creating their email messages. Yet, despite all the time we spend writing electronic notes, very few people actually know how to send good emails. In … Continued

I Can’t Cope!! How Do I Turn A Bad Day Around?!?!

Having a Bad Day? Here Are 3 Ways to Help You Cope It only takes one bad day to derail you for the entire workweek, and unfortunately, they seem to crop up at the most inopportune times, like when you have a million project deadlines and other stressful things going on. If you happen to be having “one of those days,” then here are some ways you can change things around and make today a positive and productive one. 1. … Continued

I Want To Advance!! How Do I Get A Promotion?

Working Hard Isn’t Enough: 4 Ways to Score a Promotion That said, you should not rely on your manager to help you get promoted. She is concerned with her own advancement in the company, and her staff’s job is to do their work well to make her look good for that very purpose. Think of making your own progression happen as part of your day-to-day job, and there’s only one person who can help you bring it to fruition: you. … Continued

Chart Your Career Course — Create Your Best CV!

How to Make a CV! Your CV is a simple paper that can determine whether you get the job or not. If not completely, it has an ample part to play though. This exactly means that the CV must be equipped with all necessary inputs that can give vital information related to you. Thus you must always make sure that your CV is a great way to mark the beginning of your career search. List all your academic qualifications. Always … Continued

How Does My Emotional Intelligence Affect My Career?

EQ and the Importance of Relationships for Career Advancement When you want to find a better job, it’s often who you know instead of what you know that gets you there. One way to advance more rapidly in your profession is to increase your emotional intelligence, or EQ. This is the ability to correctly perceive your emotions and those of others. We want to help you find the next great position in your career pathway, and so we will explore … Continued