Career Advice: 11 Steps To Help Secure Your Job in 2017

Secure Your Job in 2017 There is no such thing as guaranteed employer stability in today’s world.  Although the economy has improved significantly since 2007, it can still be tumultuous.  And, when companies face an uneasy economy, layoffs can occur.  If you sense layoffs are looming with your organization, follow these steps to improve your long-term outlook. Come to work early and stay late. This illustrates, like as nothing else, that you are trying. The additional time empowers you to … Continued

Women Big 4 Accounting Associates – 5 Ways to Chart Your Path to An Accounting Partnership

Navigating Your Way to Professional Success It is a well-known fact that in many professions, men and women do not hold the same top positions, are not paid equally, and do not seem to have the same trappings of outward “success.” And, although there are many industries that provide a basis for the statistic, a major contributor to this problem is the grueling accounting field (which has commonly been perceived as a male-oriented profession). Indeed, why haven’t women “made it” … Continued

5 Self-Limiting Habits That May Be Holding You Back

5 Self-Limiting Habits That May Be Holding You Back:  Are You Standing in the Way of Your Own Success?   No matter your definition of success — wealth, job security, happiness — waking up in the morning and loving what you do does not depend on who employs you. It depends on your mindset; your habits and behaviors. Your ability to think, react, interrelate, problem solve, and lead are big factors in your forward momentum. Any inkling of doubt, insecurity, … Continued

Law School Graduate Employment Rates – Up or Down?

What Was the Trend in 2014? What Does The Trend Hold for 2015?   Postgraduate life is one full of stressful exploration. Recent graduates feel the unspoken pressure to secure a long-term job position. Law school grads are no different – they feel the same weight to find a job as all grads.  Just like grads in other industries, the legal market was definitely affected by the earlier economic recession.  As a result, grads in the legal industry find the … Continued

The Reason I Can’t Get a Job Is Because . . . 

The Top 3 Job Search Myths and How To Defeat Them The job search process can be truly trying and intimidating, often leaving you with more questions than answers—about your marketability, about your experience, and about the whole process in general. To make matters even more frightening, many misconceptions tend to haunt the anxious job hunter. In this post, we will look at some of these misconceptions and challenge them head on, determine if they hold any truth, set out … Continued

Help! I Sent My Resume In, But, I Didn’t Receive a Response. Here’s Why You Haven’t Heard Anything!

Help!  I Sent My Resume In, But, I Didn’t Receive a Response.  Here’s Why You Haven’t Heard Anything!    Silence. Perhaps that is the best word to describe employers’ responses to your job search. You have sent your resume out into the void, braving the possibility of rejection, only to hear nothing back at all, not even a faint echo. You might have spent countless nights wondering: what am I doing wrong? Is it me? Here, we will explore some … Continued

Mid-Life Career Shift Strategies — How to Make a Smooth Transition to Your New Position!

Mid-Life Career Shift Strategies! If you are thinking about switching careers at the midpoint of your life, you may be experiencing a range of emotions. On one hand, you are probably excited about the idea of seeking new opportunities and excelling at a new job; however, you still most likely have some understandable concerns. For instance, you may wonder how your younger colleagues may react to having a person well-acquainted with the work world among them. You may even fear … Continued

I’m Interviewing and Don’t know What to Stay When the Interviewer Asks If I Have Questions

Want The Job?  Don’t Ask These Questions! You probably heard that interviewers like it when their applicants ask thoughtful questions and that such eagerness to learn more about the position and the company can work in your favor. While a good question can certainly make you more memorable to an interviewer, it is important to understand that there may be some questions you don’t want to ask when the interviewer comes to the “Is there anything you want to know … Continued

Trending Now: What To Do If You Are Stuck In A Career Rut

Trending Now:  What To Do If You Are Stuck In A Career Rut Perhaps it would be best to start by stating the obvious: nobody wants to be a career rut. After all, how can you expect to enjoy life when what you do for a living brings you no joy? Instead, you move from day to day waiting for that spark to return, waiting for a sudden burst of motivation or purpose to underscore every task you perform, maybe … Continued

Body Language Secrets of Successful People!

Body Language Secrets of Successful People! Often, actions speak louder than words and can tell others a lot about your attitude. Therefore, good body language is essential for a successful professional life! After all, you do not want your boss to think you are uninterested in what she is saying because you fail to give her eye contact or spend most meetings slouching in your seat, staring at the ceiling. You want people to see you as positive about your … Continued