Saturday May 21, 2016

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Development Opportunities are Closer Than you Think

Climbing the ladder, rising through the ranks, making a vertical move! This is the dream right? You master your role then it’s onto the next? I think it’s safe to say that the majority of us enter the workforce with this mindset in tow. It wasn’t until I read Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In that I realized, the “ladder” is becoming obsolete and it’s okay to think of your career as an exploratory jungle gym. You don’t have to commit to one path or “play it safe” by simply exploring development opportunities that speak directly to career history or expertise. Maybe it’s a master’s degree, maybe it’s a podcast. There are plenty of ways to broaden your skillset and grow as a person and as a professional.

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Thursday Mar 24, 2016

Your Story: How to build a career narrative

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We write stories through the simple act of living. From going to the shop, to working out. Everything is a small narrative, a story to tell. But, what if you were to take control of that story? What if you became the narrator of your own tale? Your career is also a story that you can constantly write. There are simple techniques from the world of storytelling that you can apply to your career that can help you seize control of your narrative and take it to new and exciting places.

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Tuesday Mar 22, 2016

4 Songs that Can Inspire Every Job Seeker

The pressure of finding the right job is tough for anyone who wants to make it in their future career. At least it was for me before I knew what my real passions stood for or how to integrate them in my everyday job. I remember it felt like always waiting for an epiphany, a sign, or an opportunity that would make a difference, and not finding anything while I was deep involved in searching for them. Here are a few things I learned along the way back when I was job-searching and how music helped me find the best job – the one I have been looking for a long time.

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Wednesday Mar 16, 2016

Wow Your Manager - 5 Tips to Going Above & Beyond in Your Job