Career Planning

Smart things to do before quitting your job

Five Smart Things To Do Before Quitting Your Job

So you hate your job and you want to quit. You feel that there are no career advancements. You’re getting paid less than you deserve. You’re not challenged. You feel you’re being mistreated. Whatever the case, you’re ready to quit your job. Before you walk into your boss’ office and announce that you won’t be coming…

5 Strategies to Help You Stick to Your Career Resolutions this New Year

It’s that time of year – gyms are busier than ever, everyone gets to work earlier than they had last year and motivation is in the air. New Year’s Resolutions are in full gear A fresh new year always bring so much promise and new possibilities. Most of us resolve to hit the gym more…

Why LinkedIn should be your

4 Reasons LinkedIn Should Be Your Best Friend

If you are either looking for a new job or want to develop your career and are not on LinkedIn, you’re missing out BIG TIME. LinkedIn is a job seeker’s best friend Key hiring decision makers are using LinkedIn as their #1 tool for recruiting. Not only can they post jobs on LinkedIn, but hiring…

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Why Accepting a Counter-Offer Can Be Career Suicide

Counter-offers are very common. Many people get caught up in the flattery and don’t realize that it’s detrimental to their careers to accept a counter-offer. Picture this typical scenario: Greg has been unsatisfied with his job and feels like there’s no opportunity for growth. After interviewing with several other companies, he has managed to land…

Why Thinking Big is Ruining Your Career

You’ve heard the term “think big” and “don’t live in the past”, but how many times have you heard “don’t live in the future” or “think small”? Personally, I believe this piece of advice is helpful in our personal lives as well as our professional one. Do you ever say “I’ll start that diet tomorrow”,…

Which Resume Format is Best For You?

No matter what you’ve been told, resumes are not ‘one size fits all’. A resume is designed to sell or market your particular skills, experience and accomplishments to prospective employers. One of the most important decisions job seekers are faced with is what resume format is best for them. Although there are several types of…