Category: Career Development

Career Development

The Courage to Re-Create Your Career

4 step-by-step strategies for career transition While it’s true that it takes courage to make a big career change, I don’t see myself as an especially courageous person. Which is why I was surprised when a client asked me: “How did you find the courage each time you moved on to a new career path?”

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Career Development

Your Career Plan – how to make it work for you

3 ways to organize your career goals You have dreams, goals, and plans for your career but sometimes find it hard to get everything figured out. As the saying goes, a goal without a plan is just a wish. Here are some suggestions for ways to get your career goals organized so that you can

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Career Development

5 Steps to Career Growth in Challenging Times

Ready for a new role? Career growth may not be top of mind for you right now due to the upheaval from the current global pandemic. But what if you really want to grow in your career? You are just bursting for a new challenge. Should you just stay where you are, even though you’re

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Career Development

Is Your Dream Job a Green Job?

Looking for greater meaning in your career? Are you working in a field that  doesn’t resonate with your values? Then you’re probably finding it hard to stay motivated and interested in your career. That’s a sign that it’s time to re-examine your priorities. If you’re concerned about the environment, maybe a green career is for

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Career Development

5 Steps to Spring Clean Your Career

The desire for change happens in varying aspects of life and your career is no exception. While sometimes the tried and true, secure and well-known routine works for you, there are probably times when you experience restlessness and a desire for more. The itch for more money, more responsibility, or more challenge.  Take that restless

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Career Development

3 Signs You’re Ready for a Management Role

Visualize yourself in that role and what do you see? You have a wealth of experience under your belt, you’ve mastered the ins and outs of your department – does it seem as though the natural succession of things will lead you into a management role? Visualize yourself in that role and what do you

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Career Development

5 Tips for Starting a New Job during the Pandemic

Has your career path been redirected? It’s an understatement to say that a lot of changes have taken place during the pandemic. But alongside all that’s been happening during this time, perhaps you’ve also had to redirect your career path. Whether by choice or due to events beyond your control, you may have taken the

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Career Development

How Well Do the Shoes Fit?

4 Key elements for career goal-setting I was 16 and thrilled to be going to work at my first part-time job at a shoe store. On my first day, I was given minimal training and then set loose in the showroom to serve customers. The store was very busy, and I felt confused as I

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Career Development

Continuous Learning – Essential for Success

3 keys to maximize the effectiveness of professional development The big question for professional development used to be “how do you stay up to date in your field?” Today, a better question to ask may be: “how do you stay flexible in order to adapt to the changing workplace?” This is true for people in

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Career Development

Is Staff Development Draining Your Time?

These 5 red flags will tell you when it’s time to shift your focus As a manager, your time is at a premium. One of your most important responsibilities is to develop your team members – but when you’re juggling  so many priorities, how do you find enough time to do this properly? If you

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