Category: Career Development

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

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 Tips for Starting a New Job during the Pandemic

Has your career path been redirected? A lot of changes have taken place during the pandemic. Maybe it has been enough to redirect your career path or has even allowed you to embrace new beginnings – perhaps a silver lining among the clouds. Whatever the result, the message is clear – resilience is the name

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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

3 Keys to Keeping on Track with your Career Goals in 2020

Do you feel like life has taken you on the most unexpected detour of all time?  Here we are, who would have thought that in just a few months our lives would be taken for such a spin, the ultimate test drive in measuring resilience. And how are you doing? Do you feel like life

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Career Development

5 Steps to Career Growth in Challenging Times

What if you really want to grow in your career, despite the pandemic? 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

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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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