NOTE: This is a book excerpt with minor edits from You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works by Marcy Twete. When it comes to your network, you have to strike a cool balance.
When you have to walk through land mines that others have laid it is understandable, but when you have laid the mines yourself, then there is a bigger problem. Land mines are meant to be a surprise for the enemy.
As someone who’s decided to follow a career in journalism I am often asked: why do you want to be journalist? The answer for me is simple – because I want to pursue my passion: writing about the things that matter.
The following is an excerpt with minor edits from The Social Media Why: A Busy Professional’s Practical Guide to Using Social Media Including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Blogs for Business by Crystal Washington.
If you’re a young professional who’s determined, ambitious and eager, it’s highly likely you won’t be satisfied with where you are now forever. This is just the starting point right? You want much much more, but how do you get there?
Time magazine believes millennials are a 'me me me' generation of narcissists. I polled my colleagues to see what they think about todays young workforce. (Are Millennials Really the 'Me Me Me' Generation?
There’s no doubt about it—looking for a job or just thinking about looking for a job can be very stressful. And many of us start to snack when we’re under stress. The snacks you choose to try to satisfy the stress munchies make a real difference.
Creating the life and career success you want and deserve is simple common sense. It’s not hard, but you need to do it right. First, focus on the four C’s of success: clarity, commitment, confidence, and competence.
In order to move ahead in your career, you have to generate a lot of energy. Sometimes you can get stagnant and out of practice at making things happen. Here is a simple five-minute/three-step way to get back on track: 1.
Having trouble discovering what you really want? Read on… Remember playing make-believe games as a child? Maybe you used to leap off of the furniture wearing a Superman cape. Or you imagined yourself on a “Raiders of the Lost Ark” adventure.
When talking to a colleague who’s wedded to his job, a demanding client or someone who’s trying to sound more professional and knowledgeable than they actually are, there might be something you’ve picked up on.
A LinkedIn profile is powerful, but LinkedIn itself can tell you a whole lot more than you think…. I loved this recent piece I read from Punk Rock HR’s Laurie Ruettimann on questions to ask a recruitment consultant.
Does your organization have extraordinary contributors who need to be led in a special way? How can you motivate them to perform at their peak, for the benefit of all?Read More (RT @nancyrubin Love it!