Category Archives: Personal Growth

Jobs in the Fast Lane

Author Byline: CareerAlley
Author Website: http://CareerAlley.com

Life in the fast lane Surely make you lose your mind” – The Eagles

If you’ve been working for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve had the thought “How did I wind up in this job?”. Not all of us wind up where we had planned at the beginning of our careers. And, if you are reading this article, then you are probably contemplating your next move or hoping to land a job if you are out of work. It is never too late to re-think your career, but if you are going to take the plunge and completely change what you are doing, you really need to be prepared. Continue reading

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How to work at home

Overall, working from home can be a positive and rewarding experience for you, your family, and your employer, if you follow a few simple tips. Continue reading

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Potential Employer Stood Me Up TWICE!

December 4, 2009 by sparktalk QUESTION: Dear Experts, A successful web development company I have recently applied to stood me up TWO times for a scheduled phone interview. I have spent 2 hours studying their company and their services and an … Continue reading

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Didn’t Know About Unwritten Rule

Unwritten rules are hard to define for new employees and can trip up even the best newbie! Continue reading

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What are your career concerns?

A place to post your career concerns and get some helpful feedback and advice. Continue reading

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Want to Take Night Course, But Have to Ask to Leave Early

It is always good to consider your interests when planning for your future! Four months is a relatively short time with your current employer, but if you approach it correctly you may be able to arrange to follow your dreams. Continue reading

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Do I Tell Them We’re Dating?

Don’t ask, don’t tell…It is not a good idea to try to hide your relationship, but don’t flaunt it either. Continue reading

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Bullied On-the-Job…How Do I Fight Back?

Be proactive in dealing with any negative workplace issues. Use standard business etiquette to do what you can to resolve the issue Continue reading

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How to live AND work in a resort area

Who hasn’t gone on vacation to mourn leaving and say, “I wish I could live here…let’s not go back!” Well, as my husband would say that is unemployment, not vacation. A valid point, I think. Continue reading

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Dare to Dream of Change

Dare to Dream of Change

No matter where you live, if you want to change careers you have to do your homework and make this goal your part time job!

Ensure that you have the resources you need to move toward your goal.

Begin networking toward your goal either before or while you are acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities you need to obtain a job in your new career.

Actively look for work PRIOR to attaining all of the knowledge, skills, and abilities you need.

Celebrate with all those who helped to get you where you are…

Congratulations on your courage to dream and your dedication to the hard work it takes to get there!

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PRIOR PLANNING…. Well, you know the rest!

Knowledge, skills, and abilities are like savings accounts. We should all be scrimping and saving for the day WHEN (not IF) every tidbit about our industry, computers, technology, information in general that has been squirreled away can be pulled out and shined off for use on a rainy day! Continue reading

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Attitude and Opportunity

Think about your attitude about work now. How is it affecting you and your opportunities – are you prepared to make a change if you need to? Who are you as an owner, employee, boss, or consultant? How do you present to others? Creating an up to date curriculum vitae or résumé help you develop a clear statement of who you are and what you have to offer to customers, employees, employers or bosses. In short, it can help you develop your own personal brand that can make you stand head and shoulders above others in your field. Continue reading

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Why Everyone Needs a Résumé

Ensure client loyalty
Attract new clients or customers
Improve or maintain status in an industry or field
Provide job security
Obtain a raise
Confirm self-worth
Identify gaps in skills, knowledge or abilities
Find a new job
Find a new opportunity

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