How To Prove You Can Do The Job, Even Without Direct Experience

As a career switcher / starter, you may be nervous about getting asked direct questions in an interview about experiences you haven’t had. However, knowing that an interviewer will likely address any obvious gaps in your background, the best thing you can do is prepare in advance. Essentially, hiring managers want to feel confident that … Read more How To Prove You Can Do The Job, Even Without Direct Experience

Personal Brand: Today’s Success Requirement

No worries if you don’t know the meaning of “personal brand.” This term is not part of the typical Boomer vocabulary. Simply, Your “personal brand” is your reputation. Or, in Jeff Bezos’ famous words — “It’s what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” The term, personal brand, gets bandied about a … Read more Personal Brand: Today’s Success Requirement

Why An Internship Is Important For Your Career

You need experience to get experience. This seems to be the biggest issue for young adults transitioning into the workforce these days. Employers in today’s labor market rely heavily on resumes that illustrate a relevant work history, whether that’s from internships, volunteer work, or actual job experience. A practical work background carries a major significance when attempting to … Read more Why An Internship Is Important For Your Career

How to Plan an Exit Strategy From a Job

It’s too late. You’re a demotivated, shuffling, groaning shell of an employee. A full-blown work zombie. Your relationship with your job has turned totally toxic. It’s time to breathe new life into your career and seek out a fresh challenge. Before you give your current job the kiss of death, create a personal survival guide. … Read more How to Plan an Exit Strategy From a Job

How to Change Career and Find a Completely New Line of Work

Fancy a career change? It’s usually straightforward finding a similar role in a work sector you know well – but how do you look for something entirely different? 6 D’s to get quicker results when changing sector: 1. Dump your preconceptions The job market is increasingly flexible – every year people make sector changes. Don’t … Read more How to Change Career and Find a Completely New Line of Work