Tagged: Career Portal

Career: Changing the Language, Shifting the Paradigm

We’ve all been there. Listening to a colleague offer way too much information about his career achievements, management prowess, and soft skills way too soon.  It’s painful, but that’s what networking mixers have typically...

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When Your Career Hands You Lemons

Throughout the course of a career today, almost everyone will, at some point, experience a change brought on by organizational shifts, layoffs, or even personal choices, such as a family move, pregnancy, or the realization that they are simply not in the right role. Still, it’s hard to let go of the idea that if we’ve done all the right things – studied, showed up on time, worked hard, and received recognition for doing well – our career still may not go as planned. Things that alter our career journey are called disruptions, and it’s not a matter of if you’ll experience them; it’s when.

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Play to Your Strengths & Find “The Zone” in Your Career​

The zone is that place of high productivity – when everything else around you falls away and you are extremely focused on the task at hand. From a work perspective, we think about that zone as a place of high engagement and we believe that when you are there, you are not only highly productive but also highly satisfied personally.

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Values & Career: Spare Change or Big Investment?

Each of us has several values, and when one or more of them are not being satisfied, we are (sometimes unknowingly) unhappy. What it all boils down to is this: In the context of feeling fulfilled in our careers, are we working for spare change or are we making a true investment in our lives?

Career Portal

BlessingWhite’s State of the Career research revealed that when it comes to online career resources, “if you build it, they will come” is an expensive myth. Most standalone online leadership development tools, libraries, or...

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Navigating Ambiguity: Career Research Report 2014

Career is changing, career development strategies need to adapt The career landscape is characterized by two perspectives: From the employer’s perspective, developing people is paramount to maintaining future competitiveness, but difficult when roles and...