Tag: Career management

Surviving and thriving after a layoff

Vault.com If you or anyone you know has been laid off from a job, you know it’s not easy. Even when layoffs are imminent, it’s natural to hold on to the hope that your position might be ‘saved.’ If you were unhappy in your job, being laid off can be a blessing. However, if you loved your job and imagined staying there for some time, it can be devastating.
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How to switch careers without starting over

LinkedIn.com It's nearly inevitable that you're going to switch careers -- not just jobs -- at some point. It didn't used to be that way, but now everybody switches careers. Your old career might fade away or you might get burned out on it.
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Empower African entrepreneurs - Volunteer opportunity

Share your business experience to empower African entrepreneurs.
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What great managers do

Harvard Business Review "The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? What do great managers actually do?
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Returning to work after having a family

Many parents, after spending many years at home, raising their family are looking to return to the workforce. So, how do position yourself as a strong candidate amongst those who have been working?
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Changing your career direction

Do you want to make a career change, but are afraid to take the leap or unsure of where to start? Here are some strategies you can use to make the change.
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Figuring out your career goals

Do you have a long-term career plan? It can be fairly straightforward to say that in five years you want to be a Director at an International Company. Or that in two years you want to be earning 20% more in salary. However achieving these goals without a plan may not be as easy.
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10 Reasons to invest in your career

Not investing in yourself is like floating down a fast river without a paddle, map or knowledge of what's around the next bend. Things may go fine for a while, but at some point, you're going to realize you made a giant mistake.
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Tools to thrive at work

Are you stressed by work? Whether you work for a small start-up or a large corporation, you are bound to encounter unexpected changes, complex relationships, and challenging demands from time to time. Rather than let these situations increase your stress levels, you can develop skills to respond and thrive at work.
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Career management

Your career is a journey. It requires constant check-ins and changes in direction along the way. Knowing how to navigate these changes and take advantage of opportunities to accelerate your career will ultimately set you up for success.
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