Category Archives: Career Advice

How to Become a Star Employee in the First Three Months

star employee

You landed the job. Congrats! Now, it’s time to make your boss love you by becoming a star employee. So start with what star employees to make the most of the first three months in your new position.

Here’s exactly how…   

Posted in Career Advice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

9 Strategies to Help Handle Change in Your Life and Career [Infographic]

handle change

Gone are the days of keeping one job from graduation to retirement. So obviously, change is inevitable. And a lot depends on how we handle that change.

To help you take on the challenges that come with change, we present this infographic from PoundPlace…   

Posted in Career Advice, Infographic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

5 Rookie Mistakes You Must Avoid to Stay Employed

stay employed

So you’ve gone and done it; you’ve landed the job of your dreams. Those good grades, perfectly crafted resume and diligent follow up paid off with an interview and job offer. Spend a few minutes popping the cork on that bubbly and celebrating over dinner with friends. Before you rest on your laurels, however, you should also spend a few minutes considering how to stay employed.   

Posted in Career Advice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How to Make Sure Your First Real Job Gets Started Right

real job

You land your first real job in a corporate environment after a ton of rejected applications and near-misses at interviews. Finally, you escape the short-term, temporary and low-level jobs you take to survive after graduating. Your hard work and persistence are paying off as you look forward to an exciting new role. You arrive with a mix of excitement and apprehension about what to expect. A few weeks later and you start to question if your decision to accept is the right one. Your induction into the organization is poor. What can you do?   

Posted in Career Advice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Perfectionism: What’s So Bad About Being So Good? [Infographic]

perfectionism

The daily quest for perfection in all things is more common than you might think. But believe it or not, perfectionism can be harmful to your career and your health.

If you obsess over every small detail or struggle to come to terms with minor flaws in your performance, you may well be a perfectionist…
   

Posted in Career Advice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#InternPro Chat: Toxic Workplaces: How to Fix Them Before they Break You

toxic workplaces

Join us for our #InternPro Chat, this Monday evening, January 22nd, as we discuss toxic workplaces and how we might go about instigating change. Believe it or not, there are people in the world who enjoy going to work. They find their job challenging, fulfilling, and worthwhile. You deserve to feel that way too, either at your current job or somewhere else.   

Posted in #InternPro, Career Advice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment