When you’re really lucky, you genuinely love your job. You wake up every day excited to slip on that business casual and hang out with your office besties. Any opportunity you’re given to tackle an important project or make a big presentation feels like a treat, and you have a long-term plan for yourself in your current industry… or maybe even at your current organization. Unfortunately, most of us haven’t hit that job jackpot yet. According to a new study from LinkedIn, nearly a quarter of employees feel like they’re in a career rut and almost half those surveyed between the ages of 35 and 44 have no clear idea of their career paths, putting them at risk of “sleepwalking” through their work life.
Work doesn’t necessarily have to feel like work, especially if you’re involved in something that you enjoy doing for a living. Your career choice is a major decision that will inevitably impact the direction of your life in a positive or negative way.
It all depends on you choosing a job that fits your needs and interests…
Does your quest for the perfect job with the perfect company have you immobilized? Then maybe you should look at your quest differently. We’ve been holding on to the idea that we should find a job we love so it doesn’t feel like work.
But what if that logic is all wrong?
When the opportunity presents itself, you must know how to make sure you don’t get overlooked for your next promotion.
The 10 tips featured here will put you on a path to getting your next promotion faster…
The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. As millennials start to take over the workforce, more and more people are getting a college education. What’s more, the gig economy is expanding and forever changing how people work and how companies hire.
So how does one even start to plan their career strategy?
As a college student, I didn’t know how to build a network or find a job, but thankfully several peers and mentors provided critical guidance. I eventually found a great internship which turned into a full-time offer. I thought my future was set.
Turns out, I was wrong.