Career planning is a tough business in a noisy world. This is why mentors exist. They bring your potential into focus from the perspective of somebody who has already made the journey. But sometimes you don’t need a mentor to find your way. Sometimes a sentence or two from someone you respect is all you need. You just need a push in the direction you know you already know you need to take.
Employee engagement creates the right conditions for all members of an organization to give of their best each day, commit to their organization’s goals, and contribute to the organization. Engagement, based on trust and integrity, is a two-way commitment between an organization and its members. And it increases the chances of business success. But what does employee engagement mean for you, as the employee?
We make our own fortune, despite our occasional reliance on timing and “luck.” Because luck happens to disciplined, hard-working people who pay attention and know their own limits (and when to push them).
Luck happens to those willing to prepare for success.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be successful at a young age? How do the Zuckerburgs, Biebers and Swifts… do it?
Many of us millennials feel desperate for success right after college – and then feel deeply depressed when it seems we’ve failed after only a few years. Why we aren’t wunderkinds yet?
With summer, (and also for some… graduation), just around the corner, job fairs are on the horizon. Many companies will attend these events, ready to fill entry-level positions. These employment expositions could be the perfect place to get your foot in the door.
Getting the most out of your job fair attendance is a must if you’re truly serious about finding a new job. Never fear, these simple steps will help you navigate, network and most importantly… market yourself like a pro.
Too often, we focus on outside challenges such as getting a new job, managing a team, or – perhaps as freelancers or entrepreneurs – acquiring new customers. While all are important, they do not hold a candle to the internal challenges we face on a daily basis in our careers: stress, self-doubt, negativity, loss of focus, blaming others, fear of failure — the list can go on and on.
If you have the right mindset and a positive attitude, there is no outside force that can stop you in your journey to success…