What Does it Take to Be Successful in Your Career

What Does it Take to Be Successful in Your Career

The primary desire of every professional, be it a writer, artist, actor or dancer, is to be successful in their chosen career field. Success doesn’t occur based on desire; it’s a culmination of consistent effort, commitment, and a push towards a particular course, including a career that yields success. So, what does it take to be successful in your career? Continue reading to find out. It’s important to mention here that there’s no specific rule or guideline to guarantee career success, as the journey towards achieving it for one individual…

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Here’s One Sentence That Will Dramatically Increase Your Career Success

Here’s One Sentence That Will Dramatically Increase Your Career Success

As a recruiter, I’m referred to as a headhunter, matchmaker or salesperson. The goal of recruiting is to successfully place a candidate with a company that seeks their background, talent and experience. It sounds easy, but it’s not. There are a lot of silly games that take place between the parties. Candidates and employers sometimes play hard to get and they keep their real thoughts and agendas hidden to themselves—thinking that it will offer them a competitive advantage. A common approach by job seekers is to feign disinterest in the…

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10 Career Growth Questions You Probably Aren’t Asking Yourself

10 Career Growth Questions You Probably Aren’t Asking Yourself

Career growth is something we often have to be intentional about to see ideal results. Excuses, a lack of clarity and persistence, following someone else’s dreams and poor inspirational support are common career growth barriers. Thomas Edison showed such great tenacity with his ambitions. Great leaders are always growing and don’t let pride get in the way of their career growth. Whether you’re a manager, director or senior professional, keep taking actions to achieve your goals. I recently asked a client experiencing career burnout to tell me ten things she…

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Correct, convincing email communication is key to millennials career

Correct, convincing email communication is key to millennials career

With the increasing popularity of text messages, WhatsApp and other social media platforms, email may not be considered important by the millennials (people born between the early 80s to late mid-2000s). However, email gains importance in the workplace. If millennials can master the aspect of business writing, they will give themselves the best possible chance to make significant headway in their lives and professional careers. Before we jump to list the tips for writing great emails, it might be worth understanding why emails have assumed the kind of importance they have….

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Top career skills for 2019

Top career skills for 2019

The career trends that will define 2019 Whether looking for a new job or planning to stay put, here’s how you can embrace the changing workplace and evolving career approach in the coming year Have a knack for automation and data By Devashish Chakravarty Be it your current boss or your future hiring manager, both will value you more if you are comfortable with technology. Every firm’s outlook for 2019 includes increasing automation and going digital, so you can leverage automation to boost your output. You should be able to…

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Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

A day after Andrew Strauss stepped down from his post in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), one of his many opening partners Nick Compton called time on his career.  The 35-year-old English batsman, the grandson of English legend Denis Compton, played 16 Test matches and scored 775 with an average of 28.70. “The pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton’s footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England,” the former England international told the Middlesex’s website. Compton, who also…

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Here’s Your Starter Kit For Building Career Success

Here’s Your Starter Kit For Building Career Success

We look at super successful people and marvel over how they have obtained their exalted status, fame and fortune. It’s easy to become intimidated when you compare yourself to someone else and their amazing success. I can’t speak about people in the rarified strata like Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos, but I have spoken with thousands of everyday-successful people. These are the people you don’t read about in the news; however, they have become experts in their respective professions and are currently at the top of their game. They tend…

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Meet the new “Career of the Year” Barbie

Meet the new “Career of the Year” Barbie

The fantasy world of Barbie dolls just got more high-tech. On Tuesday, Mattel, the company that makes the famous stick figurine, announced Barbie’s new career: robotics engineer. The “Career of the Year” Barbie is now available online for $13.99. She comes with safety goggles, a doll-sized laptop computer, and a small humanoid robot. SEE ALSO: Kids are drawing more female scientists than ever before While robotics engineer is a first-ever career for Barbie, she’s previously had several occupations in science, technology, engineering, and math, including as a computer engineer, astronaut, and video game…

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Suzy Welch: The common career trade-off you should never make

Suzy Welch: The common career trade-off you should never make

In a perfect world, your dream job would be at a great company, with a great boss. But according to bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch, the odds of this special combination occurring are small. “There is a very good chance that at some point in your career, you are going to have to make the incredibly difficult decision between working for a good boss at a bad company, or a bad boss at a good company,” she tells CNBC Make It. “This dilemma is so common and such…

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An Event Pro’s Guide to Navigating a Career Change

An Event Pro’s Guide to Navigating a Career Change

Career changes are scary. They signal a time in your life that is marked by both excitement and uncertainty. Even when you aren’t completely satisfied with what you are doing, you grow comfortable with your routines. However, you wouldn’t still be reading if there wasn’t a part of you that was intrigued by the possibilities that a career change might bring. Change is hard, but there are ways to prepare and manage transitions that can help you adjust well and enjoy the fulfillment and new challenges that lie ahead. Related: Using…

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