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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Navigating a Discovery-Driven Career

Navigating a Discovery-Driven Career

Found Art Photography Diane Danielson giving a keynote at WordCamp Boston in 2016 “I should have gone to business school; that was much more interesting to me.” I hear this kind of thing a lot, especially from people who went to law school. They’re not sorry they went to law school; they just realize it was a springboard to doing something they enjoyed more or felt more passionate about than practicing law. Sometimes, they feel like a different springboard would have been even better. This is not at all about…

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NAVIGATING MULTICULTURAL HAZARDS

NAVIGATING MULTICULTURAL HAZARDS

In places like the UAE, it is hard to know from where exactly many people are coming, and even when you do, you may find it difficult to figure out what their roots mean in terms of cultural differences. Showing courtesy in many cases can be easier achieved by simply avoiding coming up with gestures or comments on the spot, especially when you’re in a job interview. That is because many people make stereotyping mistakes when they base comments and body language on the little information they draw from the…

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