Career & Business Coaching Blog
Here’s where I’ll be sharing insights, tips and strategies to help keep you focused, efficient and productive. I’ll also be re-posting articles from other organizations and experts. If you’d like to request a topic for a future post, please contact me.
August marks the time where we start thinking about going back to school. Make sure you are prepared and make the most out of the coming year.
In 2020, as COVID-19 has completely changed the face of how we go on with our lives, studies are indicating that as many as 35% of seniors are considering taking a year off before attending the college of their choice. Is taking a gap year the right thing to do?
Parts of our society will forever be changed by what we’re currently dealing with. Video conferencing will become the standard, since “not everyone is in the office.” Rest assured, the early rounds of interviewing will be done more regularly through video conferencing. So, what does that mean for all of us?
This program gave me a clear answer about where I will succeed and be most happy in the future. The experience has taught me to follow your interests and skills, not the highest-paying job. It is an important lesson for students making the transition into college.
Times are changing quickly. Disruption can have both positive and negative effects. The job market is no exception. Make no mistake, this is not the time to “pause” in your search. Double down, repackage yourself, go to where the opportunities are and, above all else, remain positive.
At some point in your career, you will find yourself either looking for a job because you’re out of work, or because you feel it is time for a change. Whatever the reason, here are four things you can do to help with a successful transition.
This Week’s Video Career Tip
Links to helpful resources and informational websites for professionals in search of their perfect career move.
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
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U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Occupational Information Network
The O*NET system is maintained by a regularly updated database of occupational characteristics and worker requirements information across the U.S. economy. It describes occupations in terms of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required as well as how the work is performed in terms of tasks, work activities, and other descriptors.
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