As the world adapts to our current reality, some traditions have been put on pause. This year, there won’t be any office holiday parties, which can be a real blow to the plans of job-seekers. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be holiday networking. Like many things this year, it’s just going to take a different form.
Many companies spent 2020 developing a remote work policy on the fly, and most of them are planning on keeping those roles and programs for the long haul.
Have you ever been unhappy at work? Really, truly, Sunday-night-is-ruined because-you’re-dreading-Monday-morning unhappy? If you have, you know it’s a terrible feeling - and you might be worried about having that feeling again at a new job.
Whether you’re making a career change, need to update your skills, or just looking to fill some downtime, it’s always good to learn something new. And with a surplus of online tools and e-learning platforms in the world, it’s never been easier to dive into a new topic or skill.
“If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.” — Yogi Berra
If you get offered the job, that’s good news, but maybe it’s not exactly perfect. You might be wondering if you could ask for more and what you could negotiate. The short answer is that it’s all negotiable.
Think about this - during your job search, have you noticed more and more job listings for freelance or contract positions?
"The art of communication is the language of leadership." — James Humes
“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” — Lee Iacocca
“If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” — Daniel Goleman
“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science" — Albert Einstein