This post was inspired by my work trip to Colombia last week. I met with dozens of professionals of all walks of life and career paths and questions like "What are the best places to work overseas right now?", "Where is the highest demand for foreign talent?", and “Do I have any chances of being hired for an expat role?” were the hot topics for discussions last week in Bogota.Read More
If you are reading this, chances are you are confronting the change you never asked for. Take comfort that you are not alone. In my work as a career coach and a “thinking partner”, I spend a lot of time speaking to people in all walks of life, from an executive in Dubai to a young professional in Tokyo to a stay-at-home mom in Houston, TX that needs to re-enter the workforce. People of all ages and walks of life face challenges when dealing with the job loss in every part of the world. Getting stuck in denial, becoming paralyzed by fear and/or shame, spending a lot of time and energy on blame and/or regret, focusing on the problem, rather than the solution are just a few among many change sinkholes. My goal is to offer you a way to manage the change you are facing, share personal stories of people that successfully transitioned from lay offs to new opportunities and give you direction that will allow you to not just merely survive but to thrive during the transition period. Let’s take a look.Read More
Podcasts are one of the easiest ways to get inspired. Convenient, bite-sized chunks of advice delivered by people who are passionate about what they are discussing. Which makes them perfect listening for those who are wanting advice, motivation and revelation for their career paths.
Whether you don’t know what you want to do with your life, are struggling with how to handle your current job situation, want to know how to climb the career ladder or just want to get a shot of job inspiration, there’s a podcast for everyone!
I absolutely love Susie Moore's selection of career podcasts titled "6 Career-Boosting Podcasts You're Going to Love Listening To". Listen to them while you wash up, catch the train, drive, do the laundry or go for a walk, and get fired up with a vision for your life’s work! See the list here: http://www.themuse.com/advice/6-careerboosting-podcasts-youre-going-to-love-listening-to
Whether you're just starting out in your career or making a transition, odds are there's some part of the job search process that's at least a little mystifying.
From interviewing to negotiating your salary, there are a lot of factors at play when looking for a new job, and one mistake could put the kibosh on the whole thing.
To master the art of the job search, here are eight books that can guide you through the process: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-books-for-job-seekers-2016-4