Success stories are so inspirational because they demonstrate that people can conquer adversity. If every success story were a simple walk to the finish line, there would be no lessons to learn. People read motivational books and quotes, and understand on a logical level that if you work hard enough, you absolutely will succeed.
If you’re doing it right, job hunting is hard work. From researching companies, networking with contacts, searching for opportunities, sending professional resumes, and interviewing, the process can be exhausting, especially if you’ve been out of the job market for a long time. After a few months, you may be tempted to take the first job position offered. While you may be willing to accept lower pay, fewer benefits, and a difficult work schedule, some opportunities can waste valuable time and leave you demoralized. Before you take the job, consider the following seven red flags…
Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” So then why does it seem as though our most intelligent and skilled workers are incapable of explaining their methods? These people have proven they know what they’re doing, they clearly understand their tasks, so why can’t they help the rest of us understand them?
As an expert, how do you increase your ability to share your wealth of knowledge?
By breaking into the mind of a teacher.
Often a college degree is seen as a one-way ticket to a great job and while that’s not necessarily true, the countless people without degrees will tell you not having a degree does make it much harder to get their ideal job.
If getting a degree isn’t an option… How do you market yourself?
Welcome back, Graduates! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, interviews can be difficult. You’re anxious, jittery, and have to prove that you’re the right person for the job. Focusing on the way you communicate is paramount to landing that job. Communicating effectively requires many things, including…