personal development

Career growth is the new black. Individuals are taking the road where they can grow, learn, find a passion and just enjoy their day job. But where do you start and how do you ensure you’re progressing? We’ve compiled a whole list of career development how to’s, personal development books, and even a checklist to ensure you’re on the right track in growing in your career. Check them out in this week’s link roundup, below!

6 Classic Career Books Successful People Will Always Read

If you want to be successful, do what successful people do. Successful people have routines, rituals, habits and more commonalities than you’d think that help them BE successful. Including, reading. From old to new, these classics are part of any personal development list. You want to add them to your own reading list today. Check them out, here!

Four Rules To Break For Real Career Success

If you’re feeling stuck or like you’ve hit a plateau, you may be doing one of these four things that are actually holding you back from succeeding. And a lot of those feelings are merely mentality. Rewrite the script you’re telling yourself and you’ll be surprised at the difference. Career Coach, Holly MacCue shares the four things you should  STOP doing to boost your career. Check them out.

Not Your Parents’ Career Development

Having a career and working at a company is not the same as it used to be. Staying at one company to work your way up the ladder was the norm. Now there is a lot more to career growth. Different companies, different industries, different positions – are all common in an employee’s career path. To find out more about how career development has shifted, read here!

Your Career Isn’t a Ladder—It’s a Smartphone

“Is the life you’re living worth the price you’re paying for it?” If you feel unhappy, or you’re not getting where you want to be based on your efforts, you need to check out this video on how to approach your career in a different way. Trust us.

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

Employees are not staying their jobs for more than a few consecutive years. And because of this, companies have been investing LESS in the development of their employees. But is this actually beneficial to the company? Is this beneficial to the employee? How do we change this? Check out how to take control of this situation, here.

How Does Career Guidance Support Career Development?

As times change in the workforce, people are seeking guidance for assistance with their careers. Employees desire the ability to learn, grow, progress and develop new skills – so they’re looking to professionals. But how does it directly affect your career development for the future? It may benefit you longer than you think. Check it out.

A Financial Checklist for Your First Year in the Workforce

Whether you’ve been a stay-at-home mom, a recent college grad, or a high schooler starting your first job, you want to ensure you’re making the right choices with your new found income. Without learning HOW to manage your money at your new exciting job, you’re most likely going to make some mistakes. And this could affect your job satisfaction. To get the most out of your new found career- Glassdoor has provided you with a checklist.