passion

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-20T12:20:07-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below.   Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something [...]

29 03, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do with Your Life

2019-06-07T21:28:09-04:00Categories: Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"'What should I do with my life?' Unlike so many other questions you have about your career, this one’s not quite as easy to Google'. But don't we wish it was? Luckily, you're not the only one. People far too often complicate trying to find out what they want to do with their life when really the answer is usually sitting right there in front of you. You just have to dig a little. Check out these blogs and even a Ted talk we've rounded up, to help you figure it out, below. Don’t Be Afraid of Falling Behind “Here’s [...]

14 11, 2018

What to Ask Your Boss After They Shut down Your Idea

2018-11-14T10:58:55-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately, not every idea you come up with is going to be a winner and not everyone sees things in the same way. When a boss shoots down an idea, it can seem like the worst case scenario. But, it’s not the end of the world! Getting turned down and ditching the idea would be the bad route to take. Once you receive negative feedback, try to learn from it and never be afraid to ask questions for clarification. Open communication in the workplace helps improve a lot of aspects of job satisfaction. So, how do we bounce back when [...]

14 09, 2018

The Right and Wrong Reasons for Leaving a Job

2018-09-14T16:41:22-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all been there; ready to up and leave a job and start anew. Making a decision like this shouldn’t be on a whim! These decisions should take thought and time. You never want to make a decision you may regret because you’re in a bad mood ONE day. But, maybe this feeling has been eating you up for months now. Whatever it may be, check out some of the right and wrong reasons for leaving a job below. […]

24 08, 2018

Link Roundup: Managing a Side Hustle

2018-08-24T10:16:10-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Side hustles are a great way to gain new skills that you can contribute to your 9-5. They’re also an excellent way to help fulfill your career dreams. This is generally seen as freelance work providing supplemental income. If you’re wondering how to start a side hustle, are interested in making your side hustle your main hustle, or are having trouble balancing both positions, check out this week’s link roundup below! […]

20 08, 2018

5 Ways to Stand Out at Your First Internship

2018-08-20T08:41:42-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your first internship is an exciting stepping stone in your professional career! Making an internship a positive experience by working hard and taking on new learning opportunities will help you excel. Not only will hard work benefit your career, but will also be noticed by the managers you are working for. Who knows, maybe you’ll be offered a full-time position down the road. You never want to burn bridges with any professional connection you make. Check out our 5 great tips to help you become the standout intern! […]

9 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/9/17: May Jobs Report & Surveys

2017-06-09T10:53:31-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week our Link Roundup starts off by looking at the new job market numbers, before heading into some helpful job search advice. What's great about the links this week is that almost all of them are backed by data from surveys. So instead of taking advice on mere speculation, there is actually some evidence to back it up! In addition, we also have a link to America's Best Employer of 2017 as determined by Statista and Forbes. There are plenty of links with great advice, so read on! U.S. Had Record 6 Million Job Openings, Even As 6.8 Americans [...]

1 12, 2016

Top Traits: Passionate

2016-12-01T16:47:23-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  Today we will once again be focusing on a specific trait. This trait is one of many that make up an ideal employee. Today’s trait we are focusing on is passion. Passionate workers make fantastic employees for multiple reasons. We’ll break down those reasons, and how they relate to being passionate about your work below. […]

29 09, 2016

Silver Screen Career Advice: Chef

2016-09-29T12:08:35-04:00Categories: Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2014’s Chef is Jon Favreau’s passion project. He wrote, produced, and directed the film in addition to starring in the lead role. It’s a movie about (as you can guess) the career of a chef that takes a drastic turn. The film has some absolutely delicious food visuals (so I recommend eating before watching) but it also holds some great lessons applicable to any career path.  […]

15 07, 2016

Link Roundup 7/14/16

2016-07-15T12:18:30-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Welcome back to our Weekly Link Roundup! This week we’re looking at everything from the downside of following your career passion all the way to feline job security. If anything between the range of those two topics interests you, read on! […]