1. What is typically involved in a Career Guidance session for an Adult?
The typical career guidance session for an adult would involve exploring the client’s background and experience from a work
, academic, family and possibly community perspective. By exploring these areas of your life we will highlight interests, values ... Continue Reading
Here are the top tips for dealing with missing out on what you thought you wanted at work:
1. Take a break
Take time to digest what’s just happened. You’re bound to feel hurt, but although your instinctive response might be to take it out on the person who got the job, ... Continue Reading
An educated young adult has a lot of options open to them. They can go to higher learning institutes, they can go to work right away, or they might choose to travel if they can afford it.
The military is a way to do all three at once.
Each of the service ... Continue Reading
Though it maybe painfully obvious, it still needs to be said; without motivation there is no personal development. Personal development must follow motivation, just as a dream must be followed by a plan to attain it.
Since motivation is the conscious decision to take or sustain action, it is paramount to ... Continue Reading
Q. What, if anything, can parents of high-school-age children do to guide them toward their true professional calling?
A. Some parents are apt to put pressure on their children about choosing a first career, thinking that it will determine the course of their lives. Yet as adults, we often reinvent ... Continue Reading
SUMMER is typically a time for breezy novels and thrillers. But this jittery season, books dishing out career advice and inspiration are making a strong showing, as people young and old, employed and not, seek an edge in the tightest job market in decades.
Andrea Mohin/The New York Times
Amid the tightest ... Continue Reading
Here are a few things teens should do to impress the employer and a few things they should never do during a job interview.
Job Interview Don’ts
Lost. More teens than you might think show up for the interview without knowing the name of the interviewer, the building, office number and correct ... Continue Reading
Teens who enter the work world without a properly prepared resume or cover letter are at a great disadvantage. A properly prepared resume and cover letter do not guarantee that they will get the job, but it will open the door to many new opportunities.
A great resume and cover letter ... Continue Reading
Many job seekers, including successful professionals, stall their careers by holding on to career myths and misconceptions about factors affecting long term career success.
In a bad economy when job seekers should be exploring options, some people are sabotaging their own job search because of the career myths that guide ... Continue Reading
If you are out of work, or considering changing jobs, then as you probably already have discovered, trying to navigate today’s job market can be more than a little intimidating. Here are some basic tips and job hunting resources on the internet to help you reach your employment goal:
1. Make ... Continue Reading