Tag: career

Facing Job Loss

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Most people will face job loss at some point in their careers. It used to be that those people were tarnished with the brush, and people wondered if they sucked, what they did wrong, etc. Now it’s really no longer the case, as lay-offs, restructuring, and re-organization in an organization has…
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Make Deposits To Build Trust

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ In my post about building relationships to build trust, I stated that you have to make deposits with people in order to build trust, and like. In most cases, people take a while to get to know each other. In a professional environment, you are putting people together who otherwise might…
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6 Most Annoying Myths about Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

Women in business still face prejudices and clichés that their male counterparts don’t have to deal with. The good news is that many of these myths are already dying. Changing attitudes and new opportunities are giving female entrepreneurs and business leaders a chance to shine. As much as times have changes, there are some persistent…
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5 Tips to Pay it Forward in the Workplace

  Some of my favorite things in life are Random Acts of Kindness, and Paying it Forward.  In this post, I’ll talk about ways to Pay it Forward in the workplace.  Why would you want to do such a thing?  It boils down to a simple concept that transcends cultures.  Karma.  I firmly believe that…
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3 Tips for Job Success

I am often asked for tips on how to succeed, so I thought that I’d offer up simple tips for job success.  They apply, regardless of industry, and work anywhere. Here are Three Simple Tips for Job Success: Communicate with your team, and your manager regularly.  Remember, that if you do something, and do not…
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Career Transition Coach

8 Steps to Getting Unstuck in Your Career by Coach Jackie There are a host of feelings and internal messages that let you know something is not quite right with your career path. It may be that you feel stagnant, unchallenged, frustrated, even irritable in your current position. You may not have the words, the…
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Often Overlooked Tips to Help Jumpstart your Career

The current job market is highly competitive. Even with an outstanding resume, more men and women are entering the workforce making each position a cutthroat game of who can get that last edge up over the other applicants. The question is, how can you stand out in your field, and how can you get that…
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Having Problems Dealing With an Unfair Boss?

~by Susan McGuire~ Ever have an unfair boss who made your life miserable? What about a supervisor who had it in for you? These could be potentially damaging to your career… and to your health. But what to do about it? First, I shouldn’t have to state the obvious, but… managers are people too. Though…
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Want to Learn Lifelong? Select a Career in Education!

Many people generally have the idea of learning as a kind of formal education in a school and a university or college. Since we were young, we are told that we need to have a good education. Well, here is the truth. It is a fact that we all need a formal education. It is…
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My bitter-sweet journey as an Environmental Conservationist

My Bittersweet Journey as an Environmental Conservationist

I was almost getting depressed after I received the sms on the course I was to study at the University. More depressing was the fact that it was kenyatta University.. I had chosen the course myself and the University was my choice ever since. It’s just that some people made me feel bad about this.…
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