Career Advice

The 8 Best Job Boards from a recruiters perspective – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Not all job boards are created equal. Although there are plenty to choose from, I want to share with you the 8 best job boards from a recruiter’s perspective. I’m going to break down why you might use one over the other, and why I recommend each one. As a head hunter and a recruiter, I used to use these job boards to find quality candidates just like you! This isn’t by any means a comprehensive list, but I personally…

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Five of the best ways to be less busy all the time – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In your eyes, how does a “successful” person spend their time? Do they work tirelessly every hour of the day and night? Are they constantly rushing from one meeting to the next, never really coming up for air? Can they be spotted every day eating their lunch at their desk, whilst dialling into a conference call and checking their emails all at the same time? If you think this is what “successful” looks like, then, in most cases, you’re wrong.…

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5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Learning about different phone interview tips is just as much understanding the interview process, as it is understanding the phone interview process. Everyone loves landing an interview because it means that your resume (and other credentials) left enough of an impression that someone liked you – they really liked you!  What does the phone interview process look like? Many companies like to take their time in finding, vetting and hiring talent. While some may be in a rush, due to a…

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The 3 Deadly Enemies of Career Change – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Thinking about a career change and making the move from one career to another can be seen as quite an undertaking. Taking the steps needed to make the change a reality require certain mindset tools we need to either have or develop. These tools are often at the heart of why we end up not following through on our decision to start a new career. This article sets out what you can do to turn these 3 deadly enemies into…

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How to skyrocket your career growth through community — Your Career Girl – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In the final episode of this 3 part series breaking down the 3 things you’re underestimating in your career that are keeping you from reaching the level of success you crave, I’m talking about community – which is the last foundational piece of building a successful career.So many of the women that I talk to throw networking and community to the side, thinking they can ride the elevator of success to the top by themselves.But truthfully, community means SO much…

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Q&A – What are some things truly awesome bosses believe? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

They believe in hiring people who are smarter than they are, and they don’t feel threatened by that. Likewise, they believe in hiring people who are more talented than they are in their specific profession (e.g., Design managers hiring more talented designers). They believe in hiring people who are not like them or their friends. They know that a homogenous team is less likely to be effective and successful. They believe in cognitive diversity too. They know that you need…

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Join the FREE, Live 5-Day Challenge to Land Dream Job: Starts June 20, 2019 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

This is me sippin’ on lattes all month as I gear up for my second 5-day live challenge event (virtual) to support all of the amazing professionals in my community (yes, you!). I am SO excited because we already have 3,000 job seekers who have joined. Want to join? Getting in the inside is super simple: sign up here before we kick off on June 20! Trust me, if your goal is to land a dream job, you don’t want…

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How to improve the customer centricity of your leadership team – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

None of us asked for the iPhone. Just 20 years ago, we were all happy using our mobile phones simply to make calls and send text messages, blissfully unaware of their untapped potential. Fast forward to the present day, and the smartphone is now integral to the functioning of our day-to-day lives. Apple did what all long-standing, successful businesses should do: they anticipated what we, the customer, would want and need before we even realised it ourselves. It was, after…

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Secrets to Researching Your Next Career Move – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Posted at 14:40h in job search by Adam McInelly You all know that great research is a critical step in your job search process. Duh, right? So, why do career coaches, like me, continue to talk about it? It is because we are continuously surprised at the lack of research performed by job seekers every day.   I believe there are two main triggers to inadequately researching your next career move:  One: It’s easy to skip. No one will know, right? Wrong! It shows in your application, your networking, and your interview (if you…

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3 Career / Study Changes You Can Do to Reinvent Yourself – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Some people are lucky enough to find one job they love, advance in it, rise to the highest level and remain rewarded, satisfied and fulfilled for their whole careers. Nowadays, this just isn’t the reality for most people. It’s very common to change careers at least once in a lifetime. It’s also possible to have more than one job in your career by way of a side gig. None of this is uncommon anymore because the world has changed significantly.…

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