career management

Successful Social Media Habits when Searching for a Job – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

I am Martin Buckland a global executive career management practitioner. Today we’re going to talk about the top six successful social media habits. I call myself a LinkedIn junkie. I’m always on LinkedIn because I teach it. I know how I use it and I want my clients to use it all the time. You need to have particular habits in order to optimize your results. You need to peak and go above and beyond what everybody else is doing.…

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Leadership in Unprecedented Times | Career Attraction – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

So wherever you find yourself right now, maybe you find yourself in this spot where you as a leader are trying to figure out who you need to be. Who you need to serve how you need to show up best for them, it’s an inflection point, even if you’re crystal clear on that you’re reassessing and recalibrating. It  is not only understanding where people are in this continuum of change, but how to better communicate with them, which is…

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Tier 2 students can benefit a lot from the AMCAT exam – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Being from a good college has its own advantages. Most of the companies, especially the bigger names, look at hiring candidates from these colleges. However, that doesn’t mean students from tier 2 colleges are any less talented or skilled. It is just that they lack the means and opportunities to prove themselves. But not anymore, not with the AMCAT exam on the watch!The AMCAT exam focuses on one thing very specifically, that is, bringing your skills to the fore. And,…

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How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

For much of January, the gym in my neighborhood is packed. Eating healthier and exercising are among the top resolutions for 2019 — along with finding another job. But I have a wish for you: Don’t change your career search strategy simply because it’s the start of a new year. When you’re ready to commit, do it for yourself, your family, and your long-term satisfaction. I’ve seen this career resolution surge in my decades as a career coach and mentor…

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How Energy Levels Determine How You Show Up In A Job Search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

So if you find yourself reacting, getting angry or consuming, a lot of stuff and really pulling back and finding yourself in a really low level energy and negative state, you’re likely stuck in that zone. So there’s some things you can do to pull yourself up into more of that learning zone. That’s where you start to let go of things you can’t control and you have that acceptance, right. You’re accepting this is the new normal, you’re finding…

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How To Handle Workplace Anxiety: Workplace Tips – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Running against the deadline. Finding yourself on the wrong side of your boss’ grace. The continuous work-pressure. Are you breaking under these threats encroaching your peace of mind? Here are some workplace tips to help you deal with anxiety and depression in the workplace.Have a calming ritualDo meditation or listen to some song in the background. Be mindful that you don’t disturb other people in the process. You can carry your headphones to the office and play a song in…

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Get Your “Career Plan B” Going. Right Now – FREE Job Tracker to Help – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What are you waiting for? Newsflash – Nobody cares about your career as much as you should care. If you don’t take control of your next move now, it may just be taken care of for you. Let’s put the elephant in the room on the table: Due to COVID-19, the entire global economy is shifting. Right now. I’m not an economist, but I think it’s safe to predict that this will impact the job market in a negative way,…

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How This Senior Executive Broke Into The C-Level Ranks – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

For the replay of my recent Publicity webinar, please see the bottom of this post.  Landing publicity was how the senior executive I coached broke into the C-level ranks. But before I explain why publicity is so critical, first a disclaimer: there are multiple activities you should pursue to maximize something as multifaceted as your career – for example: You should always take a comprehensive approach to your career that includes all of the above. That said, you have limited…

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An Inside Peek into a Successful Executive-Level Interview – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

How would you like to have an interview that ends with the interviewer asking you: “Which of these two roles would you like, COO or Head of Sales?” This is exactly what happened to our client, Michael last week. Today, I am giving you an opportunity to listen in on a private call with Michael where he reveals exactly how he was able to create this opportunity. By the way, neither of these roles were posted, HR had no idea…

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6 Key Job Profiles That Will Be In Demand In 2020 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In-demand job profilesJob profiles are changing fast and how! Today, you can apply to jobs that weren’t even there just five years back. With technology changing, several job profiles are increasingly becoming irrelevant while new job profiles are coming up.If you are graduating in 2020 then there are certain jobs that would be in higher demand than a few others.We have listed out the top six job profiles that will rise in demand in 2020 and the future years and…

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Get Ready to Job Search in 5 Steps – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Posted at 14:03h in job search by Adam McInelly For anyone getting started with the job search process, getting started might be the hardest part. Learn 5 steps you can start today that will help get you energized and prepared for a productive and successful job search.   Find Motivation  We all learn differently, and we all change our behaviors and our feelings according to how we see the world. One easily accessible way to learn is by reading. Whether you read books, articles, or websites, there is a lot of information out there that offers motivation.   A favorite book to read…

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Career Change And Impostor Syndrome – How To Increase Your Confidence When Changing Careers – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Impostor syndrome, or feelings of inadequacy despite having achieved recognizable success, is a phenomenon more commonly used to describe high-performing women who feel like a fraud (or impostor, hence the phrase) despite their high achievement. I have encountered clients (of both genders actually) who use the word impostor to describe how they feel when attempting a career change. When changing careers, you’ll be starting with less experience and achievement in your new field versus your existing one. As you rebrand…

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Job Success Tips – How To Know Your Employability Quotient? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

India is a skill-based economy. And the rise of the service sector over the past decade and more says so too. Service companies, mainly IT and related, require employees who are skilled in tools and software and have a high employability quotient. However, colleges in India have not moved at the same pace and there is a lack of real-world skillsets that are imparted to students.This mismatch is the reason why a lot of companies feel that Indian fresher graduates…

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DON’T SKIP THE COVER LETTER – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

The importance of a well-crafted cover letter cannot be overstated. A résumé contains the information potential employers need to know about where you’ve worked and what you have done, but they may not even get to your résumé if your cover letter doesn’t excite them. A cover letter is the gateway to the résumé, and it needs to stand out on its own and enhance the résumé it precedes. The challenge is to create an amazing cover letter that does…

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Five Career Reflections To End This Year Strong And Get A Running Start On Next Year – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

career reflections At year-end, it’s fun and helpful to look back on the previous year – fun because you usually accomplish a lot more than the busyness of the year allows you to celebrate; and helpful because you can build on your recent success. How was your year? Are there any insights that can be helpful for next year? Here are five career reflections to help you end this year strong and get a running start on next year: 1…

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It’s Lonely at the Top – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

We’re going to miss talking to Lou… Not only a client, but a friend, she’s a high performer who just landed her dream job as a President of a rapidly growing creative firm in LA. And, in this FB LIVE, from Friday, she shares (candidly) how hard the search can be. As she said, “It’s lonely at the top.” Executives know this well, but it’s also a sentiment that holds true for most high performers when it comes to the job…

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Simple Way To Apply For MNC Jobs During Off-campus – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

MNC Jobs is the dream goal for most students seeking to start their careers in India. MNC Jobs offer great salary & benefits, interesting job roles and an opportunity to work on world-class technologies and products while working in India. These jobs are also coveted because they offer the option of onsite opportunities at a later stage.Many MNCs recruit fresher graduates from campus, but there are many colleges in India where campus interviews don’t take place or run for a…

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3 Inevitable Career “Struggles” and How to Learn from Them % – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Everybody’s career will have ebbs and flows, challenges, and opportunities. No matter how great someone’s journey may look on paper, everyone goes through career and business struggles. Even those who may appear to transition seamlessly from one great job to the next run into struggles throughout the course of their career – how you bounce back and move forward is what defines true success. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Luvleen Sidhu, who at the young age of…

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LIVE FROM NJ! | Career Attraction – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

LIVE FROM New Jersey! We are thrilled to share what our community has to say at the very first CA client meet-up! The first of its kind, hosted in New Jersey and organized by our very own client, Vivian. “Amazing.” “Beautiful.” “Transformative.” “Life-changing.” These are just some of the words our clients had to say about the CA community. They share their “war stories” as well as the latest update on that conversation they had last week with the VP…

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Traits Required To Start A Career In Digital Marketing – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

A career in digital marketing has been one of the most promising and lucrative careers in the past few years. Many students across education streams, be it engineering or commerce have taken the plunge into the non-tech world of digital marketing.This trend is only growing and it’s not surprising because digital marketing has been occupying a major part of the marketing strategy for most companies and organizations. While there are now colleges and special institutes which offer courses in Digital…

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Employed But Open To Opportunities – Three Passive Job Search Strategies – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Passive Job Search Passive job search isn’t always a bad thing. If you are happily employed, it is good career management to remain open to opportunities. Your dream employer may have a job opening in your field. A former boss, one of your favorites, may call with an opportunity to work together again. A recruiter might call with a job that offers a title bump, more pay, or an interesting challenge. Staying open-minded but not actively looking is passive job…

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I’M CONFUSED. WHAT IS YOUR NAME? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Even after 25+ years as a resume writer and coach I still find things that make me chuckle. . .and sometimes cringe. Each day, I provide free resume critiques — some good, some bad, some memorable, some not so memorable. The ones I remember well are the ones where there are notable errors which can eliminate a person’s candidacy instantly. Not just once, but many times, I have reviewed resumes where I am puzzled how people cannot articulate such a…

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The AMCAT exam can open a lot of opportunities, especially for freshers – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

What does the AMCAT exam mean to you? Bigger opportunities than ever? High-paying jobs? Or jobs with big brand names that will forever look beautiful and glowy on your resume? Saurabh Kaushik got all that as he opted for the AMCAT exam and lept ahead in his career. Let’s find out what he has to say about the AMCAT exam and his success journey with it – Why did you opt for the AMCAT exam?  Saurabh says that he opted…

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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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