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eBay Online Auctions - 144 World Class Expert Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice - the TOP rated Ways To Find the eBay Online Auctions opportunities you're looking for

eBay Online Auctions - 144 World Class Expert Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice - the TOP rated Ways To Find the eBay Online Auctions opportunities you're looking for

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Information is power – you know that. But, how do you research the best eBay Online Auctions strategies, without spending too much of your time (and money) on it? The average person earns $ 1100 per week, which equates to $ 27 per hour. Trying to do the research yourself would take you at least 5 hours to come up with the best information, AND you’ll have to do this on a regular basis to come up with the most up to date and current information.

There has to be a different way to find the info you want! Well, yes there is… we did all the research for you, combed through all the information and got down to the hard core of the 144 most up to date and best Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice here, in this book.

The 144 of the most current, most actual and beneficial Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice you can find from experts in the field on eBay Online Auctions:

- 10-Point Checklist For eBay Success

- 5 Tips to Effectively Boost Your eBay Credibility

- 6 Steps to Drive Visitors to Your eBay Shop - Promote eBay Business

- Are Other Auction Sites Like eBay Worth Getting Into?

- Choosing What to Sell Before You Register on eBay

- Drop Ship Wholesale - Three Things to Know

- eBay Backend Opportunities That Most Sellers Miss

- How to Find a Wholesale Dropship Supplier For eBay and Other Online Auction Sites

- The Real Secrets to Selling on eBay

- Four Easy But Often Overlooked Ways to Boost Your eBay Profits

...And Much More...
Information is power – you know that. But, how do you research the best eBay Online Auctions strategies, without spending too much of your time (and money) on it? The average person earns $ 1100 per week, which equates to $ 27 per hour. Trying to do the research yourself would take you at least 5 hours to come up with the best information, AND you’ll have to do this on a regular basis to come up with the most up to date and current information.

There has to be a different way to find the info you want! Well, yes there is… we did all the research for you, combed through all the information and got down to the hard core of the 144 most up to date and best Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice here, in this book.

The 144 of the most current, most actual and beneficial Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice you can find from experts in the field on eBay Online Auctions:

- 10-Point Checklist For eBay Success

- 5 Tips to Effectively Boost Your eBay Credibility

- 6 Steps to Drive Visitors to Your eBay Shop - Promote eBay Business

- Are Other Auction Sites Like eBay Worth Getting Into?

- Choosing What to Sell Before You Register on eBay

- Drop Ship Wholesale - Three Things to Know

- eBay Backend Opportunities That Most Sellers Miss

- How to Find a Wholesale Dropship Supplier For eBay and Other Online Auction Sites

- The Real Secrets to Selling on eBay

- Four Easy But Often Overlooked Ways to Boost Your eBay Profits

...And Much More...

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Top Ten Benefits Temping Tips For Students The 6 Big Career Mistakes The Day Before Signing the Contract The Etiquette of Business Attire The Job Interview The Monster Manager The Secret to a Successful Job Search The Skinny on Being Fat The Southwest Airline Pilot Interview Rundown Top Recession Proof Jobs Training Prepares Students Their Careers in Cosmetology Trucking Jobs .Teacher Salary .5 Mistakes Women Make Write the Book of Your Successes For Your Next Career Move Your Employed But Are You Doing Your Part? .How to Balance Your Job and Life and Win at Both Workplace Woes .On Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs When You Stand at the Turning Point Why Becoming a Freelance Writer is the Best Thing to Do in a Recession Why Getting the Right IT Skills is Vital in a Recession Why I Almost Skipped This Week's Article Why Pay For a Resume Update .Careers That Can Help You Find a Balance Between Your Job and Your Life Working .Why Driving a Truck is Recession Proof Want to Get Noticed? Become the Office Events Coordinator Want to Make a Career Change? Follow These Steps to Re-Invent Yourself What Do You Need to Learn Next? What Does it Take to Re-Invent Yourself? What If I Only Want to Do the Least Amount of Salary Negotiating Possible? What If I Want a Raise But My Employer's Out of Money? What is a Learning Technologist? What to Do When You Hear of Possible Layoffs When Seeking Employment .How to Save 30k in Two Years and What to Do With It Trucking Jobs .Find Out the Real One Work Smart Not Hard Working .7 Great Tips to Make You More Money Teaching .Do it Yourself! Work at Home Scams .

...........21 Why I Almost Skipped This Week's Article ......................................................42 ....36 What to Do When You Hear of Possible Layoffs............33 Application Errors That Can Keep You From the Job....................................................................................................................26 Should You Accept a Low-Paying Job Offer Or Stick With Unemployment Benefits? ..........15 Are You Just a Face in a Crowd of Financial Advisers? .........................................................................................................................................................23 Popular Interview Questions ............................20 Panel Interview Advice .................29 Discover a Fundamental Management Skill Most Managers Lack ...............................................................41 Differentiation Means Job Hunting Success .......................25 Temping Tips For Students............................38 The Job Interview.......................................................................................31 The Secret to a Successful Job Search......................................................Table of Contents How Well Does Your Current Job Fit You? The First Step is Knowing What You Need to Be Your Best ...........................................19 Is it Time For a Job Change? .........................................................................16 Offering More Value Makes You More Valuable ....................27 Become an Effective Manager Through Genuine Recognition.......................35 How to Begin Planning Your Career ..................

............................ 55 How to Become a Maxim Model? ............ 67 Survey Says Men Bigger Brown-Nosers to Bosses Than Women 70 Make Sure You Have All the Information You Need Before You Make a Career Change... 45 Work at Home Scams .........Seven Survival Tips .....................................................................................................................Do it Yourself!......... 61 New Teacher Tips .....................................................Why Pay For a Resume Update ...................... 48 Why Becoming a Freelance Writer is the Best Thing to Do in a Recession .........Fake Modeling Agencies ..............................................Eight Steps to Soften the Blow When You Have to Fire Someone .... 59 New Teacher Tips ............................... 66 How to Sell Yourself Without Selling Out ........... 51 Passing the Buck From Your Bad Boss .............................. 52 Caution ...... 53 How to Become a Victoria Secret Model ............. 71 Career Advice ........ 72 .......Find Out the Real One...................Are You in the Lesson Planning Trap? ................... 47 Want to Make a Career Change? Follow These Steps to Re-Invent Yourself .................................... 56 Managing Your Career in Uncertain Times ....................................................................................................................................................................... 64 Career Freedom .................................. 50 How to Get More Babysitting Jobs in Your Area..How to Become a Good Teacher.. 63 Suggestions That Will Make Starting a New Job Easier ..........................................................................................................................................................Playing to Win.......................... 57 Write the Book of Your Successes For Your Next Career Move ...............

...............96 School Administration .........................................................85 Work Smart Not Hard .............................................93 HVAC Tutoring Assistance Ideal For Fresh Start Or Career Enhancement ...........................90 The Etiquette of Business Attire ............Healthcare Industry Vs Automotive Industry...Seven Tips For Aspiring Principals ..............98 What Does it Take to Re-Invent Yourself?...........................................................................................How to Land That Perfect Accounting Job.......Career Professional to Consultant Professional .........................................................................................How to Rise Above a Career Plateau ..How to Save 30k in Two Years and What to Do With It.94 Leadership Success ..................................................Why Driving a Truck is Recession Proof ............75 Career Success in Accounting ...........................................................................................88 Choosing a Career For Life .............................84 Trucking Jobs ...101 I Need a Job Fast ................................91 Scariest Question Asked by Recruiters and Employers............103 .....................................81 Training Prepares Students Their Careers in Cosmetology ......Get a Job in 17 Days .................................82 Trucking Jobs ......................................................74 Reclaim Your Lost Motivation........................................................................78 5 Important Reasons to Love What You Do & Do What You Love .......................................Guaranteed! .........................................77 Anatomy of a Computer Specialist Job Description..86 Why Getting the Right IT Skills is Vital in a Recession.

.........Careers That Can Help You Find a Balance Between Your Job and Your Life .................................... 129 Teacher Salary ................................... 117 How to Say No and Still Keep Your Job.................... 132 The Southwest Airline Pilot Interview Rundown . 134 Six Ways to Fit Individuals Into a Suitable Career Path ........................................................................................ 107 Working .................................... Just Type ......................Data Entry Life............ 123 When You Stand at the Turning Point.................................................. 116 How Can Workers Set Themselves Apart in This New Era of Layoffs? .......7 Great Tips to Make You More Money..................7 Top Tips For Career Changers .......... 125 Seven Ways to Demonstrate That You Are a Leader at Work ............ 109 Life is Not Tough ....How to Balance Your Job and Life and Win at Both ...... 119 Are You Willing to Develop a Cohesive Strategy in Order to Meet the Demands of Structural Workplace ............................... 104 Going Poolside Or Slopeside in a Travel Nurse Career............................................................................Is it Easy to Teach English Abroad & Have a Great Travel Experience? ....................................... 128 Need a Job in Wyoming? .......................................................................... 106 Career Change Mistakes . 112 Teach English Overseas Q&A ........................................... 115 When Seeking Employment ....On Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs ................................. 121 Finance Recruitment.Be Easy.... 136 ..... 111 Prepping For the Perfect Interview ............................. 130 What Do You Need to Learn Next? ..............................................Working ........................

.........How to Avoid Common Scams.................................................................................................Lessons Learned From Captain Sully Sullenberger .....Jobs in Roofing .......Career Advice For Roofers.....138 Jobs For Data Entry ...................................................... What's Exciting About You? .....146 Bad Economies Offer Good Opportunities to Try SelfEmployment .144 The Monster Manager.......................................................143 Want to Get Noticed? Become the Office Events Coordinator .......165 Career Advice ..................159 I Survived a Layoff and So Can You!..........162 The Skinny on Being Fat ..................What to Consider in Times of Company Chaos156 Career Advice ..........Part 1.......................................148 Finessing Those Oh-So Embarrassing Moments .149 How Far Will You Go to Promote Your Career? .............161 How to Work in a Team in Your Development DBA Job...............139 Jobs in Roofing ..................................................................................154 Career Advice ............................................Top Ten Benefits.......157 Teaching ...............................................................Career Advice For Service Technicians......................173 Career Do-Over ........................................174 .........Beyond Your Resume..............................................................................Interview With Serial Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki.....152 Home Based Business and Employee Mentality Spells Failure..................140 How to Climb the Corporate Ladder...............................168 What If I Want a Raise But My Employer's Out of Money?.........................170 How Did You Get That So-Called Promotion of Yours? ..........................................................

............................... 209 ..............2 Recession Proof Options ................................... 181 How to Keep Your Job .........Step One ........ 186 Overcoming Potential Obstacles in the Interview .......................................................................................................................................3 Secrets You MUST Know on How to Become a Personal Trainer ................................................. 188 Advance Your Career 101............................... 200 Fast Start Your Career .......................................... 190 Adding Value to Your Skills to Get the Right Job.. 204 Fear Unemployment in Today's Economy .............................................................................................................................What is a Learning Technologist? ............................. 201 Make the Boss Aware of Your Value When Seeking a Promotion ............................................................................................................. 184 Business Goal Setting For New Financial Advisers............. 206 How to Improve Your Skills to Move Up the Career Ladder .................................... 176 Join the Fire and Rescue Service ........................................5 Simple Ways to Deal With Job Loss ......................................... 193 Fight the Recession! Why You Should Consider a Career in Sales ............................................ 180 Six Three-Dimensional Career Paths ......... 203 Surviving Job Loss ....................................... 183 Is Veterinary Medicine the Right Career Choice For You?............................. 207 Top Recession Proof Jobs............Get a Chicken Foot Comb 198 The 6 Big Career Mistakes ............................. 178 How to Become a Personal Trainer ....... 194 Creative Business Ideas ............................

...................................................................................................It is Not the Product ............................................232 Do You Talk Yourself Out of Business? ..227 Making Social Networking Your Job Search Ally .....................................3 Options For Taking the Initiative .....................................214 Workplace Woes ..215 Amazing Tips For an Aspiring Hairstylist ....225 Recession ..............................................................................There Are Still Reasons to Stay Positive ....Cultural Scenario and Work Ethics.......230 Social Networking Can Damage Your Job Search If You Let It..................................................................................212 Benefits of Choosing Careers For Life ...............246 Is it Time to Panic? NEVER!................................................................................239 Seven Reasons Why Career Coaching is NOT For Sissies.5 Mistakes Women Make ................................................Reshaping Your Career in a Tough Economy .....HealthCare Vs Culinary .........220 Start in the Drywall Trade at a Higher Wage............................................................................................241 Hong Kong .......Can Flexitime Save Jobs? ..................218 Learn to Bartend ...............221 How to Make Money ...............................It is YOU That Has to Work....248 ........................................211 Control Your Career.......................236 Surviving the Economic Crisis ..244 Getting the Most From Onsite Computer Training............................237 How to Find the Best Jobs & Live Your Life in the US in 6 Easy Steps.....The Downsides of Bartending School ............242 Cal Jobs and Private Employer Jobs in California ...

...............................................................................How Dressing in Suits and a Necktie Gets You Promoted Before Your Peers .... 259 ....................................................... 255 What If I Only Want to Do the Least Amount of Salary Negotiating Possible? .......... 257 The Day Before Signing the Contract.... 250 Career Change Ideas For ENFPs ........................................... 258 7 Tips to Ace Job Interviews...............................Dress For Success .......... 256 Professional Bartending School ................... 251 Take Care of Business..............................Use Your MBTI® Preferences to Guide Your Career Choice ..... 253 Your Employed But Are You Doing Your Part? .........................................................................................................................................................................


This is true whether you are searching for a job. you increase your likelihood of getting laid off. it is certainly likely to make it easier to find a new job if you know what your skills are and what value you can offer a company." Needs are not right or wrong. When you do that. "Just make the best of it. For example. While this may not completely protect you from lay-offs. is there a way for you to get that in your current job? If you need some autonomy. if your current job doesn't fit you well. You need to be clear. While "needs" have sometimes gotten a bad rap because they have been associated with being "needy. where more layoffs may be right around the corner." But actually. and under what circumstances. do you have that available to you in your current situation? Knowing your needs can help you create a situation which allows you to benefit the company by being your absolute best." a need really is "what you must have in order for you to be your very best. they just comprise what helps you to be your best. and be able to communicate. would that benefit the company? If you are currently laid off. if you are someone who needs recognition. or trying to hang on to the job you have. You can let a prospective employer know how to maximize your capabilities and skills. In order to keep a job in today's market. The first step in learning how well your job fits you is to know what you need in a job or career. The key to both is being clear about who you are and what you do well. it may seem odd to ask how well your current job fits you. Small changes in how you do your job can lead to greater productivity or greater savings for your company. Some people would say. knowing what your needs are can better fit you to a new job. Knowing your needs allows you to determine how well those needs are being met in your current situation. it communicates with the . If everyone was working at their best.15 How Well Does Your Current Job Fit You? The First Step is Knowing What You Need to Be Your Best In these times of economic uncertainty. You may be able to have a conversation with your supervisor or a manager about making small changes. you need to be able to demonstrate your value to the company. just what you bring to the table.

Not only do you want a job where you can demonstrate how you do your best.com. it helps ensure a better fit between workers and their management.D.com/> .InnerResourceCenter. Ph. is a psychologist. Linda Pucci. And don't you want to hang on to a job that fits you well. Employers typically invest a great deal of money training its workers. Get additional free tips and challenges for getting unstuck from her Inner Resources report <http://www. and especially knowing what needs you bring to the work situation allows you to determine how you can best fit into what that company needs from you. LLC. knowing how a worker will best fit their company can ensure that their money is well spent. Are You Just a Face in a Crowd of Financial Advisers? . your company wants employees who will give their best as well. She specializes in helping people get unstuck from negative emotions and limiting beliefs that sabotage their happiness.InnerResourceCenter. thus creating greater longevity. Or contact her for a free 20 minute consultation at http://www. Ph. Knowing yourself. Knowing yourself not only allows you to communicate your skills and talents to management. change their lives. life coach. She has 30 years of experience helping people overcome obstacles. and you have thought about what skills you bring to the work force. and reach goals they had not thought possible using her solution focused approach.D. trainer and owner of Inner Resource Center. one where you can do your best? (c) 2009 Linda Pucci.16 employer that you know yourself well.

. you have to market yourself differently. Personal Branding Now that you've got your referrals.17 Ask yourself this question. Trusted References How we first contact our prospects will be enhanced by trusted references. without Facebook. you will need to educate them about your services and how to refer business to you. you can still have web interaction with your targeted prospects. they will need somewhere to catch a glimpse of you before they agree to meet you. Or do you market yourself at all? Let's face it. MySpace. LinkedIn and a host of other social websites. Why should they listen to you and not the others? The three key factors to stand out in our Financial Advisory arena are: trusted references. they already know you are well connected. within company guidelines. How referable are you? Do your clients and advocates know how to sell you? How often do you update them about your services? Do you have a system to constantly feed them with information and spur them into referring for you? Building a strong relationship is not enough. Effective Use of Marketing To access new markets where you have little or no connections. work on your personal branding. Will that not help to secure a meeting with them? So. media references like articles in newspapers or video interviews and third party testimonials. Years ago. Check with your company what they allow and do not allow to be public and on websites. With the advent of many web-tools. how does your prospect know you exist? If you are looking to stand-out from the competition. In order of the likelihood of conversion: Trusted friend's referral. and have a solid knowledge about financial planning and about other topics your prospects are passionate about. connected and trusted. informed. it was not possible to do a pre-meeting introduction. loved by your clients. you'll have work out a marketing plan exploring on-line and off-line methods. Imagine if before you even make an approach to your prospect. Referral Marketing is certainly one area you should really work at. there are easily 4-5 financial planners or financial advisers that most qualified prospects in their 30s and 40s already know. A good website and web profile tells the prospect that you are modern. expertise branding and effective use of marketing.

targeting at books your target audience read). and maintain a healthy work-life balance. Conclusion It is clear that if you fail to stand-out from your competitors. Feel free to drop the Author some comments at The Definitive Financial Adviser Career Guide <http://www. or be blown away by the tsunami of competition.financialadvisercareer. The majority of the efforts have to be offline: direct-mail campaign (usually 3-5 continuous weekly contact to achieve any reasonable results). To even protect your current clientele you'd better work on your marketing strategy to maintain mind-share. There are so many means of marketing or branding oneself online. He set up The Definitive Financial Adviser Career Guide <http://www.com> . but want to gain some mindshare. His passion is to help young entrepreneurs to achieve their fullest potential. Video via YouTube and other forms of media like podcasts generate tons of traffic into your website. Brendan Yong has been in the Financial Advisory Business since Jan 2003. you will soon join the dinosaurs and fade into extinction in this rapid age of information. articles writing on magazines your target market reads etc. but it may be useful for branding so by the time you contact them. and is currently a Financial Services Manager with the largest Independent FA in Singapore. they have formulated a good opinion about you. or general (for Example: advertising on Google sites when a related term appears in the content). It can even bring to life that pile of name cards you have gathered over the years.com> to provide job seekers a resource to find out more about the Financial Advisory Services landscape in Asia. On-line advertising can be targeted (Example: on Amazon. Email Marketing with Auto Responders can automate contact with your reservoir of prospects you are not ready to talk to. which complements the off-line marketing strategies. or at least helps to educate your prospects about the benefits you can have for them. advertising. Some markets are unlikely to "select" their financial adviser on-line.financialadvisercareer.18 The on-line world has not been much penetrated by Financial Advisers in my opinion. .

cooperworldwidecoaching. The challenge is to properly define what value means to your company. In a short phone call.and it is different for each. Today's high unemployment figures clearly communicate that there is someone just around the corner who is uniquely qualified to do your job. Do you know what those are? If not. Even more disturbing is that they may be willing to do your job for less money. team member and sales executive. the title you hold or the income you earn.reality! So what can you do to make sure there isn't a target on your back? The obvious and easy answer is to offer more value.. manager. information about their competition.. client needs or comments. Lowering your prices will not provide job security! Take a good look at the people who depend on you. you will get the chance to .you are in a competitive position and the future is in question.19 Offering More Value Makes You More Valuable It doesn't matter what your industry is. It's important not to confuse value with pricing. Business and Personal Performance Coach If you'd like to explore the coaching experience. Value to your clients may be helping them solve a problem or fill a need that may not have anything to do with your company's products. The time to begin again is now. The future will be more secure if you commit today to offer more value as an employee.. now is a good time to ask that question.com and click on complimentary coaching session. Go to http://www. Not scare tactics. Find out the type of support your manager needs and then provide that. Value to your company may be that your focus is on selling the products or services that are the most profitable. today is a great day to do that.. Consider providing information about their industry and if appropriate. What do they need and value most? Once you know the answer. Value to your boss may be providing him or her with solid and timely information related to goals. Delivering more value will make you more valuable to those who count on you every day. Jean-Ann Cooper. you will be better equipped to help them meet their needs. Let their needs take center stage.. sales presentations.. your management and your client base.

For more visit http://www. Evaluate your feelings and make sure that it isn't just the "Monday Morning Blahs". The process is designed to dramatically increase your business and enhance your quality of life. Jean-Ann began her career as a Business and Personal Performance Coach following 22 years in Radio and Television Sales and Management. Her practice focuses on personal and busines performance. it is best to figure out a way to deal with your personal frustrations. and if you truly are miserable in your place of employment. Her knowledge of the sales process and management skills made coaching a natural fit. but once you are out of family and life situations.com Is it Time For a Job Change? So you think it might be time to change your job? Switching your job or changing your career can be a huge decision. All of us at one time or another feel like you just don't want to be there.20 determine whether or not this coaching thing is for you. However. What are the reasons for your negative feelings about your place of employment? Is there something in your personal life that may be affecting how you feel about your place of work? It is easy to take out life's problems on your job.. Making this kind of change will affect your future.. being dissatisfied with pay is a huge . This is common and as the day goes by. so it is wise to make sure this is the best option for you. sometimes those feelings don't go away.cooperworldwidecoaching. things aren't so bad. More about Jean-Ann Cooper. In these cases. For a lot of people. Reasons to consider moving companies or even changing careers could have valid reason. maybe making a move is the best option. it is easy to take it out on work. Sometimes frustration you feel isn't necessary work related. negotiation skills. career transition and work/life balance.

you should really think things through and assess if the problem can be fixed or if there really is a valuable reason to move to a different place of employment.Not knowing where to look during a panel interview is a concern for many. you'll need a great resume.Determine the leader of the group. Difficulty with your boss or supervisor may be causing undue stress. Ask Questions . The leader is usually the person who . Perhaps the commute is too far away and you feel that something closer would allow you to spend time with family more.com/www/examples/> at VisualCV (http://www.21 reason for leaving. and the number of interviewers can range from two to eight (or more). you should start answering questions while making eye contact who asked the question. Maybe you find the work unsatisfying and you would really enjoy something that is more of a challenge. as long as it is thought out clearly and the reasons have merit. If you decide that a change in career is the right step for you. Check out some resume writing examples <http://www. In order to succeed. it might be time to move on. If you do not receive the benefits you need for yourself and your family. Then you should look around to the other interviewers and finish answering the question while making contact with the person who asked the question. follow the tips below: Eye contact . As a general rule.visualcv. just be sure to make the best decision for you. Heidi Ball is a freelance writer.visualcv. Whatever you decide. Whatever the problem is.com/www/examples/) and make an impression at your next interview. and direct questions to her/him at the end of the interview. Panel Interview Advice The panel interview can occur in any industry.

ask the individual representing the department.com> or visit her website http://www. Certified Interview Coach? (CIC). Silence is a strategy interviewers may use to get you to reveal information you ordinarily would not.22 makes the initial introductions and/or asks the most questions during the interview. For example. interview preparation. Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC). A good way to find out whether or not a panel interview is going to take place. The focus of each letter will differ depending on the job title of the interviewer. In many ways.careerstrides. or resume assistance. Avoid falling into the trap. Remain Focused . Follow-up Letters .com linda@careerstrides. and do not let the interview to get under your skin. When you finish answering a question. She is also the author How to Say It: Job Interviews (Prentice Hall Press). For specific questions that only a person in a specific department can answer.Send a thank you letter to every interviewer. Keep your cool. the supervisor of your department will be interested in your teamwork and productivity skills. and abilities. ask when making interview arrangements.com for additional career advice and to view resume samples. while a member of a partnering department will be interested in your ability to work collaboratively with his/her respective division. To ensure you get the spelling of everyone's name and email right. Respect Silence .Do not feel the need to fill every empty space. stop talking. You can contact Linda Matias at linda@careerstrides.The good/bad cop scenario is when one interviewer is friendly and another is harsh. . Linda Matias is qualified to assist you in your career transition. ask for everyone's business card. This method is used to determine how you will react in stressful situations. Certified in all three areas of the job search. a panel interview mimics other types of interviews in that the interviewers will want to hear about your knowledge. skills. and Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW). whether it be a complete career makeover.

All my ideas seemed boring or uninspired. . if any action at all. my inner critic would shout. to find work you'd love and make a career out of it? It happens. Then I became curious. "Oh they won't think that's helpful. everyone knows that already. It knows that if it bothers you with every negative thought you will become distracted and slow down if not stop your career change efforts. Anytime I started to write. It thinks it needs to protect you from yourself and tries to do this by throwing every worry in the book at you.23 Why I Almost Skipped This Week's Article I've been attempting to write this week's article for the last two and a half hours and I was just about to give up." I was becoming frustrated. Although. let me remind you that you do have a purpose. And then it hit me. If it is. Pour your energy into taking action--any action is better than all the thinking and reasoning you've been doing. blah. tempted to skip this week's newsletter or just reprint a previous article. blah. Turn your attention away from all the fear and self-criticism. Ask yourself if this is what's been happening. That's what I had to do to write this. My inner critic was doing a really good job of distracting me from writing what you need to hear. It's also what I had to do (and still need to remind myself!) to leave my corporate job and start my own business. You can make a fantastic living from it. from sharing advice that would help you take that next step with your career change. Your inner critic just despises change. You can create the life you truly want. the only thing you need to do is take action DESPITE the negative self-talk and bothersome concerns. How many of you have been doubting yourself and your job efforts recently? Have you been inadvertently slowing down your job hunting efforts because of your lack of success? How many of you have been wondering if you even have some sort of passion that you could turn into a livelihood? Are you only taking passive action.

Although." I was becoming frustrated.I've been attempting to write this week's article for the last two and a half hours and I was just about to give up. It thinks it needs to protect you from yourself and tries to do this by throwing every worry in the book at you. It's also what I had to do (and still need to remind myself!) to leave my corporate job and start my own business.24 Go ahead. everyone knows that already. I did it. if any action at all. How many of you have been doubting yourself and your job efforts recently? Have you been inadvertently slowing down your job hunting efforts because of your lack of success? How many of you have been wondering if you even have some sort of passion that you could turn into a livelihood? Are you only taking passive action. Turn your attention away from all the fear and self-criticism. If it is. Go ahead. Inc. Anytime I started to write. . Ask yourself if this is what's been happening. Your inner critic just despises change. and so can you. Then I became curious. blah. Pour your energy into taking action--any action is better than all the thinking and reasoning you've been doing. You can make a fantastic living from it. my inner critic would shout. That's what I had to do to write this. the only thing you need to do is take action DESPITE the negative self-talk and bothersome concerns. to find work you'd love and make a career out of it? It happens. (c) 2007 Segaric Coaching. My inner critic was doing a really good job of distracting me from writing what you need to hear. All my ideas seemed boring or uninspired. let me remind you that you do have a purpose. It knows that if it bothers you with every negative thought you will become distracted and slow down if not stop your career change efforts. from sharing advice that would help you take that next step with your career change. and so can you. tempted to skip this week's newsletter or just reprint a previous article. You can create the life you truly want. blah. I did it. And then it hit me. "Oh they won't think that's helpful.

so even if your greatest accomplishment isn't all that great. What would you say is your greatest strength? Here the employer wants to see what you think is important. motivational speaker.com and download your own career change toolkit today. because the employer is looking for a clear sign that you are moti- .25 Annemarie Segaric is a respected career change coach. and author.segaric. group or association deal with people in transition? Ready to switch careers and don't know where to begin? Visit http://www. just tell them about it and tell them why you are proud of it. Does your company. But what kind of questions will they ask? Well here are a few of the most popular questions: now you have to think about how you will answer them! Why do you want this position? Here the employer is looking for information about what makes you the right person to employ for this job. so now you have been lucky enough to secure an interview. so you need to check through what skills are identified here and then list your skills against these. is it being flexible. Usually they want to know that you have experience. hard working etc. Popular Interview Questions Ok. Where do you see yourself in 5 years time? This question is quite hard to answer. hard working. a team player etc? What is your greatest accomplishment so far? The employer is handing you the opportunity to tell them about your successes. Can you tell us what skills you feel you could bring to this position? This question is asking you to demonstrate that you have the skills identified in the person specification. the required skills and that you are flexible. whether with a recruitment agency or directly with an employer.

If you have done any kind of voluntary work then put this down on your curriculum vitae as if it were work experience.aspx> Admin Jobs.uk> we specialise in placement and recruitment in London and the Uk from PA Jobs. that can demonstrate that you do have organisational skills or the ability to work well under pressure or to be reliable.tate. After all how can you write a curriculum vitae when you have no work experience? Well there are things that you can mention on your curriculum vitae. keen to progress. but it may be realistic to state that you want to be the MD of the company! Above all when at interview. so respond to this question in a way that you think is appropriate to the nature of the job for which you are applying. Customer Service Jobs and Data Entry Jobs Temping Tips For Students If you are a student who has never worked. but on the other hand. contract and permanent office jobs <http://www. it may be worth saying that you are keen to become a team leader or a PA in 5 years time. or even during term time.co. they don't want to feel threatened by you.co. Secretarial Jobs.tate. ambitious.uk/job-listing/receptionistsjobs/JobCategoryIDs/3. keep a cool head and show yourself in your best light and you are sure to do well! Recruitment agency solutions spanning temping in london. Receptionist Jobs <http://www. Then show how this voluntary work equipped you with skills.26 vated. but you want to sign up for a recruitment agency and get some work for the holidays. If it is an admin position for example. . creating a good curriculum vitae can feel a daunting experience.

Even things like playing in a football team.you get a job offer.tate.tate. Receptionist Jobs <http://www. then you should be bright enough to think how your school work. that you are reliable etc. Secretarial Jobs. So instead of thinking that you have no work experience. If you have studied in 6th Form and are at University then you can demonstrate that you are able to work without constant supervision. But . studies and interests can all show that you really are very employable! Recruitment agency solutions spanning temping in london. If you have any interests that involve being part of a team. All it takes is a little creative thinking (but no dishonesty) on your behalf and if you are a student. that you are able to prioritise your workload. do not despair.co.uk> we specialise in placement and recruitment in London and the Uk from PA Jobs.uk/job-listing/receptionistsjobs/JobCategoryIDs/3. Customer Service Jobs and Data Entry Jobs Should You Accept a Low-Paying Job Offer Or Stick With Unemployment Benefits? So you've recently been let go from your company and are receiving unemployment benefits when an amazing thing happens . show that you are a team player. In the same way you can use your hobbies and interests to show that you are a person who is able to undertake various tasks or duties. then these obviously demonstrate that you are a team player.co.aspx> Admin Jobs. It really is a case of using whatever experience you have and making it applicable to the working environment. contract and permanent office jobs <http://www.27 If you have no work experience voluntary or paid. so you will get no temping jobs etc until you get your degree. then forget this kind of negative attitude.

but they were established to make sure that those who are recently unemployed don't feel that they have to accept anything that's offered to them. Therefore. it is important that you spend time studying what's going on in your field so that you don't waste unnecssary time pursuing dead-end opportunities. While you are required to actively seek employment while receiving benefits. However. So if you feel that you can go a while longer on the benefits you're receiving then continuing your search for a position that is roughly comparable to the job you previously held in both salary and benefits isn't necessarily a bad thing.And According to Your Family's Needs As mentioned previously. While it will definitely pay the bills. It may have been a blessing in disguise that propels you toward a passion you've always wanted to nurture. Get a Good Grasp of Your Field While holding out is not a bad idea for a while. Think about it. there is a reason that your job let its employees go. depending on your field. Choose Wisely . your decision can vary greatly. it will result in you taking less than 50-percent of what you were making. This means. if you're applying for jobs and simply collecting unemployment benefits without knowing what's going on with your field. Depending on your family's financial needs in the short and long term. You could even take this paid time off to educate yourself in new fields. Check to see if the companies you're applying with are planning to layoff workers anytime soon. Not only are they meant to help keep you afloat as you look for new employment. What do you do? Is it best to take the low-paying job or continue taking the unemployment benefits? This is definitely not a decision that comes with a textbook answer. you may benefit from some basic tips to help guide your decision. Business probably was not good. suffering business may be widespread.28 it's not the offer you were hoping for. there is no rule that says you have to take anything you're offered. you may be setting yourself up for a financial and career disaster. to ensure everyone is considered in this challenging decision. choosing the right path in this type of situation is not easy. Meaning. it's not the best idea to do so blindly. So take time to sit down with your family and weigh your options collectively. It can . The decision to accept a lower-paying position can be devastating when you consider the years of hard work you may have put into another job. You Were Given Unemployment Benefits for a Reason One thing that you should keep in mind when deciding whether to take the lower-paying position is that you were given unemployment benefits for a reason.

"Sorry" and they may as well not have bothered because it was the most inauthentic apology you ever heard? In fact it wasn't an apology at all.com Become an Effective Manager Through Genuine Recognition One of the most powerful attributes of an effective manager is not something often taught in management courses. Authenticity can't be taught. You may be thinking.resumelines. Have you ever had someone say. So make sure that your decision to accept or deny is an informed one to ensure you and your family can benefit for years to come. Heather Eagar is a former professional resume writer and is passionate about providing working professionals with current. it's a personal attribute that comes from within.resumelines.29 be a major blow to the ego and wallet. If you're in need of a resume service <http://www. "Of course you can learn that. reliable and effective job search tools and information. it was just a word without any feeling to support its meaning. It's the ability to genuinely recognize and acknowledge team members for a job well done. compare the top ones in the industry at http://www.com> . But even if you're on the 'cold fish' side there are certain things you can do that make a difference and most actions don't cost a cent! ** 5 Ways to Acknowledge Your Team Members ** . And you're absolutely right. but the keyword I'm focusing on is 'genuinely'. I saw a whole book on '1001 ways to reward and recognize your team'".

If there is a company newsletter use it to showcase their accomplishments. Care about the person. if it's their birthday wish them many happy returns and ask how they're celebrating. Spend $15 and buy a cake. . Throw a "Please" and "Thank you" their way. Well you would have thought I'd given her a million bucks. I'm appalled at how many people have forgotten their manners. I think we need more celebrations in our lives. gimme never gets. One of my colleagues was going in for dental surgery. 4. "Give me two loaves of bread. that presentation you did was absolutely fantastic. not just their work. Bill had an employee who made it to the over-50 ice skating finals. say them with heart. 2. He authentically acknowledged his colleagues constantly. He'd send an email." And have a conversation that doesn't revolve solely around work. No need to gush. but a simple acknowledgment should suffice. Be a promoter. I'm not saying to delve into their private lives but if they've been sick. I was at the bakery and the customer next to me said. You really excited the team and I can't wait to put the new system in place. has done a great job. trumpet your horn to others and say it to your face. We spend so much time doing." I felt like screaming. "Gimme. but had also taken the time to send a message. if they returned from vacation. I've got so many ideas on how I can finally get the information I need. doing." 5. "PLEASE!" My memory floated back to childhood with the rhyme. don't you know your manners yet?" It's not hard to be decent. let others know about it. doing that we need to take a breath and acknowledge what we've done! Have a morning tea to say. She was so chuffed that I'd not only remembered. ask if they're better now. 3. he asked for a picture of her on the ice and commended her in the next newsletter. This can be work related or personal. If your team. And remember. ask how it was. or someone in it. "Marcia. David was a manager his team adored and it was easy to figure out why.30 1. It made people absolutely glow. I wasn't in the office the day before her appointment so I sent her a text message to tell her I was thinking about her and wish her good luck. if you want your words to have impact. "Thanks for your hard work. Give genuine compliments from time to time.

Today I want to focus on an attribute that appears to have been lost amongst the fancy management speak and that's common sense." * I received a letter from the Chairman of my bank that started off." I discovered ONE lousy benefit.com Madisen recently co-authored a book with Dr Wayne Dyer.BecomeAManagerNow. "Just a reminder that today is our staff strategy meeting. "I'm pleased to announce that the shareholders took the Board's suggestion to merge with Greedy (excuse my creative licence) Bank. On Friday the CEO sent out an email that said. Consider the following fine examples: * On Thursday a company retrenched 10% of their employees. Get her free report on why "Dealing with Difficult People is Your #1 Priority as a Manager" => http://www. I would have access to more cash machines . they range from leading and building your team and its members to effective communication. Discover a Fundamental Management Skill Most Managers Lack There are many resources on management skills. There will be many excellent benefits as a result of the merger. The odd thing about common sense is that it's really not that common at all. team leader or supervisor role.31 Madisen Harper is a career expert who provides a proven system to help people take their first jump into a management. So bring your great ideas and positive attitude. Brian Tracy & 'The Secret's' John Assaraf & Michael Beckwith.whoop-ti-do! .

In both cases it comes down to one thing.com Madisen recently co-authored a book with Dr Wayne Dyer. Get her free report on why "Dealing with Difficult People is Your #1 Priority as a Manager" => http://www. maintaining and heightening customer satisfaction to create loyalty and team building. Madisen Harper is a career expert who provides a proven system to help people take their first jump into a management. she was still safe in her corner office). The Chairman assumed I would be happy about the big merger. I had fired Greedy Bank years ago for their poor customer service so the last thing I wanted to hear was that they were now merging (read 'taking over') the bank I have been a customer of for over 15 years. Employees read the email in disgust. Instead. Consider your day-to-day work and ask yourself if you practice common sense at work. In both cases they lacked common sense and also failed on other key management skills such as successful communication. . pretend smile for a strategy meeting. money and paper on a letter that had one lousy benefit in it. but in fact I wasn't. they were already feeling unmotivated. she acted like nothing happened and all was well in the world (well at least it was in her world. The second example is one of assumption. the CEO and Chairman are paid big bucks to be competent at their job. Brian Tracy & 'The Secret's' John Assaraf & Michael Beckwith. It's a basic skill.BecomeAManagerNow.32 In the first instance you would hope that the CEO had the common sense to acknowledge the previous day's retrenchments. The other aspect was that they had wasted time. uncertain and scared for their own jobs and now were expected to put on a big happy. that can have an incredible impact. team leader or supervisor role.

The jobs that do exist are simply being flooded. Take the time to figure out where you should best spend your job search energies. you might create several different versions of your resume targeting different fields to reflect that varied background. this is where you match that document up to the jobs that fit that description. take the time to polish your resume . The interesting thing I've noted is that there are now a lot of people suddenly without employment who haven't ever conducted a job search before or haven't had to do so in a long time. but your stool won't be on solid ground and steady. or hire a professional resume writer to make sure you>Targeted job search. If you have multiple talents (and most people do). But. the important thing is that you need to match apples to apples. you have to be focused. Additionally. Something is definitely missing. "Where do I start?" So exactly what is the secret to a successful job search. there are literally hundreds of applicants. Here's a startling statistic: 70%. network = successful search You can have one or two of these components. Job seekers nowadays have to be relentless and fearless. check out a 'how to' book from the library.it simply doesn't translate. No "one size fits all" resume will do. network. Polished resume. Successful job searches begin with a three-legged stool approach:Polished résumé + targeted job search + network. What does that say to you? It should tell you that you need to get out of the house and start talking to people. Is it the field that you have the most expertise in? Or is it a new direction where you can leverage your skills sets? Whichever direction you choose. Several hiring managers I've talked to have said that for every open position. Each 'leg' of this framework is geared to compliment and solidify support of the other legs. This is the percentage of people who find jobs through networking. Just as you have focused your resume into a specific area. A common refrain I hear is a bewildered. given these market conditions? The key is laser-precise targeting.33 The Secret to a Successful Job Search I've been inundated lately with clients who have been laid off or terminated due to economic reasons.either utilize web resources. Here's a quick list of ideas to get the ball rolling: . Understanding your target market for your focused resume is critical! Networking. You can't be a teacher and suddenly apply for a pharmacy technician position utilizing your teaching background.

you will only be successful if you focus your effort on the three-pronged approach. Informational interviews can be incredibly insightful. Classes . Volunteer .these can be set up through someone you know or else you can try the 'cold-call' route.com is just one great resource to find out who your contacts know to connect to people and jobs 7.you can meet other people and even find out about job leads 6. you are now marketing your own commodity: YOU. It's a win-win situation 2. CMP President Pathfinder Writing and Career Services PO Box 20536 Portland OR 97294 503-539-3954 phone 503-408-4894 fax http://pathfindercareers. Trade association events .most job seekers are willing to share their Rolodexes in exchange for the same favor 5. Informational interviews .you'll be meeting everyone at the registration counter 3. Instead of marketing someone else's product.mingling at these events can open doors 4. not a job. and if you handle it well (send a thank you note afterwords). Online business networking. Remember: You are trying to get information. and again.com/ Advance your career with a professionally-written resume Proud member of the National Resume Writers Association .you can meet people. in this marketplace. Networking events/luncheons .CTP.34 1.LinkedIn.find out and leverage existing contacts from others in your same situation. Dawn Rasmussen . Job support groups .volunteer to help out with registration for a related industry conference. and be relentless and fearless. you might just also gain an internal advocate for you at that company! Looking for a job is a full-time job. contribute to a cause and feel good.

Or. even the non-related job to the position you seek. drew from all your experiences to build a case for the current open position. and need to know. This raises some negative questions and speculation on the part of the human resources department and the supervisor or manager seeking to hire.35 Application Errors That Can Keep You From the Job You are trying to fill out the application to the best of your ability. none of the reasons are feasible. Let's face it. Here you will outline your prior experience and unique qualifications past employment. include a brief synopsis of your skills and qualifications as related to the specific job sought on your coverletter and resume. military. you do have the necessary skills/requirements further back in your job history. etc. Go ahead and fill out the application detailing the complete work history. Here is an applicant who can not account for significant amounts of time. what the future employee has been up to and if they are qualified for the position. The temptation would be to skip one of your positions altogether so as to highlight a different job or experience. you just don't have all the data for that company you worked for three years back. most job applications do not afford a lot of room to be over-wordy or include a long list of all your skills and prior positions. but there is so much ground to cover. Somewhere towards the bottom of most applications are a few lines asking for other skills or qualifications. go in order from recent to oldest but don't skip one job to highlight another. in light of the negative impact to your chances of future employment. Also. Or. Highlight the unique duties and roles at each as well as aspects of all jobs that are beneficial to managing and budgeting people. .. yet. The danger is that holes in your employment history can be the death knell to your chances of getting an interview. In a tight job market. However. your current job is not very exciting but the prior job was chalked full of good experiences and leadership duties. special training. Fill out as many prior employment blocks as provided. Your current or most recent job is not as applicable to the position you are seeking. you can not afford any miscalculation or indiscretion that may hinder your career goals. and bring all the loose ends together on your cover letter and resume. Employers have a right to know. time.. and resources. You wish to demonstrate your years in a particular field though your time in that industry is spotty or intermittent. Think about this from the employer's point of view. Put the best spin on the situation. Let's look at the top three and try to redirect your approach. There are various reasons one might opt to omit large chunks of the past.

yet so often the question is never asked. Brian Trimmer is an educator who previously worked in human resources for an employment firm. and if there is a legitimate reason such as injury or extended recuperation. Everyone should know the importance of. The question is critical to one's long term happiness.36 What if you do have legitimate blocks of time where you were out of work? By all means. How to Begin Planning Your Career When planning your career. Many can be turned into an asset with the right spin: stay-at-home moms are wonderful managers and great at multitasking. and emphasize your unique qualifications in a cover letter and on your resume. and really think about. it does not matter what age a person is or whether the person is a college student. the negative connotation that will form in the mind of the hiring manager out weighs any reasons or excuses for a spotty work history. or even a retiree who is not yet ready to accept a rocking chair as their next greatest destination. However. It may be tempting to leap-frog one job to highlight a previous position. what direction to take as a next step in their life-long career. students and military personal often receive valuable training and experience. Put a positive thrust to all your work place endeavors. look for connections between your past skills and the sought after position. . most people do not fully consider what kind of an impact their early decisions make on their long-term outcome. Understand clearly. a company can not discriminate. There really is no valid reason to skip large segments of your work history. You may feel that a recent job has no bearing on the position you are applying for (and it may not). explain them on paper. a stay at home mom who is ready to jump back into the workforce.

37 Some aspects that need to be looked at in detail when planning your career include: Preparation . but you can also get rid of any existing debt by creating new sources of income . a person needs to be sure that they are going to be able to make the commitment and stick with their initial career choice in order to avoid wasting valuable time. Reality . especially during an economic crisis. becoming a doctor or surgeon is a very noble career indeed. Then they realize that their financial situation will not allow them to make the type of commitments that are required in order to ensure their success.What type of preparation is going to be needed to go into a particular type of career? How long is the schooling that is required in order to achieve the related goal? How is that schooling going to be paid for? What type of potential debt am I looking at? It is good to start with these types of basic questions before making any real decisions. Some of the most rewarding careers can now be realized while working from a home office. flexibility in one's daily schedule. and based on doing only what you love to do is by far the most desired choice.Does this career really fit the person? Is it something that they love to do and will continue to enjoy doing for many years to come? Anyone can begin their career with eagerness only to find that after a year or two. For example. Not only can you learn how to avoid the many pitfalls of getting into debt. So why begin to plan your career from a position of debt when you can accomplish the same goal from a position of solid income? A career that is based from home allowing personal family time. However.all from your home office. that parent will miss out on a lot of the daily joys that come with being a parent. Commitment . if the person who is pursuing this career is a single parent without a lot of family support. they are burnt out. Going from a life of debt to income is certainly within your reach when you understand certain proven strategies. . It's not out of reach to learn from others who can lead you step-by-step in planning for all of the above questions as well as showing you what an Internet business can do you in planning your career.What type of commitment is going to be involved? While many careers are very worthwhile and give back to the community.

there is no such thing -. in 10 Days to New Income <http://www.but not necessarily. What to Do When You Hear of Possible Layoffs Oh no! There are rumblings that a lay-off may be in your near future. His website is devoted to providing free and low-cost tools and resources for successful living. retirees.html> . The one thing we know about constants.so don't ask about anyone but yourself.debt-to-income. and anyone needing to improve their finances.com/consumer-debt-relief.com <http://www. What do you do now? Take a deep breath.com> . If you're working in a union environment you probably already know where you are in terms of seniority. If you don't know you can find out by checking with your Union Steward or directly with the Human Resources Department. Gorham teaches students. If you hear rumblings you might consider going to your Supervisor or Manager privately and speaking honestly about what you have heard. stay at home moms. The Supervisor or Manager may or may not be in a . You can and will get through this change.38 Richard Gorham says.things are always changing.debt-to-income. They may factor in other things like work performance or attendance that might work to your advantage. If you're not working in a union environment but you're the one most recently hired. chances are you may be in the next lay-off wave -. Remember they will only give you information about your situation and not any other worker . But it's best to stay as calm as possible and keep a positive attitude so that you are thinking through the process and not just reacting. "Conquer debt and increase your income!" Access a wide variety of free tools and resource information to better manage your money at Debt-to-Income.

You may as well start that clock as soon as possible. However. Sometimes they will help you with your resume or set you up with community organizations that will help you with your job search for free. 4. There are varying factors. So you feel that it might be you or you have been directly notified. You can ask coworkers. You can use these reviews later (as long as they are positive) in future interviews to show the type of performance you maintained on your last job. 2. file your claim and find out about your options. A personal reference is NOT written on company letterhead and is not offered as a reference by the Company. If you don't have copies go to the Human Resources Department and ask for them. Ask Supervisors and Managers that you have reported to or worked with on projects for a reference letter.they might be following company guidelines not to disclose this type of information. Ask the Human Resources Department if they have any type of outplacement assistance. 3. But don't take it personally if you find out later that you are on the lay-off list and the Manager did not tell you. A lot of companies do not encourage company reference letters for fear of false recommendation should you have challenges on another job. There should be no problem receiving a copies of your Performance Reviews. Instead it is just what is says a personal reference. 1. Instead start to prepare. 6. Sometimes if you receive a severance of some type. It may delay your unemployment insurance start date. Go through your personal hard copy files and make sure you have copies of all of your performance reviews. Go through your computer and download on a disc brought from home any personal information you might have on your computer. Do not delete any company information. other department Managers or Supervisors. If they do confirm your suspicions they may ask you to keep it confidential. Don't start acting like Chicken Little running to co-workers and telling them that the "sky is falling. Company information is considered proprietary information and is not yours to control. 5." That does nothing to improve the situation for you or anyone else. Delete any personal E-mails you may have received or sent on your computer. . Once you've downloaded your personal information delete it from your computer.39 position to address your concerns. If they don't speak about it . As long as it is not written on company letterhead and clearly states that it is a personal reference it should be fine. Immediately file a claim for unemployment insurance. you can get a personal reference. Please do. In most cases there may be a seven-day waiting period. in most cases.

8. As a Recruiter she has recruited for management and nonmanagement positions. Most communities offer varying types of job search programs. Your friends may know of job openings on their jobs that you might not learn about otherwise. Most business decisions are made with emphasis on the best interests of the company.40 7. When not working she can be found on the golf course or reading a good book.net (678) 557-6297 . 10. Tell everyone you know that you are now looking for work. Chances are you were not singled out but unfortunately are affected by the business change. it's a good option for a job change. Think about transferable skills. The unknown sometimes causes us to fear. Venise Williams. Don't take it personally. Be flexible. Most people will search on job boards for jobs -. Human Resources Consultant Straight Ahead Solutions http://www. They usually have a career section which might not be as public as some of the job boards.it's all about business. 13.but this change might be a good thing. simply because it is unknown -. 9. but don't forget about Professional Associations. Venise Williams has been a part of the Human Resources industry for several years. for example. In most cases . Things happen. Where do you start? If you are in the insurance industry. If your income will be reduced it is good to find out about Food co-op programs and other types of assistance programs that may be available in your area. Sometimes a lay-off can be a blessing in disguise.StraightAheadSolutions. Venise works with Small Companies to assist with their human resources needs and helps employees through some of their most challenging issues. Get help preparing alternate resumes that include transferable skills. not individual employees. look up all the Insurance agencies that do what your company does and see if they have job openings. Go on line and research community service programs in your area. This may be your opportunity to re-invent yourself or try something new. It might be the catalyst to help you make what might turn out to be a good career change you might not have made otherwise. You might have to do something a little different from what you used to do.which is a good thing to do. There is no embarrassment here. 11. 12. Remember not all change is bad. Unless you signed a Non-compete agreement or something that would prohibit you from working for a competing company.

the butterflies and anxiety are present. Try your best to show exactly what it is you could do to benefit the company. Maybe in answering a question about how you handle stress. what is more stressful than going to a job interview? Generally it doesn't matter if it's your first or you hundredth. A potential employer may wonder what bad things you will say about their company if you freely speak badly about a former place of employment. Be sure you know about the companies to which you've applied. a great answer would be something along the lines of: "Working under stress helps me do the best job possible. The absolute best way to reduce this stress is to be prepared! First things first. it will better prepare you to answer some of the questions that might specifically relate to their company.41 The Job Interview Seriously. it is imperative that you speak highly of your former employers. But using an interview as a venting session will not help you gain employment. . Being prepared will show a potential employer your strength of character and your confidence. It is important to maintain a correct balance between good stress and bad stress". Research and try to find out some background. some tough questions might be asked. Questions like "How do you handle stress and pressure?" Or perhaps "What is your greatest weakness?" With all these types of questions it is important to turn a seemingly negative answer into something positive. When you are in the actual interview. They want to know about you so you should know as much as you can about them. and that is something almost every boss is looking for. It is terribly important to remain honest in all your answers. Be sure to emphasize your skills and your strengths. Take time to think about your answers and give the best response you possibly can. Regardless of the reasons you left. Questions that ask things like why you might have left your last job may leave a bit of an uncomfortable feeling. A number of interviewers will ask specific questions about you that you might find frustrating. Also by researching and understanding what the company is about. Be ready and be confident in your answers.

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Tab across and under your dates of employment. The last thing you want is for your resume to be screened out because it's too small to read.are you highlighting the company you worked for or your job title? The focus should be on your job title.Do it Yourself! In these tough times why pay money for another person to review and update your resume? With these easy steps you can do it yourself! These guidelines are based on the Chronological Resume format. If you're using an E-mail address make sure it's a basic address. 1. Look at your paper as a whole. Is all of the text stacked to one side? Can you change the layout to spread text more evenly across the page? Is the font a comfortable pitch or is it really small so you can get more on the page? Try not to go below a 10 pitch. Most people include name.06/05) . address. This is not the place for cute or clever E-mail names. 02/08). Directly under your job title list the Company name. then tab across and list the dates of your employment (2 digit month and date are fine. Center your heading title in the middle of the graybar. 3. and phone number. Ex. list the City and State where you worked (two-letter abbreviation for the State is fine). When listing your employment information . and Click the Shading tab. Borders and Shading. Remember you may be among thousands. 4. On Microsoft Word Click Format. Make sure your contact information is complete. although some of it will also apply to other styles.Present (or ending month . Don't forget alternate phone numbers like your home or cell phone number and don't forget your E-mail address.45 Why Pay For a Resume Update . Keep the headings for each of your jobs in the same format. 2. One format you might consider is to list your job title. Consider using a gray bar for heading divisions it will break up the text nicely and make your resume easy to read. preferably 11 pitch. For example: Dog Catcher 01/05 .

When you list your accomplishments . For example: Organized a Teen Program in my community to serve young adults.46 City Zoo Roswell. 16-21. Don't forget to let your references know they're listed! 11. through the companies online posting or from the Human Resources Department and list some of your job duties from the description. Listing your Industry associations suggests that you keep up with what's going on in your field.either you are currently doing it or you used to. This will help to get you screened in. They are easy to read and help you to write succinctly. You can either have a separate section for accomplishments or include your accomplishments at the beginning or end of each job section. I'm suggesting you reference other material to assist you with concise wording . Just don't mix the two with the same employer . . You won't need to list your high school as well. you'll be able to actually list any references you may have. Keep in mind that you are not writing a book but summarizing your work responsibilities. No need to put the infamous "References Available upon Request" on your resume. If you made it to college you must have graduated from High School. Include a brief section on your professional accomplishments. It's only necessary to list your High School if that is your highest level of education. I like using bullets. Be sure that you are using your industry's terminology throughout your resume. If you're a college graduate listing your college information. Be sure to include any professional certifications that help promote your skill level in your industry. GA 5.be specific. It should go without saying but I must be clear: Do not falsify anything on your resume. So many companies use software to screen resumes. Now you're ready to list your job function and overall responsibility. 10. List dollar amounts. 8. or personal accomplishments which would serve you well at work. It's a good idea to find the job description for your current job or the job you are applying for. and graduation date is satisfactory. List your education.don't assume everybody knows what they mean. transitioning from emancipation for the Boys & Girls Club in 2002.not to make up information on your resume. time frames. and what it meant for the company. If you don't have professional accomplisments. If you are offered an opportunity to complete the company application either online or hard copy. list your educational accolades. List definitions for all abbreviations . 9. degree attained. 6. 7. Once you're finished go back over your resume and make sure that each paragraph is written in the correct tense. You can list your current job information in the present tense and your previous employment in past tense.

Human Resources Consultant Straight Ahead Solutions http://www. Your resume should point out related information for the job for which you are applying. During your interview you can go in as much detail as you like. As a Recruiter she has recruited for management and nonmanagement positions.net 678) 557-6297 Work at Home Scams . Use a critical eye to determine whether you put meat into your resume or generic fluff. If you feel you must go ahead.Find Out the Real One . I continue to challenge my Clients to condense the resume to one page.in fact that's what I recommend. Venise Williams has been a part of the Human Resources industry for several years.StraightAheadSolutions. If possible offer to review a friends' resume in exchange for a review of your own. 14. did you quantify where possible? For example how many people did you supervise? Were they all doing the same job? 13. Venise works with Small Companies to assist with their human resources needs and helps employees through some of their most challenging issues. It's easier to be objective with writing that's not your own. You may have to have more than one resume . Did you use specific software names.47 12. Venise Williams. You can even bring supplemental information to hand to interviewers if you would like. Some people feel they have to have an additional page. A one-page resume is your goal. When not working she can be found on the golf course or reading a good book.

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After many years of working hard in my corporate career I woke up one morning with the realisation that I had my ladder up against the wrong wall. It took some soul searching, planning and experimentation to find meaningful work and re-establish myself but it was so worth the effort, even though there were sacrifices, doubts and challenges along the way. Interestingly during my search for a different path I found that many friends and colleagues felt, like me, unhappy and trapped in unfulfilling jobs yet had resigned themselves to not changing. Often due to fear, family expectation and financial concerns. There is no doubt that it can be frightening to follow your heart and it doesn't come without some hard work and patience but it is worth the effort if you have dreamed of: * Becoming a solo-entrepreneur or running your own business * Moving to significantly different work with a different type of organisation * Continuing with your current work but with an organisation that matches your values * A portfolio role of contract/consultancy work, entrepreneurship, board positions * Retraining or studying to move into a new profession Although career change is never a straight path, (there will certainly be unexpected twists and turns), if you follow these steps you can map out a route to a new and brighter future. 1. Self exploration. The first step is to take some time out to really get to know yourself and not just your skills and experience. Dig deep and find out about your personality preferences, your values and interests and the environments that bring out the best in you. 2. Identify options. At this stage I encourage my clients to think as broadly and creatively as possible about the options for future work. This is not about finding solutions but opening up and getting excited about the full range of possibilities. 3. Research and testing. Having identified all available options the purpose of this step is to conduct research and do some reality testing. There are lots of ways to achieve this through informational interviews, volunteering, research, reading, networking and evaluation. By taking an in-depth approach to research and testing you can make considered decisions about your future 4. Transition planning. All good projects have a transition plan which maps out the steps to get you from where you are to where you want to be. A well thought through plan which includes everything from physical and financial resources to training, communication and timescales will give you the confidence to make your career change a reality. 5. Implementation. Once you have your plan in place you can start the process of achieving your dreams. Even though you may make some adjustments during the implementation phase you will do this with the reassurance of having a blue print in place.

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There are several avenues by which you can get babysitting jobs in your area, the fastest ways is to check out public forums as well as job listings that might be displayed in such forums. There are several websites that sends daily babysitting job alerts to the email addresses of their subscribers, some of the websites that send such alerts are; childcare-online.com, and jobster.com. There are several websites that allow you browse their babysitting job collections for free, you can also search for your local region, city or even street and submit your job application online for free. Having a babysitting certification permit for your area is one of the best and fastest means of getting a babysitting job. With this certification permit, you are qualified under the law to baby-sit and apply for other related jobs. You can get a babysitting certification permit by attending courses which center around baby childcare, emergency childcare and safety precautions while baby sitting. You can take a short baby sitting class at a local recreation center and learn several babysitting basics such as how to be responsible for various age groups, and how to handle such dangerous cases like fire accidents, hazardous

The boss that has a bunch of assistance that they hand the work off to and when the job is done right they take all the credit. Been there. done that.52 toys. When you build a Network with other babysitters. Now you are the one that is stuck putting in late hours at the office while your boss leaves early to play golf. .Everything Your Ambitious Young Person Needs to Know to be a "Super Babysitter <http://www. At Last! Real Peace-of-Mind for Parents .superbabysitting.htm> working with children and their families for over fifteen years. These are the knowledge and experiences that can make you secure babysitting jobs very fast You can get babysitting jobs in your area by registering with your local employment agencies. You are the one who has to fire that employee while your boss steps out for lunch. "University of Babysitting" Training DVD! Written by a Mental Health Professional <http://superbabysitting. You will have to pay some commission for this but be rest assured that you will secure constant babysitting jobs. You can also secure babysitting jobs by building a Network with some stay-at-home-mums or babysitters who would need your help especially when they are too busy to baby-sit.this mean more babysitting jobs for you.com/judibio. But if something goes wrong then it is all your fault.com> " Now Available ia this Affordable. and common baby allergic reactions. you can receive constant tips and ideas on how you can improve upon your babysitting experience. never again. Every time they are given an assignment they end up passing the buck on to you. You feel like this is the bosses job and not yours but what can you do. Passing the Buck From Your Bad Boss Does your bad boss get their job done by passing the buck on to you? You know the type. I know some of you have a bad boss like that.

Enough is enough! There has to be a better way to make money than this but you cannot just simply quit your job. You can now start earning a living from home and once you make enough you can leave that old job behind. Do you want to work for that bad boss for ever? Or would you like to take a chance on making your own money for a change.allproman. At the end of the year you watch your boss collect a big bonus check for all the hard work you did.com/product-reviews/ Caution . These are the ones who strut on a catwalk sporting designer clothes. Become you own boss. If you don't start now you may never get this opportunity again. The other kinds. It is not as hard as you think. Think about that the next time you head back to work. You have already done everything your bad boss would have done anyway so why not put that experience to work for you. .allproman. To see the complete list of products reviews and scams to watch out for then see: http://www. Time to take action now. So you end up taking it for as long as you can. Just go to: Membership Websites <http://www. If you complain then you could get demoted or lose your job. Let us show you opportunities that we have reviewed that can teach you how to earn an income online. which include print models and commercial models. Unless you enjoy your boss passing the buck to you. do something that you can take credit for. You just need a little guidance to get you started. If you do you might not get another job right away and you could end up losing everything. Well fortunately there is something you can do. The most popular type of modeling is probably the ramp models.Fake Modeling Agencies Modeling could be a full-time job or a part-time job depending on its nature and how much it pays.53 Your bad boss is in charge and they call the shots.com/membership-website-software/> . Their is no need to quit your job to get started.

com. people can still earn enough if they are able to have a lot of modeling stints from different companies. These fake modeling agencies are good at coaxing and know which buttons to press to win the trust of amateur models. then you have every right to be suspicious. However. Having a 20% commission is the norm of modeling agencies and you should definitely question them if it is any higher than that. the website connects aspiring models with official partners in the fashion industry. Even if they have a website. Legitimate modeling agencies will not require any form of payment before signing a contract. they will exploit you and run with your money. real modeling agencies should have an office and should have people working to book the models. It is required to be put up where it can be easily seen. Those who are new in the industry tend to be more vulnerable. First of all. The fake ones would try to charge you for different things. Once they get your trust. If they are endorsing workshops or acting classes. Like any other business. if you see like they have been photocopied or cutouts from magazines. However. If you only want to deal with respected and trustworthy agencies. Those who are just starting out should be wary of fake modeling agencies. you should visit: http://www. seeing the office with your own eyes is still not enough to cross out the possibility. if you have already signed a contract. Watch out for pictures that have been copied elsewhere. Try to scrutinize those that are posted on the walls. the skill and the style of the photography will already give you a hint if they are legitimate or not. The brighter side is that people who have been warned and know about how these fake modeling agencies work. a modeling agency should have a license. As for the modeling portfolio. These fake modeling agencies try to look authentic by plastering pictures on the wall.54 pay lower compared to ramp modeling. never agree to pay for anything because these are supposedly free. then they are getting a profit out of it. the agency should cover the expenses. they still need to have an office where the actual contract signing and bookings take place. Do not hesitate to request to see it because it is required by law. . Most of the time.Vuicy. For instance. It is true that models need a composite card and a modeling portfolio but if they are forcing you to have those fixed with specific photographers or their actual office.

But. Becoming a Victoria Secret model is one of the most competitive conquests in the modelling world. anyone who is aspiring to be one should be prepared to take the physical scrutiny and the rejection that could come from auditioning to grace the pages of the lingerie company's catalog or to walk the length of its next season's launch runway. It would be a good idea to register in several modeling websites and upload your photographs as an online modeling portfolio. do go out and try your luck. please visit our site: http://www. Even if you follow all these steps on how to become a Victoria Secret model. These two model ling agencies announce open calls for aspiring Victoria Secret models from time to time. becoming a Victoria's secret model becomes much easier with our 3 simple step method. prospective models will be measured as well. These are the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency and the Elite Modeling Agency.Vuicy. Make sure you do not lose sight of what your ultimate goal is. There are currently two top modeling agencies handling the booking of models for Victoria Secret.com. An aspiring Victoria Secret model can also register in the websites of the Elite and the Ford Modeling Agencies and upload their photographs. Most modeling agencies prefer natural snapshots to professional photographs as these show them a better picture of the raw material they could be working on. it is important to note the provisions in the "Terms of Use Agreement" section. you just might be the next new face of sexiness and sultriness to walk the Victoria Secret runway. Most of the existing Victoria Secret models have already had their rounds of the runway and the fashion industry. They would also be required to enter some personal information as well as their physical measurements and vital statistics.55 How to Become a Victoria Secret Model It is the sexiness and sultriness that a model is able to exude on top of that perfectly sculpted body that is the answer to an aspiring model's bid on how to become a Victoria Secret model. yes. . Start building your modeling career outside of Victoria Secret while you are waiting for that final call. there is no guarantee that you will be taken in as soon as you walk into the offices of the two modeling agencies handling the lingerie company's model bookings. During these calls. Those who are shorter than 5'8" in height should not even aspire to be a Victoria Secret model as this is the minimum height requirement. As in any website where users undertake a registration process. Those who want to know how to become a Victoria Secret model have to peruse the web pages of these modeling agencies for the latest requirements. Who knows. The perfect vital statistics of 34-2434 is also a must for any Victoria Secret model. For more effective tips on how to become a model. It is during these open calls when aspiring models are asked to come in for a look-see and an interview. if you do have all of the qualities of being a Victoria Secret model. Needless to say.

in photos. The portfolio. Make sure that you made everything clear about the images you want to have. Height. Get to know the magazine by reading the articles. it should be able to impress an audience. For this aspect. Posing for a magazine like Maxim requires a fabulous body. Understandably. Sexy shots are different from cheap and vulgar shots. the dramatic look and so on. the photos in your portfolio should be recent and should look like you. You can even browse through magazines and show them to your photographer. the photos in your composite card as well as your modeling portfolio should also be updated. the natural look. It may sound fairly simple but there are so many models who are just trying everything. there are many ways to be sexy and you want to show the potential client that you can portray all those characters. Have some photos in black and white. those who are aiming to be a Maxim model should definitely have a lot of these in their portfolios. even the one intended for a magazine such as Maxim. It is not enough that you are beautiful in the shot. Look at yourself in the mirror and try some of the common poses from the magazine and see if you still look sexy.56 How to Become a Maxim Model? The most important thing to remember in knowing how to become a Maxim model is know the magazine. should still be varied. Make sure that the pictures included in your folio do not look like clips from a gonzo porn flick. Although modeling agencies do not necessarily demand poses with lingerie or swimwear in the modeling portfolios of a general model. How to become a Maxim model does not include being tasteless. are not the primary concern most especially that it can be cheated by photographers by using a different angle but the built is another thing. You will not only reveal your body but also have demanding poses that may not be so easy if you have something to hide. Varied shots and expressions will prove that they . the naughty look. Always have lots of shots taken so you will surely end up with something good enough for a portfolio. The innocent look. This simply means that if you changed something about your look such as the color of your hair. knowing a bit of their history and of course checking out the print of models they have. the photographers that you are to hire have a lot of responsibilities. They will send numerous copies of their comp cards to the first agency they see even when they do not know the nature of the magazine or the agency.

Suddenly all your plans seem shaky and your paycheck uncertain. I have seven tips to share with you on how to manage your career in these turbulent times. and who has recently worked with several people made redundant in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. but giving into fear won't help. Do your job well.Seven Survival Tips The global and local news regarding the contraction and re-alignment of business priorities in the UAE causes everyone to have worrisome thoughts. 2. Surprisingly. Tune out naysayers who only fuel your negative thoughts. pose with poise and be sexy every step of the way. Managing Your Career in Uncertain Times . remain focused and motivated.com connects aspiring models like you with all the great names in the fashion industry. there are still many women who are sexy and beautiful yet they do not feel it. You should be able to move gracefully.Vuicy. Yes. A model should be 100% confident about oneself. It's hard not to have scary and somber thoughts during an economic slowdown. right? http://www. I know it's hard to do with nagging fears in the back of your mind. It's important that you keep doing your work at the highest level of quality and engagement. How safe is my job? Am I at risk of being made redundant? What should I do now? How can I hope for the best. 1.57 would not have a difficult time in directing the model for a shoot. Instead. To come in contact with these big companies isn't easy. The last piece of advice on how to become a Maxim model is be a Maxim model. Visit the website today. Fear is a natural emotion during these times. but prepare for the worst? As a career management consultant who coached many individuals during the recessions of the 1980's and 1990's in the USA. Being comfortable and confident with your body is not synonymous to being arrogant but it would help you project sensuality when it is time for your photoshoots. Don't Panic. However. being keen on delivering your .

3. change your pattern. however. 5. Many people don't keep their resumes up-to-date. Roll up your sleeves. Make sure your bosses see you doing your best to contribute to the on-going success of the company. and actions to activities that focus on strengths of the organization and its deliverables. 6. tackle tough problems and stay late if that's what it takes. in an unpredictable and volatile time it leaves you unprepared. clubs. Don't gossip. increased revenue. sharpens your focus on key strengths. Be visible. Review your work over the last year. and they also torpedo your career opportunities. Be able to identify your key accomplishments. It's time for you to re-evaluate your skills. Be watchful of your discussions at work. Ask them how you might be off assistance to them . Rather look for ways to contribute your ideas. Can you identify your accomplishments and how your contributions made a difference to your department? Make sure that you can quantify your achievements in terms of efficiency. it is human nature. Be prepared. cost savings or better customer relations. This is the first step to a new resume. and where they fit in the labor market. People are willing to help those who have helped them. It minimizes the . leads and contacts if your situation changes. its leadership and the decisions they make? Refrain being attached to this group. now is the time to re-engage them. 7. wringing their hands and bad mouthing the company. Creating a new resume BEFORE you need it. Take time now to identify the industries or market segments which might need you or where you might be able to add value. not responsibilities. Focus on actions. Managers and supervisors are often asked to take a closer look at who adds value through their performance and who has been just "along for the ride. helps you to think more clearly. Now is the time to be visible in a positive manner both internally and externally. Loose lips sink ships. That may sound reasonable. Re-engage your contact network. They figure I have a great job and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. should you need it. You might need their assistance in gaining information. Acting like an ostrich with your head in the sand is not in your best interest. accuracy. will make you appear more valuable than those who slow down and mope. Have you noticed clusters of your colleagues standing around with coffee. Renew your involvement in professional or technical forums. Take stock. 4. skills and abilities and your areas of expertise. If you have always been someone who barely makes in on time and leaves as soon as possible. Do it now. talents and abilities.58 best is most important now. thoughts. Volunteer for a task force or committee that is looking at ways to streamline operations or to engage customers in a new way. Walk away from "doom and gloom" conversations. If you have neglected your professional and personal contacts. Don't give them a reason to target you. or blogs." Your commitment to organization's objectives and your willingness to do what has to be done with as much skill and enthusiasm as you can muster. Share ideas and articles that may enhance their jobs and interests.

Assessor and Trainer for the organization. Consulting and Training for Capita-Global FZE. USA. find yourself looking for new employment.59 fear and pain should you . Not only has she has designed and managed career centers for major organizations. and serves as a Senior Consultant. She can be reached at Bruncha@capita-global. Ms Milaszewski was the owner of CareerCrafters. She has designed and delivered specialize training in leadership capacity building. Previous to her time in the higher education sector. despite your best efforts.com> Write the Book of Your Successes For Your Next Career Move . job search.comBruncha@capitaglobal. Bruncha has 15 years of workforce development experience at tertiary level educational institutions both in the USA and the UAE. she specialized in offering personalized attention to fresh graduates and career changers to help find then find both success and satisfaction in the world of work. She holds a certification as a Level A and B Workplace Assessor from the British Psychological Society and be providing assessment services to both the government and private sectors in the UAE and the MENA. these seven tips can be the deciding factors in assisting you to successfully navigate these uncertain times. She holds a master degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on how people and organizations cope with the changing nature of work globally. a career management consulting firm the USA and provided her service to 2 major outplacement firms in Texas. soft skills. resume writing and interviewing skills. While no one has a crystal ball that can predict just what will happen in the times ahead. Bruncha holds the position of General Manager.

Why should I hire you instead of the 15 other people before you? That's the question you need to be able to answer. That question needs answered regardless of your decision to start your own business, or seek a new job at a new company. So how can you likely ensure you success in your next career move? Simple write the book, lets say for example you have 18 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer, and your company laid you off. Realize that in today's economy you're going to be facing hundreds and possibly thousands of competitive applicants. The strategy I suggest is to write a book, your book. It should contain your experiences, success and the challenges you overcame. By sharing your experiences your writing the book that will give you your success at your next career. It's an easy way to show interviewers just what you have to offer. Moreover most resumes only get about 30 seconds of attention whereas a book written by you about you may get an hour, you do the math. But what if you decided to start your own business? The answer is obvious; yes tell everyone just what you have to offer. Share your experience, your skills, knowledge and down to earth personality. So the first step to answering the question we have all asked the day our company closed, or when we got laid off; "What do I do now?" Would be to sit down and plan your book, the most important point to writing your book is to not talk about yourself. Instead speak to your future employer; client or boss. They are not interested in your pet terrier, but instead they want to hear about the challenges you faced and exactly how you overcame them. They have pain, problems concerns and there hoping you can help them solve them, show them that you can. ? By the way.....do you see yourself as having Paid your Dues but maybe you haven't seen any extra Pay show up in your Pay Check? ? Have you developed some ideas to improve a Process, Procedure or Method at work but you can't seem to get the big bosses attention? ? Would you be interested in learning how to charge and get $8 $12,000 per month for the skills, knowledge and experience you already have? Go to Adapt on a Dime.com http://www.adaptonadime.com for your FREE audio download "Get 50 Clients Worth $10,000 In 2 Minutes Each" and find out how to become a High Priced Expert using the Skills, Knowledge and Experience that you already have. Paul Godines Coaches Professionals to become High Priced Experts with the Skills, Knowledge and Experience they already have. Paul says "If you

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New Teacher Tips - Are You in the Lesson Planning Trap?
Are you relying too much on your lesson plan hoping it is the ticket to your students' success? Do you find yourself sometimes overplanning your lessons to the point of overkill? Are you relying too much on a lesson planning formula that you were taught only to find that it isn't particularly working for you? If you find yourself doing any of these things, then you're in the discipline trap. And you've missed the point about lesson planning. Too much overplanning is not effective because in fact, you overlook other important teaching elements early on. Being caught in this trap also won't help you achieve your teaching goals because you are not developing other important "flexibilities" that you need. Don't get me wrong - a lesson plan should include the following components, but many new teachers fall victim to the lesson planning trap because: * they think they need to overplan in order to cater to all students in mixed ability classes * they aren't confident of their own teaching abilities so they overplan * they don't want a miserable lesson so they overplan * they want to maintain an image of control

* they want to avoid their own failures * they were taught in their teacher education classes the importance of a "good lesson" and stick to that HOW TO ESCAPE THE LESSON PLANNING TRAP The trick to escaping from this trap is to write a lesson plan that is also true to your teaching style. Every teacher has a teaching style that is unique to him/her. In my ESL classrooms for example, I gradually introduced songs for teaching vocabulary. Since I am also a visual learner, I also brought lots of posters for brainstorming new themes and topics. Finally, I believe in cooperative teaching strategies and so, I differentiated instruction to include individual, pair and group work activities. PERSONALIZE THOSE LESSONS! But most of all I personalized lessons. Sometimes this personal element might create a nice spontaneity. Be open to that to happen too. It is part of the teaching/learning process. When I introduced my eighth grade students to student journal entries in their coursebook after reading about the earthquakes in Turkey, I brought in my own Snoopy journal from eighth grade and I read brief parts to them. (not private ones!) After this, usually most of my students were relaxed and it was time to do the main reading task of the lesson. They even asked me questions! After these lessons, I never got caught again in the lesson planning trap again because I avoided sticking to any formula of what is "a good lesson". When I knew what excited my students, I continued to build upon these experiences by doing something "beyond the box." So avoid the lesson planning trap today by using a few of these important lesson planning strategies. Stepping away from the formula of planning "a good lesson." Try this advice. I believe it will work for you. To receive your free ebook, Taking Charge in the Classroom <http://www.newteacherresourcecenter.com/free-ebook> and other information for new teachers, visit the New Teacher Resource Center at http://www.newteacherresourcecenter.com Dorit Sasson is a freelance writer, educator and founder and director of the New Teacher Resource Center.


New Teacher Tips - How to Become a Good Teacher
I always say that experience is the best teacher. Unfortunately, experience in the classroom works in odd ways for each individual teacher. The success of my personal journey was all about a series of ups and downs. Often at times, I was faced with impatient parents, troubling and sometimes difficult students and a system that went only so far as to support a teacher. Within this system, I have found the only way to cope by keeping a personal journal. It took me a very long time to learn to build a healthy dialogue with students, one that was not characterized by threats or frustration. The day finally came when I felt more comfortable in the classroom. Here's what was part of my overall recipe for my own personal survival and I guess you can say 'success': * * * * * personalized experiences, short stories, excerpts humor and pictures using drama, funny expressions (depending on the context) using my own jam and music style having fun and letting a bit of spontaneity in the classroom

But the real heart lay at relating to each student as an individual. Behind each kid's pestering jokes and snide and sometimes annoying comments, was a kid who really wanted to learn. I tried in spite of all this, to give each student a feeling of belonging in the language learning classroom And here's what else helped me: * * * * a good supportive group of [online] teachers a balanced lifestyle a good night's sleep lots of exercises

com/free-ebook> and other information for new teachers.newteacherresourcecenter. You can choose something that you really like to do. Recognize your strong points and your weak points. Surround yourself with positive people who can encourage you and help you achieve your goals. ask them questions. This is your opportunity to start over with a clean slate. . However it can also be a grand adventure. Take inventory. What did you not like about the old job? What can you do to be more successful in the new job? If you know people who have been through the experience of starting over. To receive your free ebook. starting over can be overwhelming. Allow your family and friends to be part of your new job decisions. use your past mistakes to avoid pitfalls in your new job.com Dorit Sasson is a freelance writer.newteacherresourcecenter.64 * stacks of books Finding your own personal recipe is a must for any teacher who wants to become just a teacher to a GOOD teacher. visit the New Teacher Resource Center at http://www. Whether you lost your job due to cutbacks or you simply got bored with the old job. you need a new job. Suggestions That Will Make Starting a New Job Easier So. educator and founder and director of the New Teacher Resource Center. Taking Charge in the Classroom <http://www. it all depends on your attitude. Take advantage of any advice that may have for you.

Some programs may be able to offer you information on financial assistance if you need it. A good outlook and a positive attitude can serve you well in getting a new job.worklearn. consider what type of job would give you the most pleasure. There are lots of providers to choose from and you can even choose whether you want to be in a classroom or have online instruction.co. They may be able to suggest several possibilities that could meet your needs. If you have an employment center in your area. James Copper is a writer for http://www. Another thing you will need to consider is whether or not this new job is something that will last.co. stop in and speak to them about the requirements for a new job. Choose a nice outfit for your interviews. Just remember the first impression can make all the difference in whether or not you get a second interview. If you choose something that interests you. it is time to look for your new job. Is this a short term or a long-term proposition? Will the new job provide everything that you need it to? Medical insurance. Once you have a plan and get any certification you need.worklearn. Be sure that your potential employer will recognize the certification. Create a good resume and keep it up to date. Will you need to have special skill training? Does your new job require you to have specific certifications? If so. benefits and retirement are all important things to consider. you will need to think about what training providers you may want to enlist and how long the course will take. Your local government usually provides the centers and they are there to help you.uk> . Of course you will need to be certain that you are choosing an accredited program.uk where you can find out about getting a new job <http://www. Just because you need to work forty to sixty hours a week does not mean that it has to be drudgery. they can also advise you about what job opportunities you have in your area. or something that you have a passion for you may find that your new job actually gives you pleasure.65 If you are not going into the same job field.

* Doctors are willing to take someone else's life in their hands. play great. They are playing the game of wealth. Unfortunately this is a game that relatively few people win. a game whose outcome is intrinsically important to the individual playing it. I wouldn't mind the payout the losing team at the Super Bowl or World Series receives. courage. * An actor goes through thousands of rejections because it is important enough to them. If everyone could win that wouldn't be very much fun. what you do. and not have the highest score. teachers think is best for you. . because it is the game they are meant to be in. Many like to take the position that they do not have a choice when it comes to their career.66 Career Freedom . it would mean freedom. * An athlete is willing to endure hours of practice and injury because their game is important to them. It is no surprise that so many people suffer from work related stress illness. family or other reasons. Choosing the game you are in. status. Everyone in their family is a doctor. not only does winning have to be important to you. and how you go about doing it. People feel trapped to some degree. that they are some sort of trap because of financial. and prestige. Career like almost any other endeavor in life. or the media suggests you should want. ranging from discontentment to hatred . but playing well does too. The key to freedom here is being aware of where you have choices that you previously did not see. you can still do really well. so they became one. They are still making a choice to put whatever it is over the choice concern their work. which you can only sustain when something is intrinsically important to you. A game that has been handed to them. they don't see they can make the decision to start playing a different game. or for one of many other reasons. and heart. not what your parents want for you. As in traditional games.or chose for the wrong reasons. can be looked at as a game. and perhaps making different choices.Playing to Win Career Freedom in it's most basic form is exercising your power to choose.or even depression over their work. it connects to who you are at your essence. when you do it. While winning is much more fun. Pursuing what you want. or they chose if because it was lucrative. and what you are playing for is a huge responsibility. Most people are in career games they did not consciously choose . Playing to win requires perseverance. In the end this is the only type of game worth playing.

that wouldn't be a game worth playing. A whole stream of events issues from the decision." Allan Fried Life & Career Coaching http://www. a game that seems like it has an easy pay off. The process of discovering can be played like a game as well.com blog. Whatever you can do or dream you can do.com Out How to Sell Yourself Without Selling .careerintervention. and your situation was perfect what would it be like? What would it feel like? How would you know that you were winning your career game? What would have to happen for you to win? Taking this on is not for everyone. begin it. raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way. Before you can even name the game. there will be lots of distractions and pressure to play a game someone else thinks you should play. It requires a strong commitment and can be challenging at times. although it will be on someone else's terms. If you take this path. Boldness has genius power and magic in it. I have had clients that figured it out in a couple of weeks and others have taken longer. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. consider what winning looks like? If you were looking back one year from now.67 So how does one figure this out.careerintervention. After all it were too easy. Consider this quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 18th Century German Poet: "Concerning acts of initiative there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: the moment one definitely commits oneself. then providence moves too.

they like you enough to extend you an offer. More often than not.Be an investigator. the word sales conjures up images of slick hucksters with painted-on smiles and polyester suits. Learning more about the position by asking questions not only shows your legitimate interest in the position but also functions to transform the interview into more of a conversation. Find out which strengths the previous person in the role had that were viewed as valuable. ask what his/her weaknesses were and what led them to initially hire them. the odds of your answer being shorter than 5 minutes is slim. Understand exactly what you are being asked . If the person was terminated. Counter this by stating.If you attempt responding to broad statements such as.68 Sell Yourself Without Selling Out For most people. have a common misconception that. when candidates ask an employer to tell them more about the position. an employer will not hire you without feeling a personal connection. the one-dimensional presentation typically leaves employers unimpressed. Would you like me to tell you about my most recent role at XYZ Company?" Provide an answer that is detailed but concise (between one and five sentences) and then STOP TALKING! Don't fear the silence. Turning an interview from an interrogation into a conversation will inspire positive emotions from an employer while giving you relief from the interviewing dog and pony show that many of us have had to endure. tactless and saccharine in their approach.. Having this information allows you to better understand which aspects of your background to focus on or which to ignore. "selling yourself". enthusiastic way. That is your cue to ask the first question and begin the conversation that will lead to the positive rapport you need. "Tell me about your work history". Many job-seekers we have met. from industry newbie to seasoned veteran. Regardless of whether or not you have the top skills in an area. while assuring a strong work ethic and the ability to "pick things up quickly". Ask why the position is open. Make sure to: 1. the ability to listen and knowing when to shut up. other job aspects. 3. "I would be happy to. 2. arise. It is common for interviewees to adopt this approach and even though it comes from a sincere and earnest place. The ultimate goal of a successful interview should be to create enough rapport with the hiring manager so. If the employee's strength was .. Here are some ideas on how to convey your value to an employer without being overbearing and overconfident. simply means communicating skills and abilities in an notched-up. Ask Questions and Listen . The main difference between the stereotypical salesperson described above and a top-end sales executive is one thing. to put it simply. that weren't on the 'official' posted job description. Therefore it isn't too surprising when talented job seekers recoil at the prospect of having to "sell themselves" in an interview.

If the employee was terminated for attendance. Ask if there is anything else you can tell about yourself to assure that you are the right person for the job? . Sell Yourself Without Selling Out by Jon Davidson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3. Without any related experience.0 United States License. the tactical execution to write and produce effective resumes. When workers in career transition need to take action. This question gives employers the push they need to ask a question to which they assume they have the answer. The Resume Bay creates resumes that guarantee interviews while providing the latest.theresumebay. 5. employers make decisions based on assumptions they have made about you. it would be a good idea to mention that you didn't miss one day of scheduled work all year. most-effective strategies to obtain and negotiate the best job offers.com/> delivers its clientele stronger.Many times. there's an experienced and committed resource they can turn to for assistance. then it would be wise to bring up the fact that at XYZ Company. and the coordination required to achieve success. measurable results by providing the strategic vision for developing effective career goals. 4. no matter how much an employer likes you.Saying 'No' implies you have absolutely zero knowledge of what the employer is asking you about. The Resume Bay maintains the "Information age" perspective of the job marketplace. using the strategy explained in #4 should help you navigate through any objections presented to you.69 in tying his/her shoes. you won an award for shoe tying. they won't be able to justify the hire to themselves or their superiors. they might think you lack a certain skill that in fact you have. . Whether it is based on the content of your resume or the type of companies you previously worked for. Make sure you relate your similar experience to what it is they are asking so they have enough ammunition to hire you when the time comes. Even if you lack direct experience with an area of employer concern. Avoid saying 'No' . The Resume Bay <http://www.

Lots of interesting stats are included. We could even argue that the male boss/female employee work relationship is different than the male boss/male employee relationship.com today.' while only 49% of females said 'yes. while women in the same environment are excluded from this practice. a lot of it still rings true. visit her at http://www. but honestly.' Hmmm. For more articles.. Here's why. . are you glad you did? J. then they are accepted.com and BusinessWeek. how many of them had male bosses.T. I immediately wondered: Why are men more likely to change then women? I posed the question to a good friend of mine and she responded with the following. Or. "That's easy. men feel the need to be accepted by a male boss even after they were hired. maybe there is still pressure to 'be one of the guys' in a lot of workplaces for men." I think she might be right. My friends over at Randstad sent me a peek at the results of their Work Watch survey they just completed. whereas women feel if they were hired by a male boss. did that title get your attention? I hope so. O'Donnell is a nationally syndicated career expert. When asked the question. Now tell us. Women might not be as inclined to change their habits because they don't feel the need to.CAREEREALISM. Because most of them have male bosses and the 'old boy's club' mentality still exists. Have you seen the show Mad Men? Even though it's set 50 years ago. "Have you changed your work style/habits based on your manager's personality?" 61% of males asked said 'yes.70 Survey Says Men Bigger Brown-Nosers to Bosses Than Women Okay. CareerBuilder.com.com for its timely. ages 18-40. author and founder of CAREEREALISM. cuttingedge job search and career strategy advice for young professionals. Her work has been noted by leading sources including. Perhaps. What do you think? Why is there such a difference in this statistic? Would it be different if there were more female bosses? I'd be interested to know of the people surveyed. Have you changed your work habits because of your manager's personality? If so. there was one that really caught my eye. It's focused on how employees perceive their bosses and compares employers' management styles to presidential personality types..

There is certainly a lot of responsibility in nursing. Some of the programs work in conjunction with hospitals and medical centers. If you have suddenly found yourself without a job. And be honest. they provide the practical experience needed and often they will provide employment after you get your certification. there is always going to be a need for nurses. Of course you will need to be sure that the training program you choose is recognized by the hospital or medical center you are choosing as a potential employer. university or training center. you will need to consider where you want to go from here.71 Make Sure You Have All the Information You Need Before You Make a Career Change Choosing to make a career change in the current economy is not a decision to make lightly. Of course whether the decision for a career change is one you made for yourself or one that has been made for you makes all the difference in the world. Be realistic. And think about what you may really want to do. you will need more education. Having the luxury of enjoying your job is worth a great deal if you have to work for a living. . unless you are already in the medical field. Are you able to transfer something you care about to a career change? For instance if you really have a need to take care of people. but if you are able to deal with it and you are able to make decisions quickly. There is no doubt that you can consider this a long term career. Determine what your good qualities are as well as what your bad qualities are. The best place to begin is with your local college. you may be thinking about a nursing career. If it is possible it is always good to consider something you have an interest in or are passionate about as a career. You can go anywhere in the country and you can choose to specialize and make more money than regular nursing. They can advise you what you need to be able to get the certification you need to begin your new career as a nurse. And you can pretty much write your own ticket. this could be the perfect job for you. If you are considering nursing as a career change.

especially if the meeting might end in a heated confrontation.html> Career Advice . is it still a necessary business. It is desirable to have one other person present. James Copper is a writer for http://www.72 If you do not have a career change in mind already. If it is a proven business.baol. 2. Explain in detail the reasons for the action and the terms of severance. You will need to determine if the business is something that is needed.html where you can find out about getting a new career change <http://www. there are eight steps you can take to soften the blow. There can be no delegation of this responsibility. Make the message straightforward. The boss has to do it.co. Hopes for career success are dashed. But no more than one additional person.uk/careerchange. do not start a business that will end up like the computer manufacturers. or is it on the down swing? The computer industry has been very lucrative but there have been so many changes to the manufacturing of computers. 1. that many of the suppliers and employees are no longer needed. Provide a take-away written document covering the key points of the message. arms-length business-like manner. or else it may appear that a kangaroo court is in session. Career paths are disrupted.co.uk/career-change. you may decide that starting a business of your own is the best course for you. . Deliver the bad news in a face-to-face meeting whenever possible. Conduct the meeting in a strict. But when it's necessary. Of course. You need to be realistic when you are thinking about your career change. you will want to consider a business of your own very carefully.baol.Eight Steps to Soften the Blow When You Have to Fire Someone Firing people is a tough and unpleasant task no matter how you slice it and dice it.

The manager should maintain his calmness. It may seem heartless at the time. Both are free. Provide employees with an opportunity to have their say. Provide a way for severed employees to follow up with a company representative who can answer personal questions about terms and benefits. However. Don't let it become personal. 7. a disgruntled employee may take praise out of context for legal action.com You'll receive The Career Accelerator. The water for all will be poisoned by gossip and recriminations. avoid arguments. Make a public announcement of the facts before the rumor mill kicks in. For free career coaching Go Here: http://www. Also. But don't pretend you know how a person feels losing a job.commonsenseatwork. Believe it or not.73 3. Such expressions may be translated into some unfounded hope that the decision can be reversed. A firing is a firing. but it is best to have the fired employee leave the premises within a very short time. The clear-out-your-desk and be-gone-by-noon approach is unduly harsh. the negative impact of firings if they are justified by sound personnel and economic reasons . 5. Express empathy. Offer to provide help in getting another job if you are sure you can deliver on the promise. Resist being overly generous in praise for the employee's contributions. You can also participate in his Your Blog For Career Advice via this route. . you don't because you are still employed. while never welcomed. Or the employee may simply be in a state of shock.can be mitigated if all parties work at making the best of a bad situation. don't try to sugar coat it with fancy language. Remember that firings effect more than the employees concerned. including serving as Senior Vice President of American Express. Because of the high emotions on both sides. an entrepreneur. neighbors. 4. Ramon Greenwood's semi-monthly newsletter. professional director. There are families. 8. Greenwood's career advice comes from a world of experience. 6. an angry shouting match can develop. in this litigious age. no good is done for anyone if the dismissed employee stays around for any length of time. career coach and author. merchants and others to think of. This can be a very tedious time. No cost/no obligation.

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It is actually a physical and emotional state that determines our ability to move forward and take effective action. Self-confidence. If you've ever procrastinated. Most people are able to do tasks that are pleasant. you know first-hand the dangers of a loss of motivation. Ultimately it is a major determinant of success or failure. What is less obvious is that all these qualities are the result of someone's level of motivation.75 have trained another person than I can train you to become a High Priced Expert in your Career. Getting into a motivated state isn't impossible. day to day. Even though we may start out with the best of intentions. Staying motivated affects your ability to be successful. Enthusiasm. These are all descriptions of qualities needed for success. Ability to take action. Nor is remaining in that state in the face of tasks about which you are not . Being able to control your level of motivation is vital because your motivation often determines whether you follow through or not. and maintain their motivation while doing tasks they like. but when the job calls for doing things they don't like. The key is to be able to get into a motivated state where you are easily able to tackle things that are unpleasant. It is our driving force. Determination. to achieve your goals and live in a contented way. or even particularly difficult. motivation often wanes. can make it difficult to maintain that motivation over time. the demands of any job. Industry or Field" Reclaim Your Lost Motivation Perseverance. excited and motivated to achieve. Drive. Persistence. Goal-orientation. Motivation is not just a word used as an excuse for our failure to follow through. One of the most important things in any job (or search for a job) is the ability to maintain motivation.

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and management accounting or internal auditing is 3 of the most popular accounting fields. Eventually your class load will reflect your chosen accounting field. While it is appealing. Since math builds upon itself. it should be thought out.How to Land That Perfect Accounting Job Accounting is one of the most secure career choices anyone can make. Nontraditional schools While most traditional universities all offer accounting degrees. it's not for everyone. Every company no matter how large or small needs accountants to keep there books and pay the bills. Many prestigious schools are now offering degrees online that can be taken in the comfort of your own home. Below are a few things to consider before pursuing a career in accounting. Like every field of study. . Public. This is especially appealing for older students who decide to go back to school. Needless to say it's vital that you have a good working knowledge in math and the manipulation of numbers. it's important to keep up and not fall behind even when you're still in grade school.77 Career Success in Accounting . don't feel like this is your only option. Math skills Accounting is all about numbers. government. Choose your area of expertise wisely The field of accounting is very broad. At some point you'll need to narrow it down to a specific area of expertise.

real learning comes from on-the-job training.com is dedicated to helping people find the successful career they deserve. Companies define jobs that an employee will perform and be compensated. regardless of the economic climate. There are so many great jobs available in accounting. It creates an understanding that the duties of this employee are well thought out and articulated to create a hierarchy or organizational matrix to which other jobs will connect.topfinancecareersonline. Since many companies are leery of hiring anyone with little or no experience.topfinancecareersonline.com/career-opportunities-inaccounting---finance. To learn more about these exciting opportunities please read:: Career Opportunities in Accounting <http://www. you may have to start as in intern and work your way up. hang in there. This is an excellent article that will show you exactly what you need to do to get that lucrative job in accounting. Based on the rules and characterizations of the job description the company manager and employee truly understand the duties associated with the position.78 Experience counts While classes are an important place to start.php> as soon as possible. Anatomy of a Computer Specialist Job Description Job descriptions define a needed position or role within an organization that must be filled with the best qualified individual(s). While it may be frustrating at first. you'll eventually land that perfect job. http://www. With a little perseverance. .

computer security and additional duties as assigned. Computer Specialist (2) XX Corp. Let's examine two sample job descriptions for a Computer Specialist: Computer Specialist (1) XX is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Computer System Specialist. job execution. be a team player. Job descriptions are typically focused to capture the essence of the job position. Salary will be based upon experience. High School Diploma and two years related experience in computer system repair and maintenance is required. The fundamental breakdown of a job description can follow a consistent flow. style and format. and work well with others. and messaging and initiate corrective actions when necessary * Ability to monitor and troubleshoot network/server issues to minimize downtime * Perform routine scheduled jobs and backups * Respond and resolve internal technical support requests * Assist with installing and configuring computers and various peripherals Requirements: . it is possible to create a resume version that aligns specific abilities and knowledge to the job description being advertised. be self motivated and able to carry out duties without direct supervision. applications. network development and deployment including TCP/IP addressing schemes. work stations.. A thorough knowledge of computer systems. computer and network security. duties and responsibilities for a potential match to occur but allow for some interpretation by potential candidates. Duties include but are not limited to installing basic XXX. routing protocol. etc. applying up-dates/ up-grades. We have an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement for a Computer Specialist who will provide operational support in an XXX environment. is necessary.79 There are many ways to write a job description so that candidates can associate specific skills and experiences for the purpose of creating a potential match. and a general knowledge of switches.. is an industry leader in the manufacture of . Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities: * Monitor Systems processing. task oriented. routers. Once the concepts of creating job descriptions are understood. XX is an equal opportunity employer. firewalls.

order processing * Working knowledge of basic XXX command structure. The contents of the description outlines the basic understanding of the needed skills and areas of responsibility.wordpress. and employment) check.Even both descriptions are labeled as Computer Specialist. criminal. Overall. Computer Specialist (1) is in a paragraph format that outlines specific duties in a free flowing structure. Project Management Contributing articles about employment strategies in education. Customer Relationship Management.googlepages.80 * Bachelor's degree in related field (IT. Computer Specialist (2) outlines the job information in a more formal format. database. business) or an equivalent combination of training and experience * Successful candidate must have a solid understanding of spreadsheet and word processing software. Specialist in Customer Service <http://findmeagoodjob. Blog Info <http://resumeservices. Evaluation . and easier to read and understand. This format may have been taken from a newspaper ad. it is imperative to fully understand the position being defined and create a resume and cover letter to align skills and experience to fit the job being applied for. When viewing job descriptions. they are very different in structure and format. health care and Information Technology. it is much cleaner. XXX Office products * Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra * Ability to be a self starter as well as work as part of a team * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Advanced organizational and time management skills * Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously Candidates must be able to pass drug screen and background (MV.com> .com/home> . This format is very standard in look and feel used by many human resource managers. 25 years experience in various industries as a business consultant. management. internet.

People perceive and feel your commitment before they see it on a signed document. 3) Passion Doing what you love drives passion into your life. That passion is transferred into your marketing efforts. 1) Enthusiasm Your enthusiasm is the most important tool in your marketing efforts. 5) Vision . People can practically feel what you say if your passion is real because it comes directly from your heart. Enthusiasm however is a natural expression of belief and love. you certainly won't be able to show enthusiasm at the time of marketing. then you surely struggle to market your product or service. Let me tell you why. That only happens if you truly love what you do. 2) Attitude When you love what you do. The benefits of your product or service just come out naturally from you and easily cling onto your prospective customers or clients. It is what makes your prospective customers or clients want to buy from you or hire your services. positive attitude and passion all combined together turn into your commitment to provide exactly what you say you provide. either a product or a service. so you want to share it. If you don't love what you do. your attitude is positive and transparent. That trust translates into sales and referrals.81 5 Important Reasons to Love What You Do & Do What You Love You are in business because you feel that others would benefit from what you have to offer. Remember that great attitudes move mountains. If these feelings are not in you. 4) Commitment Your enthusiasm. You feel that what you offer has benefit to you personally and you truly believe in and love it.

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Employment opportunities in the cosmetology industry are very positive as the demand for new professionals continues to increase. manicures.83 well equipped to handle various challenging jobs and have the advantage of earning more compared to those who lack the necessary skills.6 million people are working in nearly 313. care of instruments. Graduates of this course who want to practice their skills in public beauty services are required by states to fulfill certain requirements that include a license and certification. The McCann School of Business and Technology is a PA Cosmetology College <http://mccannschool. For its part. Courses on cosmetology can take from nine months to two years to complete.S.mccannschool. This type of enterprise is expected to be in constant demand in the future because of the fact that people will always want to and pamper themselves with an end goal of boosting their self-esteem. Competitive positions are offering great wages so there's always room for growth. In January 2002 alone. The training courses normally cover subjects such as beauty and makeup. In fact. professionals in the cosmetology sector get to earn extra income through the tips they receive from generous and loyal customers. skincare salons and nail salons all over the United States. facials and spa operations. cosmetology training also teaches students on the importance of sanitation and hygiene. Cosmetology training is recommended for individuals who want to apply their creative skills by beautifying people and those who want to get involved in beauty services. . the U. because apart from the regular salary.edu/cosmetology. pedicures.htm> . Taking this into consideration. a well run salon business owners will recoup the owner's investment in only a very short time. Graduates of cosmetology training programs have the option to start their own salon business. chemistry and physiology. This is due to a shortage of salon professionals in recent years. this sector is known for its zero unemployment factor due to the fast absorption of new salon professionals to fill in vacant positions.000 beauty salons. barbershops. The money is great. including Associate Degree in Cosmetology <http://www. a cosmetology job demand survey revealed that more than 1. cosmetics. Specialized training programs such as those that focus on certain parts of the body like nails or skin are shorter. They are offered at both public and private vocational institutions. Apart from the basic services. anatomy. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly half of the total cosmetologists and barbers are self-employed.edu/> that offers a wide array of degree programs. though.

So. you could be making $50. In your first year of driving a truck over the road. One of the biggest reasons that a person does become a truck driver is the money. One of the great benefits of being a truck driver is the fact that you won't have a boss breathing down your back or watching over you. Just as long as you schedule your time right and deliver your loads. Becoming a truck driver could be the most important decision that you make in your life. Great Lakes. looking for a career change. Another reason many people get into trucking is the chance to travel all over America. A career in truck driving can also provide you with some very good job stability. and much more. Some of the great sites you could see are The Grand Canyon.000 a year. you can make at least $40. if you decide to own your own truck you could make over $100. . Trucks move everything and as long as there are people. you will have the chance to go in and out many different states. There is no boss riding along with you. you're pretty much able to work on your own time frame. You may have just gotten laid off. As a truck driver.84 Trucking Jobs . Your main job will be to get to your destinations on time. if you get into truck driving. Many people are loosing their jobs and you don't want to be one of them. then consider becoming a truck driver. there will be trucks bringing them what they need. What you do in between the drive is up to you. and when you want to take off.Why Driving a Truck is Recession Proof Why you should become a truck driver. Rocky Mountains. you decide when you wake up. Well. when to take a break. Or maybe you have just been stuck in the same city all of your life.000 to $60. Also. or you just want to travel America.000 or more.000 a year. You will get an upfront look at why many people consider America one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Oceanfront's. Maybe you are from a small town or city and have not been many places. That is a substantial amount of money without having a college degree. if you want to make a wise career change. working a dead end day to day job. Truck drivers also receive some very good benefits. that is important. After a couple years of driving. During these hard economic times.

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000 in two years. Reason being is your only real expense is food.GET READY $510. So if you could be a tightwad for two years lets see how much you could save.moneymakingtruckdriver.moneymakingtruckdriver.000 invested for 25 years with an average annual return of 12% is.com> go to http://www. He is a high paid truck driver and the author of a new book " How to make $100. For Trucking Jobs <http://www. Now in all honesty if you budget your money right you could save about $50. GET READY $850..000 What would that feel like? Great that's the answer! This is just one reason being a trucker can be so rewarding.com Work Smart Not Hard Every employee in the world is aware of an often stated but simple fact. $30. .86 Well let's look at that last scenario real quick.000 Would 850k make your retirement better? Bo Murphy is a 22 year veteran of the trucking industry.. In any line of business you will be paid the lowest possible amount that your employer can get away with.000 during a Recession as a Truck Driver".

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In the automotive industry training is often conducted within the industry. Helping the Society: A healthcare professional has the opportunity to provide care to a large number of people.90 Choosing a Career For Life .Healthcare Industry Vs Automotive Industry Choosing a career is an important goal for any individual. As a healthcare provider you are providing your services for the welfare of the society and to the people. Lending this helping hand to society is not only rewarding but satisfying as well. These benefits often make the healthcare industry an ideal choice. There are several areas in the field that you start working in with just a high . Education Levels: A healthcare career usually requires less than 4 years of college education unless your goal is to become a doctor or practitioner. The healthcare field has many opportunities from working in hospitals and clinical facilities all the way to in home care. When looking into one field or another it is the long term benefits that help us make our final decision about what career path to take. This will allow you to be a part of new technology when it comes to the cars we all drive. When you are thinking of making a choice like a career for life it is important to think about the features and benefits of your fields of interest. The automotive field on the other hand is to make a better product and to sell it at a high price. Often there are benefits and competitive salary packages for healthcare professionals. You are educated on various subjects and then are able to choose the area in which you wish to specialize in. The following tips will help you determine which career for life you are most interested in when thinking about the healthcare industry versus the automotive industry. Typically training is conducted for a period 12 to 24 months. Most of us want to make a choice that will last forever. Once you complete a training program and have your diploma or certificate in hand you ready to start your career. The automotive industry has a range of opportunities as well. Training Programs: Considering the various levels of healthcare positions you are able to choose a program that specializes in the area you are most interested in. The following is a list of features and benefits that will help you choose between the healthcare industry versus the automotive industry. You can be involved in the development and production of vehicle components. Most often what the bottom line profit is tends to be more important than customer satisfaction. In addition. working to develop new designs and keeping up with the latest technology can make for a stressful environment to work in. There is also the sales side of the automotive industry that allows you to provide service and a product to people.

every company has an unwritten code that determines what's expected from employees.org/programs/> in their San Mateo. But different companies have different ideas about what's appropriate and what's too casual.org> offers health care training programs <http://www. the number of businesses that allowed workers to dress casually-at least part of the time-increased sharply. you can ask yourself three important questions. which are listed below. When making decisions about how to dress on the job. That's why it's important to carefully consider what you wear on the job. Your choice of clothing can send subtle but clear messages that reinforce the positive-or negative-impressions of others. Fresno and Concord Campus in CA.91 school diploma. automotive industries the healthcare field is sure to be a more rewarding and achievable choice. During the 1990s. The Etiquette of Business Attire The clothes you wear in the workplace are as much a part of business etiquette as the words you say or the actions you take. In the automotive industry you are looking at 4 years of college education to be in the top salaried positions.medacademy. When comparing healthcare vs. 1. . Modesto. Enrollment is open now.medacademy. Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts <http://www. What's the dominant style of dress at my company? The first question you should consider is about your company's culture. There is little opportunity for the high school graduate. Although some companies issue a written dress code. Choosing a career for life based on the above features and benefits can help you make an educated decision.

If you want to stay in your current position for quite a while. The collegiate style includes khakis. you'll be meeting the requirements of business etiquette established by your company. or a unique individual? 3. and dressy blouses for women. there are four styles of attire appropriate in companies. Everyone else. professional. By asking yourself these three questions and carefully evaluating the clothes you wear on the job. a few eccentric geniuses and artistic visionaries can get away with ignoring the etiquette of business attire. But it's important to recognize how your choices signal your attitudes to those around you. What risks am I willing to take? No matter what image you choose. Simple http://officeinfotips. Which style is most appropriate for your company? 2. while the casual style usually includes jeans. And what if your personal preferences are vastly different from the prevailing style at the company? Shouldn't you express your individuality and dress the way you want? Well. and no ties. and suits or dresses for women.com/2009/02/etiquette-of-businessattire. you may decide to dress casually. you may have to dress a little better than the rank and file to stand out from the crowd.blogspot. and casual. from most formal to least formal. Does your clothing say you're one of the team. upwardly mobile. casual jackets. Professional attire includes blazers. collegiate. For example. should carefully consider the impact of their decisions. like most of your co-workers. Think about the signals your personal style sends. though. Different people you work with will interpret your clothing choices in different ways. Regards. if you're a manager who wants to get ahead. But your answers to these questions will help you recognize the impact of your decisions on the people you work with. They are. skirts. there's always a risk that someone you work with will be uncomfortable with your clothing choices. Traditional business attire includes dark wool or wool-blend suits for men. So the third question to ask reflects your goals. Asking yourself these three important questions about clothing etiquette doesn't mean you can't express your individual style.92 Generally. traditional. and sneakers. and sport coats and ties for men.html . t-shirts. denim shirts. What will my clothing choices say to co-workers? This doesn't mean all your clothing choices have to reflect your company's style instead of your own.

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Being a leader means being a role model. there is a real danger that you become the one on the chopping block when the axe falls. chances are. and learn what you can do about it to achieve success as a leader. Especially in these turbulent times. this often manifests in becoming stagnant. Erosion of your team can mean more work for you as a leader to recruit. Stagnancy. this perpetuates the same attitude within your team. * All the hard work you put in to build a successful team can be gone in a short time. . where you are no longer learning. 1. Job Loss. 2. This stagnancy begins a downward spiral towards disengagement at work. * You're only as good as your current level of performance. When you have reached a plateau at work. developing or growing at work. leading to loss of productivity and decreased performance. If you become complacent at work. you are not contributing at the level you once were. * Complacency can foster contentment with the status quo leading to lack of engagement and decreased performance. Here are 4 dangers to beware of when you are feeling a sense of complacency at work. * Complacency can give your team members incentive to move on and find another job with an inspiring leader who gives them opportunities to grow and develop. Negative Impact on Your Team. 3. train and integrate new team members. A great track record in past performance often doesn't count when layoff decisions are looming. If you become complacent at work.96 Leadership Success .How to Rise Above a Career Plateau Do you feel as though you have reached a plateau in your career? Satisfied with your current level of performance? Be aware of the dangers of complacency at work.

4. what will you be most proud of achieving? 2. then.97 4. * Consider what projects or initiatives you have been involved in where you were really engaged.com> to improve your leadership abilities? With this free report you will learn 10 top tips for communicating effectively as a leader. Find challenges at work that will get your mojo going again. Burnout. and consider. looking back. Then put yourself at the end of your career. 5. convince yourself that you are contributing. Stop and take stock of where you are in your career. * For ongoing projects and tasks. your boss. to rise to the next level. Take Stock. Complacency at work can be an early sign of burnout. Re-engaging in your work can be as simple as staying open to not knowing. and seek opportunities to create more of the same. including: * A 9-point quiz to gauge your own communication tendencies . 3. 1. Contribute. Learn something new every day. Begin by acknowledging how far you've come. consider how your values are being put to work and called out of you. and cut back by at least 10%. * On the flipside. First. Challenge Yourself.CultivatingLeadership. What can you do about it? Here are 5 ways to turnaround complacency at work to become re-engaged and succeed as a leader. and being open to growing and developing. What is really important to you at work? What are your values? How are you living those values in your work? * Connect your values with each initiative you undertake. Reflect at the end of each day what action you have taken to actively reengage at work. Learn.e. * Great leaders are continually learning and developing both themselves and their staff. Make it a personal challenge. if you're overextended at work. © 2009 Sylvia Goodeve Ready to learn more about effective communication skills <http://www. communicate your contributions to those who matter (i. Demonstrate that you are adding value and contributing at work. challenge yourself to simplify your projects. peers and direct reports). Discover Your Values.

as it will provide new opportunities and challenges. This article is for the classroom teacher who is seriously contemplating school administration.Seven Tips For Aspiring Principals So You Want To Be A School Administrator? There comes a time in a classroom teachers career. Unlike many administrative positions such as coordinators.98 * ately tively. go to * How to write and talk to employees efficiently and appropriHow to improve communication by learning to listen effec- School Administration . when the idea of school administration may become stronger than a passing thought. the school principal and assistant principal are specifically focused on the progress of the school. the job of a principal is intense both emotionally and sometimes physically. parental involvement and the professional development of every teacher. Trust me there is no time to sit around watching the security monitors in the office.CultivatingLeadership.com copy immediately. Follow these few tips and you will have the needed foundation to move forward successfully. The idea of moving into another area of responsibility is aluring and may be the best fit for some. . To download your free http://www. instructional coaches and other support staff who may be focused on broader issues and concerns. every facet of the school to include student achievement.

It doesn't mean that you need to be involved in everything. or maintenance. Trust me. upbeat and excited about their career. and student achievement results are solid. Find a couple of programs or activities that you can support. and I have worked with those who are brilliant with relationships."Relational": People enjoy being around those they can talk too. Leaders must find ways to see the positive and the possible. find ways to help others get to where they want to be. do something . Document your activities . Healthy relational skills will enable you to find ways to think of the welfare of others consistently."School Involvement": Are you active in school extra curricular activities? Showing up to events. You must be able to demonstrate that your classroom management. instruction. most principals will tell you that they will not recommend you for a leadership position or certification if you haven't shown competence in the classroom. 2."Competence": One must show competence in the classroom before moving into an administrative position. If you can't find an existing program to support. Where ever your administration allows you to participate. ask the principal or assistant principal if you can help out with some leadership responsibilities. Don't use relationships for your own benefit.99 With all of this in mind here are seven tips to help you get to where you want to be: 1. Maintain a Positive Outlook on Life .have you produced solid student achievement data? I would also add that it is critical for you to follow through with your additional school duties."Administrative Experience": If you feel confident that you have maintained a healthy relationship with your peers and administration. The best way to do this is to ask if you can intern for a semester or two. Make Friends Everywhere . Stay on top of your Game . if you are reading this article you are more than aware of coworkers who always see the glass half empty. instruction. This could include student discipline. and your investment will go a long way. create one for students or teachers. and even participating will show that you have a desire to support the school. Believe me. do it with passion. I have worked with leaders who have the relational skills of a tree. Don't sit around. 4. Bottom line . Leaders can not afford to dwell on the negative. students and staff. Relationships and networking matter. Your ability to complete these tasks successfully will enhance your professional image and solidify your competence in the eyes of your principal. PTSA activities."Attitude": Have you shown yourself to be a positive individual? It is an awesome feeling as a principal to work with teachers who are generally positive. Volunteer as an Intern . there is something you have to offer that can benefit others. Have you shown these characteristics as a classroom teacher? 3. If asked. transportation. 5.

To have a real chance at an administrative career. and you will benefit from the relationship. and works diligently to provide resources for both teachers and students to enable them to achieve success. but to use them will give you an edge on the thousands who are seeking the very same position as you. and ensure that your dress attire is professional and suitable for your everyday experiences at your school. and we must do everything possilbe to provide teachers the necessary support to succeed. Join the Movement--The Teachers Movement Dr. Administration positions are competitive. Walles clearly reveals his passion for public education." In his book. 7. Seek out a coach . get all the support you can. He has a passion for teachers. you need to be a cut above the rest. Wear an apron or lab coat if you must. Graysen Walles is an author. please dress for success everyday."Appearance": Please. Believe me you will need the help. Trust me you are being judged by your appearance. Teaching: The Greatest Career on the Planet. These few tips are far from exhaustive. Find someone you trust.com . http://theteachersmovement. speaker and life-long educator. and who has a good reputation that will mentor you. "Teaching is the greatest career on the planet.100 and ensure you are able to get a letter of support in the end from your administrator(s). Maintain your Physical Image . please. 6. Dr. The road to administration can be a slippery slope if you do it alone. Stand out from the crowd. but look the part."Mentoring": This one tip will enable you to overcome many challenges along the way. and more specifically his support for teachers around the world.

erupt or otherwise change. For example. re-inventing yourself may involve returning to a longterm interest and getting the skills or training you've always wanted. After years in the retail industry. YOU are no longer defined by your job title. For the time being. you can bill yourself as a project manager and look for greener pastures in other industries. you can construct an interim. Your former employer and industry do not equal your definition of self. This short-term identity is based on the skills that you want to continue to use as you enter a new industry. of IT for a shrinking bank and you excel at completing projects on time. In some cases. you can define yourself as an expert in customer service. you have to tolerate a period of identity limbo. if you've been selling mortgages and you like the activity of customer relations. The difficulty with re-inventing yourself is twofold: 1) You have to weather a temporary loss of identity. Do you find yourself in an industry that is dwindling? Is it hard to see a place for yourself in the current state of your chosen profession? You may be in a position where re-inventing yourself is the best option. During this kind of career transition. As you prepare to move away from a career in accounting. you may yearn for a degree in library sciences. more general definition of your talents.101 What Does it Take to Re-Invent Yourself? * How does a 25-year veteran advertising executive reinvent herself as she watches her industry shrink? * Where does a 15-year magazine production manager go when magazines everywhere are folding? * What happens if you get laid off and realize that your career hasn't fulfilled you for years anyway? Welcome to the age of opportunity disguised as loss. 2) You don't have another identity (a New You) to jump into. skills and capabilities. When industries shrink. Or if you are the V. . it provides the survivors an unforeseen opening into new and different frontiers for work. you may pursue a childhood passion for electronics.P.

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housekeeper. Some do require special training and/or licensing but you can usually take advantage of online courses if need be. child care provider.into a new job. To compound the problem. event coordinator. At the end of the 90's it was estimated that over 40% of all married couples had dual incomes.a far cry from the "full time" definition of 35 . head home. and then run back out to bring the kids to soccer practice. pick up kids from soccer practice. Does this sound like your life? Maybe it's time to make a change . Below are some options to consider. it is certainly a sacrifice worth making. clean the kitchen. do the dishes. some type of negotiation needs to take place. With any luck she can splash some cold water on her face and brush her teeth before collapsing from exhaustion. go grocery shopping. with any balancing act. help them with homework.low sodium turkey bacon! . and get them to bed.104 Working . However. financial manager.with and without children . she is still expected to bring home the bacon . pick up the dry cleaning. at least in the beginning. and wife. While trying to accomplish all this. nursemaid. For the most part society demands that the woman be the family caretaker. Be aware that making a change of this magnitude could easily decrease your earning potential. activities planner.fry it up. both men and women who work full time jobs say they average at least 50 hours a week . serve it. A job that will give you the flexibility you need to gain control over your schedule.find it impossible to make ends meet without two incomes. social secretary. cook. Your first choice should be to try to work with what you have: .Careers That Can Help You Find a Balance Between Your Job and Your Life In today's world most families . If your goal is to spend less time with your co-workers and more time with your family. chauffeur.40 hours a week.

you could consider the following: * Outside sales positions usually allow plenty of flexibility and "free time" as long as you meet your sales quota.5.) * Become a "virtual assistant". * Develop and start your own at home business.to name but a few . * Field reps in computer repair can usually find a few hours here and there between client sites * Reporters. home. . how to spend enough time with your family. * Nursing. There is no magic answer to the dilemma of how to make enough money for your family vs. Usually a few days on and a few days off whether you are full time or part time. Regardless of their size. Schedules can vary widely each day and each week. car.) sales * Transportation services * Catering / meal preparation / baking special desserts (birthday cakes. journalists. If these choices don't work out. Phones. * Retail jobs are never 9. the rest will fall into place automatically. help desk support . All too often these goals become mutually exclusive as we try to burn the candle at both ends and watch helplessly as our lives spiral out of control. Many small companies and sole proprietorships don't even have office space.105 * Ask your present boss if you can cut back your hours permanently. etc.) * Are there any transfer possibilities at your company? A different department / job / facility? * Find a new company that allows flex time or telecommuting doing the same job you do now.can easily be handled by an assistant in a remote location (your kitchen?). newspaper columnists. Once you find the answer. Even if you aren't a mother you can still benefit from having most of the afternoon to yourself. freelance writers * Anything with "mother's hours". health. Assess your needs and decide what is most important to you and your family. etc. they frequently have a need for the same type of support services as their larger counterparts. however. (This may turn your job into a part time position without benefits. customer service. they are home based businesses. * Freelance court transcription * At home medical coding and billing * Real estate sales * Insurance (life. so weigh the financial consequences before committing.

Travel nurses usually sign contracts that last at least three months in one hospital.106 Going Poolside Or Slopeside in a Travel Nurse Career A travel nurse career is a great way to see the USA and not have to live on a shoestring budget the whole time. 12-hour shifts. If you are worried about this. That means you get 4 days off each week to explore your new city. Not interested in that? Ok. Your only requirements are 1. For most of those who try it though. and it is also not for everyone. and did I mention the monthly rent stipend you can get TAX-FREE? Also. you will receive full benefits. including health insurance. It can be an eye opening experience! Here is the Best Part! Ready to hear the best news associated with a travel nurse career? You get paid VERY WELL! You will be paid more than the hospital nurses you will work with. If you work full time for the agency. vacation time and even retirement. the rewards far outweigh the drawbacks. This is because they are employed by agency/recruitment firms and not an actual hospitals. 3. 2. Travel nursing is not new. helping place you into that job and then take money from the hospital as a fee. These agencies work by finding you a job in the city you want. . just like if you worked for a hospital. Imagine laying next to a pool on November 13th in Phoenix. try joining the float pool at your hospital for a little while and see if you like going to different floors with different people and different policies. You will get 2 to 3 days of training and then you are basically set free and expected to take patients like all the other staff on the floor. most companies can get you contracts where you will work 3. Be a nurse Have a years worth of experience and be ready for the trip of a lifetime Travel nurses in the US are also referred to as agency nurses.

107 then imagine skiing in Vermont in April.join the club! But what really matters is have you learned from your mistakes? If your career has gone off down the wrong track. if you hate it. For more information on starting your travel nurse career Go Here <http://www.7 Top Tips For Career Changers If you are thinking of changing career. Acknowledge from the outset that you will need to make a real investment of time.com <http://www.become-a-nurse-now. effort and possibly money to get what you want.com/travel-nursing-career. then watch out that you don't make these classic career change mistakes. 1 Fail to invest in your career change Making a career change is a big project that should not be undertaken lightly. Travel nursing can very easily be your happy place! As a full time RN myself. what does that tell you that you should do differently next time? . 2 Fail to learn from your mistakes You haven't got this far in life without getting things wrong a few times. That's OK . I encourage all adventurous and curious nurses to pursue a travel nurse career. Career Change Mistakes .html> .become-a-nurse-now. you can always go home in three months! Shannon Currie is an RN-BSN who started Become-A-Nurse-Now.com> to help those who are interested in becoming a nurse. Remember. The issues that prevent career change success often lie in what you fail to do rather than in doing things wrong.

7 Fail to take action Well.html From Cherry Douglas .108 3 Fail to research thoroughly There's been a lot of talk of 'due diligence' in the news recently. you may well be disappointed. You are the only one in charge of your life.com/kick-startyour-career-change. 6 Fail to take responsibility At the end of the day. so you need to take responsibility for making the changes you want.com> website where you will find a host of ideas to get your career change moving. and you can also download my free ebook 11¾ Ways To Kick Start Your Career Change http://www. that applies to you and your career move too.Your Career Change Guide . ready to take a risk. If you leap into a new career area on a whim or because someone suggested it. Do your homework first! 4 Fail to think outside the box Are you feeling stuck in a rut? It can be quite hard to see over the edges of that rut (or box) if you are in a really deep one.how-to-change-careers. it is all down to you. Yes. 5 Fail to be bold Following on from thinking outside the box. but the challenge then is how to find a way round the obstacles and not just be defeated by them. But the walls of your box limit your thinking and stop you from seeing really new possibilities and directions for your career. you need to be prepared to be bold with these new ideas. things can get in your way. Well. then I invite you to take a look around the How To Change Careers <http://www. so what action are you prepared to take within the next 24 hours to get the show on the road? And if you'd like an easy first step to take. I guess this one should really be number one on the list. Too often career changers blame their lack of success on others or on their circumstances. Challenge yourself to explore some radically different ideas they may not be as crazy as you think. Are you still moaning about your job and saying you really must make a change? Just talking won't get you anywhere.how-to-changecareers. A faint heart never won a fair lady and careers are transformed when people take their courage in both hands and strike out for something that really inspires them.

you must first assess the life you have and understand the frustrations you are experiencing.How to Balance Your Job and Life and Win at Both Have you ever wished there were more hours in the day . Sure. did your son's teacher look surprised at the last parent / teacher meeting when she learned Johnny really had parents? If any of this sounds even remotely familiar. no spouse. no.just so you could put a dent in your To Do list? Do you find yourself communicating with your family using text messages and notes on the fridge? Does your two year old call the nanny "mommy"? Or even worse.which it probably won't . no kids. life is too short to dedicate it to a job at the expense of our families or ourselves. you need to sit back and take stock in what's important to you. Why? Because when we start a new job our first inclination is to impress the new boss by putting in long hours.like closer to 35 perhaps? . No interruptions. live your life and fulfill personal or family commitments. "Gee. too. Find an hour where you can be alone and think. In other words yes. In a nutshell. no one ever lay on their death bed complaining. Do yourself a favor this week. But. You can have your cake and eat it. there are jobs and careers out there that provide you with a good income and plenty of free time to do your job. Sometimes all you need to do is make some simple adjustments and you could see dramatic results. no cell phones." Before you start searching for a new job that will help solve all these problems . then learn how to reduce the demands to a reasonable level. I should have spent more time at the office. We're right back to where we started. No matter how much you love your job.109 Working . is change of this magnitude really the answer you're looking for? Most likely. If you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed because you can't keep up with the demands on your life. no boss. All else will fall into place. you can have a career and a family and find time for fun. Think .

journalists. . and say. drug stores. your list contains many items related to how your time is usurped by others.how can you get your life back before finding another job? * Reduce work hours. * Almost any job you can do from home offers flexibility * Outside sales positions usually allow plenty of flexibility and "free time" as long as you meet your sales quota * Field reps in computer repair can usually find a few hours here and there between client sites * Reporters. Don't apologize if you leave on time. etc. Find another mother to help car pool the kids to soccer games and ballet lessons. these might just work out for you. As a last resort Explore viable career choices that inherently provide the flexibility you need to restore balance to your life. you don't have to do it. Let teachers know you can't bake cookies without proper notice. * Get the family involved in doing errands. If you are like the majority of workers who feel unable to accomplish all that life and work throw your way. "no". Be honest with yourself. Ask your family what they would prefer: the money you'd earn from working late one night a week. but if your goal is more life and less work. * Find a local service that delivers groceries you can order online. Even if you aren't a mother you can still benefit from having most of the afternoon to yourself. This most probably won't be an overnight possibility but rather a long term goal. ask for help. and what's not. * Find service providers that deliver: dry cleaners. newspaper columnists * Anything with "mother's hours". Learn to delegate. Learn to prioritize what is important.no one else! So . Do you get paid for 40 hours? Then start working only 40 hours.110 about your life as it is right now. you need to finally take charge of your life and take it back. or a family pizza and video night when you're home on time and everyone is together? * Reduce obligations for your children's school and sports activities. Once you see that you need to drive Johnny to too many soccer games and your boss expects too many late nights at the office. Some may require a special talent that you may need to study. Don't feel guilty if you are the last one in each morning. What do you like? What don't you like? Make a simple list of pros and cons. Reduce gradually if you'd feel more comfortable. even though you're still on time. Your list should give you a good idea of changes you need to make. The following jobs do offer plenty of flexibility so you can fit your job into your life. * Do you get paid for overtime? You could be your own worst enemy. To you . And just because the kids ask for a ride somewhere. not try to fit you life into your job.

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For example.On Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs There are many things in our lives that we look upon and hope to reminisce in pure joy.com where we share our knowledge and insight on the teaching profession worldwide. In the same manner we undertake to develop our educational and psychological background to strengthen our chances to find employment. Check out our recommended resources and regularly updated information. remarkably. If you would like to learn more about becoming a teacher. we'd love to see you at http://tobecomeateacher. But. I just came back from a contract position in Paris whereby I made certain tough choices to sustain such a strenuous work analysis under variable conditions. Our objective is to shape our professional path to make our workmanship strategically promising. destroying the fatalism of the burdens of nature to nurture and build a core in accordance to certain rules and operational systems.116 You can look forward to a consistent income. . friendly locals and a seriously mind-broadening experience where you will make friendships for life. we accept that we are capable of influencing certain outcomes. The goal of employment should ascertain that our development is satisfying for the professional and personal enhancement of our objectives. It is well understood we are not completely in control of our history or destiny. Amidst the chaos and disorderliness of life and economics we can overcome tremendous amounts of pain and find real happiness. Therefore. But. most women do not crave the pain and suffering felt during labor. Nicole M Brooks When Seeking Employment . Meaning that as people we take pride and joy in shaping our history. in general parents are extremely happy with the birth.

frustrated. impolite. ideals were simply left aside. impatient and complete drifters from a true sense of realism. the market is unstable and many of us had to face unemployment cycles. Social employment history and social justice have become unimportant. The level of our responsibilities grew in volume and changed. The notion that when seeking employment a maturing person must seek to self-actualize is a nihilist tirade. While serving the bottom line and obtaining a job position in order to pay the bills. It is no longer uncommon to encounter many people in the job market whom are extremely dissatisfied. chaos and the cycles of economic change will continue to operate. The dices are played out and ordinary man should only seek the bottom line in finding a position by accepting the barbaric uncertainties of unemployment unsheltered. Maybe. Filled with various expectations we embarked on the journey of job seeking. Unfortunately. Information Technology How Can Workers Set Themselves Apart in This New Era of Layoffs? . it is high time for many people to make the effort to revise certain professional options. Therefore. Distinctively.117 After graduating from college we could fiercely promote the origins of our work ethics and ideals. In the end we left aside our highest goals. At times the ordinariness of what they are doing is difficult to accept. in essence it is temporal only for the elites and the bourgeoisie. Gathering information on the job market in order to promote our profile to a company who will see the benefits of our experience and knowledge. They are mere machines. feeble-minded proletariats who go about their daily routines by remaining uninspired. Cost management versus risk management drove our aspirations. The material idea of work has become simplistic. desires and passions to the cemetery. a non-effective dimensionality. They become depressed.

This is the time that you want to be visible and demonstrate ambition. this is just another learning curve . Be Valuable. 1. We are a nation of resilient people. Be Your Best Self. Difficult times require companies to seek out and take care of their best people. If possible. It is time to reconsider the value you are offering your customer.Think of new ways to generate revenue or cut cost. Five Key Ways Worker set them apart. Consider taking professional development courses to keep your skills up to date and joining professional trade and networking organizations. How do you set yourself apart from the competition? There has been an increase in requests to offer some business tools like etiquette and social skills that will not only improve the overall image of the company. they will see the return on investment in customer satisfaction and retention. This will affect their bottom line because customer service is not an option. 3. Even in recessionary times. we will get through this recession but what we do today will determine how we bounce back and set the stage for generations to come. Be Essential. It all begins with a realistic assessment of our current effort on the job. 2. Be Seen. it is important that we focus on can be done to move forward. Would you fight to keep you on the job? 4. Companies can spare employees who skills are obsolete. Be Budget Conscious. 5.118 We first need to look at history and realize that we have been through recessions before. consumers still purchase goods and services. At times like these.Build your skills.but a lesson that we cannot afford to be forgotten. Are we giving 100% effort to our job? Are we being the one person the boss .Now is the time to be sure to arrive early (at the very least on time) and stay late if needed. but it also offers value to the employees regarding their personal and professional development.Are you giving 100% while on the job? Do you spend time on personal calls or surfing the internet? Remember that the company time is the company's time. As a young nation. Make sure you are the one person that the boss would hate to lose. You may just have an idea that can save both your job and your company. what can you do to get your numbers up? Companies will not likely layoff their Star employees. When a company chooses to invest in their employees with skills in these areas. determine a way to stand out from the crowd. therefore you need to be fully present while at work. Without customers there is NO business. Ask others in your department if you can be of assistance. One of my clients hired me to offer multiple training dates to provide seminars on office manners and courtesy as well as meeting and greeting. Finish your projects in a timely and efficient manner. If you are in sales.

She conducts workshops and seminars helping companies and individuals make their first impression their best impression. You can send your questions for our bimonthly on line column at http://www. "I'm so pleased that you thought of me. The Impression Engineer is the Founder of Make Your Best Impression. Done right. Say something like. but I would like to know more. Say. "Sounds interesting. Look thoughtful. and most people forget it. There are some things that we have no control over like the recession. Is this a one-hour task.com How to Say No and Still Keep Your Job With a tight economy. I would be happy to help on this. Without saying 'Yes' to the task. let's talk some more. a one-month assignment. Remember the 85% of your success if based on your people and social skills. workers are more afraid than ever to say 'NO' at work. even if you are not able at this time. This step is critical." Say something positive. Invite the person to sit down. you can say 'No' and actually win points with your manager." Ask lots of questions. Her book Professionally Polished. indicate your overall willingness. Start by indicating that you are willing. would we be considered collateral damage.mobilebaybusinessjournal.com For more information contact us at info@makeyourbestimpression.119 would hate to lose? If we were told to let go of 10% of the workforce. Ask lots of questions so that you will uncover the real commitment of this request. however we can decide if we want to be a part of the solution. Dallas Teague Snider. or a one-year project? What is your role to be? Who else will be working on this? When is the deadline? What . Don't interrupt to talk about your schedule. Business Etiquette Savvy for Today's Competitive Market will be available March 2009. Here is the process: Listen to the task description completely. these are skills we can learn.

" Then.' it gives you time to create your reason. Make some suggestions that don't include you. Perhaps you can recommend someone else to do the work. Tell your current circumstances. If the request affects your personal life. Don't give too many details. If you must say 'No." As Yoda said in Star Wars. Tuesday evenings. You might mention the relevant work that is consuming your time right now. you might say.keeping your word completely. or eliminated because of another solution. and create more time to be successful with your current assignments. etc. Only do or not do. Chances are. One good excuse is much better than three or four. If nothing else. it is a chance to practice integrity . This step also gives you some time to THINK." If you need time to think about it. you requestor can move to the next person on the list.120 resources will you have? Etc. When you do it well. If the answer is 'Yes. honor your word. You might negotiate a smaller role than the one requested. Don't ever say 'I'll try. you will sound as if you are whining. "I've just moved and I'm spending all my free time unpacking right now. If you are ready for some help in your job search." Saying 'No' can help you stay on track. Perhaps this task can be deferred until another time. you can actually build relationships." be sure to repeat exactly what you are agreeing to do: "So I understand that I am to be a quality check on the XZY Committee. You will sound more powerful with a simple statement. say. You can register by contacting Catherine Jewell at cj@careerpassioncoach. Give a clear answer. 7:00 PM CST. "There is no try. Talk about alternatives. "I'll consider this and call you tomorrow. . please consider the Get a Job Faster TeleClass. and this will require just 2-3 hours per week starting next Tuesday." Don't tell a long story.

first. regardless of size.. The S-AGE recommends you begin by developing your strategy around the market as it is and as it is becoming. You will. a fable about how to outrun the "bear" of increased competition! There were two men sitting outside their tent in a campsite when they saw a bear charging towards them.121 Are You Willing to Develop a Cohesive Strategy in Order to Meet the Demands of Structural Workplace Well.. are you willing to do what it takes to get ready for the future? If your answer is "yes" and before you take another step in your career journey. Ask yourself: Have I been following global market conditions in both expanding and contracting markets? Most organizations." Be smart! Whether you are seeking employment. Am I paying attention to which companies in my areas of interest are extending their advantages through innovation and spending on R&D. I only have to outrun you. If you do this well. outrun the competition by increasing your marketplace knowledge. are vulnerable to global as well as local competition. on the Internet and through Social Networks? Have I taken inventory of what I need to know about my specific areas of interest and the economic environment that surrounds them? Am I paying attention to mergers and acquisitions in my areas of interest? Companies that maintain an appetite for M&A during recession make lots of deals that can prove advantageous to my career. Am I well versed in following changing market conditions in all media.. like any good business. One starts lacing up his trainers... put away your resume. increase your chances of becoming recession-proof! But. The other says: "Are you crazy? You'll never outrun that bear!" The first says: "I don't have to outrun the bear. a gig or planning to start your own business. even during recessionary times? . you will emerge from the past stronger and more highly valued than your competition.

I am willing to learn and hope that my demonstrable traits of working hard. receiving good performance reviews and my transferrable skills will prompt an employer to take a chance on hiring me. . Furthermore there is a huge gap between living longer and living well while living longer. What are your thoughts? A. see McKinsey's white paper on "Learning to Love Recessions" published in December 2008. A. do I know how to endure and am I willing to do what it takes to get ready for the future in which I will be looking at a number of ways to earn a living and run a career? For instance. Q.122 Am I asking the right questions about target firms' investments in the future? For instance.) Do I know the value of my qualifications in the new marketplace? Do my qualifications. as they stand today. meet current marketplace need in my areas of interest? In other words. here is a huge gap between expectations and reality. has my business (AKA: career) model weathered changing conditions? Have I conducted a formal gap analysis to determine what is missing in my portfolio of experience and qualifications vis-à-vis marketplace need? Do I know where and how to fill in the gaps in my experience/background/skills as affordably and as quickly as possible? While I am planning and managing a cohesive strategy." Here's the lesson: Test your statement that your skills are immediately transferrable. will I commit to accepting and honoring all the terms of the project while pursuing my own long-term strategy? Only you know the answers as to whether you are willing to invest the time and effort to develop a cohesive strategy in order to outdistance the competition! The Sage Answers Your Questions. There is a lot more competition today than ever before. the marketplace now demands the utmost in flexibility and will hire or engage people based on need. We read that Americans expect to work for pay far longer than socalled traditional retirement age suggests. full-time role. Here's the lesson: When it comes to working for pay. you will only get what you plan for IF your plan is aligned with marketplace need! Q. (For supporting data. during a recession the leaders of organizations that trade some short-term profitability for long-term gain are the most successful in both the short and long-term. If they are not. Get over the word "hope. If I am offered temporary or project assignments while seeking a regular. get your skills up before you approach a prospective employer. between hope and planning and between need and readiness.

Where do you see yourself in five years time? This questions serves two purposes. Finance Recruitment Have you been through the finance recruitment process? Have you been successful? This article can help prepare yourself for a job interview and boost your confidence in the future. Brad Taft's passion for changing workforce issues has lead him to be a nationally recognized advocate for the value that all individuals.. I am willing to take a cut in pay. drive your value proposition home by learning how to "sell" the value of your experience in terms of their interests. regardless of age. 1. The interviewer doesn't want to hear that you are not interested in this line of work and see yourself doing something completely different in five .. bring to the workplace and the need for change in the workplace for the benefit of organizations and their employees. He has over 25 years experience in the employment and career consulting fields. I am concerned that I have made too much money and will scare off prospective employers. Yes. Then. and how you will answer those questions Below are eight possible questions that could be asked in an interview.if you have been overcompensated for the market. A. What you have to do is think about what common questions you could be asked in a interview. You need to know what the going market rate of pay is and "eagerly" communicate your interest in the job and your understanding of the shift in market-driven pay from longevity-driven pay. you will scare them off. Here's the lesson: So-called "willingness to take a cut in pay" will get you nowhere. the interviewer wants to see if you are dedicated to the job and the company and also whether this job fits on your career path.123 Q.

as if you are making too many links it will seem false. 8. Stress that you can form good working relationships that will help the company achieves its goals. Good answers will include. Are you reliable? No one will obviously say that they are unreliable. Talk me through your CV This is a chance to flesh out what you have written in your CV. turning a bad situation and resolving problems. 7. Explain how they will help you in this new role and how you have an advantage over other applicants. Talk about how you are a friendly person who can get on with people in and out of work. 4. But it is always important to not over do it. 2. It's best to mention a weakness that won't affect your job or work life. good under pressure. they really don't want anything too bad. take pride in your job. not only does this allow you to work out if it is a place you want to work but it shows the interviewer that you are taking the job application seriously. Give an example of when you have taken initiative? This is a chance for you to give an example of your quick learning abilities. For example your competitiveness in sports means you take thinks too seriously. 6. 5. Candidates who know nothing about the company prior to the interview will usually be looked upon negatively. Saying this banking job is a stop gap till you find a job in television or something unrelated is a big no-no. It is best to try and relate previous jobs and experiences to the role you are applying for. As for the weaknesses. Most people will have at least one story from a pervious job of how they have used initiative. but this question gives you the chance to provide examples of how you are reliable and how you can do thinks like work to deadlines and how you are trustworthy. How do you get on with workmates? The interviewer will want to know how compatible you are with colleagues. eager to succeed. What do you know about the company? It always important to do some background research on a company before applying for a job and going for an interview.124 years time. What are your strengths and weaknesses? This is a great opportunity for selling yourself. Why have you left/or leaving your current job? . 3.

When . if you're an entrepreneur. Visit my online Travel Blog http://www. For example "I did not find the job challenging enough and feel your job opening would challenge me and lead my career in the right direction". getting in line with tens of thousands of other women and men just like you with similar experience and expectations all looking for the same jobs? Or is today the day you take the great leap into the unknown and become an entrepreneur? Ironically. When You Stand at the Turning Point You have competency. security showing up at your desk unannounced with an empty cardboard box)? Do you commute in to the office every day wondering if today will be the day when the flying fickle finger of fate stops spinning and points at you? Do you start your job search today. it's too late to start over for crying out loud! Nobody's listening.uk by Tom Sangers. tuition. expenses. even worse.125 This is not an opportunity to talk negatively about your previous job or boss. Do you stay where you are and wait for the inevitable call into the boss's office (or.co. You have experience. job loss is not the exclusive concern of women and men in midlife. will today be the day you give it up and go out to get an 'RJ' ('Real Job')? Nothing narrows your focus quite so effectively as a midlife transition. expecting the worst. You have long-term loyalty. You should try and turn anything negative you would like to say into something positive and why you applying for this new position. It's not even a consideration. a mortgage. So do a lot of other people. You're over fifty.onlinetravelblog. as one of my Facebook friends recently reminded me. That's not enough. Of course. You have a family. That's not relevant. and one of the most effective attention-getters arrives on the scene in the guise of job insecurity. car payments.

you're facing Career Change. as one of his 'seven habits. After all. Covey insists that. most employers care about what happens to their employees . when push comes to shove. Don't ignore the fact that throwing all your resources at fixing the problem will most likely leave you (and your resources) exhausted.126 the economy takes a nosedive like what we're experiencing now nobody is 'safe. 'secrets' that are 'guaranteed' to solve all your problems and transform you into a captain of commerce (or at least a wealthy magnate who outsources all his or her problems). . good luck! As a coach. "What's your exit strategy?" Stephen R. the needs of the many almost always overshadow the needs of the few. for whatever reason. and.and shocking realizations . In business. damage control needs not to be your first concern." If that's not you . one of the first things I might ask someone who's taken a new position would be. instead of getting caught up in the never-ending cascade of critical details. then. If you're in denial. Get your brain's amygdala all warmed up. then chances are very good that there's a Rude Awakening in your future. take stock of yourself and your situation. take a mental and emotional step backward: away from the heat of your battle for survival. What ought to be your contingency plan? This is the time to stop (not panic). we all know that people in midlife are prime targets: they're more highly compensated. you're going to be bombarded by sure-fire. but no further ahead. more precisely. do . it's going to be time for 'fight. regardless of how bad things get. Of course. However. So. sooner or later. mon ami. proven. Bad news . you probably will survive this. As the labor situation worsens. there are others who work there who are equally dependent on their employment income. That's because the problem's not the problem . flight or freeze!' Au contraire. and most of what they do can either be outsourced or taken over by less highly-skilled (and cheaper) help.you are! For the past few years. How. Chances are that. I've been focusing my energy and my expertise on encouraging men and women exactly like you to take their attention off the 'problem at hand' and to turn it to the core issue: how exactly you relate with your world and. . if you're imagining that you're the Irreplaceable Man (or Woman).' you "begin with the end in mind. the plight of the worker almost always comes second to the survival of the company. the unsavory prospects that are staring you in the face may very well be exploding into your consciousness as a blinding flash or a deafening roar.' Yet. if you're wise enough to see the handwriting on the wall. and you'll get to experience first-hand what it means to react to a crisis situation. It's as though all those ducks that we had so neatly lined up in a row have suddenly panicked and turned on us like that scene from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds where Tippi Hedren is locked in the phone booth at ground zero of the attack of All the Birds in the World. have families and expensive insurance benefits.have a habit of leaving us at first stunned and then scrambling to provide damage control. because. no-risk. when you're standing at the turning point. Yet. how you relate with your future.particularly those who have been part of their team for a long time.

empathy. and anticipation. Now it's your turn. Les Brown . This is your chance to become proactive: to build. MA. Join our weekly EZine (Midlife Matters) and get 7 Spiritual Strategies at no cost: Go Here to Subscribe <http://www. What's your life strategy? I can tell you mine in seven words: appreciation. The fundamental paradigm shift that will enable you to survive any crisis begins with the decision (yes. and adopt a deliberate strategy of taking charge of yourself.127 you survive in a crisis? You turn your attention to taking care of yourself. CFCC ProActivation® Coaching Website: http://www. and how I practice them every day. You take control of your awareness. Whether or not you're aware of it right at this moment. That's the real turning point in any crisis .MidlifeMaster.org> Copyright © 2008 H. What's it going to be? H.and the real turning point in midlife. but to transcend and master those crisis situations that you fear the most. Les Brown. There's a lot at stake. comprehension. no it's not a realization) that you are not a victim of circumstance. to adopt. Not yet standing in line at the job fairs? Good! There's not a moment to lose for you to turn your attention away from all the noisy distractions around you and toward those things that really matter to you. discernment.com E-Mail: info@ProActivation.proactivation. understanding. you're standing at the turning point. regardless of the conditions you now face. it's a decision. and that. and to practice the strategies that will train your mind and heart (and spirit) not just to cope with. forcing the focus of your attention away from all those 'important' things that are demanding your involvement. you always have choices. mindfulness. I can tell you what each of them means.

In fact. Don't make a big deal of it. Shine your shoes. . Be the first to initiate conversation by asking others about themselves or something of interest to them.com/ . Donnelly is known as "The Ambitious Civil Servant" and provides career advice to public servants and private industry workers. . . Leaders also do not expect to receive credit for something they know is the right thing to do.blogspot. just get it done because it is the right thing to do. This does not mean being or doing something unethical or illegal. but rather following through on new policies or initiatives that the organization has decided should be done to improve business. . Initiate solutions to problems before anyone asks you to. Make a point to say hello to people. or productivity. if you don't act like a leader it is very unlikely you will ever become the boss. These seven tips are a way to get you started. Wash and iron your clothes if they need it. efficiencies. Take on assignments and do things no one else wants to do if they must be done. Here are seven ways you can demonstrate you are a leader regardless of your place in the formal office chain of command. . Michael R. . Just make your clothes and you look the best they can. Do more than you are paid for in order to get any job done. Support any new organizational decisions even if you personally disagree. Dressing for success doesn't mean you must wear a suit everyday. . Learn more about the Law of Attraction and how it can accelerate your career progression by visiting here http://forgottenlawsofattraction. True leaders demonstrate their leadership qualities everyday when no one is looking.128 Seven Ways to Demonstrate That You Are a Leader at Work You don't need to be the boss to demonstrate that you are a leader in your workplace. Offer to help others as often as you can if help is needed. Dress just a little bit better then your co-workers.

If you have innovative thoughts and unique perspectives.000 and pay cash for a house. And if you need retraining well they have that too. I've often recommended folks go work in Saudi Arabia.com/news. Let's say you are in Wyoming and need a job.WorldThinkTank. come think with Lance. Bechtel and many other companies have some insane pay and you can find any number of companies and choose where you want to work. So. but for the rest of the world that would be a god's send and be an extremely low figure. you might have a much easier time. http://www. In California unemployment is already well above 8% and in some areas it is 10%.129 Need a Job in Wyoming? Unemployment in the United States is so uneven by region. etc. Kuwait. Social Scientists predict that at 12% unemployment the crime rates will rise to huge numbers and civil unrest and riots will ensue in the US. I totally agree. Why not go work for Halliburton out of Casper or Kinder Morgan. The overall unemployment figures are currently about 7. Wyoming has jobs in strong sectors and with those skills you can find work anywhere on this planet. leave and go get a job making $60K to 80K per year. Want to become an auto mechanic? Wyoming Tech places nearly 100% of every graduate.6% overall and climbing. if the United States hits 12% some areas could be above 20%.deckwashguys.shtml> .000 tax less income break. . not all regions of our country are so depressed. For the United States that is quite high.8% sometime in 2009. it's true. Lance Winslow Lance Winslow's Bio <http://www.net/ <http://washguy. Come home in 2years with $350. Some recommend to students that if they do not want to be there.com/more. Think on this. in some states there are jobs waiting to be filled.shtml> . see how that works? Well. save their money and get the $75. The most recent FED predictions are that it will surpass about 8. by the way two great companies that actually pay their vendors on time! There is a ton of work. Wyoming Tech is worth its salt. I agree with these recommendations to the students. How so you ask? Well. Heck.

In this article I'm going to uncover some things that have really changed my perspective about teaching. or when you'll get your diploma to do this. The Internet has made it extremely lucrative for us to make money on the side of our teacher salary. The beautiful thing about teaching is that we do have some time to spend researching other options. or where we don't know anyone. Continuing on with the metaphor of moving to a completely different country. there are plenty of ways to untie yourself from your budget. to start making money. if the opportunity that lies behind it is unknown to us. and make money without giving up the beach this summer. we like the security of it. and who could help us to get established.130 Teacher Salary . and we knew it was a lot nicer than where we were currently living. the other options are worth checking out.7 Great Tips to Make You More Money If you're a teacher. you don't have to spend thousands of dollars in tuition. and you don't have to worry about tests or due dates. Frankly. No. you don't have to live your life attached to what your current teacher salary will afford you. pay close attention to the following: . So why do most teachers settle for their current teacher salary instead of taking the initiative to get out there and build more income for themselves? Well. or as a replacement for our teaching income if we've had enough of the classroom. it's the same reason that we don't just move to a different country that we've never been to. we'd be a lot quicker to jump on that boat. if we had someone there who could tell us what it was all about. Believe me. It is more comfortable to stay tied to our teaching salary because. so we don't make the same mistakes. you don't have to go back to sitting in a lecture hall for 3 hours a day. And no. Believe it or not. So if you want to build an income in addition to your teacher salary. or sweating it out in a classroom of students who don't want to be there. our time is too precious to us to start something from scratch.

We can always improve financially. no distractions. Don't tell yourself that you'll come back to it later. but it's when you don't make excuses about it that you'll get ahead. Constantly learn new techniques and skills.com/report. internalize them.OnlineMLMTeacher. 4) Take the ideas that are presented to you. There are so many opportunities out there. It's a much shorter and more effective path if you don't walk into a new opportunity aimlessly. trust me.131 1) Set aside time for yourself to do some research. We all get busy. Remember.. or market your business is always money well spent. writing skills. I've got a great free report that details my experiences so you can learn from them. "Want to Learn How You Can Leverage your Teaching Skills with the Power of the Internet to Meet and Exceed Your Teaching Income?" Free Report Explains All: http://www. whether it's to learn a new skill.html . Do not forget to check out the link below. people skills. This could include your communication skills. and then by default back into your budget.com/report. spending money to make more money. The most important key in achieving any goal that we set for ourselves is to get into action the moment we get the idea. that motivation is hard to come by at a later time. Especially since the money you spend can be used to write down your taxable income. 6) Set aside some time each day to work towards your goal.html> you need. Tania is a High-School Teacher who Helps Other Teachers Make what they're Worth so they Can Teach because they Love it and Not because they Have to. You'll slip back into the comfort zone. 7) Continue being a student of your craft. computer skills etc. 2) Make a list of the skills you'll be able to transfer to another business opportunity. You can get some ideas by surfing the web and seeing what people are doing.onlinemlmteacher. you move towards the next one. Remember. 3) Find people who are already doing what you want to do. and make new goals for yourself so that when you hit your goal. It is extremely valuable to learn from people's mistakes so that way you don't waste your time. 5) Decide on how much of your current budget you can put aside to your new idea. and write down how you can begin to apply something that you learned right away. or who can lead you to the information <http://www. start a new business..

132 What Do You Need to Learn Next? I used to do temp work. if your target market is not well defined you have to start there. Create your own curriculum There's always something more you can master. You cannot leap off and create a web site or start writing an ebook until you know why you are doing it and for whom you are doing it. I went to work on my Networking. Direct Outreach and Keep In Touch Strategies. You may benefit from having a coach help you move through these defining stages. You have to lay a strong foundation for whatever it is you need to do next. but don't neglect those skills you would do well to strengthen. Referral. If you are a natural marketer. Be willing to include them in the curriculum you create for yourself.I upgraded my skills to make myself more valuable as an employee. study that and make your version of it happen. I look around to see what I need to learn next. Writing and Speaking but I did not have the mandatory strategies in place. An outside eye can often identify what you are too close to see. I still do that with my own business. And every time I was without an assignment I learned a new software program . Is your marketing foundation in place? If you don't have a strong who and do what statement. if your Red Velvet Rope policy is not in place. When there is a lull or I perceive a need to make a change. What strategies have you mastered? When I became a Book Yourself Solid Coach I discovered I had mastered the more complex self-promotion strategies of Web. If you know that networking is a valuable strategy and you have yet to successfully find your comfort zone with it. It's always easy to go learn more about what you love to do. but they are all in my self-curriculum Can people find you and start to connect? . Some are easier for me to do than others. study your administration skills and streamline them.

fun and cost-effective. Get some guidance and coaching on this. we need to push out of our comfort zones and master some of these wonder technical opportunities because once we do a whole new place to play opens up for us. I create my own web site in DreamWeaver. Learn from others There is so much great information given away for free on the internet. I've worked in Camtasia. Take the technical aspects one step at a time Ok. I've taken classes on podcasting. Find a few people to follow and sign up for their blogs. and write content that pulls your visitors into your sphere of influence. But I did learn it and it was actually easy after I moved through it and is invaluable to know. make great connections and learn from the participants. I use PowerPoint all the time for my teleclasses. People promoting their workshops give away tons of valuable information.133 The whole point of business is to build relationships with others so you have to find a way to meet them and greet them. Find the people that deliver good content and make it a habit to tune in to their calls. Learning online is easy. A coach will help you move through . Enroll in a class My first teleclass was a two month marketing class. I can edit my teleclasses in SoundForge but video still sits there like some huge challenge. I have volunteered in learning environments as a team leader where I got to deepen my knowledge. And I probably need to get help from a coach or take a class or find some good on-line video to teach me. I just need to take it one more step at a time. hold your vision and keep you moving toward it. They are usually recorded and are packed with valuable information. and attracting traffic to your web site. You need to install the most effective back ends like your shopping cart and autoresponders and learn to use them. listen to their interviews and take notes. If your foundation is in place you are ready for a web site. And yes. an information product development expert. You need to create compelling opt in offers. It will save you time and money. expand my coaching/leadership skills. a Guerrilla Marketing Coach and a Book Yourself Solid Coach. Writing for the web is a specific technique you can learn. Be selective. I can work in CoralDraw and Photoshop. Get a coach A coach will keep you on track. New book author interviews are a fascinating source. guide you where you want to go. On line courses range from one call to 15 weeks or longer. Since then I've had training to become a certified teleclass leader. radio publicity. I put off learning audio for a year. Online we use a web site with a strong opt in offer to create that initial connection.

Keep your curiosity vibrant I love to learn so whenever something peaks my interest I go learn at least a little something more about it . The Vision Distiller. Teaching helps me own the material and it creates interesting products to offer my clients.caralumen. As a business coach I have to know at least a little something about nearly everything that will show up for my clients and if I'm not knowledgeable I must have a resource in place. 1:1 or mastermind group coaching is the way to go. You don't have to pursue it but at least understand what it can do for you.go learn it! Cara Lumen. Keep an eye out for what's new and interesting. Look at your business. See what you need to know and sign up for something. Whatever you need to know next . If you want to make rapid personalize progress. is a Book Yourself Solid Certified Coach who helps entrepreneurs move from vision to venue and attract the people they are meant to serve. As I explore and strengthen my own skills I create teleclasses in which I teach others small segments of the marketing process or the process of creating compelling information products.134 your barriers. help you identify and develop your strengths.enough to know whether I want to explore it further. and get you up and running in a business that you love to do. If you are ready to become a Success Magnet and Book Yourself Solid visit Cara at http://www.com The Southwest Airline Pilot Interview Rundown . Teach what you need to know A few years ago I wanted to expand my article writing strategy so I created a teleclass to teach others how to write magnetic articles and in the process up leveled my knowledge and my own participation in the strategy.

Some guys have blown their chance before even starting the interview by giving the agent attitude. Interview There is a morning session and an afternoon session. LOI . they are watching you. and party hard. The interview consists of: 1. 3. You will probably take a group tour of HQ. Are you someone who is pleasant to spend a four day trip with? They are looking for someone who is easy-going. but don't try to be a comedian. Since its Southwest. HR Interview Line Oriented Interview (LOI) Logbook review HR Interview . But I bet you want some good gouge. Springs are low visibility with icy runways. If you have convenient access to Southwest service. Day Before Interview Southwest will offer to fly you to Dallas the day before the interview. enthusiastic. Here is an example: * You are west of Colorado Springs going to Las Vegas.You sit in a cardboard cockpit and are given a challenging scenario. you get many different reactions as well. So when a lucky pilot gets the call for that interview it is a huge thrill. * Denver. you need to divert. Yes. help each other out.Here you will probably talk to an HR person and a line pilot. Basically you will be given a situation where you have to divert in the middle of the flight. They know that you are traveling for an interview because of the ticket code. some light up like a Christmas tree when you mention Southwest as it represents a unique culture. However. As I've said in a previous article. The little airline from Texas as grown from a cult following to a 800 pound gorilla thanks to a lean. . efficient business model. and a leader without being "alpha male". Make sure you smile (subtle). even if it is Southwest.135 You get a lot of different reactions from people when you mention Southwest Airlines. Okay. not so glamorous layover destinations. mean. Hopefully by that time they have already done some homework. Grand Junction. 2. you should take it. Some scoff at the long days. They love to have fun. However. When you are talking about pilots. the big thing here is attitude. with the agent promptly calling HR. it has happened. * You have a medical emergency in the back. let's get to it. weather worsening. you need to remember that the interview starts as soon as you step foot into the airport! Don't give the ticket agent an attitude because the flight is late or oversold. and "Wal-Mart" crowd customers.

Want to find more tips and resources on pilot interviews? See 5 Killer Interview Tips Here <http://www. do not let your guard down until you are at home.136 * Albuquerque is a little farther with great weather but tailwind slightly over limit with a long runway. Realistic. but put more emphasis on the positives.squidoo. delegate tasks. . etc. Be honest about your positives and negatives. The opportunity doesn't come often and it may not come again. the key is how you come up with the solution.com/Airline-Pilot-Interview-Tips> Six Ways to Fit Individuals Into a Suitable Career Path By matching your natural environment. could be the answer. Also. After you are done they tell you to debrief yourself. Then put the jumpseater to work looking up landing data. and abilities towards a suitable career. There is usually no one good solution. you should be fine no matter what you decide to do. If you use good CRM. weather. not what the solution is. Conclusion If you get a Southwest Airline pilot interview. keep everyone in the loop. So as soon as the clock starts. So make sure you are friendly but not goofy. However you need to categorize how you can fit these realistically. first thing to do is transfer controls to the FO. even though the will make you feel very comfortable. by using the types of abilities below: 1. However. consider yourself very fortunate. Don't try to be the hero and fly single pilot! You only have seven minutes (which will whiz by) so you need to use all resources to finish in time.

) 3. and coordination. when people choose a career consistent with their personality. finance. mathematics. Conventional. foreign service. Involves cognitive activities (thinking.) The Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI) can be used to measure these orientations. public relations. social work. law. Involves verbal activities to influence others and to attain power and status. People do gravitate to a small subset of jobs. (Examples: accounting. understanding) rather than affective activities (feeling. music education. They are also more likely to remain excited by the nature of the work they do and to be satisfied with their colleagues at work. oceanography. trucking. strength. If one of the orientations dominates the others. or interpersonal and emotional). the individual will gravitate toward an occupation consistent with that orientation. Artistic. Investigative. rule-regulated activities and subordination of personal needs to an organization or person of power and status. (Examples: biology. If two or more are equally strong. Involves interpersonal rather than intellectual or physical activities.) 2. acting. Further. . they are more likely to be satisfied with their career choice and not change professions. (Examples: forestry. the individual will vacillate in choosing an occupation. artistic creation.) 6. (Examples: clinical psychology. and life experience in the form of a degree. (Examples: art. (Examples: management. organizing. farming.) 5.137 Involves aggressive behavior and physical activities requiring skill. Involves structural. expression of emotions. Involves self-expression. Enterprising. The VPI is a list of 160 occupational titles toward which individuals indicate their likes and dislikes. and individualistic activities. Brings you International Academic recognition for your previous academic.) 4. Social.

You might be on five different roofs in one day. You're just not ready yet. You will be going into their homes and businesses. cut your hair. Although most service jobs pay hourly rather than piecework. That means clean clothes. Overtime opportunities are also common at many companies. so you need to look presentable. In just one year that's over a thousand roofs. you need to be aware that you will be meeting the public every day. that's OK. If that is too much sacrifice for you. . the hourly rate is usually decent. For a complimentary assessment to see if you qualify for an International Degree: http://www.com Jobs in Roofing . you get to see what works and what doesn't. leave the bling at home and cover up your tats. There are plenty of other guys who recognize that this is one of the best jobs in roofing and are anxious to get it.Career Advice For Service Technicians One of the best jobs in roofing is that of a service tech. It is a fast track to a broad range of roofing knowledge and experience.asian-europeanuniversity.138 The Asian European University assess your experience using the Internationally recognized APEL method. you get to work with all the various roof systems within a short period of time. To get a service tech job. On each one. It's not just about windshield time. although that is certainly a consideration on hot summer days! More importantly.

But if you take a closer look you will see that many of these opportunities are scams. some service techs prefer to stay right where they are. check out "Roofing Secrets: How to Avoid Leaks and Save thousands of Dollars!" by John C Bishop. considering how easy and convenient they are. You should never allow yourself to get taken in by these shenanigans. And it's a job that older roofers can handle because it isn't too physically demanding.139 Some companies use their service department to groom employees for other positions. or to obtain the information required to be able to submit an application.. But then again. it is an easy transition to superintendent or sales. It may be less money.How to Avoid Common Scams Chances are you're receiving several spam emails each day that are inviting you to apply for high-paying jobs for data entry. go to: http://www. that certainly sound very appealing. and after some people paid the money they usually got a useless list of other companies or simply a note that their application was denied. Of course. Some were even told to post ads all over the Internet and that . For details. When a service tech proves he can perform on his own and has good communication skills. For this reason. It is full of tricks-ofthe-trade that will make the job easier and help you avoid big mistakes. Legitimate information handling jobs are some of the most sought after.roofingsecrets.com Jobs For Data Entry . but it is also a lot less stressful to just fix leaks. it's all a scam. Make hundreds of dollars per hour pushing a few buttons. To shave a couple decades off your learning curve. some people have made a business out of falsely taking advantage of this demand by tricking people like you and me into paying huge amounts just to be considered for such a job. This is one article in a series about jobs in roofing..

and they don't pay exorbitant amounts for simple jobs either. Legitimate companies don't charge you anything to review your application. But I'm referring to the workers who are actually tearing off.Career Advice For Roofers A "roofer" is a general term applied to many of the jobs in roofing. Jobs asking for sign up fees and claiming to pay hundreds of dollars per hour are some of the most obvious scams. installing. How do you know that someone offering jobs for information handling is a scammer? After all.com Jobs in Roofing . Imagine doubling your money every week with no or little risk! To discover a verified list of Million Dollar Corporations offering you their products at 75% commission to you.incomeforfreedom. I am making more money now than in my old business and you can too: read the amazing. many scam websites appear very legitimate when in fact they are not. repairing . The easiest way of identifying a scam is to look into requests for payment combined with unrealistic promises. When I joined I was skeptical for just ten seconds before I realized what this was. try what I did. click the link below to learn HOW you will begin compounding your capital towards your first Million Dollars at the Easy Corporate Money Program. If you need money now. I was smiling from ear to ear and you will too. http://www. like I mean in the next hour. true story of Martin Thomas in the link below. That certainly doesn't sound like a legitimate data entry job.140 they would only be paid if their ads generate any business for the company.

It's extremely rewarding to tear off an old leaky roof. Roofers who work for companies that do mostly repairs and reroofing are more likely to have steady work. Even the sweltering summers are tolerable. Even companies that are cross-town rivals can vary greatly. dirty job that is in the top ten list of most dangerous occupations. But those jobs in roofing dry up quickly when the economy slows down. But there is a big difference in compensation and working conditions from one part of the country to another. you will have ten years experience. Many guys try it out and quickly find they want no part of this work. Once you learn the basic skills and principles. The highest compensation for roofers is usually through piecework arrangements. But there is something about it that gets in your blood. Here are some of your options. Statistically it is even more dangerous than being a police officer or firefighter. Companies that do a lot of new construction often find themselves in a "feast or famine" situation. Strive to be fast AND good. you may find that jobs in roofing all but disappear in the winter. There are many days when I am overwhelmed with the shear ecstasy of working outside in the warm sun and cool breeze. if you want to specialize in a particular type. become the best roofer in town in that system. You will learn the pros and cons of different types of roofing. That's how many of us in the trade got started. rather than by hourly. That way. The snow and ice makes for miserable and treacherous working conditions. Those guys are a dime a dozen and I don't have much use for them. Compare that to where I live in South Florida. First off. Now THAT is impressive! . after ten years on the roof. regardless of economic conditions. if you can arrange your schedule to be off the roof during the heat of the day. this is a job that you can take just about anywhere.ten times. Another factor for roofers to consider is the kind of work that a company does.. After that. Roofing is a tough. instead of one year of experience -. if you're in a state that gets a lot of snow..141 and/or maintaining various roof systems. Just keep your focus on quality over quantity and you will still have work when the "speed demons" are running around looking for a job. Some companies specialize in just one type of roofing system. Those who survive jobs in roofing for a few years often make a career out of it. fix all the rotted wood and install a goodlooking roof system that will provide decades of shelter. But at the start of your career I recommend working for a company that offers a variety of systems. And the material freezes. We can roof year-around and winters are the best time to be on the roof. When there are lots of new homes and other buildings going up. there is a lot of work. making it difficult to work with.

You're better off staying on the legal side of the law. And if advancement opportunities don't pan out. the IRS can shut you down. they readily work for wages that are half what they should be. Many shady roofing companies are happy to hire them. Talk to the old-timers. whether it's your job or your business. Don't put yourself in the embarrassing position of having your work rejected by your boss. the customer or a building inspector. It's helpful to keep a notebook of what you learn. My best advice is to learn your lessons quickly and be prepared for higher paying jobs in roofing. you can always start your own company.roofingsecrets. but eventually the long arm of the government will catch up with you. Being a roofer is one of the jobs in roofing that is greatly affected by immigration. This is one article in a series about jobs in roofing.com . Since the wage scale is so low where they come from. For details. You may get by for a while. When that happens. To shave a couple decades off your learning curve. file tax liens on your property and garnish your wages. go to: http://www. States like Florida have made a felony out of contracting without a license and can assess heavy fines. paying cash under the table and saving even more. be aware that being paid by piecework doesn't automatically qualify you as an independent contractor. Most are happy to share their wisdom with you if you just show them a little courtesy and respect. There are licensing and tax implications that you need to be aware of. It is full of tricks-ofthe-trade that will make the job easier and help you avoid big mistakes. Also. That situation can make it pretty tough on a young roofer trying to earn a decent living legitimately. check out "Roofing Secrets: How to Avoid Leaks and Save thousands of Dollars!" by John C Bishop.142 You should be your own toughest critic. A huge percentage of roofers are either legal or illegal immigrants.

you will get the attention that you need for that much desired promotion. challenges and that you are a potential future leader. Invest in Your Education Even while you're working.143 How to Climb the Corporate Ladder But why leave your fate in the hands of destiny when you can push your luck and control your future? If you prefer to move up the ranks and build stability in your present job. you can explore many educational opportunities that will help you gain new knowledge and skills necessary for that . take that as a challenge and step towards your goal of getting ahead in the corporate world. Networking is Key Spend time with the right people and before you know it. you can let your superiors know of your other positive qualities such as your organizational and leadership skills. By building a good network. attend it and be active in joining games and other activities. rigor and a sense of dedication to your job. Build a positive image . If there are new roles to take and some new skills to master. grab the opportunity and show your manager that you are open to changes. Sacrifice and Be Open to New Challenges Always take initiative to put in time and the necessary effort if you want to get promoted. If you want to be taken seriously in the office. you'll be right on top next to them. Your hard work will be rewarded and all those long hours will bear fruit in the future. By being active in other events such as corporate basketball games. Take initiative and don't wait for your superior's instructions before acting on a task. by all means. By being proactive at work. If there's a party sponsored by your boss. you'll get a hold of most opportunities before others.one that invokes passion. turn to these simple tips to get noticed and boost your career. If your boss asks you to work on a Saturday. You should also interact more often with managers since they are the ones who usually make the big decisions in the company. you don't want to be acting like a clown every lunch break. by all means. Enhance your Image Always remember that whatever you do affects how others perceive you.

Step it up a notch and if your manager interviews you. The difference is how we apply this common sense . and so . show him or her what you've got. Don't wait for your fortunes to turn around. but a lot of it is common sense.net> . Most of the time. Ask your human resources department if they have such corporate scholarship offerings. Don't shy away from learning.we all have the ability to keep going even when we face challenges in our lives . Some companies have designed programs dedicated to improve the skill level of their employees. Be Confident Express your willingness to take on a new challenge. inter personal relationships.basically it comes down to your attitude. Want to Get Noticed? Become the Office Events Coordinator Odds are pretty good that all of the candidates will have good records when it comes to production. you will not get your promotion on a silver platter.144 promotion you desire. Learn to ask for something you truly deserve. Help yourself by helping others recognize your talents.Wisdom is the sharing of wise experiences and knowledge.net/How-To-Climb-Corporate-Ladder> and other howto do stuff. For more on How to climb the corporate ladder <http://monsterguide. whether it's just a weeklong seminar on stress management or a two-year business administration program. luck only comes to those who are willing to take the cudgels for themselves. please visit Monster Guide <http://monsterguide. In the end. attendance. Be confident in explaining on how the company will grow even bigger given your present skills.

145 on (people looking to get ahead know they are almost from the moment they are hired). The person in this role has a lot of responsibility. Remember Your Other Roles Volunteering for a position such as office events coordinator will certainly be a feather in your cap when it comes time for promotion. Make sure that you understand the responsibility you are taking on when you volunteer to coordinate office events. ? You will gain the support of other employees. after all. . year end parties. and will come up whenever advancement is in the offing. A good office events coordinator will be able to place themselves in favor not only with management. staff barbecues. identify the right roles for the right people. ? It will show you can take charge. but in areas that take place within the work environment but are actually volunteer. Volunteering for events coordinator will show that you can put a team together. Office events coordinators are the people in charge of various gatherings with the entire group working in the office. These will probably include big events such as Christmas parties. Politics is always a part of any work place. and so on. After all. They are. It is hard to resent the promotion of a person who has remembered birthdays every year and who puts on such memorable Christmas events. Most of the time an employee won't have much chance to show their leadership capacity in an office situation. but it is important that you don't neglect your other duties. but with fellow employees as well. What this means is that the individual committed to advancement has to be ready to put in extra time not just with work. the foundation on which your eligibility for advancement will be determined. that is what the regular manager is there for. Here's how. but the position will pay dividends. the job will take a certain amount of time and that time should not cut into your actual job. One of the most obvious is the position of office events coordinator. and pull off an event with style. summer parties. All of these features will demonstrate that you have what it takes to lead people in a business environment.

Aveta Solutions . we will talk about some strategies in avoiding and dealing with a monster manager. and yellow belts.org ) offers online six sigma training and certification classes for lean six sigma. A company with a high turnover rate is indicative of poor management. and what they are saying. their body language. Make sure to pay attention to the questions that they ask. It is possible to tell simply from the job application process whether you are going to have a hard time with a manager within the company.Six Sigma Online ( http://www.146 There's no point in gaining extra credit if you aren't making the grades! Tony Jacowski is a quality analyst for The MBA Journal. Poor managers tend to be more interested in what they have to say than what you have to say during the interview. black belts. During the interview. Use Extreme Caution . The Monster Manager In this article. Avoid Them Altogether! The best way to deal with a monster manager is to avoid working with one altogether. you should be at the very least in the room with the person who will immediately oversee your new position. If it is possible for you financially. they are also defensive and aggressive at the same time.sixsigmaonline. green belts. turn this type of interviewer down.

you may find that it is time to find yourself another job. just be patient. Don't let your frustration show in any way.org ) offers online six sigma training and certification classes for lean six sigma. this is a situation that you want to approach with a lot of caution. Until then.sixsigmaonline. Again. he or she will probably just get rid of you. Make sure you have adequate records that document any tasks you have accomplished or any ideas you have proposed in a meeting. company management will be aware of problem managers.Six Sigma Online ( http://www. ? Protect yourself and your ideas. Your day to day job may be miserable. Most of the time. . ? Do not directly confront the manager. it is very important to deal with the situation with extreme caution. green belts. If a monster manager senses that he or she is not in favor in the ranks. Aveta Solutions . A monster manager who finds out you are on the job hunt won't try and find out why and address the issues. she will take defensive action and make things even worse for you at the work place. they just don't know what to do with them. ? Be patient. but sooner or later there will be enough complaints that corporate will have to do something. Tony Jacowski is a quality analyst for The MBA Journal.147 If you take a job and then find out you are under a monster manager. This is the worst thing you do. Here are a couple of pointers. Of course if worse comes to worse. and yellow belts. This evidence will back you up when it is time to make your move. black belts.

some of them not. Some prefer to answer to themselves. With hundreds of thousands of layoffs announced each month. It's affordable even on unemployment. along with a desk from a garage sale and a lamp I bought on clearance. or aging parents. or to have the flexibility to work around a spouse's schedule. I had personal reasons. In most states. in fact. Like many people who originally go into business. In Washington State. . People go into business for all kinds of reasons -.some of them personal -. it's not for a lot of people. I concur with those who would caution that running a small business is not for everyone. but I opted for quality of life over quantity of pay. Some want to bring in a little "extra money" for the family to offset the expenses of inflation or tennis lessons for the kids. and adding marketing. When I started out. you may just discover that life has handed you a rare opportunity to take a chance you never expected. Imagine taking any business based on a skill set or talent you excel at. I wanted to live near my family in the small town in Central Washington where I grew up. imagine if just 20% of those people went into business.148 Bad Economies Offer Good Opportunities to Try Self-Employment Running a small business is a lot of work. As the daughter of an apple farmer and a small business owner. and especially if you have a severance package and unemployment benefits. My blog was free and my Web site cost less than $200 a year for the domain name and hosting.and you have small business. I used the computer I already owned. Over half the people laid off would have new jobs. the cost ratio of metropolitan living means I actually have more discretionary income here than I did there. Oddly enough. where I'm licensed. applying for a business license is relatively inexpensive. City life would have been more conducive to finding a job that paid what I made in Los Angeles. accounting (everything from inventory to taxes). Some people opt for self-employment to be home with kids. But there are also a lot of people out there who are simply not entrepreneurs simply because they haven't had an opportunity. If you have a family depending on your income to meet the mortgage. you may not have the opportunity to quit your job and try your hand at selfemployment. customer service. I paid less than $35 to apply for my license and doing-business-as (DBA) names. and became successful enough to grow their enterprises enough to employ two additional people. and supervisory skills to it -. But if you've been laid off. Some want the challenge and adventure that goes with forging their own way in the world.

The reality is that many small businesses will fail. But if half of the new businesses inspired by laid off workers looking to try something new were to fail. health care and travel. some work. Half will spend advertising dollars. Murrow School of Communications." Imagine growing your business from a seed. but there are a lot of small business opportunities that can be launched with the tools.-based author and journalist with experience in technology. some time. an oven. Creating Job Security: The 2009 All-In-One Workbook. some water. My mother's favorite cliché when I was growing up used to be. Debra Yergen is a U.because the truth is that you will work harder for yourself than you'll ever work for anyone else -. and Creating Job Security Resource Guide. "Poverty is the mother of invention. a computer.a down economy can offer the perfect scenario to give that incredible dream a shot. She has held senior writing positions in the financial industry at firms including SunGard and Washington Mutual Bank. could there be a better time to launch a dream? Credit is tight right now. Half will bring additional revenue and additional jobs into the economy. a lawnmower -. Half will energize and revitalize communities from California to Maine.149 But for those with the gifts and the skills to make it in business -. Half will need vendors and suppliers. She holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Washington State University's Edward R. and a few tips from the Small Business Administration. an idea.S.or whatever else you have that you can use to get started. Add some dirt.Part 1 . financial software. You might be pleasantly surprised what grows. published by The Graduate Group in West Hartford. and you have the time and the severance or unemployment benefits to fall back on. equipment and skills you already have. Conn. that still means half will succeed. If you're thinking about starting your own business. Debra is the author of Real Life 101. Finessing Those Oh-So Embarrassing Moments .

Marsha removed her jacket and carefully placed several napkins on her lap to keep herself spot-free. she could not cancel this important and hard-earned interview. as a precaution. on the west side of Albuquerque. and appeared in general. Marsha had dressed for her interview first thing that morning. However. she also knew that a seeming weakness in one area of her presentation could be countered by a seeming strength in another. She would be judged by how she moved. so getting an interview with them so quickly really excited her. A horrified gasp rose from the group. across from Intel. Finally Liz whacked the bottom. Liz was beside herself. the ketchup exploded from the bottle in a sputtering blob. asking if she could do something . Soap and water and scrubbing with a paper towel still left obvious pink dots on her now-clingy. At the Village Inn.m. wet blouse front.. As a subscriber to the "Social Effectiveness Gur's Tips" e-zine. She was wearing what she hoped would be her navy blue good luck "power" suit. Suddenly. And a blouse-less. but.m. She had also read Wendy Gelberg's book. product line. she felt confident she could put her best foot forward in presenting and promoting herself. squeezed out of the booth. had researched the company to know all she could about their philosophy. 528. Class ended at 11 a. "The Successful Introvert: How to Enhance Your Job Search and Advance Your Career" to ready herself with intelligent answers to typical interview questions.150 An interview at Intel? Marsha was beside herself with eagerness and anxiety. Knowing time would be short. anything. The red condiment resisted Liz's gentle urgings. Marsha tried to smile. excused herself. Marsha knew that in any first meeting she would be judged by many things. apologizing repeatedly. They were having a good time until Liz. Anxiety punched her in the gut and wrapped its tightening fingers around her throat. tried to put some ketchup on her fries. Marsha's white blouse was strafed by a bloody-looking shotgun pattern. she felt prepared. On the other hand. .. Her appointment was for 1:30 p. she was finishing her senior year at University of New Mexico with an eye on employment at Intel. Her friends ordered burgers and fries. so she had time to have a quick lunch with friends and still comfortably get to the Rio Rancho installation on Rt. innovations. made eye contact. Having majored in computer science. Marsha and her friends sat in a booth across from the pastry counter. None of her girlfriends had on anything which could substitute appropriately for the blouse. plunging jacket neckline was not going to earn her the kind of points she wanted. Intel was one of the largest industries and employers in the Albuquerque area. and raced for the restroom. What was she going to do? There was no time to go back to her apartment in Albuquerque. Marsha's best friend. and place in the industry. talked. she ordered a salad instead. As a result.

. without selling. for example. attorneys. On her drive around Intel's parking lot looking for a parking space. Or she could casually make reference to it then dismiss it as inconsequential in order to talk about important interview topics. What you say to yourself can have a tremendous impact on how you present yourself. Having a pep talk with yourself is imperative.. computer programmers. and small businesses. strongly influences your behavior so you're in a better position to ace the interview. Author of five books and over 150 published articles. teaches professionals who are marketing reluctant how to create profitable visibility and credibility confidently with integrity . she has worked internationally with CEOs." Dr. Consider it to contain positive affirmations. She could show embarrassment or anger and make a big deal out of the stain.ConfidentSelfPromotion. less like a confident and competent candidate if she let herself focus on the stain. Signe is a social psychologist and soft-sell marketing coach who has specialized for the last 25 years in boosting interpersonal skills.com . seminar presenters. writers. They need to be concrete and specific so your mind cannot simply reject them.151 Her less than ideal appearance theoretically could be successfully countered by how she handled the stained blouse in the interview. in turn. client trust.. Knowing she would look anxious or immature. Your thoughts determine your emotion which. Ph. and show that your experience and talents match their requirement. Marsha knew she had two choices. physicians and other health-care providers. FBI agents. She replaces communication anxiety with confidence and competence and emphasizes the need for professionals to be a valued and accessible educational resource for prospects and clients alike. promote yourself. CPAs. and relationships. Dayhoff. rapport. She enhances promotion effectiveness through a relationship-based method called the "VODKAA Process. but affirmations that are securely anchored in your own experience. with heart pounding she started to give herself an internal pep talk. Subscribe to her free monthly Get Your Ideal Clients Tips selfpromotion ezne and claim your complimentary Marketing Self-Assessment at http://www. liking. Dr. Signe A. TV producers.D.

and 49% said they flirted occasionally. The researchers also noted that the salaries of the "decent" women were higher than those of the flirtatious women.to sixty-something (the average being the early 40s). The subjects were university-educated women ranging in age from twenty. It's not worth it! So. And for every three of the "decent" women who had earned a job promotion.152 How Far Will You Go to Promote Your Career? What do you think? Is it worth flirting at work as a means of advancing your career? Is it worth wearing a low-cut blouse and push-up bra when meeting with clients? Is it worth sending provocative e-mails to colleagues at the office? Is it worth giving your boss a back massage at work if it looks like he could use one? Is it worth crossing your legs in such sexy fashion that even Sharon Stone could learn a thing or two? (Let's ignore. the question of whether or not you're married. USA Today published the results of research on women's flirtatious behavior in the workplace. is NO. 51% of the women reported never having flirted at work. and how can we women get ahead? . what's going on at work. flirtatious behavior at work brings negative results. most definitively. only two of the flirtatious women had done the same.) Is it worth doing any of these things to move upward in your career? The answer. In other words. for now.

one of peace. underestimate our own achievements. But at our place of work. we attract a reality of worry." Practice doing so until you feel comfortable . we must make frequent use of the word "I" and avoid relying on the word "We. I got a lot of help. as women. In the working world. We (again." There is nothing wrong with standing out from the crowd. get the promotion.now that's the healthy way to self-esteem. and balance. he isn't necessarily putting others down. We. Any other type of advancement is not a function of modesty! If we want to attract the reality we desire into our lives. quite logically." We do this in order to maintain a sense of cooperation and partnership with our colleagues. have particular patterns of thought and behavior that prevent us from attracting into our lives the reality we desire . others will recognize and appreciate our achievements.153 What's happening is very simple. It will be strange at first but you'll soon be doing . we won't let anyone else know.that we're not very efficient. as opposed to men) prefer to think that if we work hard. the things that we think about are the things we attract into our lives...no longer ego-centric or arrogant. Isn't it time we made some changes? We must remember that being modest and self-effacing at work is a way to get ahead without having to belittle any of our co-workers. There is nothing wrong with responding to a colleague's compliment by saying. Instead. we lead our boss to believe just that and. taking credit for our achievements. someone else will surely be there to take the credit and. According to the Law of Attraction. I'm quite proud of that myself. for better or for worse. If we're praised for some excellent work we've done. "Oh. and guilt pangs. the same decision-makers with control over job promotions needs our help in selecting the most suitable people to promote. "Yes. If we don't link our name to our successes. it was nothing. When we chalk up our achievements to luck. in turn. we tend to say. and sharing our pride with others. it's good to keep mind that when a man promotes himself. We're wary of appearing arrogant or self-centered and afraid we'll lose the support of other women. unlike men. to question how capable we really are. or we attribute our success to luck. "I could never have done it without the help of. tension. We women. or to someone's help. quiet. at work as well. He's simply letting people know the facts so that they can rely on him. Even if we're extremely proud of ourselves. Achieving advancement based on positive results . being modest and downplaying our talents gives a different impression . To stand up for ourselves and draw attention to our accomplishments in a man's working world." and then adding. really" or "Well.

Job insecurity. And now you can add: I did it. I said I did it. To promote themselves in the right way. make connections with others over lunch and on other occasions. Remember: If you did it but didn't let anyone know you did it. send them copies of positive feedback from clients and colleagues. the employee mentality causes many to give up very easily. awards. and I didn't flirt in the process. and photographs. certificates. yet the employee mentality causes them much frustration and leads to little success.154 it very naturally. Decode the Law of Attraction: Crack the 6 codes. However. Others are very persistent. it's as if you didn't do it at all. ACT & ATTRACT what you really want from life!". how to THINK.Author Orly Katz Home Based Business and Employee Mentality Spells Failure More people than ever are investigating the possibility of starting a home based business. I present women with six very simple and effective codes for applying the Law of Attraction in their lives. © Orly Katz all rights reserved 2008 "Women. corporate downsizing. So. how can I trumpet my achievements without going overboard? In my book-. women and men submit progress reports to their supervisors. propose recommendations for change. . and fill their offices with impressive diplomas. or a job they just plain hate are strong motivators for many of us.

not jump into business". "You want to go into business. only way to make money with a home based business is to develop genuine business skills. Why do I call this the employee mentality? Because. Most beginners jump into business. Tim Tippett is a home based business owner. retire comfortably. it is worse than a job. the whole attitude of wanting someone else to give us commands and make all the decisions while we do the physical work is nothing more than a traditional JOB. The only way we can make more money. technical skills. computer skills. When we go the extra mile. and have more time for family and friends is to bring to the marketplace highly sought after skills that others are not willing to learn. Bringing value to the marketplace is what demands high profit.com to start building you (you are your business). Would you pay a lot for unskilled labor? An unskilled business owner will not demand much pay either. A gentleman once told me. This is the employee mentality that will cause a new business owner to struggle and eventually fail. "Just tell me what to do and I will do it!". then go now to http://networkmarketingstudent.155 Often. If you would like to learn how to start a home based business. not just purchase a business opportunity that takes you no where. If a home based business was that simple. Communication skills. because we have invested money into this business. and marketing skills are some of the areas of study that allow us to offer high value to a company that can not purchase these skills for a cheap price. What kind of mentality do I need to succeed? The only. Now. having a lot of enthusiasm but offering no more value to the marketplace than the next guy. go into business by starting to develop the necessary skills to be your best. work less. . we leave most behind and therefore rise to the top. I applaud you for wanting to be a home based business owner and leaving the employee mentality behind. Actually. I hear people say. then the parent company could hire people for $10 per hour and would not need business owners like us. only.

More importantly look at the actions. These are important to listen to. Keep your poise and professionalism. employees are often the last to know.What to Consider in Times of Company Chaos Downsizing. remain calm. This is natural for everyone when we leave the familiar for the unfamiliar. You will be surprised at how your perspective will change as you notice others clamoring in despair. being done by your superiors and their superiors. During this time. In times of change and chaos.. Change in an organization often brings about chaos..156 Career Advice . Cutting back. You may be thrust into an unfamiliar role either through a different discipline. these words all point to on single uncomfortable initiative. While this may be a tragic event at first. What you can do though. reinforce that network by staying in touch with them throughout the chaos. elevation of responsibilities or other functional change. listen to what is not being said. If you already have a strong network of colleagues within your company. Streamlining. First. These actions will tell you a whole lot more than any written statement. Second. During times of change companies will often provide official statements and announcements. As the chaos unfolds you will find that some of your colleagues in this network will likely be victims of the downsizing. network for the future. All of these words strike fear in the heart of every employee. Third. Look for patterns and themes in their actions and always ask yourself. is remain calm and focused. not words. Continue to work to the best of your ability in an ever changing climate. If you are comfortable and successful in your current job. your emotions and more importantly your anxiety will run very high. . it is also one that provides opportunity as these same colleagues will likely move on to other jobs in the industry with potentially better situations than you are currently in. "Why is that happening?" The answer to this question will reveal a lot about what is likely going on underneath the surface. change. Solidifying your network will keep you abreast of all relevant opportunities. In these dynamic and seemingly chaotic times there are some key considerations that may help you survive and actually succeed in a chaotic environment. Plans at the highest levels of the organization have already been laid out and there is likely very little if anything that you can do to change them. In times of chaos your career comfort zone will likely disappear.

However with the right considerations. Your success in that initial meeting can largely be managed by good preparation and research. The resume is then given to friends and family for their opinion. There are three things you can do to excite your future employer during the interview process.L. During the interview you are likely to be asked the question "What do you know about our company?" Most of the time people will respond with statistical information .com or call 1-877-2938859. Torres is a business strategist and entrepreneur who provides career-life strategy development and guidance through his company Ascend SQ. Hours and hours are spent in editing and revision time.ascendsq. listening intently and networking for the future. your resume has made enough of an impression that they want to meet you in person. Career Advice . All of this. think strategically about your future employer. in the hopes that your resume will jump out from the crowd.157 Chaotic times in a company are generally not a positive experience. LLC. LLC: Author A.Beyond Your Resume. To sample one of the company's free workshops or learn more about them please go to go to http://www. There are literally millions of resources on the internet when you search for help on writing a resume. What's Exciting About You? Don't let your resume be the most exciting factor when you interview with a potential employer. First. If you are called for an interview. About Ascend SQ. you can survive and advance by remaining calm.

They are much more impressed if you can intelligently talk about and demonstrate those skills under pressure in an interview.158 such as location. . number of employees. marketing and guidance through his company Ascend SQ. The research that you completed in studying your future employer should give a relatively good feel for how to brand yourself. Second. This research will give you a hint as to how you should dress. To sample one of the company's free workshops or learn more about them please go to go to http://www. Third. Do your research on a strategic level. who their top competitors are. You can manage that situation by branding yourself consistently to the culture of the company.com or call 1877-293-8859. like employee motivation for example. One of the best ways of generating excitement in this situation is to answer the question strategically. Employers are impressed with the skills. As your interview goes along. Understand if they are currently the market leader in their industry. even future employers. how to display confidence. services. All of this data is relevant and unfortunately is rehashed in every interview. Instead of providing them with a data dump of what they already know. products and key managers.ascendsq. Your potential employer creates that vision from their own biases and experiences. brand yourself. how to speak. Your resume is a critical part of getting your employers attention and motivating them to call you in for an interview. About Ascend SQ. press releases and forums that discuss your future employer. Simply offer a perspective on how you have handled it in the past. you can offer up your experience as different way to approach the matter. If you are discussing a certain operational process they currently find challenging. To get them really excited about who you are. remember three things: strategically analyze your potential employer. what their vision is and what major obstacles are in the way. intonation. The best way to get this information is to simply do an internet search and read articles. pace and emotion displayed creates a vision of what and who you are. LLC: Author A. Every word you say. industry. People. showcase your breadth of knowledge. take the opportunity to offer them "nuggets of gold" from your breadth of knowledge. brand yourself to their culture and demonstrate your breadth of knowledge. identify with brands. Torres is a business strategist and entrepreneur who provides career-life strategy development.L. Be careful not to say that yours is "better" as that may come across as arrogant. hot topics to avoid. qualifications and credentials you put down on your resume. This will allow your employer to envision you working at their company already. LLC.

Further. we do it because it is an awesome career. They have had to listen to our lectures. Our career is significant. This is my attempt to list them in order of priority. most every adult in society has had to pass through our classrooms or hallways. middle and high school. . dissect an animal or insect in lab. but mostly we don't come into this profession for the tangible benefits. So. and then move on to college and a meaningful career. I am confident that most will agree.. Put your humor hat on for some of these. Here is my Top Ten List. besides the fact that we love what we do. Kids enjoy us. The good news is that most educators are sharp. 10.What we do as educators is simple-we change the world. Significance . there are a few great benefits. Typically it is always that one bad teacher(s) in our profession that make us all look bad-every profession has this problem. There are a few. At some point we will see how our investment matures as our students graduate from elementary. Actually.159 Teaching . most teachers realize that teaching has some great benefits. unlike many careers that exists as a means for entertainment or greed. Teaching. Every teacher in every country has the same responsibility.Top Ten Benefits Let's face it folks. 9. In some way we have made an indelible mark on every human being on earth. if you are an educator you know the real deal. However. we have the responsibility to help make responsible citizens for the perpetuity of our democracy and way of life. independent thinking and compassionate human being.. nurture and guide people from child to adulthood. but none spend as much time with their client base as does teachers. Think about it. many times teachers get a bad rap. education exists to guide children through the maturation process of becoming a responsible. run in our gyms. professional and sometimes very hip. At the end of the day. or job offers the unique ability to influence.What career. we do it because Teaching is the Greatest Career on the Planet. Rewarding . and many parents support our efforts-it's always the minority that make our jobs tougher. or be suspended from school in our offices. This is a rewarding experience.

other times much worse.In most states. The time we get is needed. challenges and triumphs add to the complexity and amazing responsibilities of school teachers. some people really think we get vacations.. Life Long Relationships . I will call President Obama to speak with him about this. Webster dictionary defines a sabbatical as a leave from work. There are other benefits too. I like to think of our time away as sabbaticals. What career offers the ability to be so relational? We work with kids from age 4 to age 18. and some of them come back to thank us for our investment in them. License Plates . prestige/honor.. 7.. Teacher Appreciation Day .. for rest. I will find out when I retire. compensation-better in some areas/countries than others. Nonetheless. we do have an actual day that is recognized by the American Government. If you want to be a part of something unique and rewarding. especially for those working in under-resourced communities. Public Education tenure is vastly different from the tenure of a college professor. etc..Not sure what this means anymore. Major discounts at stores would be nice for one day. sometimes better. Just wish every community took it more seriously. right! 3. Brilliant! 6. but most unions or state legislation require adequate teacher retirement funds. 4. Teachers Retirement Funds and other Benefits.Fellow educators.There is no other profession in the world like teaching.discounts at stores and restaurants. where the demand is even greater. Here is a list of a few things.160 8. but a lot of people seem to fight for it. 5. It started somewhere around 1953 during the Roosevelt administration. as to a professor. 2. especially public school teachers.It works different in each state. teachers can order a special license plate for their car that tells the world that they are educators. Besides we typically work during these times anyway. Uniqueness . study. per se. Not sure. etc. I guarantee there is no other career like ours. I know. Tenure . usually every 7th year.could happen. performance bonuses..vacation. Contrary to popular myth. This leads me to lucky number seven. teaching is it. I do know that its intended purpose is to make sure teachers have due process when confronted with discipline or termination. That seven year thing wouldn't work well with us.Great teachers develop friends and admirers as they teach and lead. what exactly does "adequate" really mean. educators experience very intense school years. or at least support . demands. I will request that this be added to the stimulus package. The joys. it is a needed benefit for our teachers. The idea of retirement in other countries is vastly different. We make friends and sometimes family among our students.. a paid leave of absence granted. more than any college professor.. Honestly. This is an awesome tribute to what we stand for and what we do. each benefit is always a little different than what other systems or countries offer. free professional development. teachers don't get vacations. free graduate education. Annual Sabbaticals .Of course.

I got laid off over a year ago because of downsizing in the Printing Industry and I am 55 years old! With my experience the past 20 years in this industry where they are not hiring people.from one of my students of course.161 education. ok.. Graysen Walles is an author. I became a teacher to get an apple. "Teaching is the greatest career on the planet.com I Survived a Layoff and So Can You! Hi. Join the Movement-The Teachers Movement! Graysen Dr. speaker and life-long educator. but hey they make them because of us." http://theteachersmovement. 1.. and I am staying until I get one. Apples . He has a passion for teachers.. and we must do everything possible to provide the necessary support to them all . continue the list. Get the darn plate.. being my age and the collapse of our economy I could not find a job. Don't send me any apples! Give me more reasons. sometimes anyone can get them..Who really get's these things anyway? I've never had a student give me an apple. and works diligently to provide resources for both teachers and students to enable them to achieve success.globally. Isn't that cool? Ok. .

I had no training and no one to mentor me. e-books. To survive a layoff starting a home business like I have done can be a very good option. Also. Find a good company. and a primary business with great products to sell with high commissions. And this is what a person like me brings to the table: a strong leader that will mentor you. Yes. but I always come back because of how green everything is and Oregon has less population than most other areas where I would choose to live.com How to Work in a Team in Your Development DBA Job . Oregon where I coach my team of marketing consultants. Only allow serious entrepreneurs and professional to join your business. If you follow your mentors foot steps and treat this as a business not a hobby you will become successful. a great training system to learn how to market and brand yourself on the internet. The reason why I struggled and loss money was because my primary business was not as good as I thought. training courses. training and a mentor that you can follow in their foot steps to shorten your learning curve and start making money in your first 30-90 days. Portland is located within one hour of the ocean and one hour east to the mountains for a great variety of scenic places very close. For the first year after my company layoffs I really struggled learning by trial & error.162 I now make my living online and live in Portland.OnlineMarketingProfitSystem. These 3 things are a must if you are going to make it when starting an online home business. Michael Watt Certified Marketing Consultant http://www. it does rain here quite a bit. seminars etc and I must say most was not spent wisely.

you must learn to work with them to come up with the final product. However. It's not something that would naturally come to mind when seeing a cocoon. This could be a fun aspect or a tiring aspect of the job description. unless you have the imagination of a child. How else will a marriage work for you? You can't simply dominate your spousethere's give and take and there's collaboration and synergy that needs to be the result of it. This is what development a database is like. Development DBA jobs are meant to explain the ground-level fundamentals of DBA jobs. However. you'll be looking at a product that might go through a complete metamorphosis before reaching completion. You might think of all the monsters that would eat the cocoon. and then you work on developing it into something beautiful! One of the challenges of DBA development jobs. It looks like it could be an exoskeleton that was shed by the caterpillar and left behind. However. So before you sign up for a development DBA job. But give it a few weeks and suddenly we see what it transforms into. If you were to see a cocoon for the first time and didn't know that it would open up to release a beautiful butterfly. for the rest of us. We might think it's the remains of a dead insect. They think they know everything and you might get into some heated arguments that truly expose their egos. you might imagine all kinds of things that could spawn from a simple cocoon. it puts a huge burden on your shoulders and you find that you have to practically babysit the others in the team and convince them to spit out their ideas even if they're all trivial and meaningless in the end. you might want to look into taking collaboration classes so you can figure that one out for yourself. They'll introduce you to DBA software that's commonly used around the office.163 Any job in the development stages can be confusing. you'd never think of the idea. If you have a hard time working with others in general. In that case. So when you're initially hired to the team. Perhaps there's a world inside there having a party right now! That's the kind of thing a child would conjure up in his mind upon looking at something as simple as a cocoon. because the product has yet to be fully developed. or you might create a world of its own entirely inside the cocoon. is you have to work with a team of nerdy mathematicians. you should look into taking some team work classes or collaboration projects. we look at it and have no idea what will come of it. We might think it's simply the sleeping back of hibernation for the caterpillar that created it. someday. You'll need to learn how to work with others. So you'll be joining the team that puts together the final product. When you know that you're smarter than everyone else in the room. The same goes for the relationships you develop with your fellow team members. there's a lot of room for creativity with development jobs. The DBA manager will most likely show you around and acquaint you with all the DBA forms and the DBA database you'll be working with. . Imagine a cocoon turning into a butterfly. You start with something so simple or so complex that it appears to be simple.

This will help you learn what it means to be a team player. This forced us to learn how to build off of other people and create a synergistic result through true collaboration. We were all a bunch of arrogant artists who felt like we knew it all and didn't need the help of others. such as development teams for databases. It's all building blocks and each team member contributes a different block to the finished product. and Europe. It never hurts to be prepared for all possible outcomes.com/speaking-coaching-andworkshop-fees/> and writes articles relating to the legal community. He is a sought-after motivational speaker <http://www. . I remember taking a collaboration class. the parent company of more than 90 job-search websites. So if you need help building your team working skills. So you simply had to knock out the ones causing all the problems. It's been effective in times of dire need. Harrison is an active philanthropist and advocate for people reaching their full potential in their careers. A. Harrison resides in Malibu. Harrison recently started offering a limited number of coaching engagements to job seekers. employment services. EmploymentScape (originally Juriscape) employs several hundred employees in 14 offices throughout the United States. Harrison Barnes is the founder and CEO of EmploymentScape <http://www. It was very beneficial at the time and still serves its purpose today. pass the ball. But the class forced us to work together and compete against other teams in the class. Run up and down the field. Asia. etc. especially if you have to work together as a team to beat another team.aharrisonbarnes. Given his passion for job seekers and them reaching their full ability.employmentscape. Video game sports don't count. They were unruly and nothing would ever come of it. Databases can be very simple or they can be very intricate and complicated. The other option is knocking out your teammates and finishing the project while they're unconscious. you might actually learn how to work with others to accomplish your goal.164 You can also look into playing an actual sport. you might want to consider returning to school for one or two more classes. The more complicated they are. These sorts of jobs merit all kinds of actions to produce a solid result in the end. recruiting firms and student loan companies.com/> . but you never know. You need to actually walk on the field and start playing. California. People who learned this in high school are often in a good position to work with teams in different environments. Put them and the rest of your team out of their misery so the rest of you can get back to work and actually do something productive. I don't really recommend this. You might never be faced with this dilemma. but I've seen it done many times. If you find that you enjoy the game and become competitive. the more they'll need a good strong team to put them together. These companies were literally started from Harrison's garage several years ago after Harrison quit his job. There have been some teams that were simply unmanageable.

. leadership and self awareness will help." Oh I know. if companies control costs. "But Marsha. The goal with employers is to hold down costs without offending or pushing away employees. Did you know that some companies are penalizing people for being fat? Outrageous you might say. Plus there is an impact for business if they continue to carry employees that choose not to take care of their health. Here's how personal responsibility. The fact is companies are choosing this route in an effort to cut healthcare costs and reduce the number of people having to be laid off. It is a bottom line. as a leader. In addition. professionally and personally. But this is again something you can control. Sixty-two percent of 135 executives responding to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey in 2008 said unhealthy workers such as those who smoke or are obese should pay higher benefit costs. with your group. compared with 48% in 2005. The number one New Year's Resolution is to be healthier and lose Actually paying attention to your fitness and girth can help your business success. This translates for employers into healthcare premiums growing twice as fast as inflation to nearly double their cost at the beginning of the decade. they won't have to lay off people like you. So here is something you can control: lose weight if you need to and stop smoking. it's hard. business decision and has nothing to do with fat acceptance or non-acceptance. Does this resonate with you? Does their choice to control the uncontrollable cost of health care raise your blood pressure? Have you pledged to better self-awareness to manage your health? Are you a good role model for your team and is your leadership showing? One in three people in America are considered obese and this number continues to soar.165 The Skinny on Being Fat weight.

ruled that employers can use financial incentives in wellness programs to motivate workers to get healthy.Ten ways being fat costs money blog comment . The $2. Because the majority of the fat-o-sphere will choose to use this as an excuse. employees' pay is docked if they fail to meet certain weight-to-height ratios.. It is understood that there are diseases that cause obesity and visa versa. The decision is to tackle it from a life style change vs. that weight-based compensation plans might run afoul of other employment laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.and led to changes in the workplace. According to the 13th Annual National Business Group on Health/Watson Wyatt Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care. the U. . Bottom line: lose weight and stop smoking and save $4.000 yearly deductible that can be reduced to $1.9. going on another yo-yo diet. a national insurer. or LDL cholesterol over 130.If you are trying to deflabbify yourself.500-a-year deductible can be reduced to $500 if a worker meets low height/weight ratios during yearly on-site physicals.A). a similar plan. Some lawyers say. includes a $5.S. said the plan had witnessed a nearly 30 percent drop in claims . Take it: You know you need to drop a few pounds but right now you have so much on your mind that you choose not to tackle your over active fork. And by the way. .A diet is a cure for a disease that doesn't exist.D.166 Fact: At Clarian Health.000 if an employee isn't obese and doesn't smoke. more than half of all employers use financial incentives to encourage employees to participate in one or more types of health improvement activities. and that by doing so. So the jury is still out on whether being overweight is a "disease" or not. Fact: County workers in Benton County. an Indianapolis based healthcare system. were offered. and cholesterol and blood pressure levels or if they smoke.Benefits. think about the TLC. blood pressure over 140/90. You have a plan to tackle it in 30 days and mark it on your calendar. The cutoffs: a body-mass index over 29. The health care experts believe it is premature to declare obesity a disease.000. it will only make the situation worse. . for a typical family. Department of Labor released final clarifications on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. How would you fair if graded using these parameters? Fact: United Healthcare. Arker. introduced a plan that. however. Benton County's Human Resources Specialist . Thomas Dunlap. and 24% more plan to do so in the coming years.

which is be less often. Change it: You pledge to yourself to make a life style change. Look at Oprah. You are in control of what goes in your mouth.New York . age. I make better * I feel better about myself and I know I look better. Investors Business Digest. Who is going to notice or care. Author of Toxic People: Decontaminate Difficult People at Work without Using Weapons or Duct Tape and The CEO of YOU: Leading Yourself to Success . Bottom line: it costs them more so it will cost you more! So you have a choice to take personal responsibility for your success. gender. Why? Employers may intentionally adjust overweight employees wages to account for healthcare costs.Decontaminator of Toxic People . MBA. * I understand that being overweight is an unspoken issue in business. CSP . Some of your affirmations can include: * * choices. It's not about dieting. I know this can chip away at my earning potential and efficiency. Business Journal. Yes. it is about taking personal responsibility for your choices. Romanian and French by John Wiley . so I choose to control it! According to a Stanford University study. When I eat fast food.20 less per hour than non-obese workers. Your thighs rubbing together and igniting on fire is no longer funny. etc. You want to replace your six-pack with a six-pack. * I am not overlooked for my next position because of my girth. Obesity doesn't carry the same protections as race. You make a flexible action list that will be your guide to feeling better and being healthier. Dieting is such a drag and you are always hungry. Legal Management. * My insurance premiums are reduced because I am not in a high-risk group.Translated into Russian. Buying larger clothes isn't so bad anyway. She just continues to yo-yo and you don't want to fall into that trap.167 Leave it: You decide not to take any action and to reject the idea of losing weight. obese people with health coverage may already be punished on the job. * My productivity is improved because I will have more energy and better focus. * I enjoy the children in my life and am a better role model. Those surveyed were paid an average of $1. I save money because eating more costs more. Marsha Petrie Sue.Professional Speaker and Author Featured in the New York Times. you need to change some habits and that is a good thing. WorkWise and more.

in the next category are the Generation X workers (40 ." Website http://www. This article is based upon my readings of his background and the experiences of Ret.797.000) said they planned to keep working past 64. the US Administration on Aging found that workers nearing retirement age would prefer to delay retirement.com/watch?v=fgPaiX7exm4 "Silence is Golden. the article reports that the unemployment rate (3.6700 View Demo: http://www. * In 2002.MarshaPetrieSue. there are roughly 78 million Baby Boomers refusing to retire. * A more recent study by Korn/Ferry found that 44% of middle management workers (based upon a survey of 2.youtube.888. * Mathematically speaking. not even an education can shield you from losing your job.8%) for workers with college degrees is at its highest level since 1992. 'in this recession.' Further. This amounts to an unprecedented 78 million baby boomers participating in the workforce increasing the need for job growth. A Few Dire Facts Regarding the Present Employment Market * Bloomberg recently reported. I've never met Captain Sullenberger.com Career Advice .168 Booking information: 1. General Colin Powell.Lessons Learned From Captain Sully Sullenberger First. wasn't on the plane and have not conducted an interview. a disclaimer. Duct Tape is Silver.

000 foreigners have H1-B visas authorizing them to work in the USA. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo. Establish friendships with others of similar interests. rigorous training in his field was through the Air Force. It is never too early to find your mission in life. MySpace.. Solid Training For Captain Sully. The proper response is to obsolete our activities before someone else does. collector of older mentors in the field. If money is tight. We learn many ways and across various mediums: parents. Laid off foreign workers hoping to remain in the US place further strains on job availability. You know the ones. As Eminem sings in 'Lose It' Look. don't be a slacker. salary levels and working conditions for everyone in the market. and colleagues. the hero pilot of the Hudson River and Ret. become an avid reader.. every one of our jobs is becoming obsolete. He went out and realized his dream. The point is. General Colin Powell? The Art of Re-Invention According to the leadership principles of Ret. the mature. university professors.. Captain Sully switched gears. It is your life. He knew what he wanted. "nowadays. Blackberries. to seize everything you ever wanted One moment Would you capture it or just let it slip? . if you had one shot. seek out skilled tutors. they've already been there and done that. He left the military and started a career as a civilian pilot for US Airways. What does all of this have to do with Captain Sullenberger. Re-Training . go out and find the best schools. Effective leaders create a climate where worth is determined by the willingness to learn new skills and grab new responsibilities. If you want to be the best at whatever your heart desires.169 million) bumping against the Gray Ceiling and the young working 'Turks' of Generation Y (69 million) eager to make a name for themselves in an era of home offices. the opportunity to obtain solid. your profession." Early Self Knowledge Captain Sullenberger 'Sully' earned his private pilot's license at the age of 14years. coaches and mentors with rock-hard reputations. He took the time to evolve. Switch Gears When Necessary By the age of 38. or one opportunity. * Finally. he didn't become complacent. You better never let it go You only get one shot. do not miss your chance to blow. teachers. While flying commercial airplanes. nearly 500.. he didn't let up. General Colin Powell. Cover all of your bases. thus perpetually reinventing one's job. hone his craft and expand his expertise which leads to the next point. etc.

. one may choose to harness the natural aging process. popular stars in the organization come and go. go ahead make your mark. regardless of age. Wisdom makes us admit that there is a lot to life that we don't know that may also impact our job. new management techniques stale. Older workers joke that what used to take 6 hours to do as a novice can be done in 1 hour. Maybe the job for which you are destined is right before your eyes. This leads to boredom. Sometimes it is reflected in ineffectual leadership. On the other hand. more seasoned. complacency and disinterest. do a self analysis.. nationality or profession. low product quality and dismal customer service. Be Your Own Person Finally. routine tasks become monotonous. So.com What If I Want a Raise But My Employer's Out of Money? "We could have gone with a more junior person. poor management. PhD. Dr. school and social psychology. Mead. safety and training standards and accident prevention. If that job you're wanting hasn't materialized yet.com is a consultant specializing in human behavior. MBA. . MA http://www.1 billion (year 2000 estimates) can be better at being you. She can be contacted at: tonya@ishareknowledge. No one else on this planet of 6.you're expensive". build upon what is known and re-energize oneself with the goal of mastering the unknown. you are unique and therefore the only person in the world like you.170 As one becomes older.ishareknowledge. Captain Sully embraced this global perspective and took a hands on role in improving maintenance.

If you arrange it all correctly. why not ask for more vacation? One week more of vacation can mean a 2% raise. other transportation expenses. She proposed that she take on the project and --1) work only twenty hours a week on high-skill jobs. She interviewed for a position that paid $50. she spent time finding out the specialty library's needs.000 a year. you can still do the work you need to do.000 a year as a big-city head librarian. health club memberships.000 but only work 20 hours a week--the equivalent of a $100. software training. Consider this. tax assistance. etc. because with the team of . The best two ways to sweeten the pot don't cost employers money out of their pockets: time and bonuses. Two weeks is 4%. and better access for users. yes. but we work longer anyway--we're just expected to produce twice as much. taking into account that she would work only half time. Net result? She found a way to be paid the full $50. She discovered that they needed total reorganization. and they discourage people from thinking there's any way to increase their income at work. Those ways are easier for them to "swallow. security. Once these clerks were trained. software upgrades. It seems the best you can hope for is a cost-of-living adjustment. She noted that they needed more than 40-hour/week coverage and planned to handle that need by having a librarian there 40 hours and using $10/hour clerks for the balance of the time and some routine work. too. The library was happy. If you can't get a cash raise.000 job. extra days off around training events and conferences. performance bonuses. it hasn't turned out that way. Instead of turning down the interview.171 Executives hear those phrases a lot nowadays. Ask for your "raise" in terms of time. and take the time off. Funny thing is." and can provide real extra income to you. We're more efficient now. too! An interesting example of time negotiation happened with a client of mine who wanted to earn $100. there was a debate about the "leisure society. Company Cars. So time is a really valuable commodity. and --2) train the two clerks to do higher-level library work besides just clerical tasks. Creativity is still possible. the library would have 100 man-hours of skilled coverage instead of the 40 hours skilled plus 80 hours clerical that they had been using originally. there are ways you can get bigger compensation without having to push a salary increase through personnel. Back in the 70s." and how we were going to cope with all the labor-saving devices that were coming down the line. which is a COO-type role. The highly vaunted 4-day work week really never came to pass.

it's unlikely you can cut down to half-time for full pay. too. The hard copy version is available through Amazon. Jack works with clients in two ways: First. but no matter).salarynegotiations. . Jack Chapman. There are plenty of other ways to negotiate time. They agreed! So he was able to take something he was doing already (long days) and negotiate a day off he never would otherwise have had. or more likely with comp time) you can increase your income dollars/per/hour. to systematically manage their careers to achieve financial independence.com and local bookstores. It was stressful. Of course.com. Many people don't negotiate "comp time" for days they spend at conventions. but he felt he needed to be there to do the ongoing problem-solving. has conducted hundreds of seminars.172 three. I coached him to go to his supervisors and propose a 4-day week of 10 hours each (knowing he'd put in 1112.000 individuals." He has personally coached well over 2. and second. for instant delivery. they had better coverage all-in-all than even a full-time librarian could give them in a week. etc.000 people. there are personal days. Jack has become a nationally known as a career adviser and speaker in the field of career development. For information about all of Jack's best-in-class career workshops and webinars. Working with professional clients since 1981. For salary or career coaching Jack can be reached at jkchapman@aol. including free offerings. Jack has a nation-wide and international clientele. trade shows. late with customers. Through Jack's efforts he has helped over over 200. to become more satisfied and better paid in their careers. His e-book "Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute". is known as "The Salary Coach. see Jack's site: http://www. By paying attention to getting compensated for that time (either by money. there's payment for unused vacation time. is available through from his web-site: http://www.com. but note this example: I worked with a client who was putting in 10-14 hour days on the job.com. There's flextime. Since he was putting in those days already.lucrativecareersinc.

well. say. .. once you have put in your head that you are really achieving--be wary that one day such wrong doings of yours would definitely be exposed and you would be sorry..173 How Did You Get That So-Called Promotion of Yours? Well.and you are guilty beyond reasonable doubt! Stop now brandishing such new-acclaimed glory for you know very well that such is a fake! The author is a mentor of teachers in elementary grades in the Philippines. authenticity is foreign to you. he is dreaming of bagging an award! This is why. and needing corrections.. Yes. there is inside you that cries "foul!".tsk.tsk. Tsk. Fraudulent documents. he is also contributing articles to magazines just to make good use of his spare time. And you know that you are just temporarily enjoying (?) your so-called glory for your days are numbered. he is now trying his luck in this endeavor--blogging-. but until now. nobody is really that lucky to fool all people all the time. somehow find a way of publishing a book. but later. still. hocuspocus -. Aside from being a grade school teacher. you cannot be that successful.. Yes... borrowed and/or bought school credentials. Don't panic yet. Yes.. those people responsible for your promotion were just acting out blind then and all making you thinking you were safe.you better shape up before that fear of yours become your worst nightmare. Who knows. they would come back to you and let yourself explain the following " how did you fool us? What sort of magic potion had you given us to think that you were the right person for that promotion?" and so on. You are always feeling paranoid. name all kinds of sleigh of hands. and the like. would make you feel like a guilty murderer on the loose. no matter how good you are in hiding the truth. just let yourself be absorbed by your achievement. One might comment that something has been wrong here.. He has joined writing contest in the past. sometimes.. It is hard to pretend.. recycled certificates of seminars and the like.. and such feeling of being watched closely by someone. You might be thinking that somebody would find out the truth. some under the table strategies just to get a point higher over your competitors'.to find his niche and somewhere. No best laid-out plan is that perfect not to be exposed to the scrutinizing conscience of yours! Anyways... let us now have random thoughts on the baggage you are carrying that makes you feel the jitters and all every time that promotion of yours are brought out in a conversation by your colleagues.. You could never be honestly proud of so-called promotion.

especially. .Interview With Serial Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki Guy Kawasaki is a serial entrepreneur.com. He's honest and funny (when you read his answers you'll see what I mean). Alltop.174 Career Do-Over . knowing what you know now. maybe I should have majored in computer science so that I could know when entrepreneurs are bull shiitake-ing me although it's not clear that I would need a computer science background since entrepreneurs are lying whenever their lips are moving. and the rest is history. do you wish you had studied something different? If so. In my quest for an easy major. but I fainted during a tour of the Stanford Medical Center-I am not making this up. Plus. which is called.com is like an online magazine rack and I highly recommend it as a place to look for insightful resources . In fact. and then. Guy shares and gives daily to his followers via Twitter and his blog. Here's what Guy had to say about his own career: 1) What did you study in college. when it comes to your career. what would it be and why? I tried to be a pre-med. How to Change the World. a site that lists the best blogs by category. What I love most about Guy is that he isn't afraid of sharing his secrets to success. I couldn't handle all the math and physics courses that doctors need to take for God-knows-what reason. I learned about him through his latest venture. I found psychology. While others might want to keep their insights close to the vest. Guy was one of the first people I ever followed on Twitter. What's that? It's a person who has started several successful start-ups. With hindsight. Alltop.

started Garage Technology Ventures.175 2) Tell us your career journey post-graduation through now in less than 200 words. Illinois. After that. I may be one of its most famous almost-alumni! Maybe if I had stuck to pre-med. 2) Ultimately. whatever. but my mama didn't raise no fool and below zero winters weren't in the cards for me. I stayed with this jewelry manufacturing firm and got the greatest lesson in selling that a person could. started a few software companies. While my buddies went into investment banking and consulting. you really should do what you love to do not what makes the most money. Then tell us: If there was one thing you could do differently in that journey. Oh yeah. He is also the co-founder of Alltop. While at UCLA I worked part-time counting diamonds-literally counting diamonds. what would it be? After graduating with a psychology (not pre-med major) from Stanford I "attended" the UC Davis School of Law for only two weeks because I just couldn't stand it. in 1994 I turned down the opportunity to interview for the CEO position of Yahoo. That was a $2 billion mistake. and it moved to Atlanta. It was short because the company was acquired. 1) Your first few jobs after college don't really matter so chill out. House would be based on me. your greatest joy will not come from money. Atlanta held as much appeal to me as Evanston. he was an Apple Fellow . Previously. I got into UCLA and Northwestern. Are you sure you want to interview me? 3) Name 1-2 things you've learned to date about career that you think young professionals (ages 18-40) would want to know. boats. Or Denny Craine if I had been a lawyer. an 'online magazine rack' of popular topics on the web. Certainly. houses. From the jewelry business I went to Apple after a short stint in a software company. I went to UCLA to get an MBA. At the end of the day. so I went to Apple because of nepotism (that is. cars. my college roommate hired me). kids will bring you the greatest joy in life. In fact. You're aren't going to stay at these jobs very long unless you are total suckup who wants to be the youngest-albeit miserable-partner in some New York firm. I didn't exactly plan to go from counting diamonds to funding tech startups if you know what I mean. and also created an "online magazine rack" called Alltop. Guy Kawasaki is a founding partner and entrepreneur-in-residence at Garage Technology Ventures. Much of my success is because I learned how to sell in the jewelry business-not to mention my command of Yiddish. went back to Apple.com. I could make the case that all of these are barriers to true joy. if you're living right.

it describes a practitioner in the field of . and The Macintosh Way. ages 18-40. The terms "learning" and "educational" technologist are equivalent. teaching. Inc. visit her at http://www. the most common of which are described below. Essentially.T. supporting or enabling learning with the use of learning technology. The Art of the Start. How to Drive Your Competition Crazy. and assessment. O'Donnell is a nationally syndicated career expert. Rules for Revolutionaries.com." The role can encompass a broad range of tasks.com for its timely. Her work has been noted by leading sources including. Learning technologists are people who are actively involved in managing. that of learning/educational technologist. J. with "educational" favored in North America while "learning" is preferred in Great Britain.176 at Apple Computer. cuttingedge job search and career strategy advice for young professionals. He has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. Selling the Dream.com and BusinessWeek. Guy is the author of nine books including Reality Check.com today. author and founder of CAREEREALISM. But what exactly does this rapidly growing profession do? According to the Association for Learning Technology: "Learning technology is the broad range of communication. CareerBuilder. What is a Learning Technologist? Recent years have seen a new title appearing among the job vacancy ads. For more articles.CAREEREALISM. information and related technologies that can be used to support learning. researching.

This could mean improving on-campus education.177 learning/educational technology. perhaps Web / multimedia developers who have found a niche in education. Technology-mediated learning. Ideally s/he will also have some appreciation of the educational process. e-learning. Learning technologists come from varied backgrounds. E-learning is now an established part of education and seems set to continue growing exponentially for the foreseeable future. particularly within the public/university sector. or using distance education to make that knowledge available to a whole new audience. ie the application of technology to facilitate learning. Universities are employing e-learning to better serve internal students. eg making lectures and notes available online. eg by means of a virtual learning environment (VLE) such as Blackboard or Moodle. enabling established teachers utilize technology to better impart their expertise to learners.an introduction for Teachers and Learners. VLEs and various mobile digital devices. In this case management has decided e-learning is the way forward and the learning technologist is charged with "selling" the idea to an unconvinced or skeptical staff. S/he may be a practitioner.twinisles. The traditional process of teaching requires both expertise in the field being taught and an understanding of how people learn. or just able to effectively select and adopt existing resources. This growth also brings a growing need for talented practitioners able to contribute to the successful application of technology to learning. It is fast becoming a recognized career path with a growing number of institutions offering qualifications in educational technology. The learning technologist will certainly have a broad knowledge of current technologies. requires the additional knowledge of both technology. or educators who specialized in incorporating technology into their teaching. For those who can identify and exploit those technologies that truly add value to the learning process there will be high demand and commensurate rewards. eg Web designer/developer. The learning technologist may also find themselves in the more sensitive role of "champion" for new technologies. The learning technologist often fulfills an advisory/consultancy role. Johnny is the editor of Educational Technology <http://edtech.com/> . including (but not limited to) the Internet. Numerous opportunities exist within the public and private sectors. or able to commission the production of new resources. and to expand into distance learning. Corporations are finding e-learning to be an efficient and effective means of training their workforce. . and how it can enable and enhance learning.

and produce.Interview Each stage is difficult and you will need to take your time to consider what is required from you and you need to show as an ideal candidate. . it is estimated that around 75% of people who apply never make it past the application stage. you will need to complete and pass the following stages of the recruitment process: .178 Discover how to identify. like that of a police officer.com Join the Fire and Rescue Service If you wish to become a UK firefighter.Initial Application .Physical Tests . So why do 25% of candidates succeed at the application form stage and 75% fail? There is no definite answer to explain the reasoning behind this but there are number of factors that can help the fire service recruitment team differentiate between candidates. The rest of this article is going to examine what these factors are to ensure you stand out as an ideal candidate. good e-learning.Psychological Tests . The job of a fireman. It is also regarded as one of those few jobs that are safe and secure even in a time of financial crisis. Johnny is available for consultancy at info@twinisles. This popularity has meant that many people are now seeking this career path and the number of applications received by the fire service recruitment team has grown rapidly in recent years. This is a staggering statistic and also a sad one because it means that the majority of candidates never achieve their dream job. However. is one of the most respect jobs you can undertake.

make sure you do this. When the recruitment staff receive an application form it is clear who the candidates are that have researched the role they are applying for. how this fitted in with the team and what the end result was. you may be asked to describe a time when you demonstrated the ability to work as a team. There are now a number of questions that you must answer otherwise the question will be deemed incomplete. If it asks you to complete the form in black ink. The word limit is not set because the fire service recruitment team do not want to read long answers but to test your ability to write in a concise manner. For example.fireservice-recruitment. This article was written to provide information on becoming a firefighter.uk> . The third factor is taking the time to research the role you are applying for. what you did. While this may sound like a simple statement to make. For example. read the application form very carefully and ensure you follow all the instructions.179 The factor is a fully completed application form which has been submitted exactly how the recruitment team have specified. Within this question you may be asked to describe what you role was. Their answers are often linked to the job description and they show an understanding of what is required from a fireman. it is surprising the amount of applicants that do not follow this. The second factor is answering all the questions asked and using relevant examples which are specific to you. If you are asked to stick to a word limit then ensure your answer does not exceed this. Spend some time researching the role of a fireman and try to include what you have found in your answers and this will show that you are taking the application seriously and have spent some time on it. If you would like to read more about the fireman selection process and how you pass it then simply Go Here fire service recruitment <http://www. A good candidate will provide a response that answers all questions and is straight to the point.co.

that piece of paper from a weekend workshop does not mean much. "As a personal trainer. and the industry better." You owe it to yourself and your clients to get the best possible education. If you become a personal trainer. because you make it back much quicker in your career if you have training that is in-demand. And more and more people are seeking our expertise to become healthier. but in the real career world of personal training (where skills and training and career credentials are very important). you may have a piece of paper that says you are a trainer. But here's the honest truth about this path. It will serve you better. you are going into business for yourself. get in shape. and stay healthy. take a test. You will want to know how to market yourself to build your client base and then keep those clients happy for years to come. just about anyone can become certified as a personal trainer. Be Business-Minded .Learn about marketing. There are several programs out there that cost a few hundred dollars where you can spend just a single weekend going over some material. and then 'voila' you are now a certified personal trainer. Learn about managing your client relationships. 2.. Go to a Good School with a Couple Hundred Hours of Training . your clients better. solid and respected long-term profession. After going through this minimal process.180 How to Become a Personal Trainer .3 Secrets You MUST Know on How to Become a Personal Trainer To be honest. . you are a health and wellness professional. If you are thinking about this industry as a career. here are 3 things that you should really know if you want to learn how to become a personal trainer: 1. We are at a great time in the profession of personal fitness. And it's okay if that training costs more.. Our work is as fitness trainers is becoming recognized more and more as a viable. So.Imagine if MDs went to a medical school that was made up of a few weekend workshops. Would you feel comfortable with them overseeing your health? Absolutely not. lose weight.

such as a promotion or demotion. It's not enough to think about just getting a piece of paper. and you will serve yourself much better in the end. He is partnered with the National Personal Training Institute . The people around you (especially your co-workers and clients) will see it and feel it. Generally radial movement will be related to vertical move- . and you will grow stronger and stronger in your skills. Radial toward or away from the inner circle or the core of the system. people. But I wanted to say it here.one of the top personal training schools in the country To get the full story on becoming the best possible fitness trainer with the best career future. go to http://becomeapersonaltrainer. If you want to excel at anything you do in life. However. Radial movement takes the individual closer to or further from central tasks.181 3. or power.zoxic. Think about being the best that you can be in this profession. Jasper Collins is a personal training and fitness expert. it's really the 'becoming' part that is the most important.This advice can apply to anyone no matter what their passion. Vertical up and down. 2. Seek Constant Improvement .com Six Three-Dimensional Career Paths The view of stages we have just considered focused primarily on upward movement in the organization. movement may be more complex. keep pushing your limits and strive to constantly learn and improve. I hope that these pointers help you in your process of learning how to become a personal trainer. expertise and in your success. This is the traditional way to view movement in organizations. To me. Edgar Schein sees movement through the organization as taking place in three dimensions: 1.

For a complimentary assessment to see if you qualify for an International Degree: http://www. and in their criteria for movement.com . status. Such innovation generally occurs later in the manager's career. Functional or departmental boundaries. 6. and power have been acquired. thus. Corresponding to the types of movement are the following boundaries: 4. Awards you International recognition for your previous academic. In turn. managers influence the organization through innovation. individuals and organizations influence each other. When a circumferential move is made. 5. separating departments or different functional groupings from each other. Hierarchical boundaries. These boundaries may differ in the number of each that exist in the organization. When the individual moves vertically or radially. The Asian European University assess your experience using the Internationally recognized APEL method. 3.asian-europeanuniversity. have different types of mobility. During career progress. providing the base for future vertical moves. or product in the organization. Such moves may be a useful broadening experience. Inclusion boundaries. Others may stay on a level but move closer to the core as they gain experience and trust. However. such as to production from sales. Circumferential to a different function." some individuals may experience vertical movement while remaining on the periphery. as illustrated by people who are "kicked upstairs. in their permeability.182 ment. separating individuals or groups who differ in their degree of centrality. bringing their own views with them and introducing change. and life experience in the form of a degree. training is used to give the individual the new skills and knowledge required. separating the hierarchical levels from one another. Different organizations have different structures and boundaries relating to these dimensions and. after experience. there are attempts at socialization to instill in the manager the values and attitudes needed for the new position. program.

. Align yourself with the direction of the company. but rather those who are not in sync with the vision of management for the company. and it also makes you marketable just in case your job is eliminated in spite of your best efforts. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life. Keep your skills up to date in your current position and let your boss know about any new certifications or licenses that you have obtained. A mentor is the best person to serve in this capacity. M. this person is in an excellent position to speak up for you Cross train so that you can backfill a position if necessary. you should still be able to articulate how the work that you do is valuable to the company. Show your contribution to the bottom line. She is the founder of Call to Career. Having worked in outplacement for a number of years. If you have a mentor who is well placed in the organization. As far as possible you should be able to quantify how much money you saved. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. Management tends to cut those positions that do not have a direct relationship to the bottom line. and how you improved processes. Staying abreast of what is current in your field positions you well as a valuable employee. Even if you are not in sales. In an era of cutbacks you make yourself more valuable if you are flexible and can do more than one job. Cheryl Palmer. what time-saving measures you instituted. If possible. How do I keep my job? Here are some tips for holding on to the job that you have.183 How to Keep Your Job With jobs disappearing at a very rapid pace. Combining her professional status as a career coach with her love of writing.) This kind of information can help you determine where management is trying to take the company. Pay attention to what is said in company meetings (and even what is not said.Ed. many employees are wondering. Both articles were well received and have given her additional visibility in her field. I have found that it is not necessarily the unproductive workers who are most vulnerable to layoffs and downsizing. find an internal champion who can speak knowledgeably about your contributions. Palmer has written articles such as ?Thank God It's Monday! which was published in Message magazine and ?Finding a Job That Fits You Like a Glove? which was published in Community Jobs. Ms.

These latter specialties require post graduate training. rodeo.are physicians specializing in animals. sheep.. as well as animal surgery. cats. as well as other pathogenic species. Researchers in vet scrubs were in the forefront of the fights against yellow fever and malaria in the U. The word is derived from Latin "veterinae" which means "draft animal". The demographics of veterinarians has changed dramatically in the past 25 years: until the 1980's the ratio of male to female veterinarians was tilted significantly towards men. Some veterinarians work in a clinical setting and practice pet medicine on small animals such as dogs.? Ms.S. and species of salmonella and brucella. but in the past few years women are the predominate veterinary school graduates. Other veterinary scrubs workers specialize in livestock or production medicine. hogs and poultry as well as equine medicine (race track. Other specialties include laboratory medicine on reptiles and rats. Is Veterinary Medicine the Right Career Choice For You? Veterinarians . and pocket pets. internal medicine.or vets for short . show medicine). which includes beef and dairy cattle. and it was a veterinarian who first noticed the appearance of West Nile disease in . and dermatology. In an article on HotJobs website entitled ?The Art of Being Assertive. The term veterinarian was used for the first time in the year 1646 by Thomas Browne. Today veterinary medicine embraces many different careers. Palmer was quoted as a subject matter expert on how assertiveness can help a person advance in his or her career.184 Cheryl Palmer has also been a guest on a radio show entitled Insight on Coaching hosted by Tom Floyd where she discussed the needs of Generation X in the workplace and how managers from other generations can get the best out of this segment of the workforce. Advanced veterinary certification enables some vets to pursue careers in research. and many important medical discoveries have been made by veterinarians including the isolation of oncovirus.

185 animals in the New York zoo. As a result. After passing a national board exam it is possible to pursue an internship or residency in white scrub jackets in advanced fields. as was the anticoagulant which is used to treat heart disease in humans. The identity of the agent which causes botulism was first discovered by a veterinarian. preference for candidates is frequently given to students from in state.S.scrubsandbeyond. such as organ and limb transplants.com/category/mens_nursing_medical_scrub_ uniforms/mens_scrub_jackets_and_lab_coats.S. As is the case with white scrub jackets <http://www. Study abroad is possible. admission to veterinary school usually requires submitting scores on the GRE and MCAT or VCAT tests. specific undergraduate studies are required by the different veterinary schools. In North America veterinary school lasts four years.5. in some states admission to veterinary school can be considerably more competitive than admission to medical school.scrubsandbeyond. Additionally. Many human surgical techniques were first perfected on animals. there is presently an ongoing debate in vet scrubs circles about the ethics of declawing cats. as well as debarking dogs. Because in the U. As an example. and hip joint replacement. the ratio of student applications to admissions can vary tremendously.com> must often make important ethical decisions regarding the care of their patients. with one year dedicated to a clinical rotation. veterinary schools are often state-supported. and out of state students face a restricted quota. is 1350. In the U.S. The average GRE score for veterinary students in the U. doctors in veterinary scrubs <http://www. as well as extensive animal related experience (on the order of a thousand hours or more).do> physicians for humans. and the average grade point average is 3. Admissions criteria vary considerably from state to state depending upon how many positions are available and how many in state applicants there are. about cropping and docking ears and tails. Even between schools in the same state. . but overseas graduates are often handicapped in applying for post-graduate training.

" Friedrich Nietzsche There is no "Right" way. destiny. As for the right way. You have to trust in something . This approach has never let me down. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. I expect to match my current income in one years' time and earn $150. it does not exist. said looking back from success. karma. skills and personal development and physical health. it's still important to set business goals and achieve them. 14 Jun 2005 Keeping it simple in the beginning. some to earn Financial and Time Freedom. How it is going to go is sometime hazy. For some.your gut.186 Business Goal Setting For New Financial Advisers While it would be unrealistic for brand new financial advisers to have any sort of grand dreams and vision for their business until they have spent some time in the business. Personal Vision and Purpose You started off this career for a reason. "connecting the dots" every experience was valuable in getting to where he is today. The destination is not always easy to see at the beginning." Income & Activity Goals . you can only connect them looking backwards. How should a new adviser go about their Goals Setting? "You have your way. the CEO of Apple. the correct way. Example: "My purpose of starting this financial advisory career is to achieve financial and time freedom and serving the community with what skills and knowledge I have. like what Steve Jobs." Steve Jobs at Stanford University. and the only way.000 per year in 3 years time. and it has made all the difference in my life. "Again. write down why you decided on this career and what do you expect to achieve in 2 to 3 years time. I'd like to be able to spend 1 month of my time for UNICEF work and enjoy quality family time while running my business. but your goals should answer your purpose. it's to pursue an interest. you can't connect the dots looking forward. life. whatever. I have my way. others to challenge themselves. because good results drives the passion in the beginning. desired income level.

review it with your trainer/coach and use the skills taught (Measurable). On the other hand. This will be your most important ability to acquire. Start with books recommended by your coach for personal Success Motivation. you'll need to be at your physical and physiological best. As your skill level improves you should close more deals. and break your momentum you need in the first 90 days. Also. Another important aspect is to master basic predetermined presentations from your company. make it a point to grow the inner-person to have a success mindset. create prospecting opportunities while pursuing them. Example: "I will reward myself with a fishing trip or other leisure time in the weekend for achieving my weekly goal of meeting 3 new prospects. Plan your calling time and appointment times as a priority. you should arrive at specific number of new prospects you should see a week. It is imperative that the goals you set weekly are being achieved weekly. Control the controllable: making the calls. Mental & Motivation Goals Create some motivation for yourself by setting up a reward system for achieving weekly goals and milestone goals. As your skill level improves you should multiply your results very quickly. It's no secret that fitness makes you more alert and effective at work. And a spa visit for achieving my sales goals for the month" . A "SMART" goal is to commit to a book or audio program (Specific) every month (Time-line). Set fitness goals like weight loss targets and work out the schedule for physical fitness activities.187 Your income is determined by what you do and how you do it. Focus on the objective of seeing the number of new prospects every week. Working backwards from your income goals. Better yet. Set goals to practice weekly to improve your Presentation Skills. Skills and Personal Development Goals Commit to growing in your Communication and Persuasion Skills. not on the eventual sale. whether it's fact-to-face or over the phone. and role play it with your colleagues. an illness can knock you out for weeks. Health & Physiological Goals To accomplish great results. getting the appointments.

He set up The Definitive Financial Adviser Career Guide <http://www. Don't spend too much time getting a perfect goal or perfect plan.188 Conclusion Keep it simple in the beginning. Overcoming Potential Obstacles in the Interview Do you think there are any potential obstacles that could stand between you and your next position? Here are some suggestions for handling some common obstacles: Age . His passion is to help young entrepreneurs to achieve their fullest potential. Success is always a road under construction.financialadvisercareer.com> to provide job seekers a resource to find out more about the Financial Advisory Services landscape in Asia. and is currently a Financial Services Manager with the largest Independent FA in Singapore. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions. and maintain a healthy work-life balance. and focus on getting the important things right on a weekly basis." Gary Ryan. Brendan Yong has been in the Financial Advisory Business since Jan 2003. Feel free to drop the Author some comments at The Definitive Financial Adviser Career Guide <http://www.financialadvisercareer.com> . "Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources.

Ms. an interviewee can mention in the beginning of the interview what type of physical activity he or she did over the weekend. They should be armed with information about what they are worth and negotiate accordingly. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life. you need to allay any fears that the interviewer may have that you might not be a good fit by connecting the dots for the employer. She is the founder of Call to Career. M. But they should also show the interviewer that they are worth more than their salaries. In other words. If it is. Palmer has written articles such as ?Thank God It?s Monday! . Talk about what you know about the company's culture and how you see yourself fitting in. Health If you look fit. Speak convincingly about the alignment you see between your values and the company's. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. it's something you should start working on since this is a part of that first good impression that you want to make. They should also convey subtly in the interview that they plan to be in the workforce for a while. You can project yourself as energetic with a lot to give. but you can overcome a perception that you may not be up to the job. For example. If you're not fit. Personality Mismatches You should do your due diligence prior to the interview to find out what the company's mission/values statement is and what the culture of the company is to determine if this is a good match for both parties. I suggest that job candidates give some thought ahead of time to stories that illustrate that they are able to handle the stresses and strains of the job.189 Obviously you can't change your age.Ed. Combining her professional status as a career coach with her love of writing. This should of course factor in current economic conditions. they should demonstrate to the potential employer that the employer will get a return on investment that more than compensates for what they will be paying out in salary and benefits. The interviewee can work this in during the ice breaking period which comes before the interviewer gets into the tough questions. Salary Job candidates need to determine beforehand what their bottom line is in terms of the compensation package. Stories about past accomplishments can make the business case for appropriate salaries. Cheryl Palmer. that will go a long way towards dispelling any thoughts that the interviewer may have that you will be costly (in terms of health benefits) to the company if you are hired.

and they are not thinking about the future. Advance Your Career 101 Are you feeling stuck. it is not likely that they will advance beyond their current positions as legal secretaries. Ms. Both articles were well received and have given her additional visibility in her field. . so they took the job. I had a client who was actually on the verge of losing her job because her home situation was spilling over into her work life and she wasn't able to focus on her job and do her work. Take the long view of your career. Palmer was quoted as a subject matter expert on how assertiveness can help a person advance in his or her career. Get professional help if a personal situation is affecting your career. In an article on HotJobs website entitled The Art of Being Assertive. For example. In such cases people usually need professional help to work through their issues so that their personal issues do not turn into professional issues. or unfocused? Try the following career tips to get you back on the right track. People often lose focus when they are confronted with challenging life situations such as divorce or death. Sometimes people take jobs that pay more in the short run but have no real potential.190 which was published in Message magazine and ?Finding a Job That Fits You Like a Glove? which was published in Community Jobs. Very often people are only looking at the present. I have met many legal secretaries with college degrees who didn't really want to be working in that field. Cheryl Palmer has also been a guest on a radio show entitled Insight on Coaching hosted by Tom Floyd where she discussed the needs of Generation X in the workplace and how managers from other generations can get the best out of this segment of the workforce. sidetracked. Unless they are willing to take a cut in pay to move into a field with more potential. but the pay was good.

. co-workers. then you should identify what in the environment is making you miserable. think about how you will assess yourself in the future. Reflecting on what you did right before can give you courage to take on something challenging in the future. Is it the culture of the organization. I also suggest that people find supporters who will cheer them on along the way. . Having someone in your corner who believes in you and your abilities can go a long way in helping you face any fears you have about moving forward in your career. more than likely you have been successful on previous projects. you should look at what can be changed vs. Then of course you need to develop a game plan for moving into a new field. you will have to take some risks to achieve what you want. who have a wealth of experience in the field who can give you guidance on high profile projects. or even the physical environment? Again. you can try to find mentors. inside and/or outside of the organization. to set yourself up for success. the protege's success is the mentor's success. or the environment that is getting to you?. If it is a completely unworkable situation. If the source of frustration is the boss. If fear is holding you back. the type of work. remind yourself of past successes and set yourself up for future success. Is it the boss. what cannot and determine if a job search is in order. After all. identify the root of that frustration and then take the appropriate action. In addition. One suggestion is to first of all identify previous successes. try to encourage better communication and/or understand why the boss acts the way (s)he does). If you don't want to look back with deep regrets about your life. you should try to see what you can change about the situation (i. and if that isn't possible.191 If you are frustrated. If the environment on the job is frustrating.e. Also. And people who are fearful may also want to work with a career coach who will hold them accountable and help them work through their fears. If you have been asked to take on high profile projects in the past. then you should look outside the organization for other employment. Mentors who want to assist proteges will be happy to help the proteges succeed. then you need to try to find other opportunities within the organization with another boss that you are compatible with. then you should try to identify careers that would be fulfilling by taking career assessments. A career coach can help in this type of situation. If your frustration lies in the actual work that you are required to perform.

Ms. Cheryl Palmer has also been a guest on a radio show entitled Insight on Coaching hosted by Tom Floyd where she discussed the needs of Generation X in the workplace and how managers from other generations can get the best out of this segment of the workforce. In an article on HotJobs website entitled ?The Art of Being Assertive. mid-term. Make it a point to touch base with people in your network at least once a quarter or so. Mentor someone else. As a career coach. Maintain a record of your accomplishments as you go from job to job.? Ms. and you need to be ready for it. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. chairing a committee or getting cross-trained in a new area) so that you can do something new without leaving your present position. Keep in touch with your network. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life.192 If you are starting out in a new field. identify your career goals and find people who will support you. For those who are starting in a new field. You never know when an opportunity may come up unexpectedly. . She is the founder of Call to Career. Combining her professional status as a career coach with her love of writing. I again recommend finding mentors who can give you guidance. If your job feels humdrum and you feel like you could do it with your eyes closed..Ed. Cheryl Palmer. Keep your resume updated. You might also look at taking on collateral duties (i.e. Palmer was quoted as a subject matter expert on how assertiveness can help a person advance in his or her career. Palmer has written articles such as ?Thank God It?s Monday! which was published in Message magazine and ?Finding a Job That Fits You Like a Glove? which was published in Community Jobs. but it's not feasible for you to look for greener pastures at this time. This will help you with keeping the resume current. M. It may be helpful to work with a professional to identify your career goals and break them down into short-term. and long-term goals. Both articles were well received and have given her additional visibility in her field. you might consider mentoring someone who is less experienced in the field to pass along what you have learned over the years. It's an embarrassing feeling to try to revive your network when you need a job if you haven't kept in touch with people over time. I assist clients with also identifying potential obstacles that may impede their progress towards their goals and help them brainstorm ways to overcome those obstacles.

Companies that are shedding their workforce. assist in turning around the Company. Now the emphasize is set to change. How do we do this?. when they hire someone. the emphasis has changed to what you can offer an employer. Now. but in a rigid system like Europe and some parts of the USA. inside the organizations. Employers traditionally preferred singular skilled employees. In a scarce job market. in terms of skills. Their positions becoming "part-time". that we face a prolonged economic recession. ensuring you are employable in the new economy. where employees may have to prove their value to the company. Depending on the job. Multi-skilled people. rather then become functionaries. have more choice when it comes to applying for a job. that is irresistible to employers. Employees who could switch jobs. and functionaries could be the first to be laid off. Who could in effect. Simply become multi-skilled. this could mean employees can in some cases negotiate a position. in a position of strength. whilst reinventing themselves need a more flexible multi-skilled workforce. rather than be just an expert in one field. We all are multi-skilled. And choices depend on what you can offer the Company.193 Adding Value to Your Skills to Get the Right Job During a period of an economic boom. . Therefore it is up to you to offer "something". employers have more choice. employers often have to offer "incentives" to find the right employees. then people who have focused on one particular skill in their life. rather than what employers can offer you. and tasks easily. therefore being able to be filled by more multi-skilled employees. where the majority of employers are shedding jobs. and multi-skilled employees often found themselves out in the cold.

we need to have our own initiative. there are sectors of the market place which offer continuing opportunities for growth. rather than the employer. and we rather than employers need to provide more incentives for employers to hire us. For a complimentary assessment to see if you qualify for an International Degree: http://www. who develop their own skills outside work.com Fight the Recession! Why You Should Consider a Career in Sales Are you concerned about the outlook for your job? Are the prospects for the next 6 months to 1 year looking bright or are you in a sector that is been hit hard by the economic down-turn? Are you about to graduate and not sure where you should focus your job search? Now is the time to seriously look at your career path. should benefit more than individuals who are not interested in nurturing these skills. The Asian European University assess your experience using the Internationally recognized APEL method. As the bleak job news surrounds us and the economy slips further into a recession. Profit Magazine reported "Finding the right sales talent was one of the biggest concerns facing sales organizations today. Annual Talent Shortage Survey reported "hiring sales professionals as a top priority for . In order to succeed in the new economy. So. Awards you International recognition for your previous academic. rather than depend on other peoples initiatives.asian-europeanuniversity.194 Retraining could be shifted as an obligation to future employees. We also need to adjust to the new realities of living in a society." The Manpower Inc. where jobs are scarce. and life experience in the form of a degree. multi-skilled employees.

helpful. ..195 the past 3 years. awards) and you can be an entrepreneur without the usual financial risks associated with self employment. Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) stated "Even with Canada & the US in a recession sales positions will continue to weather the effects better than most other careers. ? Sales people lack ethics. "Sales and marketing workers tend not to lose or leave these jobs... passionate and knowledgeable. "I could never become a sales person. ? You are born a sales person. Clearly.. I am sure you may be thinking. Was Tiger Woods born a great golfer? Great sales people are the result of hard work. your goals. I am sure you have heard them but you need to understand that they are not the truth in most cases.. sales people have been known to go out and make double digit increases in their annual compensation program." Jobfox identified "Sales Representative/Business Development as the most recession proof profession career". prizes. passion. Aggression would turn off most buyers. trips. Presidents and senior executives come from a background in sales & marketing? How many jobs exist where you are truly paid on your performance? When everyone around you is receiving a 1% or 2% cost of living increase or worse losing their jobs due to economic conditions. Any professional should always put their client's best interest ahead of their own. It is more important to be sincere. "(You fill in the blank)! Many sales people never planned to pursue a career in sales. a career in sales is and will continue to be in demand. Once they become a successful sales person few would ever consider doing anything else. I'm not. unlimited income potential. Top sales people in their fields are not talkers they are listeners. financial stability. empathic. Many quickly dismiss a sales career because of some common myths about sales people.. motivation to excellence and most importantly training. Trust is essential to building a successful career." Why Consider A Career In Sales? Why do people pursue a career in sales? Personal satisfaction & growth. "The increasing use of information technology will likely increase opportunities in sales and marketing. perks (car allowances. ? The internet is going to replace sales people! HRDC said it best. They listen to your needs. ? Sales people have to be able to talk a lot. freedom from the office. They usually just ended up there due to some turn of fortune. Are you into career advancement? Did you know that over 85% of today's CEOs. It's never worth compromising your integrity. and your problems. ? Sales people are aggressive.

earned well above average for Canadians.196 If you want the ability to earn a six figure income then you should seriously consider sales. A career in sales is a very important and noble profession but it is not . including those in marketing. If you are thinking of a career in sales. passionate. 50 or 100 percent from one year to the next. confident. or you can register for sales training classes. In sales you can often increase your income by 25. Would you like to be your own boss? Do you want to take control of your life? Does the idea of financial freedom excite you? Do you have the self discipline to work on your own to achieve your goals? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you are surely a good candidate. It's not as difficult as you may think to find out if a sales career is right for you. honest. Take your current career annual pay and divide it into $1 million dollars. You Want to Make A Million Dollars. well meaning friend. Many companies hire "rookies" and provide their own training. or have you planned meetings or events? Do you train people on the products or services you currently use? Have you worked in retail? Are you creative. This will tell you how many years you must work to earn your first million dollars. enthusiastic. Once you discover that you have the skills then it just a matter of training. Sales. "Business service professionals. not a school counselor. You can take a sales aptitude survey and see if you have the right personality and skills to be successful. Your road to a million dollars can be very fast if you are successful. are you a coach. family member or career counseling service. Remember you may already have expertise in a field that can put you ahead of the game. ask people you know to refer you to new and established sales people and ask questions. Many are offered over the internet or through sales training companies. If you look at the average income for a Canadian you will find that sales people consistently earn well above the average for their age group and education level. persistent and hard working? Do you have good communication and listening skills? If you answered. You must choose. Some assessment tools can even suggest what type of selling would suit you best. Always use your strengths and focus on products or services that you know and are already passionate about. Can You Be A Successful Sales Person? Do you have transferable skills." Whenever I speak to a group of people looking for career advice I always do this quick exercise I call: "So. "yes" then you already have many of the necessary skills. marketing and advertising manager earnings were among the highest for occupations in sales and service. According to HRDC. These assessments and analysis tools require a few minutes of your time and are very inexpensive to use. The motivation to take the first step towards a new career must come from you.

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after all that's where the money was supposed to be. That decision was a mistake. Let's face it an artist's life is one of being blessed and sometimes a great curse. I didn't want to be another one of the millions of starving artists in the world. puts you at an amazing disadvantage when it comes to a career. Ever hear of the term starving artist? Think of all the creative people in the world that want to have fine art jobs. I compromised my true nature by not being creative. Unfortunately the love of creating. Few people have the creative skills and vision that true artist's have. when applied to the supply and demand business model. Artist's set the aesthetic of culture and society. interior designers. I began the normal routine of looking at online job classifieds. Just because you did not get that job at the ad design company or land that record deal doesn't mean your art career is dead. I entered a world of conventional business which set me up for years of frustration and monetary disappointment. I'm an immensely creative person.198 Creative Business Ideas . Surprisingly enough as creative as most artist's are. etc. they define our space in time for future generations to look back and see what we were all about. many still fall into the mental box of limited thinking. It seemed like I was over or under qualified or just in the wrong part of the country to get a decent job. . They never think of how they can apply their skills toward alternative business models. In college I decided to study business instead of art. This is my story. and you'll find job competition extremely high. performing art jobs. art teaching jobs.Step One Get a Chicken Foot Comb Love art but can't find a decent career? What you need is a creative business strategy. The many unfortunate that never make it to the top in their craft often compromise their love of art for low pay or many times doing it for free. The lucky ones might wind up with some form of an art assistant job bidding their time until they learn enough business connections to give it a shot of their own. ad designers. Your core skills can be applied to another business approach that might be just as fulfilling. I had one criterion for my next job: it had to fulfill for me by allowing me to use my creativity. etc. but circumstances at my last job forced me back out into the work field. Starting my own business wasn't something I was planning to do. Years of trying to blend in or should I say "bland" just wasn't fulfilling or exciting.

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He is currently working on becoming a self employed individual. It does matter the way you dress and how differently you make your presence felt. Developing new skills can be like job insurance. speak in any office gathering or take responsibilities. it may not be important how you fell in. When you find yourself in a career trap. an article writer and a blogger.kishorvr. 1) Make yourself clearly visible: It doesn't matter if you are new to the job but the way you present yourself is important. Conversely.201 5) Focusing too narrowly: . Let's see some of the important guidelines to follow to kick start a new career. Be honest to others about it and do not cover it up. The faster you rise. Organize group presentations. With the developed new skills you can better market yourself so that an employer finds you or you can become one.Make sure to develop a wide variety of applicable skills. but also when you start a new venture or a project. Kishor is a handwriting analyst. Setting up an online presence is the best way to promote yourself. but how you got out of it. Kishor invites you to learn more about him at http://www. 6) Covering up: . the best thing is to take responsibility to fix it and not running away from it.not only in a new job. a slow start leads to lower expectations. They are not rules but some useful guidelines. the higher you aim.com Fast Start Your Career A fast start in a new job can kick start a career .When you commit a mistake. . The author.

5) Be enthusiastic: An enthusiastic newcomer can spark a whole department. Kishor is a handwriting analyst. Yet on some days.com . No guideline says that you can't consider moving fast on a new day. He is currently working on becoming a self employed individual. Act enthusiastic to be enthusiastic. The greatest advantage of a fast start is that it is an early creation of a winning platform. But person 'A' is more determined of the two. Try that new assignment with a trial and error basis. It is a sure fact that there is one whole library of books waiting for you near your place. While person 'B' is working for 45 hours in a week trying or forcing to sell to people. The results will be fantastic. There will be a method which will solve a problem. If possible spend time with them. You never know if you will be the information source in your department for them and a person to depend on. The author. Enthusiasm will have an effect on people. Person 'A' and person 'B' are salesmen. 3) Get to know people: Get to know people in your organization and ask them what they do. 6) Dare to change an old method: Don't go the traditional way and get sidetracked by going on a slow pace on an assignment.202 2) Overkill that first assignment: Lets look at an example. Take everyday as a new day and let us practice these methods as if it were the first day. Kishor invites you to learn more about him at http://www. Be the first to grab a book. This invisible device called enthusiasm acts like an amplifier for your and everyone else's performance. Try faster methods to get the job done.kishorvr. One might not know but this method will be an agent of promotion or a business success. Make friends. one's enthusiasm will run low. That way he not only make friends but there is a possibility that he will be promoted higher in the organization. It does not matter if you have a slow beginning. person 'A' makes a list of potential buyers and sells to them. an article writer and a blogger. 4) Take responsibilities: Supervisors and Management value people who grab a challenge and runs with it. Everybody likes helping or taking help of an enthusiastic person. The best way to be and stay enthusiastic is to attend leadership empowerment workshops and read motivational books.

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Once you have a clear perception of those skills. which in turn requires handling a larger number of responsibilities. First of all. Without acquiring those new skills.208 True motivation to succeed is of paramount importance. you may initially resent learning something that you have not been exposed to so far. the good news that you don't have to know everything related to your field. Learn New Skills Climbing up the career ladder implies being promoted to higher positions and being in charge of more employees. Your boss or is the best person to help you do that. but it is not enough to be able to move up the career ladder. Have a Clear Perception of Your Vital Skills Everybody knows that skill improvement comes with practice. but skills are not hard work. there are some basic steps that you need to take. but if you invest your time in learning those new skills. Of course. knowledge in every field has been expanding at such an amazing speed that it is impossible for any single person to keep pace and know everything related to their field. updating your skills is what plays a pivotal role in your career advancement. Of course. you will have to use some tools of comparison to measure your mastery of those skills. you will be rewarded. be absolutely new to you. Practice implies consistent effort and hard work. you will not be able to move up in your career. Then ask yourself if there are skills that are totally new to you. On the one hand. much of your hard work may go to waste. However. identify those skills that are related to your area of work. So if you are not very clear about the skills that you need to improve. if you are not striving to constantly upgrade your skills. Those new responsibilities will make it necessary for you to learn skills that may. On the other hand. Constantly. find out how your level of expertise. . Utilize every opportunity in your job to improve your existing skills and strive for perfection. These tips will go a long way in helping you improve your professional skills . Improve the Skills You Have As a result of the quick pace of business today. at times.and as a result. you will continue to move up the career ladder without looking back. Since every job has an exclusive set of skills necessary to perform with excellence there is no fixed formula to increase those skills. you will be left behind and your career will be in jeopardy.

and yellow belts. money still needs to come in and go out like-wise.Network administrator and the like are responsible for designing and managing the network infrastructure.org ) offers online six sigma training and certification classes for lean six sigma. While many companies with a strong sales team will close. Even in the developed western countries the need for . The following is not an exclusive list but is a sample of recession proof jobs that could be consider as such. The emerging markets are increasingly relying on the network infrastructure to send data globally and there is no shortage of building them. Sales Representatives as recession proof career . Network administrators as recession proof jobs. black belts. Aveta Solutions . 3. Contrary to the fact that many jobs were lost in Banking which is finance you need to choose the right sector.Financial staff in various professions are continually needed. For example. This includes communication tools such as e-mail systems. The recession of 2008 leading into 2009 raised a number of questions such as which recession proof jobs? what recession proof jobs? and what is the best business to be in during a recession? Many people have lost jobs but many employment sectors will be expected nevertheless to remain strong despite economic down turn.Six Sigma Online ( http://www.an exceptional sales force is a crucial strategy for escaping the economic slump.sixsigmaonline. teleconferencing and the company website. A recession proof job could therefore be useful to think about. accountants and careers involving taxation and auditing. Finance staff as recession proof jobs . others will remain open and 'raise the bar' to obtain better results. 1. Top Recession Proof Jobs Jobs and recession go hand in hand. green belts.209 Tony Jacowski is a quality analyst for The MBA Journal. 2. Whether there is a recession or not.

The protection of vital company information will continue to be important regardless of recession. With the aging baby boomers people are living much longer than they used to due to advances in medical medicine. Education as a recession proof work . Local government jobs are also quite safe where it is related to education and much will depend on geographical location. what is unusual about the current economic recession? and what is the current state of the American economy? The thing to remember about recession proof jobs are that no job is safe as jobsandrecession.It is a fact that people have to send their children to school.com . Crime continues to rise especially where unemployment is high. 6.210 network engineers will increase as they are constantly upgrading to stay on par with and move beyond the competition. Tony Peters . However there are some jobs that are safer than others and it makes sense to observe these to some degree. what are the best computer careers?.jobsandrecession.The nursing profession has seen a steady demand for nurses as today there is more choice for women to enter different careers than there used to be. 5. Security breaches will also be experienced at country borders. How to make money from home?.The security arena including the police officers will continue to be in demand in a recession hit economy. Security services as recession proof jobs .independent writer http://www. 4. Teachers will be needed as a result. People similar to you have asked certain questions about recession proof jobs and these are what were said. Nursing as a recession proof employment .com would also agree with. So.

because there's always a problem to be solved or a vacuum to be filled. like start your own company or become a college professor. consider these 3 options for your next career move: 1) Double down and take on more responsibility. If your options are under water and your company is reducing perks. 3) Pull up stakes and pursue the career of your dreams. While keeping a low profile and not rocking the boat may look like the safer bet in the short term. Now may be the right time to peel off those golden handcuffs and go do what you really want to do. or whether they'll be next to join their colleagues in the unemployment line. or even a small raise. she's appeared in The New York Times. and USA Today. You may get a higher title. it may be wise to think about jumping ship to a healthier company sooner rather than later. you can actually use an economic downturn to your advantage and take proactive steps to advance your career. as .3 Options For Taking the Initiative With continued economic uncertainty and layoffs happening all around. there may not be as much keeping you in place as there used to be. If you're interested in making a long-term play there. Liz Lynch is author of "Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person and Online" (McGraw-Hill. Layoffs and slower hiring practices may have left your company with fewer hands on deck. your boss might be very grateful and impressed if you're willing to take on more work. A top networking strategist.211 Reshaping Your Career in a Tough Economy . and the end can come quickly for some. 2008). many corporate employees are finding themselves in limbo. wondering if their job is secure. Start attending industry events to build your contact base and multiply the sources from which potential job opportunities can come. If your employer is showing signs of instability. 2) Take a lateral move to a more stable company. The Wall Street Journal. Industry trends hit some companies harder than others. you'll be much better positioned once conditions improve. Whichever option you choose. either of which you can leverage for your next job if you decide to leave later. To get yourself unstuck and out of limbo. Seize those opportunities by taking action rather than riding out the storm. even if you have to take a lateral move. In adversity there is always opportunity.

I am going to teach you how to control your career so it doesn't control you. we graduate school and attend university to complete a degree we think will lead to a secure job and income. To learn how to PROPERLY leverage your connections to get your next job FAST. So often. I decided to discontinue the course and take some time out to consider my options. From an early age. Control Your Career Today.com. Liz holds an engineering degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University. To learn more about Liz and her company. one of the most common questions we are asked is "what do you want to be when you grow up?".NetworkingExcellence. I bought my first car with cash after I returned home and started working full time for an insurance company.com. During the next 6 months I travelled the world on money I'd earned during my summer holidays. the Center for Networking Excellence. As a child. who just continued on studying the course because they'd already started and didn't want to 'waste' the work they'd already put in. I really wasn't the slightest bit interested in the content. visit http://www. we are required to select our vocation despite having only limited knowledge and experience in this wide world we live in.SmartNetworkingBook. Fox Business News.com and Businessweek. Unlike others. and worked for some of the top companies in their fileds--Goldman Sachs. Although it offered a secure future. CNBC. I did well at school and went on to study IT at university. It was half way through the first year that I wondered why on earth I was studying this course. Regardless of how much or how little we enjoy the job we end up staying for the money. Time Warner--before becoming an entrepreneur. visit http://www. At that time. Disney.212 well as on ABC News. for .com.

lining the pockets of the owners. My goal for this job is to learn everything I can about operating a business such as this. For me. I decided to go back to Uni and study Human Resource Management. I'd be in the same job for years to come. even in the face of the current economic crisis. 5 years. be it . but my career goals are very different to theirs! You see. flexibility. Life goals. I have since held several more positions in all sorts of organisations. I love my life now. How is it that I always enjoy the work I do? Well. I have learnt so many things and met so many amazing people. I learnt a lot of things and met a lot of fantastic people. I want control over my career and my future. if you want to control your career I encourage you to have a bigger goal. 5 and 10 year goals for my life and my career MUST enable me to achieve those goals. Two years after that. 2 years. 3. During this time. Am I? Yes. challenging myself and meeting new people. When I look for a job I make sure it contains elements that support my goals. I am in a job now that is teaching me all aspects of running an extremely successful business. I changed jobs again. DREAM! You are only limited by your thoughts. I have 1. I have already started doing this and am building my business model on the side using everything I've learnt in my career to date and drawing on the network of amazing people I've met along the way! So. onlookers may have thought I didn't have what it took to 'hold down a job'. I took control over my career from the very beginning.money. If I look around now I see a lot of friends who are in fine jobs with fine pay but are they enjoying what they do? No.213 my age. 3 years. . What do you want your life to look like in 1 year. they are not. I learnt a lot of new things and met a lot of new people. After completing my Management degree I started in a graduate program with a very successful and well known manufacturing company. Will I still be working there. The organisation I'm working for is growing faster than you could possibly imagine. This time I worked for an Emergency Services Organisation and again. growth opportunities etc. I will not ever stay in a job that is not propelling me closer and closer to my dreams and the great thing is every day I AM getting closer. 10 years? Think about it. working is about learning new things. My career is NOT about earning enough money to be able to maintain repayments on all my debts. learning opportunities. I had a good job with good pay but again. my heart wasn't in it. After 2 years there I moved on to a global finance company where I learnt a lot of new things and met a lot of new fantastic people. Some people told me I was 'stupid' for giving up such a good job to go back to Uni but I could see that if i didn't go back. in 5 years? Probably not! Instead I plan to be working on my own business using the knowledge and experience I've gained. you bet I am.

Based on the below mentioned benefits you will get a clear view on how Healthcare careers can build a solid foundation to your success. although the job opportunities are good. A Great Salary Package: Careers in healthcare field are offered with an excellent pay package. but the strategies here can be implemented anywhere in the world! Benefits of Choosing Careers For Life HealthCare Vs Culinary Building a career is very important for any individual. healthcare is most definitely the preferred field. A career in healthcare helps you to treat their problems and grievances and you also contribute a helping hand to the society. Some of the benefits of choosing careers for life in healthcare are as follows: Better Job Opportunities: A lot of job opportunities are available for an individual who is looking for a career in the healthcare field. you have everything to gain and nothing to lose. which will give you the freedom to achieve your life goals like it's given me the freedom to do: http://www. The healthcare field is absolutely ideal as an option when it comes to choosing careers for life. The major reason is that a large number of elderly people need more healthcare facilities due to their old age and sickness problems. As the demand for practitioners is attaining newer .com It refers to Australia. Usually the job opportunities start from an entry level position with a low salary package. Nowadays. There are a variety of careers to choose from based on your academic qualifications. If you wish to pursue a career in healthcare. you'll not be contributing in any special way to the society apart from satisfying the customer's taste buds. Whereas in a culinary career.214 Check out my website.makemoneyaustralia. this filed is creating quite a stir all over the world because of the various benefits the healthcare professionals enjoy. So if you want to compare on better prospects with choosing careers for life.

5 Mistakes Women Make .00 per hour. unless you are working in top rated restaurants. many hospitals and other healthcare facilities are willing to pay competitive wages and other benefits like insurance.215 heights. if your vital factor is a better pay scale. Choosing careers for life in the healthcare field is a better option since they provide you the perfect platform to begin your desired professional life.medacademy. On the other hand. Workplace Woes . it all depends upon your potentiality and hard work. then you can work the night shifts since many hospitals provide round the clock services to their patients. Making the right decision at the early stages and you can shape up your future more beautifully. the best option for you is to join a healthcare course and reap the benefits of a healthy pay package and a better position in a professional field. Suitable Work Hours: The best perk an individual can avail in the healthcare field is choosing the working hours that fit into his schedule. There is no option provided for working in shifts if you are employed in a small restaurant or a hotel. If you are a nocturnal. The hard workers or the efficient ones can earn up to $36000 annually depending on your level of education or if you land up with a job in one of the best restaurants.medacademy. The above benefits will take you on the right path when it comes to choosing careers for life.org> offers health care programs <http://www. Fresno and Concord Campuses in CA. retirement benefits and much more. it again depends on how you perform in the industry. Modesto. Being a culinary graduate. Though some jobs offers come with a pay scale ranging from $8. Enrollment is open now.org/programs/> in their San Mateo.50 to $15. culinary careers do not usually provide round the clock services to their customers. Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts <http://www. While choosing careers for life.

frustrates the receiver. without providing possible solutions gets "old" really fast. these women need to determine why they are doing this. What should these women do instead? They need to privately acknowledge their emotions first. and/or theatrical laughter basically tell bosses and peers that these women don't deserve professional respect. especially to supervisors. and erodes credibility. and shows that they are incapable of coping with difficult issues. intense attention. then rationally think through the problem at hand. they never really get closure on it. How can they stop it? Women who talk something to death need to figure out why they are doing this in the first place. consider several solution options. labels the women doing it as chronic complainers. pouts. It pulls down office morale. Such demonstrations communicate emotional weakness. they simply ought to tell the appropriate party how they feel about it using direct but diplomatic language. or tears. Dumping problems in others' laps. Such behavior wastes time. turns people off. and perhaps seek professional help. prolonged silence. tears. fragility. Instead of manipulating workplace colleagues. Why do women keep doing this? Incessant discussion allows them to process the situation emotionally. FAILING TO OFFER SOLUTIONS Complaining that often resembles whining is unattractive. and lack of control. EXPRESSING TOO MUCH EMOTION FOR TOO LONG Regular and excessive displays of anger. they certainly don't get promotions and leadership roles. provides opportunities for them to vent their feelings. Women who indulge in these behaviors may benefit from a false feeling of power. women spend too much time discussing or analyzing a single situation. and generally gives them lots of attention. While whining women may get the immediate attention and pity they crave. As a result. examine the pay-offs. sulks. laden with emotional content. Adult behavior accomplishes more than childish rantings. and strategize how to implement each . and special treatment. When a troubling situation arises on the job. they rehash an incident over and over again. They need to employ some personal discipline in the workplace and seek out a trusted friend or partner to work through the situation after hours. Rather than putting it to bed and moving on. others' pity.216 To achieve notable success in the workplace women need to stop engaging in one or more of these five behaviors: TALKING SOMETHING TO DEATH Frequently.

meals in restaurants. They may feel very special. depending on the circumstances. and she will be left vulnerable. these women are on shaky ground.217 possible fix. When women chronically turn their heads from truth. Bosses cannot evaluate someone fairly when they are personally and inappropriately involved with that person. they might try dividing the situation into manageable segments rather than swallowing the whole piece at once. How often do women deny reality? More often than many may think. and that she won't take appropriate action. DENIAL Pretending that some situation doesn't exist or fantasizing that it's better than it really is can derail a woman's career in serious ways. How to stop this? Women should not expect it or start it in the first place. and they may overinflate their value to the organization. problems abound. Her ideal clients are senior level corporate executives and nonprofit executive directors who are willing to commit to working steadily and diligently to move from their . It demonstrates that this woman cannot see things as they are. Regardless of whatever the supervisor chooses to do. employee performance appraisals can suffer. In short. they probably need therapy. and being recognized for outstanding contributions as they occur. If the relationship changes or ends. Sylvia Hepler. It's a habit that serves no one well. these women risk colleague ire when others find out. being held accountable. If the boss delivers. is an executive and career coach/adviser based in South Central Pennsylvania. they can show their supervisor that they just want to be treated like any other professional in the workplace. They may imagine they are protected from lay-offs or termination. Instead. the truth will in fact smack that woman in the face sooner or later. Owner and President of Launching Lives. She connects with clients primarily by phone with in-between emails if desired. it can be dangerous. Turning away from temporary pain isn't worth the long term agony. Women seeking this sort of attention get to feel powerful when the boss indulges them in the ways they desire. being treated fairly. that she has flawed judgment. and social visits at home from their bosses and/or Board members are living in a fantasy world and setting themselves up for huge problems. they themselves feel cheated and disappointed. And. Denying reality is not living a responsible life. EXPECTING FRIENDSHIP FROM SUPERVISORS AND/OR BOARD MEMBERS Women who expect gifts. Feeling better only lasts for a while. lengthy personal conversations. Continuing to coast doesn't solve the workplace problem or enhance a career. Worse. For women who generally want to face their reality but at times need a little help. If the boss declines. Taking all of this to the boss along with clarity around the resources required to move forward puts women in a position of strength.

and launched a monthly teleseminar series called "Solutions By Sylvia". freelance writing. Quality Management. networking. Board development. Ms. and executive leadership of a 14 county nonprofit organization. and deeper sense of purpose. increased skill.biz <mailtoSylvia@launchinglives. and increase balance in their lives. skills. the hiring and firing of employees. Ms. Hepler demonstrates keen insights into human behaviors. If you are aspiring to become one and you dream of becoming successful and popular for your chosen field. reduce unnecessary suffering. PRODUCTS: Ms. here are some amazing tips that will help you as you make your way to the top. SWOTT Analysis.biz> 717-761-5457 ist Amazing Tips For an Aspiring Hairstyl- Among all those who dream of becoming a stylist. determination and creativity that are all necessary to be a successful hairstylist. produced an audio CD on "making change". public speaking. and bulls eye skill around matching appropriate communication strategies with particular situations. exceptional ability to prioritize projects and tasks. She has a working knowledge of staff supervision. retail sales. only a few ones are able to make it to the top. mission/vision development.218 current status of stuckness to greater clarity. Undergo training . Her deep empathy coupled with a no-nonsense approach yields swift. improved self-confidence. and organizational collaboration. noteworthy results with most coaching clients. patience. Her mission is to support executives as they get unstuck. This is because not everyone has the talents. Hepler's background includes: teaching. CONTACT: Sylvia@launchinglives. "FIVE FATAL FLAWS in EXECUTIVE THINKING". Hepler has written a "Special Report" entitled.

it is okay to make mistakes. if you are mean. you still will not become successful. or with some of your friends. the customer is always right. Cultivate a healthy working relationship with your clients by listening. practice As they say. You cannot expect people to trust you with your hair if you do not utilize high quality tools and equipment that will keep their hair safe. practice makes perfect. and fashion so that you will be able to give your clients the best kind of service. practice. Nobody will want to be your guinea pig if you are careless in your styling or cutting practice. Use only high quality hair tools and equipment The tools and equipment you use on your clients hair reflect your competence as a hairstylist. and give out excellent results. you should first undergo a training course that will teach you the basics of cutting and styling hair. Remember. Before you actually go and cut or style your clients' hair. cruel and you do not treat your customers well. It is not any different with cutting hair. Cultivate friendship with your clients Even if you are the most talented hairstylist in the world. it would be a good idea to first practice doing so with yourself. . with the members of your family. Practice. you would surely be able to whip up a haircut masterpiece each time you have a customer. and a pair of Kamisori shears. you have to be careful when doing so. The hair styling industry is continually evolving and you need to keep up with the latest hair trends.219 Before you can become a hairstylist. Enroll in a reputable beauty school and work hard during your course. respecting and responding to their needs and concerns. Be diligent in your training because education is the top most factor that will help you become a successful stylist. it would be best to make use of excellent brands like Kamisori shears for instance. protect it from damage. for your cutting. you may not be able to do your job well. skills. Do not stop learning Just because you have graduated from a training program does not mean that you already know everything. equipment. For example. If you fail to absorb the valuable lessons from your training course. With creative cutting and styling techniques. It does not mean that when you are practicing. But of course.

Suddenly. You need to have the proper training as well as the right working attitude to reach a high position in the ladder of success. This problems become exceedingly difficult to fit around a current work or education timetable. . the weekly amount of hours you intend to spend learning how to bartend can double. The same problem with time applies. seem wonderful. To begin with. With these courses. Yet there are many drawbacks. Krystal is a professional hair stylist with Salon Hive Hair Tools <http://www. and how many times do you actively feel like going and learning something new? Night school courses are all well and good when they can be your sole focus. just through the commute alone. you are required to push yourself further. The answer in these instances may seem to be night school.com/kamisori-ergonomic-cobra-hair-shears. not only do you have to factor in the time spent in each class. but traveling does take up a lot of time. any would-be bartender can come and learn the art of drink mixing. in principal.html> Division Learn to Bartend . you lose the money. but trying to attend while holding down a job or study schedule is extremely difficult. actively attending a college or school is extremely time consuming.220 Becoming a successful hairstylist is not something that would happen overnight. The idea does. the purveyors claim.salonhive. How many times do you come home and just want to kick back in front of the television with takeout.The Downsides of Bartending School The increase in job seekers considering learning to bartend has lead to something of an explosion in schools and colleges offering bartending as a course. all under the guidance of a qualified and experienced bartender and tutor. If you do decide to stop attending halfway through. but these too are fraught with difficulty. added on to the fact that at the end of a normal working day.

The AudioBartender <http://www. It is learning what goes into a drink and how these are prepared. venue hire. There is no theory needed for learning to bartend and no need for interpretation.221 There is also the issue of the money itself in general. With a school or college course. If you wish to learn to bartend. is largely theoretical. possibly with some help in memorizing them. at your own pace. The overheads and tax problems alone making learning at an institute an undesirable prospect unless one really does have more money than sense. in terms of bartending. The information doesn't change. there is a way. many factors are put into the price. when there are ways and means of obtaining the necessary information yourself. You can fit it around your own schedule. have help when you need it and learn by yourself without the distractions of other classmates. electricity and a thousand and one other incidental amounts that must be covered by the course fees. and online courses such as audio training can do the rest. and learning for yourself? Prices of the raw materials are extremely competitive. However. What is taught at a school or college. The other benefits of learning for yourself are huge. so no need for an actual individual to be explaining things. textbooks. by far the best option is to learn with an audio course. but the cost of a person teaching it to you and you teaching it to yourself using an online or audio guide does. This includes the cost of the teacher. Why pay someone else to teach you this.com> Advanced Learning System is a cutting edge tool that can provide you with everything you need to learn to become a bartender FAST! Start in the Drywall Trade at a Higher Wage Today's article is geared towards those of you who are new to the drywall trade. Whether you are just starting out or have been in the business for a .audiobartender.

Economic downturns can have a detrimental effect on the availability of certain types of jobs in the marketplace. And. I tend to look for the exceptional person when interviewing. since your topic is the drywall industry you've come to the right place. but I know from speaking with my colleagues in the business that they are just as selective. In order to shorten your learning curve as much as possible. And as the years go on the wages seem to be escalating fairly steadily. Therefore it is imperative that you learn as much as you can as rapidly as you can.. This is the reason it can be so difficult in times like these to compete with the guys who have a little bit of experience. These are more in line with human relation techniques as opposed to actual building techniques. . at any given time.222 short length of time. It would be presumptuous of me to think that I could cram 30 years of drywall experience in to a forum this size and do the material the justice it deserves. it is my desire that everyone make as much money as he or she can in this profession. And take it from me. The very nature of the trade requires that you gain a certain level of hands on experience before you start to feel comfortable with the work. The drywall industry has proven over the years to be a fairly stable and relatively high paying profession for people seeking employment in the construction industry. So. the criteria only get more demanding the tighter the market gets. Galaxy Construction. I can attest to this myself being a drywall contractor with as many as 40 employees working for my company. I am speaking from first hand experience. My aim in this short treatise is to give you several suggestions which should enable you to demand a higher wage as you begin your job search. Granted. when I tell you what I think an employer is looking for in a potential prospect. And as the work is at times somewhat repetitive it is surely a matter of practice makes perfect. It is with this in mind that I will attempt to impart some small portion of my accumulated knowledge in order to better prepare you for a career as a drywall craftsman. I would not expect you to think you will be able to learn every facet of this business simply by reading a small amount of material relating to the subject. Inc. but it has been my experience that if you maintain a relatively high level of proficiency you will remain a desirable commodity for most employers. having done hundreds of interviews with new hires myself over the years. you will need to acquire a large amount of information relative to your topic.

For the rest of you I will continue to be your mentor and guide on your continuing journey. but for now. an uncle. are driven to succeed no matter what. or a close friend. Unfortunately. if you will believe in yourself half as much as I believe in you. So when you go to the office you may have a leg up on the competition because someone you know already works there and hopefully has a good reputation within the company. . because I could speak to my own strengths and perceived benefits to the company without the excess baggage of having someone already on the inside generating preconceived notions about me one way or the other. The first step is becoming a full time member of the free drywall solutions community and letting me show you everything you need to succeed in this field. you can step to the head of the line and get that job that you need to support your loved ones and begin to lead the live of abundance you deserve. The First Step The first step most take when starting out is knowing someone in the business. Of coarse this is such a large amount of content (30 years worth) and represents literally thousands of hours of work by my dedicated staff and I to put together.223 But I'm here to tell you friend. For me this was always preferable. However you find your first drywall job it is usually recommended by someone who is already in the trade. and my tutelage. running and enjoying your own profitable drywall business. you could actually be running your own successful drywall business in an incredibly short period of time. Perhaps this might be a brother in law. sweat and tears that I shed in the acquisition of my large cache of knowledge. This actually speaks volumes about the desirability of obtaining employment in this field as it has been my experience that it comes with such a high endorsement from those already in the business. this program is only for the extremely motivated among you who like me and my staff. Or perhaps you found an ad in the classifieds under help wanted and you're going in blind. With the resources at your disposal within these pages. and possibly at some point in the future we will work together on making your unspoken dreams of self employment a reality. Consider yourselves my students. allow me to take you under my wing and save you all the blood. You'll be able to find out how to take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity on our Products page. that the only option we had was to produce the best online courses available to the public regarding starting.

and a firm handshake. Staying Power I have seen people go straight to the top over others who had been with a company for years strictly based on how they presented themselves. Learning is like taking a shower. Period 2. You're a part of the free drywall solutions family now and we don't let family down. introduce yourself and give me a firm handshake. These are the basics but it's a good start. The remainder of my advice is common sense for anyone who wishes to remain gainfully employed. unless I need somebody today to take care of an emergency situation. The Interview The interview should start on you're initiative with a genuinely warm smile. take it from me. no job. no show. 3. Some people may not be familiar with this concept but it's called "INTEGRITY". Keep your lips zipped and do your job and you won't be the first one laid off two days before Christmas when things slow down. but you may as well find out now that there is a big difference between the drywall business and an afternoon tea party. And don't worry. 4. Join the forums or post a comment on the blog. If you downplay this aspect of the hiring process you do so at your own peril. owners and H. how can you expect me to take a chance on you around my customers? Whenever you are on the job you are representing my company and our values and one of our core values is self confidence. If you don't have enough self confidence to look me in the eye. Don't talk smack on the job about your boss or other employees. This is the one attribute that has made me more money than anything else I have done. Trust me.224 In either case you want to make the best impression possible and. I know this sounds harsh. You have to do it everyday. We'll be here to lead you by the hand every step of the way. You either have it or you don't. Soon you'll feel like an . No call. on time every day. 1. Do what you say you're going to do. Shortly you will be shown the door and I'll be speaking to the next applicant. Show up. my decision has already been made and I probably won't hear anything else you have to say. If you can't make it call.R people are busy so you don't have very long to do it. And remember to pay it forward.com building people's character. the walls have ears. assuming you are hired. When I shake someone's hand and it seems like I was just handed a dead fish. Don't think you know it all because you can get up twenty sheets a day. Luckily for you I intend to spend a great deal of time on free drywall solutions.

you're also right! Think about that. If you think you can't . All rights reserved "By Helping Others. You tell me . but in the next breath they ask.free-drywall-solutions. Everybody likes good advice when it makes them a better person so spread the word.It is Not the Product . I sincerely hope you found this article helpful and I look forward to spending more time with you in other areas of Free Drywall Solutions <http://www. If you think you can . We Help Ourselves" Edward B.com> . "Does it work?" I guess there could be several motivations behind this:* * * * * may be testing to see one's level of conviction may be testing to see if one is really making any money at all may be creating a self-defeating excuse for not doing anything may be making an excuse for not feeling able to do it may be denying any possibility of a better future. http://free-drywall-solutions. or her. own future! .com How to Make Money . Copyright © 2008 by Edward Clark.It is YOU That Has to Work It never seizes to amaze me how people say they want to know how to make money.225 old-timer with lots to tell the newbie's. Think! Bottom line is that anybody who asks such a question is really saying "No" to his. Clark.you're right.I'd love to know.

The question should be. if I work and do whatever it takes. and debt. Safe is walking the dog.it is uncomfortable to do something new and different. eliminate debt. on the job. step-by-step. If you have lost your job. renewed and concentrated efforts are needed for your life to take a change for the better. We all like safe routines (well.it's so much more efficient in the use of the teacher's time.com/> Thank you. if we desire a better and different future.blogspot. R. Maybe you can do something extra while at home.and the sky is the limit! You can do it! Go visit and good luck! If you want to fight back. Our very best people have put together a brilliant set of teaching videos that lead you every step of the way . and less stressful.that means . but the fact is that we only have 24 hours in the day and if we want a better life. but also have more free time! Cool! It's always much easier to make money. bills. Unfortunately. Face it . Now . Challenge? Yes. do you think I can make money?" That displays a much more positive attitude towards the challenge. . Our business is no different.all you have to do is follow the system . Nothing against these pleasures. we have to use our time to maximum effect.blogspot.to success. when somebody more experienced can show you the way. it's more likely you'll find technology doing the teaching .226 The question is totally wrong and misses the point miserably. In this modern age.you do the work. No matter what. and find financial freedom then this is the place to be. at work. Visit: http://realjoy-howtomakemoney.if you want a better life. "I'd like to know how to start my own business. You need to find an opportunity that you can develop part time. the truth is that safe doesn't cut it . If you are one of the lucky ones who still has a job. How about finding a way to have more money. then we need to face the discomfort and do something new and different. most of us do). then you should not throw it away at the onset of a recession. when you can follow somebody else's experience and system. Safe is staying on the sofa and lounging in front of the TV. The business is developed 100% on the internet . Neill is committed to combating our lack of knowledge that keeps us chained to jobs. It's also easier. you can dedicate much more time to your new future.com <http://realjoyhowtomakemoney.

When we hear this word we automatically think job losses and economic doom. You may be wondering. if businesses are experiencing a decline. Over the next five years. 76 million baby boomers are expected to retire leaving large vacancies in the management ranks across many industries. Even with a recession. the areas expected to lose the most employees are Education. According to The Bureau of Labor and Statistics. some of these retirements will still happen. The expected shortage from the boomers departure will have a profound effect on the availability of jobs. pharmaceutical. Healthcare. medical device. biotech. and Financial Times are a few sources. Research your industry. . 1. websites and radio are all reporting stories of financial despair. are they willing to hire? Is now the time for me to begin a job search and start a new career? Though hearing the word and thinking of the consequences stemming from the recession can be scary. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Is your field growing or decreasing? Have job functions been removed? There are a number of online resources that can provide projections for specific areas. security and international business are just some of the areas with strong job activity. Barron's. There are also a number of industry and business blogs which you can locate using a blog directory. Let's take a look at steps you can take in your job search during an economic downturn. There is more good news. the TV. What officially is a recession? A recession is the extended decline in the gross domestic product (GDP). rest assured there are still reasons to keep a positive outlook in a job search.The Wall Street Journal. They can tell you what is happening in your industry and give you a better idea of what the job market looks like.There Are Still Reasons to Stay Positive Recession. Look to your industry associations for information. along with environmental.227 Recession . and jobs will still be available. typically two consecutive quarters. Based on activity within the FPC system nationwide. Recession the word is everywhere. It is all around us. Manufacturing and Engineering.

Always have your resume ready. so make sure you put some effort into branding yourself online. Anyone who reaches out to help others network for their job search is more likely to receive reciprocal assistance. Keep your resume updated to include your current or most recent company and newest skills. If you are particularly interested in changing positions now. Maintain Your Online Presence. Help others with their career search. Read the article entitled "Social Networking Can Damage Your Job Search" for more information on managing your online presence. It's also important that you lay the groundwork now for a successful search. or any other place your name appears online where you have the opportunity to sell your qualifications. 6. Recruiters also have access to positions that are not advertised to the general public and can highlight your achievements to potential employers. 7. By networking you can find out about job openings that are not advertised. 3. 5. Stay Flexible. Network. Suggest ways of efficient spending in the workplace.228 2. taking steps where you are now to pack your resume with accomplishments will help you stand out in the crowd. maintaining a flexible attitude toward transitioning your skills into a new area will help you broaden your reach and make you more marketable. This can mean a profile on the professional networking site LinkedIn. Taking these steps will make you more marketable and competitive in your search. Evaluate your expertise. always lend a hand to those you know are seeking networking help. . Partner with an expert. Whether you are looking for a job or not. Seek ways to cut costs. This means knowing what a potential employer will find if they google your name. In today's job market. 8. or social networking sites like Facebook. Find a mentor who can lead and support you through the process. You do have some control over this. it is vital for candidates to be cognizant of their online presence. Have you expanded on your skills over time? What can you offer that others cannot? Are your skills transferable into another industry that is projected to stay strong? 4. Seeking informational interviews through networking is a way to get the word out about your job hunt and get some assistance from the inside. That means. Find areas of waste within your company. A recruiter or a career counselor can help position you for a successful hunt. Some of the things you can do within your current company to help your job search include: 1.

Be professional at all times. Go above and beyond. learning an industry standard software is very important. Ron Herzog.fpcnational. Even if you don't use a given software at your company.com> .229 2. Keep a positive attitude. Ron is considered an industry expert and has provided insight into workforce trends for print publications. 3. efficiency. Work beyond your job title and description. Volunteer for additional responsibilities that can be highlighted on your resume. FPC is a trusted partner whose relationshipbased business emphasizes commitment. . CEO and President for FPC . Leave a great impression each day with co-workers and supervisors. FPC (F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants) offers hiring clients and job candidates an unmatched experience characterized by quality. Be noticed in positive ways. and you will need your coworkers to provide glowing references to potential employers. Skill advancement. You can also take online software classes . If you're not working in a promising career field. Take a few classes or attend career enhancement workshops. Plan your next move. 5. has spent a number of years developing extensive knowledge of the recruitment industry and successful franchising since joining FPC in 1995.often for free. There are many tools online that can help.Fortune Personnel Consultants <http://www. focus on your skills that can be used in other industries and consider changing your career path if necessary. creativity and value. radio broadcasts and industry podcasts. 4. Increase your visibility. and long term value. Ron earned his MBA in management and undergraduate degree in marketing and management. A disgruntled employee rarely gets a positive reference. Be a team player and promote a positive morale within the office. communication. People remember this. network and research different industries to find your niche. A nationwide leader in executive search and recruiting for executive and management jobs.

so start with the basics. Follow these steps to ensure that anyone who researches you online would want to meet with you or hire you. You're ready to make changes to the pages you know about-see if there are any pages you don't. but many people signed on to sites like Facebook to interact only with friends. so it's more important than ever that you take control of your online brand. project management.230 Making Social Networking Your Job Search Ally The importance of social networking sites in the job search continues to grow. One survey found that 45% of employers view social networking sites (and use search engines like Google) to research candidates.) Remember that personal appearance is part of your brand. strategic planning) or more specific to your role (e. Consider what you want a hiring manager to see in online photo albums. safety..g. Employers increasingly look to "personal" pages on MySpace and Facebook to make very professional decisions. You're not alone if these pages don't reflect your strengths as a candidate. Step One: Create a list of things you want prospective employers to know. Sites like LinkedIn and ZoomInfo only permit career-related information. This is the beginning of building your brand. . budget control.. Step Three: Eliminate the negatives. You may be surprised just how many hiring managers are investigating applicants online. What is your profession and how many years of experience do you have? What roles have you filled? What skill or experience do you offer that sets you apart from other candidates? Where do you see yourself in five years? Identify keywords that reflect your skill set. Another 19% said they planned to start or increase this practice in 2008. Compare what you find to what you would like others to see.g. These can be broad (e. Step Two: Google yourself.

distracting graphics. You can post entries on other peoples' blogs and still build your credibility as an expert in your field without having to spend the time starting your own. so simplify any pages that have unnecessary. Step Four: Create your positive online brand. Many trade journals and Web sites also host blogs. Then visit all your public pages and remove any content you wouldn't want a prospective employer to view. It's likely your knowledge and attention will be appreciated and you will have just made another contact in your industry. so if you are short on time or technical expertise. so post in the evening or on weekends. offer a solution. Remember that everything you post is stamped with the time and date. so take the time to make sure your thoughts are clearly presented. Sites like MySpace offer layouts that can quickly become messy and visually cluttered. Facebook and ZoomInfo? If not. If another blogger posts a question that you can answer.231 Change the privacy settings on any purely personal pages so that only friends can visit them. make choices now and delete any accounts you may neglect. these can provide a good forum. Cull through "friends" lists to eliminate access by people you don't really know. Embrace appropriate humor. There's no reason to be sterile when discussing your career online. Get out your list and spread professional information throughout your profiles. and also consider just how many networks you have joined. . Jobster. The look of your online presence matters as much as its content. Consider starting a career-centric Web site or blog where you can share details of your work experience and demonstrate leadership by making suggestions on how your discipline could improve productivity. respond. Blog posts show up in Google searches. Make sure all your online references to work are positive. Step Five: Relaunch your online brand presence. Can you commit to checking email and keeping profiles current for LinkedIn. This shows your enthusiasm but also demonstrates you won't use business hours to update personal pages. MySpace. as it can give the reader a sense of what it's like to have you on a team. Err on the side of being too conservative. so use the same tone as you do in the text about your personality and interests. Even if you're blogging to identify a challenge.

Choose what you want hiring managers to know. This is a ready opportunity to remind everyone that you're available and prompts them to look you up when you can make the best possible impression. efficiency. communication. Ron earned his MBA in management and undergraduate degree in marketing and management. but there's no reason why you can't turn this attention to your advantage.fpcnational. Ron Herzog. has spent a number of years developing extensive knowledge of the recruitment industry and successful franchising since joining FPC in 1995. FPC (F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants) offers hiring clients and job candidates an unmatched experience characterized by quality.232 Let your recruiter and existing online contacts know that you've updated your profiles or that you've become a regular on an industry blog. evaluate what they currently see and make the necessary changes. These steps make social networking sites a true asset in your job search. radio broadcasts and industry podcasts.com> . Social Networking Can Damage Your Job Search If You Let It . CEO and President for FPC (Fortune Personnel Consultants) <http://www. Employers are watching candidates more closely than ever online. and long term value. creativity and value. A nationwide leader in executive search and recruiting for executive and management jobs. Ron is considered an industry expert and has provided insight into workforce trends for print publications. FPC is a trusted partner whose relationshipbased business emphasizes commitment.

com/> told a true story of someone who almost lost a job offer because the company he was interviewing with was a state agency and was able to access his "private" profile under the Patriot Act. this is the first precaution to take.jobweb. The many privacy settings can be found in the Account link when you log in. If you are saying to yourself. Change the setting to Friends Only. The Possible Downside: More and more companies are using social networking sites as part of their interviewing and background checking process and frequently find content on these sites that ultimately change their mind about offering someone a position. The default setting in MySpace is public. you can limit it to just your friends. You can limit particular information.com <http://www. The majority of people leave the setting as public.233 Social networking sites are fun and can be a huge asset to your job hunt. That's why the steps in the rest of this article are also very important in protecting your job search. They are places to express yourself and share your creative side. The concept of social networking is great. In Facebook. or photos in which you have been tagged. On the other hand. so take advantage of it. to just you so no one else can see it at all. if you choose a large network like a major city and you don't limit your settings. In fact. Sites like LinkedIn are designed for professional networking can be a very important part of your job search strategy. there are many options for how you can limit the information that other people can see. Go to your homepage and click on Account Settings." Not so fast! An article by Kevin Gray on www. The positives: You can keep in touch with friends. such as the applications you have added. Set Your Privacy Settings to "Friends Only" For those of you who haven't taken this step yet get right on it. But what about the rest of the social networking stratosphere? What about sites like MySpace and Facebook to name just two out of the many that are out there. posts on your wall. In some cases. Only Invite Your REAL Friends into your Network The MySpace website itself states that people are not always who they say they are. While this warning is most significant in the area of child safety on . "But I already set my privacy settings so only my friends can see my profile so this isn't relevant to me. but since you have little control over who sees your profile even if you set your profile to private you still have to be mindful of exactly what you put out for the world to see.jobweb. but if you are in a job search. the follow up to this article will outline exactly how helpful sites like LinkedIn can be in a job hunt and how to take full advantage of them. everyone in that network can see your information by default.

religion. but they just can't contact you. "No Pic Forwarding": This is a way for you to prevent people from sending links to your pictures to other people who you don't know in MySpace. MySpace groups are being used to post adult content and unsuspecting people are being invited into these groups to increase the group's membership count. ethnicity. The company should be making a decision based on your qualifications and not any of the above. relationship status. it is also relevant to your job hunt. anyone can write anything they like on your page without you knowing ahead of time. but you wouldn't necessarily want an employer to view as being endorsed by you. And while you don't want people who you don't know to see your pictures. Blocking Users If you decide to block a user for any reason. Facebook allows you to show your sex. Sometimes friends can write things that they may think are funny. you are able to share a lot of personal information about yourself. Limit Personal info During Setup When you create your MySpace profile. You can reject any comment that you deem inappropriate for what you want out there in your online presence. "Friend Only Group Invites": Unfortunately. body type. Think about what photos are acceptable to be seen by a potential employer and use that as a guide as to what you post. you also have to consider the appropriateness of the photos that you are posting to begin with. Be aware that a potential employer can see this information. You don't want to open your profile to people you do not know. occupation and income. It's best to keep it out of the job search process so limit what you post. Friend-only "Friend-only Blog Comments": If you only want people you know to be able to post comments on your blog or profile in MySpace. You can also go back and remove or hide the information as you head into a job search. Other Important Settings "Approve Comments before Posting": this function allows you to have control over what other people are posting on your page. Without it. such as sexual orientation. but they CAN still see your profile in MySpace. It's an important difference if you are attempting to block a potential employer. relationship status and birthday. If you only want to be invited into groups by your friends.234 the internet. Precautions . check this option. it's important that you check this option under Account Settings. just keep in mind that a blocked user can not even view your profile or see you in search results on Facebook.

Take these precautions and your job hunt will be stronger because of it. has spent a number of years developing extensive knowledge of the recruitment industry and successful franchising since joining FPC in 1995. and long term value. FPC is a trusted partner whose relationshipbased business emphasizes commitment. efficiency. but may hurt your job hunt at a conservative law firm at age 25. Don't post for the "now". communication. FPC (F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants) offers hiring clients and job candidates an unmatched experience characterized by quality. And remember that while there is a potential down-side to social networking sites during a job search. Ron earned his MBA in management and undergraduate degree in marketing and management. If you are ever sent an email that looks like it is from your social networking site. Your login information can be captured and explicit or unwanted content can be placed on your page. radio broadcasts and industry podcasts. Ron is considered an industry expert and has provided insight into workforce trends for print publications. make sure it is legitimate before logging in to a fake site. An employer doesn't necessarily consider a photo proudly displaying your 10 tattoos something they would be comfortable with. A nationwide leader in executive search and recruiting for executive and management jobs. creativity and value. especially if you are being considered for a client-facing position. Will you be searching for a job at some point? Will you be entering a conservative industry? A picture of you boozing at a frat house may be funny to your friends at age 19. CEO and President for FPC (Fortune Personnel Consultants) <http://www. think about your future.fpcnational. . there is also a huge upside. Ron Herzog.235 Get familiar with phishing scams and how to avoid them. But don't let that fool you. Post For the Long-term Sites like MySpace and Facebook are inherently about creativity and self-expression.com> .

but she could also be a member of Gen X. "The Cinderella Complex". I cannot trust any information given by someone with such negativity. their friends picked it up. it's not too late to snuff out this unfortunate trend. The most shocking issue. Personally. is that radio and television stations actually hire young women to do commercials with this grating voice. perhaps. very young girls with innocent faces speak to friends with the voice of a cynical whining woman. Alas. She's likely a member of the Millennia generation. you don't have to see the face of the young woman speaking to know her approximate age. team play is for Boomers. leaving them a legacy of fractured families and federal deficits.236 Do You Talk Yourself Out of Business? Young women have developed a skeptical tone to their voice in recent times. portrayed by Lily Tomlin years ago. At the mall. It . It can only be assumed that their young daughters subconsciously learned this habit. In effect. written in 1981. She won't be a Baby Boomer. I believe I know the answer. born roughly between 1961 and 1980. Colette Dowling's book. Generation X is contemptuous of their Baby Boomer parents' values. I'm referring to the very nasal method of communicating that originates from the front of the mouth rather than the throat. I hope. This undesirable characteristic was inherited by the Millennia children. born after 1980. Thus. Dad was promised a gold watch but got a pink slip instead. Within a few years. may have inspired the Gen X girls to convey to the world that they had both feet planted firmly on the ground and were not about to depend on a man to take care of them. they are cynical and trust only themselves. The stage was now set for many of these young women to continue to express their pessimism. for future generations. Have you noticed? Perhaps you haven't identified it as such. After several months of hearing a young woman report the news from China in a cynical tone. I sent an email to her station expressing my concern. but listen carefully and you will notice a weird phenomena going on with young girls and young women. she seems very wary and distrustful toward life. Sadly. Rarely do you hear young boys or young men use this tone of voice. Female announcers reporting on the world's news have also used this distracting voice. Customarily heard on the radio and in TV commercials. The telephone operator. this trend is spreading rapidly. demonstrated this nasal and almost mocking voice. If you have ever wondered why this occurs. they entered the workforce and encountered the Glass Ceiling.

visit http://www. THE Image Architect is an image consultant and professional speaker based in Norfolk/Virginia Beach. The Glass Ceiling still affects women in the workplace and part of the problem has to do with speaking styles that differ from men. These women may literally talk themselves out of business. Another . Under flextime. That certainly includes your tone of voice. Sandy Dumont.com or call 757/627-6669 Surviving the Economic Crisis . Two strikes and you are not out. It is not always what you say that makes an impact. but how you say it. Women have higher and softer voices.theimagearchitect. they may strike out. with 30 years of international and national experience helping individuals and Fortune 500 companies improve their image. so they often command less credibility as a result. but if young women speak out in a voice that sounds more like a nagging mother than a mover and shaker. one employee may decide to arrive at work at 6:00 in the morning and leave at 3:00 in the afternoon. However. For more information. the employees are free to decide when they want to come to work and when they want to leave ("flexband"). they often pause out of ingrained "gender politeness" before speaking up in the board room or other mixed-gender settings. Furthermore. She conducts customized Branding for People? workshops on a regular basis.237 seems that I wasn't the only one to complain because she is no longer heard on that station.Can Flexitime Save Jobs? The flextime approach requires employees to work a certain number of hours during a core work period in the middle of the day ("coretime").

workers have been singled out to participate in the flextime experiments and may behave differently as a result. flextime productivity gains may be due to the Hawthorne effect. in the form of a Degree. could mean the difference between having a job. and lets employees work during their "best" hours. initially similar to those of members of a comparison group.after the change!" One summary of flextime studies showed that worker support for adoption or continuation of flextime across nine samples of workers'-: ranged from 80 percent to 100 percent. Not all jobs are suitable for flextime. most employees seem to like flextime. became much higher after implementation of flextime. is a series of articles dealing with the New economic changes we face after the October 2008 crash. evaluate your college credits and past educational experience. For instance. Which in times of high unemployment. The few studies dealing with the impact of flextime on performance have concluded that flextime sometimes helps and in any case doesn't seem to hurt. and flexi time was offered by about one-third of all U. gives a sense of freedom.Perhaps your life experience really does count in the new career you wish to pursue. That is. Not surprisingly. flextime may cause coordination problems. and being unemployed.. Flextime may also result in increased costs for administration and overhead. The Asian European University. However. such as for heating and air conditioning.. Thinking of changing your Career?. and deals with ways we could adjust to and survive these changes) The Asian European University assist career minded people around the world. rather then laying them off.. one recent experiment carried out in a Midwestern utility found that satisfaction :. For instance. through AEU. Further. this difference in satisfaction was still seen six months. levels of an experimental flextime group. because of the expanded length of the workday.. into an Academic qualification.S. then you still have an opportunity to be awarded a College degree. firms. flexitime does assist Organizations in relocating employees in strategic jobs. However. . This means that if you are unable to continue College for financial reasons. if teamwork is important. to turn their own unique experience. In 2005 over 29 million full-time wage employees had flexible schedules. Flextime reduces the stress of getting to work during busy rush hours. (The Surviving the Economic Crisis. It may be especially welcome for young families trying to juggle child-rearing responsibilities with work schedules.238 might arrive at 10:00 in the morning and leave at 7:00 in the evening.

Many people coming to America as WAT students are very surprised with some basic facts about the country. and employers in your own Country. that has a Work and Travel (WAT) program service as well. Step 2. AEU can assess and evaluate your life experience. note you drive on the right-side in America (just kidding).. But just generally try to get acquainted with the way of life in your chosen part of the . or you have worked overseas.. READ ABOUT THE US. A good tip is to do some research for the best agency for WAT offering the widest range of US locations and different employers. http://www.239 Whether you feel you are 'stuck' because you do not have the academic qualifications to move up in a career that you actually are very capable in. through the internationally recognized APEL method of assessment. do not recognize that valuable experience..Visit the Asian European University website today.asian-europeanuniversity. Also read the commentaries of people about this agency on any of WAT forums in many languages. Interested?. Find a good travel agency.com How to Find the Best Jobs & Live Your Life in the US in 6 Easy Steps This is the 6 easy steps to success for finding well paying employment in the US for your Summer vacation. Australian and British students. to see if you are eligible for an International Degree. and apply for a complimentary assessment by our APEL committee. Step 1.

Decide what type of job you would like to do.info> for people to ask questions for their future or current US visa issues. Choose the location. foods. Chicago or Dallas might be the more optimal choice for the most fabulous experience of your life. Step 4.240 country or state you want to live in. it is annoying to say the least but that's the reality. Be prepared to send out hundreds of resumes and if you are able hand them out after you arrive (for most countries positions have to be pre-arranged) Step 5. The dialects. For those who love big city life. you should learn how to fully control yourself as the US can be a country of pretty strict laws and may have different standards to what you are used to at home. Try to be open to any information you can find. If you plan to leave in a smaller town your choices may limited although many parts of the country come alive in the Summer after being dead for the rest of the year. However. Talk to your family and insure them you will be great on your own. in larger cities the opportunities are more varied. and activities would definitely differ in Texas as compared to California. For those of you used to 18 or younger. . Bring your friends along as it is always better to share your summer with somebody you know! CJ runs the US Visa Information Service <http://www. Step 6. Do not scare your parents by phrases such as: "Finally I got my freedom!" or "I cannot wait to party all night!" The less your parents know the better they sleep. New York. Read the tips in Step 2 and make the decision that would be the most intriguing destination for you in the US. It is extremely important to note that the drinking age in the US is 21 years old. Many people love to live by the beach so California. Florida and Hawaii might be the best options for you. Step 3.e3visa. However.

Coaching will not be successful if you don't do the work. The main questions my coach helped me think through were centered on how I wanted to grow and what was the best kind of place for me to grow in. Clients who are unwilling to be honest . I am not convinced I would have gotten the same results if I hadn't worked with a coach. Instead of excuses we search out the real obstacles to moving forward. Working with my coach was not like having a genie. Coaching requires honesty. 5. but I had outgrown my responsibilities and the company. Coaching is about action .241 Seven Reasons Why Career Coaching is NOT For Sissies I recently wrote a review of Bullet Proof Your Job." I strongly disagree. Depending on the complexity and nature of coaching goals. The final bullet on his back cover reads: "Career coaching is for sissies. It's not like therapy where you just show up (or call in) and talk. It's a great read with lots of practical tips and real world examples. it may take several sessions before clear a clear action plan can be developed. I had an offer which included relocation costs from a Fortune 500 company in NYC. 2. I knew I was bright without any formal tech training I built an access database to streamline tracking and reporting for the companies 1500 employees. 3. I was three years into building my career in training and development when I first sought out a career coach back in 2004. Tolerating excuses would be a waste of my client's time and money. coaching may not be the best strategy for you. However I have one major gripe against the author. I loved what I did and I was good at it. and was hungry for something more.consistent inaction is grounds for ending the coaching relationship. making a wish and presto I got results. If you are not willing to invest all three. there are usually homework assignments to complete in between sessions. This was in addition to designing and running stand up and live web classes for the over 90 sales offices. Four months later. You have to be accountable: A good coach won't let you get away with excuses. Once I answered those questions we came up with an action plan to get the interview and the offer. It requires an investment: time. Here are seven reasons why coaching is not for sissies: 1. money. by Stephen Viscusi. effort. Coaching is not a quick fix. In addition to action plans. Great coaching is never a passive experience for clients. If you need a career coach you don't have a career. 4.

self-defeating behaviors and negative perspectives is not enough. Brilliant Women refuse to settle. under- . needing the support of a good coach to help you reach the next level of professional success. choosing instead to get the support they need to take them to the next level. "Sissies". Referring to its past glories and recent return to Chinese sovereignty. "The Career Makeover Coach". The charming amalgamation of Chinese traditions and British outlook has shaped a modern.it is definitely not for "sissies"? And it is possible to have a career and be stuck. you will always be limited to what you've gotten in the past.com Hong Kong . with a westernized outlook. westernized capital economy with a multi cultural ethos. 7. is a career coach committed to partnering with clients to take their career or business from bright to brilliant. Viscusi's term. If there was no need for career coaching.Cultural Scenario and Work Ethics Recently taken under the fold by the Chinese government. But that's far from what I see: most people tolerate the work the do and long for work that feeds their passion as well as their wallet. in my opinion settle for being unfulfilled. It takes strength and commitment to break patterns and let go of bad coping strategies. To use Mr. You have to be willing to do what's hard. Tai Goodwin. Coaching requires you to step out of your comfort zone: If you always do. everyone would be wildly successful in pursuing and succeeding in their professional passion. While coaching is not for everybody . You can read more about her coaching services and see other articles at her blog: http://www. Just acknowledging obstacles. Chinese roots and tradition. 6. what you've always done. Hong Kong is a densely populated island.242 about who they are and what they want will no doubt be frustrated with their lack of true progress.careermakeovercoach.

Britain got Hong Kong as a colony to rule over for the next 99 years. it has managed to remain a global city. tourism and a booming service industry. is on the rise. Hong Kong has been able to carve a separate identity and the changeover with sovereignty to China has been smooth. Cultural History of Hong Kong After the defeat of China during the Opium War. expatriates looking for work in China need to have language proficiency in Cantonese and Mandarin with a high level of experience in their fields. insurance. the demand to house the growing expatriate employees is on the rise. Work and Emerging Changes Most of the service industries deal in telecommunication. The unique cultural ethos at the workplace has brought about a multi ethnic society where people of different nationalities live and work together for a common goal. Hong Kong gained the status of 'Special Administrative region'. The constant migration of people has enabled to make Hong Kong to become cosmopolitan. it was put into the agreement that Hong Kong would be able to maintain a free economy for the next 50 years and so. The corporate culture is an amalgamation of people working from all over the world. the demand for both residential and commercial spaces for buying and on rent. and the mixing cultures have made the well educated working class with an international market savvy business culture in Hong Kong fast growing. Though it has been subjected to intense political and economic changes. It was in 1898 that the lease was signed and China got back the sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997. a different ethos and separate identity. especially since it is known as the 'Movie Capital of Asia'. Tourism in Hong Kong has gained a lot of world wide attention. with changing times. Apart from that the local population and better per capita income has given rise for increased real estate investment. The perfect mix of ancient Chinese traditions and the overlay of western British influence of the last 99 years have given the people of Hong Kong. However. The influx of people over the years has earned Hong Kong the tag of a global city. banking. real estate and tourism. The special status endowed by China has lead to a very open import and export policies with only 15% taxation limits. Real Estate As Hong Kong strengthens its economy. As it has become one of preferred base for multi national companies in Asia. during the recent years. Even after the real estate recession ended in 2003. with emerging markets-in real estate.243 standing the ethos and culture of Hong Kong becomes imperative when you plan to move to Hong Kong or are thinking about working there. Despite being under the British influence. High end medical facilities have given rise to a new service industry of medical tourism. well adapt to make expatriates feel at home. the prices . However.

Tourism Whether one comes to Hong Kong for work or pleasure. She provides quality professional copywriting and editing services. museums.com Cal Jobs and Private Employer Jobs in California . With small cafes to five star hotels. Check out http://www. White sand beaches. Asia's only Disney World and a multitude of pursuits to keep the whole family happy. aviaries. with a bright future ahead. exhibitions. modern amenities and plethora of entertainment pursuits have made it a popular destination during the summer months. Rapid progress in the Tourism industry and projection of Hong Kong as an international travel destination has indirectly helped real estate development in the country. Working and living in Hong Kong is a novel experience with the future looking far brighter than the past. Hong Kong is becoming the major destination of expatriates from all over the world. Food expos. Anita Choudhary has been freelancing and writing on a number of topics for over 4 years. zoological parks are just a few mentions of what Hong Kong has to offer. With innumerable malls and international standard shopping festivals held by the government.webseowriter. international lifestyle. the beautiful tropical weather and clean shoreline of this exotic island never fails to leave an impact. the country has become synonymous for high quality shopping and visits to the flea markets. a chance to live in a safe. by both the tourists and the locals. enjoy pristine beauty with warm tropical weather. Hong Kong is still alluring to the expatriates from Asia and Europe as people prefer its vibrant culture.244 are still undervalued making Hong Kong a sought after destination by overseas investors.

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248 Is it Time to Panic? NEVER! Well the news is getting grimmer by the day. So how can you put yourself at less risk of losing your job? By understanding what your employer is all about and what your employer needs. Your boss is in the business of making money and if the money is not coming in then someone is going to get whacked. This would not fair well for your personal finances. Such as construction. Some of these decisions may include cutbacks and lay offs. In fact. how can you become an asset as opposed to a liability for your employer? How about cutting your breaks short? Maybe even your lunch hour? Can you put in an extra hour or two? Putting in extra hours can go a long way to showing your employer that you are willing to do the hard work to get the business back on its feet. . You do this by showing your employer that you are someone that can be an asset to the company. This may seem obvious but many people do nothing to show their employer that they value their position and are willing to do what is necessary to keep the wheels turning. it is the opportune time to get in front of the pack. Your employer may be forced to make some decisions based on the news. If you are worried about losing your job. Let's face it. real estate. Coming in just a little bit earlier to work can show strong initiative on your part. join the club. This is not the time to 'keep your head down'. consumer product manufacturing and retail. Just make sure you don't show up early to make coffee and have the first donut. You need to know that most businesses put more value on people that 'produce money' rather than those that 'cost money'. travel. Ask yourself. Some job markets are feeling it worse than others are.

If you see that the trouble is in fact stemming from bad management and you feel that you can really make a difference.com> http://www. Always remember. I often remember my fellow co-workers that would often say. and are worth doing.com ccruz@debtcreditlearningcenter.html . If your employer's troubles are coming from truly bad management. you are most likely to be the first one to go. Carlos Cruz ccruz@debtcreditlearningcenter. Well. it's a dog-eat-dog environment right now.debtcreditlearningcenter.DebtCreditLearningCenter. now is the time for you to step up and be a problem solver. if your employer is one that is having trouble due to 'outside forces'. Step up and make yourself known. then getting your feelers out may be appropriate. One quick note.249 If you are the type that is the last one in and the first one out at quitting time. On second thought. A great resource! Go Here http://www. Your boss will appreciate any valuable feedback that you are willing to contribute by being a team player. then this might be your shot at a promotion and a raise within the company. 'Man.com You can now get your questions related to debt and credit answered for FREE! Sign up for our FREE Newsletter and get the information you need to battle unscrupulous debt collectors. things most often are not as bad as they seem. these tips are suggested.com/newsletter-sign-up. if I were the boss around here this gig would be running like a top'. Put your thinking cap on.

How Dressing in Suits and a Necktie Gets You Promoted Before Your Peers Have you recently endured long hours of interviews and managed to land a job offer? Hats off to you for a job well done in getting a new job! Facing new challenges is a thrilling experience. performed numerous research that confirms the impact of how being dressed properly affects a persons career. are a better option for you to wear if you want career advancement. Let me help you with some pointers on what you can wear to work to boost your new career. solids. Molloy assigned a male who was 28 years of age to go to the train stations of New York to ask people to give him $1. an image consultant. especially during these trying economic times.38 while wearing plain clothes and four times as much while wearing a suit and a tie. . Being chosen out of many applicants. A specific experiment was performed to see the extent of how a persons success can be affected by his clothing. There are a lot of factors when you are choosing the correct outfit. This experiment only goes to show that classic business necktie patterns. And he made only one dollar more when he was wearing a blue-collar necktie than when he was wearing jeans and a t-shirt.250 Dress For Success . Improving Your Image And Career Advancement: John Malloy. ones that have small patterns. All you have to do now is to make sure that your career is off to a good start by projecting a professional image and dressing the part.25 to pay for his fare since he forgot to bring his wallet. and stripes. The study by Molloy study confirms that your clothing can indeed improve your image and your career. You cant just close your eyes and pick out the winning lottery from your closet. He was able to collect the least amount of $8. is indeed an accomplishment. What to Wear: You need to do research on what to wear. What line of business is your work in? How do the bosses dress? Get the feel of the company's culture and you will be able to base what to wear from their apparent dress code. The 28 year old man did this for an hour as he was dressed in plan jeans and a t-shirt and in a suit and tie. plan what you should.

and tie so they wont get crumpled and you would still look impeccable when you show up for out of town business meetings. it is best to learn how to neatly fold your suit. Pohl also suggests you have a look at his mens fashion blog <http://www. even on Fridays when offices usually dress down into casual attire. not just performance wise but image wise too.ties-necktie. It is better to look a tad bit over dressed though than to look too casual. Career Change Ideas For ENFPs . If your new job will require plenty of travel. Remember that your bosses will be the ones to assess whether or not you will get a promoted and the decision will most likely be positive if they see themselves in you.Use Your MBTI® Preferences to Guide Your Career Choice .com/> and other accessories for business attire.251 If you want to become a boss then dress like your boss.com/blog/> . Learn what stores they buy their clothing from and purchase from the same stores the next time you shop. Just make sure you are not dressed too far from the office dress code norm. Pohl is a regular writer on mens fashion.ties-necktie. Investing on how you look and how you dress are essential if you want success. His site features over a thousand different silk ties <http://www. But never wear a black bow tie along with a black suit. just don't over dress and make everybody else look like slobs. Before starting his own online necktie retailer he made a career is sales and sales management. shirt. What Not to Wear: Dont worry about looking savvier looking than your boss. Being under-dressed is just as ill advised as being over-dressed. a nice necktie will be your best option.

If your job requires you to work on your own or focus for long periods on detailed tasks.is one of the most useful tools to help people who are struggling with career choice and career change. You may find it challenging to be in a job where you are regularly required to make tough decisions that affect other people. Use your Feeling Preference The most important thing at work for those with a feeling preference is a pleasant and harmonious environment. you probably know your MBTI® preferences already and if you don't. Over the years I have worked as a career coach. You love the buzz of a new project . to liaise with clients and to interact with a wide range of people.the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® . But let's assume you already know your preference is ENFP. Use your iNtuition Preference People who prefer intuition love to play with and explore new ideas and develop novel solutions to problems. Work which is of a routine nature and where set procedures have to be followed will not sit comfortably with you.252 Are you looking for career change ideas? Do you know your MBTI® type? If the answer to both these questions is yes. so a career that involves adapting to constant change will excite and energize you. What does this mean for your career change plans? You can make a good start by just considering the individual letters of your preference. Use your Extraversion Preference If this is you. If you are reading this article. Use your Perceiving Preference Perceivers like to go with the flow. You will enjoy work where you have to operate at a fast pace. then read on to find out how you can use your understanding of your personality to help you with your career change. you can find out more on the How To Change Careers website. you are likely to feel frustrated. You will need a job where you are regularly presented with new challenges that require you to think outside the box. I have found that the MBTI® . You will want a career where you can build positive relationships with colleagues and clients and where the work you are doing aligns with your own strongly held values. make sure you look out for career ideas where there will be plenty of opportunity for you to work in teams. It takes you a step further than all the skills and interests exercises that most books recommend and gets you to explore your career options with your underlying personality in mind. thinking on your feet and developing plans as you go along.

253 so make sure the careers you are considering will give you variety. Work that demands a very orderly. then I invite you to take a look at the How To Change Careers website http://www.html . And if you would like to read more about your personality and your career. Because the people who depend . structured approach will not suit you and plans and planning are not your forte! Use these guidelines as a benchmark to assess career change ideas you may be considering. But you must carry on with your job.Your Career Change Guide Take Care of Business You are working on an important project when you got a call from home about a possible trouble like illness. Then read more about what your MBTI® result means for you and your career and access my ebook. death in the family. Let your supervisor be the first to know. You like juggling a range of ideas or possibilities and are happy to operate with the uncertainty of not knowing what each day will bring. From Cherry Douglas . What do you do? Do you keep on going to complete your assignment or you take the next plane home. etc. They will help you select the kind of work that will energize and inspire you and enable you to bring out your best on the job. Disclose information about your family to your colleagues:Keep your colleagues informed about yourself and situation in your family. Know Your Personality. Know Your Career where you will find more specific career suggestions for each MBTI® type. There are other ways deals with the situation during these bad times.how-to-change-careers.com/career-change-test. You can take a simple and free personality quiz to give you an idea of your MBTI® preferences.

Kishor invites you to learn more about him at http://www. Take pride in your job. Thank the people around you. an article writer and a blogger. ask for some assistance. Let your family know. If you have difficulty performing a task. You will also realize that it is a relief to tell your supervisor about the fact that you need to be there with your family during a crisis situation. a business exists to provide services and he needs you to meet his needs. let your work be a break from all the stress. However kind your supervisor should be. Besides you cannot bring your personal matters to office. Find support of your friends:You cannot depend on your colleagues for support even though workplace can be a break from your emotional stress. You cannot take out your frustration and anger on colleagues. Plan what you say:Rehearse what you are going to say before you let know your supervisor and your colleagues about what you are going through.kishorvr. The author. Kishor is a handwriting analyst. Your work is something that you can do best. People like to be thanked.254 on you who expect you to complete your assignment know what's happening. Your colleagues will notice you when you are under stress and you need to be prepared to explain to your colleagues. Unable to concentrate:When you are going through something bad in your life you will not be able to concentrate on your work since you may be thinking about it. If you find it difficult to express it find another way thank. your colleagues will be glad to assist you. You will need support of your friends outside of your workplace also. They'd be lying if they say they weren't. Accept help:Do not take pride in never accepting assistance from your colleagues. He is currently working on becoming a self employed individual. Send out an e-mail or a thank you note.com . However. Accepting help from your colleagues is not a bad thing and you never know when you might need it. Remember to thank your colleagues:You have to give back what you have been given.

This is a bad year for the employed. it is worse for the unemployed. Instead of feeling sorry for ourselves. rally the troops and look forward to keeping your job in a company that you can enjoy going to each day. If you look around and you see that your colleagues are negative about their situation.255 Your Employed But Are You Doing Your Part? Let's face it. Ed. Turf battles should be put aside and new ways to get things done should be part of your daily workload.D . but have you considered what your company needs to help them increase their productivity and to change their present situation. that you believe that some day your company will be back on its feet and you will be there when it happens. Diane M. we should be using this time to stand out in our work environment. Your boss may be frustrated and reflecting that frustration on you. Go to work and demonstrate that you are a team player. Now is the time to help your organization recognize what solutions will allow them to initiate strategic change so that they can ensure that the company stays afloat. Of course. but what better time to show that you are capable of rising above the aches and pains of working in a bad economy. suggest ways to improve the company's output. but those individuals who are holding jobs during this time are working harder with less resources than ever before. Dr. You are probably familiar with many processes that could be handled more quickly and accurately with technology that you have resisted when your company was successful. Guiuan. You know you go to work every day and are expected to do twice as much with half as much.

" Think about it. And I'm not a very good negotiator.000 individuals. promising. but give you a chance to add dollars to your paychecks. "Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute". Documenting. His book. Jack has personally coached well over 2. Since 1981. simply let them talk. Jack conducts a private practice named Lucrative Careers. Inc. When you hear their offer. don't need to counter offer. comparing." When it comes time -. Jack works with clients in two ways: First. or even reactive: just be quiet. etc. You can still be an agreeable person. I look forward to starting.and it will come time to do this no matter how nice you are -. and second. You don't need to demand more money or even ask for more money. What's the best you can do? There. Be quiet when it's time to be quiet. "Wow. You don't need to break in. estimating. that's not so hard. If you want the least amount of negotiating besides saying "OK" (which is simply no negotiation at all!) consider these two passive techniques. is it? Have fun! Jack Chapman.256 What If I Only Want to Do the Least Amount of Salary Negotiating Possible? So you're not one who enjoys conflict? In fact you avoid confrontation of any kind? You don't want to hurt anyone's feelings or take advantage of anyone. don't need to do anything proactive. .not so good at receiving? You're a helper. just don't agree right away! Use the "Flinch. to become more satisfied and better paid in their careers. Other things are more passive. Jack also conducts best in class workshops and webinars in the arenas of salary negotiation as well as a professionally oriented strategic time management course. make a case. etc. with nation-wide and international clientele. Two. not so good at being helped? Here's the two things you can do that will not create the dreaded possibility of tension and disapproval. Ask "What's the best you can do?" You don't need to argue. Simply say. You're a giver -.to talk money. repeat it and say "Hmmm. Some negotiations require action on your part. to systematically manage their careers to achieve financial independence. You will probably get a raise on the spot. thanks for your offer. so I prefer to leave this up to you -I trust you'll tell me the truth. You don't need to say "no" to the offer you received or re-negotiate terms or cover fine points. You won't push them outside their comfort zone. present your evidence. is now in its 6th edition. One. "The Salary Coach" is a nationally known as a career adviser and speaker in the field of career development.

Here. practice also needs a little knowledge before it can be used effectively. as good bartenders who can do their job flawlessly will always be required. specialist job but one that is also extremely rewarding and can be very well paid. For salary or career coaching Jack can be reached at jkchapman@aol. a capacity to work under pressure and the ability to remember things in what is often a loud and noisy environment. you must be aware of this fact. While practice does make perfect. Many bartenders learn on the job. You will need an incredible memory. If you are considering going into the challenging and exciting field of bartending. A professional bartending school will also be staffed with professionals who know the job and how to do it correctly. There is also a tremendous amount of job security. however.lucrativecareersinc. suddenly. and implement them into your own skills set when in reality they are incorrect. the process is so much easier to remember. as with anything. you will learn the tricks of the trade and the contents of complicated cocktails in a short space of time.com jkchapman@aol. Professional Bartending School There is no doubt that learning to bartend is incredibly difficult.salarynegotiations. Amazon. you are also minimizing the time you have to learn a drink.257 Jack's book is available through local bookstores. including free offerings see Jack's site: http://www. It is a tricky.com.com or in ebook format from his web-site: http://www. Yet this is fraught with difficulties. learn from the best. incorrect mixtures for certain cocktails.com> . you may learn bad habits. By learning on the job. requires beginning your career as a basic barman and hoping to pick up tips and hints as you work. For information about all of Jack's workshops and webinars. This.com. Before you even begin to think about the job. in reality. It is always preferable to learn from an experi- . it is definitely worth investing in a professional course or a professional bartending school.

but less productive when starting their own business. but now he has been asked to become a manager of the team. and begin a course in person or online at a professional bartending school. he takes a day before signing the contract. His professional career was in this type of business he knows very well. This is close to the . He resumes these by tossing a single question: why are these people in this team? Some professionals are here because they are very capable in their field. He has learned from others and he is raised with common-sense.258 enced tutor who is exact in their knowledge of the requirements of a bartender. Still. The AudioBartender is a cutting edge tool that can provide you with everything you need to learn to become a bartender fast! The Day Before Signing the Contract The new-born manager looks back on his past (experience) before he addresses this new step in his career. He has noticed that this law is a Darwin-look-alike in business as survival meant focus on what you do best. as you will be able to go straight into a permanent bartending job rather than a poorly paid learning job where you are little more than a glorified barman. rather than learn bad habits from an inept bartender while learning on the job.com> Advanced Learning System.audiobartender. It's a different kind of responsibility. but they miss the entrepreneurial skills to run a business. Professional bartending school is a big commitment but one that should pay dividends. These rewards will come in the form of both financial rewards through an inflated wage packet. They are productive in a team and organizational environment. He recalls a few lessons from what his experience has taught him. A great alternative to $600 classes is the AudioBartender <http://www. Start your bartending career today.

From then on everything is open to improvements and even some changes.259 fundamental of most outsourcing: let others do what they do better and get your hands free to do what you do best. so what he must do is to manage his boss and his team at the same time. when preparing for signing the contract. The first is more about basic productivity and business awareness. He accepts the job under the condition that he will assess the competences of the team first and will negotiate on team performance metrics afterwards.. The third "variable" is of course the unwritten contract he received from his boss. © 2009 Hans Bool 7 Tips to Ace Job Interviews Congratulations! Your resume did its job. they are capable of running their own and autonomous business but they are just as well happy part of a larger organization. Productive-wise. . the second more about style. The manager will be responsible for these ambitions.. It landed you an interview. He has talked with his new boss and he knows about his ambitions with the company. Use the ten tips below to put your best foot forward . and organizational awareness. So wrapping up. but they resent the idea of self-ownership or entrepreneurship. They are confident when having colleagues around and they just prefer the (large) organization above entrepreneurship. Now the rest is up to you.what employees do in the team.Where they are capable of what they want in their (organizational) life. The manager is quite confident. Other professionals in the team are perhaps not less capable. team roles. the manager knows that he must concentrate on two things: .

Be prepared to give a few examples of how you contributed to a team project for an important client. Your punctuality will be noted and the extra time allows you time to compose yourself. your enthusiasm can be the tie breaker. however. Dress appropriately. Sell yourself. The interview is your opportunity to sell yourself. As part of your interview notes. Timeliness. many interviewees miss this opportunity to showcase themselves. Not doing so. At least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled interview time. pleasant smile and direct eye contact says much about you. A firm handshake. Be enthusiastic. Bring . If you are on equal footing with other candidates. Think about how your skills can benefit the company making you the ideal candidate and try working this information into the interview. Arrive early. nonverbally says you are inexperienced and unsure of yourself. clean and wrinkle-free. Demonstrate you're a team player. Positive enthusiasm says you are pleasant and most likely will fit into the team. Dress for success. during and after the interview showing them you are the ideal candidate: Prepare yourself.260 before. If the topic does not come up naturally during the interview. to mentally review your resume information and to look over the notes you prepared for the interview. Research the company. Make eye contact. look for an opportunity to work in these examples. Employers want team players. have a list of things you want the interviewer to know about you. Wear business attire that is tasteful. This is more important then most people believe. Know as much about the company as you can before the interview. This enables you to talk intelligently about the company during the interview.

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105. 221-3. 208. 8. 156-7 candidates 68. 140. 89-91. 128. 148-9. 161 life-long 36 professional 207. 250 Career Advice 2-4. 252 career change efforts 23-4 Career Change Guide 108. 226-7. 9. 94-7. 126. 159-60. 107 culinary 214-15 greatest 100. 9. 84. 124. 183-4. 245-6 calm 38. 79-80. 159. 86-9. 93. 11. 192. 168.com 70. 256 career change 4-5. 50. 183. 10. 232. 183. 213 business owners 148. 230. 131-4. 1979. 251-3 Career Change Mistakes 3. 241-2 career coaching Jack 172. 107 Career Changers 3.263 business 72. 137. 232. 40. 110. 200-1. 238-9. 7. 121-3. 186. 80-3. 189. 91-2 business etiquette 91-2 Business Goal Setting 3. 93. 258 sales 195-6 career advancement 195. 185. 260 Captain Sullenberger 168-9 Captain Sully 169-70 career 3-12. 240. 203. 202 BusinessWeek. 258 [27] based 87. 12. 191-2. 235 Business and Personal Performance Coach 19-20 Business Attire 5. 107 career choice 3. 228. 257 . 115. 208-14. 121-2. 154-5 home 105. 36-7. 155. 48-9. 247-8. 138-40. 107-8. 251-2 career coach 73. 138. 252 career coaching 4. 22. 196 career advice opportunities 2-3 career adviser 172. 253 career change ideas 3. 13. 155 based 155 unskilled 155 business sales professionals 197 business skills 155 business strategist 157-8 business success 165. 71-2. 189-92. 189. 59. 176 C Cal job 245 California 149. 156-7. 164. 13. 74-8. 23-4. 194-6. 186 business models 198. 72-3. 107-9. 144. 196. 178-9. 7. 250-3 [34] changing 20. 241-2. 213. 162 primary 162 relationship-based 229.

229 career plan 203 Career Plateau 4. 60. 151. 114. 220. 167. 51. 101 career traps 200-1 CareerBuilder. 184. 81-2. 193. 127. 49. 126. 117. 123. 100. 180-1. 258 classroom 62-5. 256 commitment 37. 229. 130. 203. 71. 65. 77 career transition 20. 258 . 240. 7. 39. 140. 46. 197. 22. 8. 83. 47. 208 China 236. 60. 67. 252-3 chaos 116-17. 159 clients 17.com 70. 97-8. 252 Change Careers 108. 187. 81. 233. 167 clothing 91-2. 66 career games 66-7 career goals 35. 194. 183 Certified Interview Coach? (CIC) 22 Chairman 31-2. 104-5. 235. 133. 151. 164. 106. 171-2. 240 clothing 92 choosing careers 3. 213 ultimate 203 career ladder 4. 174-5. 128. 96 career strategy advice 70. 150. 210. 245 classes 34. 143-4. 165. 190. 62. 242. 74. 8. 110. 49-50. 196. 156 charge 53-4. 10. 229. 113. 169. 90. 84. 192. 160. 198. 231. 102. 229. 174 Career Enhancement 4. 44 College Student's Guide 44 comfort zone 131-3. 94 career expert 31-2 syndicated 70. 176 Career Success in Accounting 3. 238 College & Career Success Coach 44 college students 36. 58.com 70. 163. 242. 214-15 CIC (Certified Interview Coach?) 22 city 45. 54. 69. 33. 167. 127. 176 CAREEREALISM. 78. 42. 111. 133. 116. 145. 220-1. 256 Career Do-Over 3.264 career development 44. 192. 219. 89 challenges 16. 162. 207-8 career path 72. 99. 151-2. 19. 66. 127. 12. 235 certification 59. 250-1 coach 100. 232. 108. 147-8 CEO 31-2. 243. 241-2. 90-1. 133. 51. 99. 252 [10] clothes 91-2. 134. 178. 243 choices 37. 176 Career Freedom 3. 95. 176 caution 3. 232. 241-2 cocoon 163 college 43-4. 159. 7. 195. 172. 64. 241-2 coaching 20. 8. 11. 250. 60.

250-1. 62. 128. 167. 61. 161. 212-13. 149. 246 Creative Business Ideas 3. 249 crisis 127 critic. 8. 158. 128. 159. 200 E e-learning 177-8 economy 3. 219-20. 145. 159-60. 118. 210. 235. 177 . 65. 151. 227 educators 36. 11. 91-3. 167. 143. 54. 168. 211-12. 221. 243 curriculum vitae 26 D databases 80. 165. 143. 244. 180. 251-2 [5] Definitive Financial Adviser Career Guide 18. 233. 76. 141. 212. 198. 116. few 105. 202 designations 2 development. 13844. 21. 115. 245 country 44. 72. 249 disease 166 dollars 130. 99. 133. 249 decent women 152 decisions 20. 153. 68. 186 contacts 16-18. 198. 256 dress 3. 189. career-life strategy 157-8 difference 29. 260 driving 5. 141. 119. 61. 111. 201. 234. 97. 100. 49. 188 department 22. 206. 257 contract 5. 87. 105. 193-4. 177. 182. 66-7. 85. 195. 200. 180. 127. 104-5. 87. 60. 80. 102. 73. 85. 39. 127. 159-60. 25-8. 126. 149. 111-13. 78-80. 144. 255. 26-7. 71. 76. 193. 57-8. 186. 243 education 46. 259 connect 34.265 companies 15-17. 75-6. 112. 84-5 drywall business 223-4 duties 27. 250. 224. 70-1. 18. 223 complacency 96-7. 161. 91-2. 118. 69. 143. 148-9. 258-9 control 3. 75. 187. 228. 13. 196. 76. 259-60 [33] parent 155. 213. 71. 80. 215. 198 credit 52-3. 153. 241 days. 60. 238. 206 Computer Specialist 79-80 confident 41. 58. 165. 113. 64. 79. 210. 226. 234 content 6. 117-18. 219. 50-1. 13. 57. inner 23-4 culture 115. 259 competition 17-19. 71. 142. 159. 106. 111 debt 37. 144. 163-4. 58. 231. 248. 118. 129-30. 119. 123-4. 191. 210. 164 competence 99. 89. 239-40. 222-4. 223. 139-40. 39-41. 127. 150-1. 181. 231. 121-2. 34. 233-4 [5] costs 29. 58. 12. 11. 158. 218. 78. 155. 105-6. 170 computer 39. 183. 71. 103. 69. 28-9. 91-4. 132. 155-8.

135. 183. 148. 50-1. 19. 234-5. 125-6. 71. 240 freelance writer 5. 220-1. 191-2 Financial Advisers 3. 28-9. 69-70. 189. 156. 16. 72-3. 235 format 45. 52. 207. 158. 19. 214. 175. 253-4 [8] fashion industry 54-5. 156. 33. 8. 64. 78. real 206. 237-8. 80. 62. 82-3. 124. 243. 155. 109. 164. 103. 238. new 28. 47. 233. 213 [5] . 165-7. 245-7 [19] multi-skilled 193-4 employers 4-5. 148. 6. 30-2. 136. 33. 237-8 flirtatious women 152 fool 173. 86-7. 199. 57 field. 260 flextime 172. 103. 31. 157. 246-7 F Facebook 17. 230-1 employment 20-1. 157-8. 112. 110. 25. 248 Etiquette of Business Attire 5. 149. 233-5 fake modeling agencies 3. 193-4. 7. 64. 35-6. 66. 196 gaps 122 gesture 76 goals 16. 154-5 employees 16. 230-1. 58. 137. 10. 155. 189. 109-10. 110. 6. 188 fireman 178-9 firing 72-3. 189. 206. 171. 174. 195-6. 202. 104-5. 75. 125. 228-9. 131. 260 entrepreneurs 73. 92. 222. 195. 193-4. 235 freedom 66. 260 expatriates 243-4 expectations 117. 16-18 Financial Advisory Business 18. 74. 247 fun 63. 174. 248-9 [17] potential 41-2. 28. 231. 105. 91 examples 21. 41-4. 212 equipment 44. 228. 234-5 G game 66-7. 165-6. 206. 144-5. 200. 125. 157-8. 216 employee mentality 4. 93. 111. 192 FPC 229. 116. 54 family 20-1. 68-70. 151. 103. 37. 99. 66. 256 funny 167. 118. 81-2. 29 emotions 137. 104-5. 64. 191. 219 estate. 162. 1867. 82. 232. 123. 37. 73. 122. 79-80 founder of Call to Career 189. 41. 21. 164-5. 7. 150. 234 prospective 15. 218 fit 15-16. 90. 40. 230. 122-3. 71. 65. 203 enthusiasm 58. 195. 93-4. 44-6. 215. 75-6. 80. 59. 87. 133.266 Effective Manager 3. 42. 157-8.

21-2. 37-8. 90. 215 healthcare 90-1. 180. 6. 8-11. 109. 213 . 259-61 [13] informational 34. 112-14. 129. 215. 133. 35. 212 [1] industry 19. 44-8. 158. 242-4 hospitals 71. 214-15. 189. 214 healthcare field 90-1. 75. 156 good 23-4. 46. 208-13. 188-9. 196. 138. 25-6. 12. 108-10. 90 High Priced Experts 60-1. 154 Hong Kong 4. 15. 167. 104-5.267 guidance 53. 80. 108-13. 112 interpersonal 137 interview 3-4. 124. 185. 158. 47. 180. 123-4. 215-16. 74. 227-9 [6] drywall 222 Intel 150 internet business 37. 105. 54. 90. 88-90. 140. 256 job 3-6. 32-6. 130. 10. 198-206. 38-9. 135-6. 157. 120. 91. 189. 94-5. 87. 110. 227 Healthcare careers 90. 15-16. 187. 185. 165-6. 48. 45. 50-3. 41. 170-2. 115. 94. 68. 106. 104. 245-8 [35] current 4. 202. 29. 1545. 103-6. 214-15 healthcare industry 3. 150-1. 101-2. 149. 148. 65. 107. 60. 186-7. 104-5. 204. 189-95. 220 H hair 56. 82. 170. 228 hints 2-3. 74-5 highlight 35-6. 13743. 130. 60. 237-8 [5] extra 248 HR Interview 135 HRDC (Human Resources Development Canada) 195-6 human resources department 35. 35. 260 J Jack 172. 53. 245 hours 3. 228 interviewees 68. 146. 8. 39. 157-8. 155. 77. 21. 167-72. 257 home 37. 243 income 19. 144 Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) 195-6 HVAC training 95 I identity 101. 157-8. 206-7. 146. 219 hairstylist 218-20 Harrison 164 health 80. 54. 189. 136. 114. 43. 61. 191-2. 260 interviewer 21-2. 162. 138. 41. 123-5. 10-11. 123-4. 174-5. 206-7 [9] Home Based Business and Employee Mentality 4. 199. 112. 25-30. 49. 46. 40.

12. 122-3. 31-2. 128. 238-9 life style change 166-7 Line Oriented Interview (LOI) 135 LinkedIn 17. 179. 194. 109. 6. 64-5. 151 knowledge 20. 52. 115. 174-5 kick start 108. 44 job interview 5-6. 194. 117. 108-11. 45-6. 96-8. 131. 88-9. 220 K Kawasaki 3. personal 20. 159-60. 144. 38. 141. 222-3. 163. 104-5. 84-5. 100. 9-10. 245 job candidates 189. 150. 15. 161-2. 212 LLC 16. 66. 239-40 [19] Life & Career Coaching 67 life. 207. 10. 42. 220-1. 254 Knowing 4. 6. 153-4 layoffs 4-6. 230-1. 22. 114. 11. 9. 33. 89. 177. 260 Liz 150. 191. 227-8. 104. 181. 233-5 job hunting success 3. 148. 232. 176-7. 182. 227 job market 35. 148. 120. 230. 120 life experience 137. 76. 204-5. 22. 188. 120. 74. 59. 213 Legitimate companies 48. 76. 143. 219. 103. 112. 60. 122. 109-10. 164. 60. 248 job search 4. 205. 90-1. 33. 175 Kishor 201-2. 257-8 learning technologist 5. 80. 226. 213. 23-4. 125. 139. 245. 227-8. 231-2. 90. 245 job hunt 147. 12. 39. 140 lessons 61-2. 133-4. 205 job loss 4. 125. 43. 35-6. 208. 250-1 recession proof 209-10 job boards 40. 258 letter 22. 95. 233 list 25. 135. 15-16. 96. 169-70. 211-12 life 3-5. 224. 137. 222. 112. 79. 78-80. 229. 118. 148. 213-15. 176-7 learning technology 176 learnt 87. 143-4. 142. 235 job descriptions 46. 159-61.268 home 48 new 15. 96-7. 21. 60. 117. 104. 252 leverage 33-4. 8-9. 99. 41-2. 116-17. 205. 33-4. 191-3. 123. 114. 131. 107-11. 183. 201 kids 63. 158. 257-8 [8] L languages 43. 123. 232-5 job seekers 18. 157-8 . 44. 201. 239 Law of Attraction 128. 165 learning 15. 229. 202-3. 211 leaders 4. 68. 11. 228. 230-1.

19. 229. 47. 112 Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) 22 NCRW (Nationally Certified Resume Writer) 22 network 33. 182. 31-2. 59 nurses 71. 146-7 market 15. 40. 81-2. 61. 123. 52. 131. 187. 157. 137. 256 [20] motivation 75-6. 101. 34. 240 [6] lower-paying position 28 M magazines 18. 219. 229. 201. 139-40. 151. 191-2. 192. 129-31. 173 management 16. 134-5. 35-6. 131. 88-9. 209 [2] marketing 17-18. 132. 181-2 MPUG 245 Ms 114. 238. 50. 43. 212-13. 143. 189-90. 81. 233-5 N nail 82-3. 119. 199. 247-8. 228 midlife 125-7 million dollars 140. 230-1. 7. 31. 48. 113. 37. 158. 53-4. 92-3. 145-6. 105-7. 175-6. 208. 116. 170. 162. 63 Next Career Move 5. 122 money 5. 49. 198. 228. 235 [1] managers 15. 131-2. 54. 233 networking 33. 222 Marsha 150-1 Maxim model 56-7 MBA 167. 236. 195-7. 23-4. 8. 88. 228-9. 38-9. 213. 19-20. 94. 200. 180 love 3. 190. 9-10. 10. 192. 169. 122. 111. 245 mentors 100. 93. 251-3 members 22. 56 models 53-7. 83-7. 184. 117.269 LOI (Line Oriented Interview) 135 lose weight 165-6. 177. 159. 13. 235 MBTI 3. 50. 81. 183-4. 169. 183. 111. 180. 218. 109. 173. 223. 258-9 [1] monster 5. 245 New Teacher Resource Center 62. 210 O obese 165-6 . 58. 235 marketplace 34. 224-6. 30-2. 121. 50. 73. 143. 183. 232. 114. 146-7. 7. 80. 155. 155. 50-1. 17-18. 169. 220-2. 93. 232. 170. 196 modeling agencies 54-6 modeling portfolio 54. 143. 174-5. 232. 229. 225 level of 75-6 movement 100. 206. 180. 93. 156. 64 New Teacher Tips 4. 106-7. 212. 162. 148. 231. 195-6. 56. 218 MySpace 17.

152. 203. 54-5. 88. 121-2. 164. 65. 143. 253 playing 3. 146-7. 52. 65. 121-2. 30. 189. 6. 145-6. 39. 63. 234 Personal Performance Coach 19-20 personal trainer 4. 15. 49. 161. 61. 233 . 222 [3] organisation 49. 211. 145. 52. 21-2. 209. 233-5 pictures 30. 43. 109. 151 photographers 54. 62. 93. 94. 183-4. 52. 6. 193. 223. 151. 11. 60. 185. 1823. 133. 189-90. 200. 68. 46. 230-1. 154. 177. 35. 161. 166. 125-6. 159. 23-4. 116. 240 passing 4. 181-3. 259 [1] orientations 137 outrun 121 overplan 61 P pages 45. 137. 66. 78-9. 153. 234-5. 255 Palmer 183-4. 199. 258 online magazine rack 174-5 onsite trainings 247 order 3. 109-10. 49. 59. 122-3. 175. 76. 192 Cheryl 183-4. 35-7. 122 position 25. 252-3 manager's 70 Ph 16. 234. 48. 163-4. 10. 245-6 personal 230-1 pain 59-60. 156. 238. 63. 186. 200. 202. 117. 170 planning 4. 129. 217. 27. 181. 156. 198. 27. 230-2. 170. 128. 7. 45. 188. 213. 55. 28. 195. 51. 103. 143. 25 portfolio 56. 159-60. 174-5. 57. 187. 98. 242 person 2. 61. 58-9. 191. 206-7.270 office 30. 192 panel interview 21-2 Panel Interview Advice 4. 116. 159. 95. 55. 68. 145-6. 78. 221. 72-3. 118-20. 122. 56 photos 56. 164 Popular Interview Questions 4. 213 organization 43. 189-90. 231. 195. 170. 169. 47. 202 [13] personal information 39. 17. 37. 66-7. 21 parents 37. 192-3. 36-7. 66. 128. 81-2. 6. 21. 253-4 [4] planet 100. 228 [20] administrative 98-9 positives 136. 28. 199-201. 228. 223 [4] office events coordinator 5. 100-2. 113. 185 passion 18. 7. 99-100. 117. 9. 125. 234-5 plan 37. 54-6. 180-1 personalities 43. 137. 67. 28. 144-5 online 18. 36-7. 58.

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