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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

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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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Careers That Can Help You Find a Balance Between Your Job and Your Life Working .Do it Yourself! Work at Home Scams .5 Mistakes Women Make Write the Book of Your Successes For Your Next Career Move Your Employed But Are You Doing Your Part? .Teacher Salary .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 .How to Save 30k in Two Years and What to Do With It Trucking Jobs .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 Balance Your Job and Life and Win at Both Workplace Woes .Find Out the Real One Work Smart Not Hard Working .7 Great Tips to Make You More Money Teaching .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 .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Some people would say. and under what circumstances. Knowing your needs allows you to determine how well those needs are being met in your current situation. While this may not completely protect you from lay-offs." But actually." a need really is "what you must have in order for you to be your very best. The first step in learning how well your job fits you is to know what you need in a job or career.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. they just comprise what helps you to be your best. it communicates with the . "Just make the best of it. 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. you increase your likelihood of getting laid off. would that benefit the company? If you are currently laid off. and be able to communicate. For example. Small changes in how you do your job can lead to greater productivity or greater savings for your company. or trying to hang on to the job you have. knowing what your needs are can better fit you to a new job. You can let a prospective employer know how to maximize your capabilities and skills. 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. The key to both is being clear about who you are and what you do well. just what you bring to the table. 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. if you are someone who needs recognition. 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. If everyone was working at their best. is there a way for you to get that in your current job? If you need some autonomy. it may seem odd to ask how well your current job fits you. When you do that. This is true whether you are searching for a job. if your current job doesn't fit you well. In order to keep a job in today's market." Needs are not right or wrong.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If it is. blah.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. everyone knows that already. from sharing advice that would help you take that next step with your career change. "Oh they won't think that's helpful. blah. 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." I was becoming frustrated. Although. Anytime I started to write. All my ideas seemed boring or uninspired. 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. tempted to skip this week's newsletter or just reprint a previous article. Then I became curious. Ask yourself if this is what's been happening. 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. It thinks it needs to protect you from yourself and tries to do this by throwing every worry in the book at you. to find work you'd love and make a career out of it? It happens. . And then it hit me. the only thing you need to do is take action DESPITE the negative self-talk and bothersome concerns. My inner critic was doing a really good job of distracting me from writing what you need to hear. let me remind you that you do have a purpose. if any action at all. You can create the life you truly want. Your inner critic just despises change. It's also what I had to do (and still need to remind myself!) to leave my corporate job and start my own business. Turn your attention away from all the fear and self-criticism. That's what I had to do to write this.

my inner critic would shout. from sharing advice that would help you take that next step with your career change. Your inner critic just despises change. 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. 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. Pour your energy into taking action--any action is better than all the thinking and reasoning you've been doing. It thinks it needs to protect you from yourself and tries to do this by throwing every worry in the book at you. Inc. blah. Go ahead. I did it. . Anytime I started to write. tempted to skip this week's newsletter or just reprint a previous article. and so can you. blah. let me remind you that you do have a purpose. if any action at all. everyone knows that already. Ask yourself if this is what's been happening. (c) 2007 Segaric Coaching. to find work you'd love and make a career out of it? It happens. If it is." I was becoming frustrated. Then I became curious.24 Go ahead. And then it hit me. All my ideas seemed boring or uninspired. the only thing you need to do is take action DESPITE the negative self-talk and bothersome concerns. It's also what I had to do (and still need to remind myself!) to leave my corporate job and start my own business. Turn your attention away from all the fear and self-criticism. "Oh they won't think that's helpful. I did it. You can make a fantastic living from it. and so can you.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. Although. 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. You can create the life you truly want.

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

aspx> Admin Jobs. contract and permanent office jobs <http://www. creating a good curriculum vitae can feel a daunting experience.26 vated. If you have done any kind of voluntary work then put this down on your curriculum vitae as if it were work experience. but it may be realistic to state that you want to be the MD of the company! Above all when at interview. keen to progress. or even during term time.uk/job-listing/receptionistsjobs/JobCategoryIDs/3. Customer Service Jobs and Data Entry Jobs Temping Tips For Students If you are a student who has never worked. it may be worth saying that you are keen to become a team leader or a PA in 5 years time. ambitious.co. Secretarial Jobs.co.uk> we specialise in placement and recruitment in London and the Uk from PA Jobs. but you want to sign up for a recruitment agency and get some work for the holidays. that can demonstrate that you do have organisational skills or the ability to work well under pressure or to be reliable. so respond to this question in a way that you think is appropriate to the nature of the job for which you are applying. they don't want to feel threatened by you. 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.tate. Receptionist Jobs <http://www. 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.tate. If it is an admin position for example. Then show how this voluntary work equipped you with skills. but on the other hand. .

All it takes is a little creative thinking (but no dishonesty) on your behalf and if you are a student. contract and permanent office jobs <http://www. Even things like playing in a football team. But .tate. So instead of thinking that you have no work experience. studies and interests can all show that you really are very employable! Recruitment agency solutions spanning temping in london.you get a job offer. that you are able to prioritise your workload. Receptionist Jobs <http://www. show that you are a team player. do not despair. that you are reliable etc. Secretarial Jobs. It really is a case of using whatever experience you have and making it applicable to the working environment. If you have any interests that involve being part of a team.co.uk> we specialise in placement and recruitment in London and the Uk from PA Jobs.co. 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 . then these obviously demonstrate that you are a team player.uk/job-listing/receptionistsjobs/JobCategoryIDs/3. then forget this kind of negative attitude. 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.tate.27 If you have no work experience voluntary or paid. If you have studied in 6th Form and are at University then you can demonstrate that you are able to work without constant supervision.aspx> Admin Jobs. so you will get no temping jobs etc until you get your degree. then you should be bright enough to think how your school work.

if you're applying for jobs and simply collecting unemployment benefits without knowing what's going on with your field. Get a Good Grasp of Your Field While holding out is not a bad idea for a while. 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. it's not the best idea to do so blindly. 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.28 it's not the offer you were hoping for. there is no rule that says you have to take anything you're offered. This means. Check to see if the companies you're applying with are planning to layoff workers anytime soon. 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. 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. there is a reason that your job let its employees go. It may have been a blessing in disguise that propels you toward a passion you've always wanted to nurture. 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. Business probably was not good. Not only are they meant to help keep you afloat as you look for new employment. depending on your field. You could even take this paid time off to educate yourself in new fields. So take time to sit down with your family and weigh your options collectively. Think about it. While it will definitely pay the bills. Depending on your family's financial needs in the short and long term. Choose Wisely . you may benefit from some basic tips to help guide your decision. Meaning. you may be setting yourself up for a financial and career disaster. suffering business may be widespread. it will result in you taking less than 50-percent of what you were making. However. your decision can vary greatly. to ensure everyone is considered in this challenging decision.And According to Your Family's Needs As mentioned previously. choosing the right path in this type of situation is not easy. Therefore. It can . While you are required to actively seek employment while receiving benefits. 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.

but the keyword I'm focusing on is 'genuinely'.resumelines. "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. It's the ability to genuinely recognize and acknowledge team members for a job well done.com> . Have you ever had someone say. You may be thinking. it's a personal attribute that comes from within.29 be a major blow to the ego and wallet. reliable and effective job search tools and information.resumelines. Authenticity can't be taught. 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. If you're in need of a resume service <http://www.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. 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 ** . compare the top ones in the industry at http://www. I saw a whole book on '1001 ways to reward and recognize your team'". "Of course you can learn that. Heather Eagar is a former professional resume writer and is passionate about providing working professionals with current. And you're absolutely right. it was just a word without any feeling to support its meaning.

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

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

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

Additionally. Take the time to figure out where you should best spend your job search energies. But. "Where do I start?" So exactly what is the secret to a successful job search. but your stool won't be on solid ground and steady. network. Something is definitely missing. A common refrain I hear is a bewildered. The jobs that do exist are simply being flooded. 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. Each 'leg' of this framework is geared to compliment and solidify support of the other legs. Just as you have focused your resume into a specific area. Several hiring managers I've talked to have said that for every open position. or hire a professional resume writer to make sure you>Targeted job search. 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. Understanding your target market for your focused resume is critical! Networking. No "one size fits all" resume will do. If you have multiple talents (and most people do). Successful job searches begin with a three-legged stool approach:Polished résumé + targeted job search + network. the important thing is that you need to match apples to apples. given these market conditions? The key is laser-precise targeting. this is where you match that document up to the jobs that fit that description. there are literally hundreds of applicants. You can't be a teacher and suddenly apply for a pharmacy technician position utilizing your teaching background.either utilize web resources. Here's a startling statistic: 70%.it simply doesn't translate. check out a 'how to' book from the library. This is the percentage of people who find jobs through networking. take the time to polish your resume . Here's a quick list of ideas to get the ball rolling: .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. Polished resume. What does that say to you? It should tell you that you need to get out of the house and start talking to people. you have to be focused. you might create several different versions of your resume targeting different fields to reflect that varied background. Job seekers nowadays have to be relentless and fearless. network = successful search You can have one or two of these components.

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

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

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

Going from a life of debt to income is certainly within your reach when you understand certain proven strategies. especially during an economic crisis. flexibility in one's daily schedule.What type of commitment is going to be involved? While many careers are very worthwhile and give back to the community.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.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. becoming a doctor or surgeon is a very noble career indeed. 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. For example. Some of the most rewarding careers can now be realized while working from a home office. 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. and based on doing only what you love to do is by far the most desired choice. However.37 Some aspects that need to be looked at in detail when planning your career include: Preparation . Commitment . . 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.all from your home office. Not only can you learn how to avoid the many pitfalls of getting into debt. if the person who is pursuing this career is a single parent without a lot of family support. Reality . but you can also get rid of any existing debt by creating new sources of income . 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. they are burnt out. that parent will miss out on a lot of the daily joys that come with being a parent.

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

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

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

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

com/> . When students are able to identify their gifts.42 Before any job interview it is important to have a fantastic resume ready. Things You Do Well .com/signup> . negotiate and question well and enjoy that role. your results are much more likely to stand out and impress potential employers. develop them and use them to make something better. they will greatly improve their chances for job hunting success.visualcv. Differentiation Means Job Hunting Success When college students are able to differentiate themselves from others in the pack. Wise students recognize and accept this fact early in their college experience. To that end. present. When you focus on things that you do well and enjoy. employers will take notice. students who are looking for a way to differentiate themselves should look in the following areas. That's where they will have the best chance of attracting attention and interest. Employers are always on the lookout for students who stand out in a positive way. visit VisualCV . Heidi Ball is a freelance writer.your online resume builder <http://www.Everybody does something well. Wouldn't you prefer to work in a field where you are likely to do well? Your Communication Skills . make a point of developing and demonstrating those skills throughout your college years. Employers love candidates who have exceptional communication skills. . For that reason. For a free resume template <http://www.visualcv. every college student should try to capitalize on their strengths and unique abilities.If you write.

reference or recommendation.Employers are sometimes impressed by the people you know and associate with. don't be afraid to ask for a quote. If you can mobilize. even if they fall a bit short someplace else. People You Know .Students with leadership skills will always be in high demand. it pays to obtain at least one other campus.When influential and respected people say good things about you. Money! Employers are always attracted to students who have made or saved money for their college. difficult or offensive attitudes and personalities will frequently lose out.If you excel in the academic arena. students with outstanding attitudes and personalities will always attract attention. you should use that ability to achieve results on campus. Your Technical Skills . you will almost always have an advantage over those who have poor attitudes and difficult personalities. Make certain that your accomplishments and successes are presented on your resume and discussed during interviews. motivate and inspire others to action.You may have exceptional technical knowledge and skills in your area of interest. an expert or a leader in a technical area. It will lead to a good job. positive results and accomplishments that have benefited others will tell employers about your capabilities and potential.Even though they may stand out in some area. references and recommendations to set yourself apart. employer or community. employers will beat a path to your door. On the other hand. community leaders and politicians. He/she will usually be happy to oblige. However. Therefore. Your Positive Attitude and Personality . They may include campus leaders. students with dull. Together. Money You've Generated or Saved .Every employer wants to know if you can contribute to the success of their organization. Any past successes. they can open doors for you.If you want to impress an employer. employers listen. When you impress a person of note. since employers often prefer well rounded students. at work and in the local community. talk their language. If you become a pioneer. What You've Accomplished For Others . If you do. executives with prestigious employers. . What Others Say About You . when you present a positive attitude and great personality.43 Your Leadership Skills . be certain to stand out in your major and build a solid relationship with well respected professors in your area of expertise. work or community experience. there will be a group of employers that will be interested in you. Academic Performance . People like that make exceptional networking contacts and can open doors for you. Use quotes.

Bob has served as an Adjunct at Marist College.The4Realities. If you can see other ways of doing things. systems.The4Realities. teaching a course in Career Development. Students who have worked for employers in their field of interest will usually have an advantage over students who have no job-related experience. Additionally. Your past successes with increasing the speed of equipment. a former campus recruiter. programs or technology will impress employers in that field. employers will hear your voice over all others.The College Student's Guide To Landing A Great Job.The 4 Realities Of Success During and After College. most employers will be interested in learning about you and your successes. When your gifts. by Bob Roth The "College & Career Success" Coach Bob Roth.Employers are always interested in learning about any job-related experience that you've gained through part-time and summer jobs. differentiation means job hunting success. Visit Bob's web site: http://www. Therefore. that talent will be in demand. Parent Associations and Employment Web Sites. Therefore. http://www.com. Lastly. Bob also writes articles for more than 200 College Career Services Offices. Bob Roth is the author of The 4 Realities Of Success During and After College -and. Campus Newspapers. find a way to be memorable in a positive way.In business. speed matters. talents and accomplishments are presented effectively. Bob has developed 20 Self-Scoring Learning Tools that help college students find success.com . generate and develop ideas or bring unrelated things together to produce new answers and approaches. Jobs You've Held . if you have the ability to do something faster or make something happen faster than anyone else. if you have been successful in solving problems in your field of interest. To increase the number of job offers that you receive. including The Wall Street Journal.Every field of employment involves solving problems. employers will be interested. procedures. He has been interviewed on numerous radio programs across the country and also by many newspapers.Some people are naturally creative and inventive. Your Creative Skills . Your Problem-Solving Skills . is the author of The College Student's Guide To Landing A Great Job -and.44 Speed . Remember. Known as The "College & Career Success" Coach.

2. Consider using a gray bar for heading divisions it will break up the text nicely and make your resume easy to read. 3. On Microsoft Word Click Format. Make sure your contact information is complete.are you highlighting the company you worked for or your job title? The focus should be on your job title. then tab across and list the dates of your employment (2 digit month and date are fine. The last thing you want is for your resume to be screened out because it's too small to read.Present (or ending month . preferably 11 pitch. Look at your paper as a whole. Most people include name. Don't forget alternate phone numbers like your home or cell phone number and don't forget your E-mail address. 02/08).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. One format you might consider is to list your job title. Center your heading title in the middle of the graybar. 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.45 Why Pay For a Resume Update . 1. address.06/05) . If you're using an E-mail address make sure it's a basic address. and phone number. Borders and Shading. Keep the headings for each of your jobs in the same format. Ex. Directly under your job title list the Company name. Remember you may be among thousands. For example: Dog Catcher 01/05 . 4. although some of it will also apply to other styles. When listing your employment information . This is not the place for cute or clever E-mail names. list the City and State where you worked (two-letter abbreviation for the State is fine). Tab across and under your dates of employment. and Click the Shading tab.

list your educational accolades. or personal accomplishments which would serve you well at work. For example: Organized a Teen Program in my community to serve young adults. 7. Once you're finished go back over your resume and make sure that each paragraph is written in the correct tense. time frames. They are easy to read and help you to write succinctly. 6. List dollar amounts.either you are currently doing it or you used to. 16-21. you'll be able to actually list any references you may have. Be sure that you are using your industry's terminology throughout your resume. Now you're ready to list your job function and overall responsibility.not to make up information on your resume.don't assume everybody knows what they mean. and graduation date is satisfactory. If you are offered an opportunity to complete the company application either online or hard copy. You can list your current job information in the present tense and your previous employment in past tense. It's only necessary to list your High School if that is your highest level of education. through the companies online posting or from the Human Resources Department and list some of your job duties from the description. . and what it meant for the company. It's a good idea to find the job description for your current job or the job you are applying for. I like using bullets. If you made it to college you must have graduated from High School. Be sure to include any professional certifications that help promote your skill level in your industry.46 City Zoo Roswell. If you're a college graduate listing your college information. 8. Don't forget to let your references know they're listed! 11. If you don't have professional accomplisments. 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. Listing your Industry associations suggests that you keep up with what's going on in your field. This will help to get you screened in. GA 5. degree attained. 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. 10. When you list your accomplishments . transitioning from emancipation for the Boys & Girls Club in 2002. You won't need to list your high school as well. I'm suggesting you reference other material to assist you with concise wording . 9. You can either have a separate section for accomplishments or include your accomplishments at the beginning or end of each job section. List definitions for all abbreviations . List your education. Include a brief section on your professional accomplishments.be specific. Just don't mix the two with the same employer .

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

you will be in trap by the scammers. But are all internet jobs real? The reality is there are numerous websites where scam jobs and legitimate job opportunities both are running at the same time. it is definitely a scam. Data entry job is one of the most popular and demanding work at home job but it is the online marketplace where scams are very common. Legitimate companies never ask for money by providing real employment opportunities. If a company claims money for applying their jobs. freelancers and retired persons are willing to join those programs for their additional income. home medical billing & coding visit our website : Our informative website is dedicated to answer all of your questions about medical billing coding <http://www. There is no need to pay money without knowing the complete information about that company for getting a job. students.com> & who wants to become a transcriptionist <http://www.medicalbillingparadise. For more information about home medical transcription. You have to be careful before applying this type of work at home job. Online surveys and medical transcription are the two other rewarding work at home jobs where scams occur often. So be cautious and never go with such outrageous claims. Some companies' website promises you that just by paying a fee you will get home assignments of data entry work without any previous work experience. It sounds lucrative when they claim that they will make you rich within fortnight.medicaltranscriptionmonster.48 Are you looking for a legitimate online job that pays well? Are you continuously visiting different websites for a suitable opportunity to make money online? Internet has made the work at home job so popular people especially stay at home moms.com> Want to Make a Career Change? Follow These Steps to Re-Invent Yourself . If you pay them money. Then how to find real work at home jobs avoiding the scams? People become frustrated when they find most of the available online advertisements are fraud.

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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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Susan Tomlinson specialises in helping professionals and executives build rewarding and successful careers. Drawing on her years of experience in both career and personal development, she strongly advocates doing work you love. You can find out more about her programmes and sign up for a free monthly newsletter at http://www.careerinsights.co.uk/programmes/index.htm

Why Becoming a Freelance Writer is the Best Thing to Do in a Recession
If you are like most people these days, you are trying to find a career that will last through this recession. We are in a time when it seems no job is safe from the inevitable pink slip that many have already received. There is one profession that is still in great demand. The perfect thing to do in a recession is to become a freelance writer. If you have ever though to yourself that you wanted to become a freelance writer, now is the time to make it happen. Freelance writing is a great career to have in a recession because there will always be a need for the written word, more importantly for web content. As companies try to make more money in this struggling economy, they are looking for new and more effective ways to advertise their companies. One of the fastest growing ways for companies to market themselves is the online world and to do this they will need a steady stream of web content. This is where the overwhelming need for people to become a freelance writer comes in. When you decide that becoming a freelance writer is the path that you are going to take, you are setting yourself up to tap into this great need that the recession has created. As you learn the ropes of writing web content and marketing yourself to clients, you will begin to see your career and your bank account grow. There are many freelance writers that have more work then they can handle now from this need for advertising from business. Wouldn't you like to have more work then you can handle?

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How to Get More Babysitting Jobs in Your Area
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

Everything Your Ambitious Young Person Needs to Know to be a "Super Babysitter <http://www. "University of Babysitting" Training DVD! Written by a Mental Health Professional <http://superbabysitting. never again. Been there.com/judibio. 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. Every time they are given an assignment they end up passing the buck on to you.htm> working with children and their families for over fifteen years. 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. But if something goes wrong then it is all your fault. I know some of you have a bad boss like that. When you build a Network with other babysitters. You will have to pay some commission for this but be rest assured that you will secure constant babysitting jobs. You are the one who has to fire that employee while your boss steps out for lunch. 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. Now you are the one that is stuck putting in late hours at the office while your boss leaves early to play golf. 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.this mean more babysitting jobs for you.superbabysitting.com> " Now Available ia this Affordable. done that. At Last! Real Peace-of-Mind for Parents . you can receive constant tips and ideas on how you can improve upon your babysitting experience. and common baby allergic reactions. . You feel like this is the bosses job and not yours but what can you do.52 toys.

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

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

do go out and try your luck. These are the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency and the Elite Modeling Agency. 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. if you do have all of the qualities of being a Victoria Secret model. . Most of the existing Victoria Secret models have already had their rounds of the runway and the fashion industry. becoming a Victoria's secret model becomes much easier with our 3 simple step method. 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. Becoming a Victoria Secret model is one of the most competitive conquests in the modelling world. These two model ling agencies announce open calls for aspiring Victoria Secret models from time to time. There are currently two top modeling agencies handling the booking of models for Victoria Secret. But.com. Who knows. It is during these open calls when aspiring models are asked to come in for a look-see and an interview. 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. It would be a good idea to register in several modeling websites and upload your photographs as an online modeling portfolio. you just might be the next new face of sexiness and sultriness to walk the Victoria Secret runway. For more effective tips on how to become a model. 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. The perfect vital statistics of 34-2434 is also a must for any Victoria Secret model. Needless to say. Make sure you do not lose sight of what your ultimate goal is. Even if you follow all these steps on how to become a Victoria Secret model. As in any website where users undertake a registration process. Start building your modeling career outside of Victoria Secret while you are waiting for that final call. please visit our site: http://www. An aspiring Victoria Secret model can also register in the websites of the Elite and the Ford Modeling Agencies and upload their photographs. They would also be required to enter some personal information as well as their physical measurements and vital statistics.Vuicy. prospective models will be measured as well. During these calls. yes.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. 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.

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

It's important that you keep doing your work at the highest level of quality and engagement. Managing Your Career in Uncertain Times . Visit the website today. being keen on delivering your . A model should be 100% confident about oneself. Don't Panic. Tune out naysayers who only fuel your negative thoughts. 2. Instead. Suddenly all your plans seem shaky and your paycheck uncertain. 1.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. remain focused and motivated. Surprisingly. The last piece of advice on how to become a Maxim model is be a Maxim model. 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. there are still many women who are sexy and beautiful yet they do not feel it. I have seven tips to share with you on how to manage your career in these turbulent times. 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. 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. right? http://www. Yes.com connects aspiring models like you with all the great names in the fashion industry. However. but giving into fear won't help.57 would not have a difficult time in directing the model for a shoot. pose with poise and be sexy every step of the way. Fear is a natural emotion during these times. It's hard not to have scary and somber thoughts during an economic slowdown. I know it's hard to do with nagging fears in the back of your mind. To come in contact with these big companies isn't easy. You should be able to move gracefully. and who has recently worked with several people made redundant in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Do your job well.Vuicy.

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

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

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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

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* 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.

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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

You can choose something that you really like to do. starting over can be overwhelming. This is your opportunity to start over with a clean slate. Surround yourself with positive people who can encourage you and help you achieve your goals. . Whether you lost your job due to cutbacks or you simply got bored with the old job. use your past mistakes to avoid pitfalls in your new job. ask them questions. you need a new job. Suggestions That Will Make Starting a New Job Easier So. To receive your free ebook.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. educator and founder and director of the New Teacher Resource Center. it all depends on your attitude. However it can also be a grand adventure. Recognize your strong points and your weak points. Take advantage of any advice that may have for you.com/free-ebook> and other information for new teachers. Take inventory. Allow your family and friends to be part of your new job decisions.com Dorit Sasson is a freelance writer. 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. visit the New Teacher Resource Center at http://www.newteacherresourcecenter. Taking Charge in the Classroom <http://www.

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

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

A whole stream of events issues from the decision. Before you can even name the game. If you take this path. that wouldn't be a game worth playing. 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. consider what winning looks like? If you were looking back one year from now.careerintervention. begin it. It requires a strong commitment and can be challenging at times. 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. then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. there will be lots of distractions and pressure to play a game someone else thinks you should play. 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. Whatever you can do or dream you can do.com Out How to Sell Yourself Without Selling . The process of discovering can be played like a game as well.careerintervention. a game that seems like it has an easy pay off." Allan Fried Life & Career Coaching http://www. Boldness has genius power and magic in it. After all it were too easy.67 So how does one figure this out.com blog. I have had clients that figured it out in a couple of weeks and others have taken longer. although it will be on someone else's terms.

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

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

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

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.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. If you have suddenly found yourself without a job. There is certainly a lot of responsibility in nursing. And be honest. The best place to begin is with your local college. 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. And you can pretty much write your own ticket. If you are considering nursing as a career change. this could be the perfect job for you. . you will need to consider where you want to go from here. unless you are already in the medical field. there is always going to be a need for nurses. but if you are able to deal with it and you are able to make decisions quickly. If it is possible it is always good to consider something you have an interest in or are passionate about as a career. They can advise you what you need to be able to get the certification you need to begin your new career as a nurse. 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. you will need more education. Some of the programs work in conjunction with hospitals and medical centers. you may be thinking about a nursing career. they provide the practical experience needed and often they will provide employment after you get your certification. And think about what you may really want to do. Determine what your good qualities are as well as what your bad qualities are. Having the luxury of enjoying your job is worth a great deal if you have to work for a living. Be realistic. You can go anywhere in the country and you can choose to specialize and make more money than regular nursing. There is no doubt that you can consider this a long term career.

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

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

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

it is really still inside you! (c) 2009 Linda Pucci. be sure your physiology is in that state.com. trigger yourself into a state of motivation by using your gesture or word. Notice your state begin to shift as you breathe differently. No matter what you do to stay motivated. capture the way you thought or said to yourself when you were totally motivated. you hold the key to creating this state inside you. and move in a confident. Download a free audio: "Banish the Goal Setting Gremlins <http://www. . stand up! Make your body assume the position it takes when you are feeling TOTALLY MOTIVATED.InnerResourceCenter. Linda Pucci.com/> and Reach Your Highest Potential. is a psychologist. Ph. you control your ability to stay motivated. motivated way. stand the way you did then. but ultimately. you have an edge in creating those qualities that bring success. Once you are in this motivated state it is much easier to face those tasks you don't really like doing. The more you allow yourself to remember and recapture those feelings. trainer and owner of Inner Resource Center. hold your head differently. The moment you begin to remember how it felt to be totally motivated. LLC.D. Then that word or that gesture will become a symbol to use to bring you back into that state any time you need to feel more motivated. Usually people get better at this the more they practice. and once again make yourself confident and motivated. If you are feeling unmotivated.InnerResourceCenter.76 enthusiastic. stand differently. change their lives. Let it fire you up. Each time you feel unmotivated." Or contact her for a free 20 minute consultation through http://www. threaten you. the more you will feel motivated now. When you need to get yourself motivated. talk to yourself differently. you begin to breathe the way you did then. when you feel your motivation is lost. you may want to add a word or gesture to anchor this feeling. Use your motivational gesture. All it requires is the ability to connect mentally and physically with a time in your life when you felt totally motivated. Mastering this state can be the key to success in your career and other areas of your life.D. and reach goals they had not thought possible using her solution focused approach. or challenge you. She has 30 years of experience helping people overcome obstacles. Ph. When you remember that state of motivation. She specializes in helping people get unstuck from "emotional clutter"--the negative emotions and limiting beliefs that sabotage their success. Other people can encourage you. nag you. As you start to feel really motivated. Just remember. you begin to recapture this feeling physiologically and emotionally. If you can control your level of motivation. Say whatever phrase sends you into this remembered state of motivation. life coach.

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

78 Experience counts While classes are an important place to start. . With a little perseverance. regardless of the economic climate. http://www.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).topfinancecareersonline. While it may be frustrating at first. real learning comes from on-the-job training. you'll eventually land that perfect job.topfinancecareersonline. you may have to start as in intern and work your way up. Since many companies are leery of hiring anyone with little or no experience. To learn more about these exciting opportunities please read:: Career Opportunities in Accounting <http://www. hang in there.com/career-opportunities-inaccounting---finance. Based on the rules and characterizations of the job description the company manager and employee truly understand the duties associated with the position.com is dedicated to helping people find the successful career they deserve. 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. There are so many great jobs available in accounting. This is an excellent article that will show you exactly what you need to do to get that lucrative job in accounting. Companies define jobs that an employee will perform and be compensated.

routing protocol. style and format. High School Diploma and two years related experience in computer system repair and maintenance is required. job execution. computer security and additional duties as assigned. Computer Specialist (2) XX Corp. network development and deployment including TCP/IP addressing schemes. 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. be self motivated and able to carry out duties without direct supervision. and work well with others. applications. Job descriptions are typically focused to capture the essence of the job position.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. work stations. We have an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement for a Computer Specialist who will provide operational support in an XXX environment. and a general knowledge of switches. it is possible to create a resume version that aligns specific abilities and knowledge to the job description being advertised. etc. Duties include but are not limited to installing basic XXX.. duties and responsibilities for a potential match to occur but allow for some interpretation by potential candidates. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. firewalls. Once the concepts of creating job descriptions are understood. routers. applying up-dates/ up-grades. is an industry leader in the manufacture of . task oriented. Responsibilities: * Monitor Systems processing. computer and network security. Salary will be based upon experience. The fundamental breakdown of a job description can follow a consistent flow. XX is an equal opportunity employer.. 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: . be a team player. is necessary. A thorough knowledge of computer systems.

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

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which is often denied for the same of convenience. you will have to build your CV and start looking around. If you don't co-operate there are many. these are your odds of making that kind of money. go on holiday etc If anybody says that this point of view is cynical and negative. Be very careful. Have you learnt any skills from your employer that you can apply elsewhere? Are there any ideas that would work but which they have refused implement? Can you do what your employer does cheaper? Many people have made money by investing in property.87 It is true now always has been. Many people opt for security rather than a good wage especially in difficult economic times. There are very few strong unions around these days to defend your interests and you now have to wait two years before receiving the employment protection you used to get after six months. ability. it could be anywhere up to 1:200. you can forget the promotion. Assuming you have the education. This is another simple fact. many others waiting to replace you. How long are you prepared to wait though? By the time you start making decent money you're too old to enjoy it. think about the ratio of senior managers to other staff at your place. background. However. take extra responsibility. You will probably have to swallow your pride. We all need to face up this fact as soon as possible. . usually for less money. What about an on-line. volunteer for projects. and make suggestions. Keep your eyes and ears open. If you protest. They are trying to exploit you! You are unlikely to make good money working for someone else. build a home. You can stay where you are and defend your record at your annual review and there is nothing wrong with that If you want more money. I personally can't distinguish between the stock market and traditional bookmakers. contacts and good luck. Either way you must be a sophisticated investor and use a system. Have you ever thought working for yourself or starting up your own business. Keep these questions in mind and ideas will come. casinos etc. Talk to your friends. You need the cash now to raise a family. website based business? Some people make excellent profits from investments. Maybe you can join together and start something? Think about your interests and what you already know.

and there are particular areas within the industry where those who have the relevant skills are very much in demand.net and HTML languages. many believe. C#. The global financial meltdown was. and it's not just general IT management and software maintenance that the marketplace is looking for. . certain criteria are required from each web page that they build. they also need a broader understanding of the nuances of SEO techniques and be able to build these into their programming. one area of business seems to be bucking the trend. Programmers now not only have to be able to speak the required language. Go Here <http://someotherway. This particular area of IT is a rapidgrowth field and businesses are becoming far more demanding when building .88 For more business building tips and to download some FREE e-books. As business begins to realise the cost effectiveness of a strong Internet presence. languages that incorporate search engine optimisation (SEO) techniques are becoming more prevalent. recognised qualifications and experience in programming languages specifically used for the creation of websites is in high demand. For a company to rank well on the major search engines. IT is still recruiting. Companies are moving away from traditional forms of advertising and promotion and the importance of an online presence is now paramount in a global market. inevitable as business shifted its emphasis and a readjustment of the marketplace has resulted in new technology-based industries becoming dominant. Anyone with training. The importance of the correct qualifications and training in IT cannot be underestimated.ws> Why Getting the Right IT Skills is Vital in a Recession Despite an ongoing forecast of financial depression. including those who can program in Java. rising unemployment and an economic crisis unprecedented since the 1930's.

more transient contracting.With over 40 years of experience in the IT Careers <http://www. The most popular operating system in use in the workplace is. The other major skill-set that can make an IT professional much more desirable is a good grounding in the database language SQL. so it is easy to see why people with knowledge of this particular language and the associated professional qualifications are so attractive to business. 01384 458515 Karl. Those with the relevant skills in demand from the modern business world are finding that the recession is hardly impacting on them at all. This is why continuous self-development and improvement of skills is so important for IT personnel.89 their Internet 'shop window'.computeach.co. Businesses struggle to financially support an entire IT department during times of economic recession. Windows. For more information visit .http://www. so training in advanced Microsoft Office and Windows application languages is a must-have capability for anyone entering the IT industry.co.uk/it_careers> Industry. By 'reading' the business indicators and training accordingly.uk Computeach . A database management system also includes management and administrative functions. even during a period when other businesses are suffering. and deletion of data. it manages databases and allows the retrieval. Karl Parkinson. updating. SQL is a programming language for querying and modifying data.co. Computeach provides innovative and truly blended learning solutions to a wide range of customers. so outside contractors are more likely to be brought in on a shortterm basis to trouble-shoot and upgrade systems rather than maintain established ones.computeach. The jobs market has shifted away from full-time. insertion.uk . of course. Chairman. IT consultants can ensure that their livelihoods are secure.Parkinson@computeach. The vast majority of companies depend on the Microsoft brand. and those with a wide range of IT skills are reporting that they have never been busier. long-term contracts and more towards shorter term.

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

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

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

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and learn what you can do about it to achieve success as a leader. leading to loss of productivity and decreased performance. When you have reached a plateau at work. 3. this perpetuates the same attitude within your team. * You're only as good as your current level of performance. This stagnancy begins a downward spiral towards disengagement at work. developing or growing at work. Job Loss. train and integrate new team members. Erosion of your team can mean more work for you as a leader to recruit. 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. * All the hard work you put in to build a successful team can be gone in a short time. Stagnancy. . Here are 4 dangers to beware of when you are feeling a sense of complacency at work. A great track record in past performance often doesn't count when layoff decisions are looming. Negative Impact on Your Team. 2. this often manifests in becoming stagnant. Especially in these turbulent times. 1. chances are.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. 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. If you become complacent 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.96 Leadership Success . If you become complacent at work. where you are no longer learning.

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

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

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

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

The difficulty with re-inventing yourself is twofold: 1) You have to weather a temporary loss of identity. you have to tolerate a period of identity limbo. Or if you are the V. you can define yourself as an expert in customer service. . For example. you may yearn for a degree in library sciences.P. This short-term identity is based on the skills that you want to continue to use as you enter a new industry. it provides the survivors an unforeseen opening into new and different frontiers for work. you may pursue a childhood passion for electronics. As you prepare to move away from a career in accounting. if you've been selling mortgages and you like the activity of customer relations. When industries shrink.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. For the time being. 2) You don't have another identity (a New You) to jump into. Your former employer and industry do not equal your definition of self. of IT for a shrinking bank and you excel at completing projects on time. YOU are no longer defined by your job title. re-inventing yourself may involve returning to a longterm interest and getting the skills or training you've always wanted. skills and capabilities. erupt or otherwise change. In some cases. you can bill yourself as a project manager and look for greener pastures in other industries. After years in the retail industry. During this kind of career transition. 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. more general definition of your talents. you can construct an interim.

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or how the job would help resolve your financial problems. With these sobering statistics in mind. Too much information will bore the reader. and sincere. do not discuss why you need the job. You will easily learn what to do. how desperate you are. it is best to determine what you want the employer to know about you. ANY JOB. 'I need a job fast'? Discover how to get a job in 17 days. Be objective. How do you stand above the crowd and get a job.' what are the best strategies to find another job in a reasonable amount of time? Begin your job quest by writing a quality application.Get a Job in 17 Days .' Looking for work? If you find yourself thinking. thinking. It is best to keep it short and to the point. and to the point. not the other way around. It is very important to master this step before sending your application and cover letter to prospective employers. Make sure your letter is grammatically correct and free of punctuation and spelling errors. and more importantly. ask a friend to read it after running it through your spelling checker. while too little.Guaranteed! Are you out of work? Have you reached the point where you are thinking. With this being said. That reason is to do a job for the company and fulfill the company's needs. To get help you in composing a high quality application. I need a job fast.103 I Need a Job Fast . 'I need a job fast. and are beside yourself. The unemployment rate in the US has soared to over 7%. Before you get overly excited and try to cram up all your highest achievements into your cover letter. concise. If necessary. check out Guaranteed Jobs <http://guaranteedjobs. And it is estimated to the rate will approach 9% before year end. It is best to keep your cover letter at one page.' instead of 'I need a job fast. Keep the concepts contained in your cover letter clear. read through examples of cover letters and applications written by others.info> and discover Job Search Techniques Guaranteed to Land you results in 17 days or less! . in this ugly economic environment? If you've lost your job. You want to make your information stand out above the rest. formal. Remember that the employer will hire you for one reason only. or irrelevant information is a quick way to get your packet trashed. 'I got a job. you will be saying. Using these techniques. what is a person to do if they've lost their job in this tough economy. what not to do.

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

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

vacation time and even retirement. 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. For most of those who try it though. 12-hour shifts. helping place you into that job and then take money from the hospital as a fee. you will receive full benefits. Travel nursing is not new. and it is also not for everyone. 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. If you are worried about this. 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. That means you get 4 days off each week to explore your new city. . If you work full time for the agency. most companies can get you contracts where you will work 3. Your only requirements are 1. just like if you worked for a hospital. 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. and did I mention the monthly rent stipend you can get TAX-FREE? Also. Travel nurses usually sign contracts that last at least three months in one hospital. Imagine laying next to a pool on November 13th in Phoenix. 2. including health insurance. This is because they are employed by agency/recruitment firms and not an actual hospitals. 3. These agencies work by finding you a job in the city you want.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. the rewards far outweigh the drawbacks. Not interested in that? Ok.

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

Challenge yourself to explore some radically different ideas they may not be as crazy as you think. 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. 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.com> website where you will find a host of ideas to get your career change moving.how-to-changecareers.108 3 Fail to research thoroughly There's been a lot of talk of 'due diligence' in the news recently. But the walls of your box limit your thinking and stop you from seeing really new possibilities and directions for your career.html From Cherry Douglas . Yes. Well.how-to-change-careers. and you can also download my free ebook 11¾ Ways To Kick Start Your Career Change http://www. things can get in your way. ready to take a risk. that applies to you and your career move too. Are you still moaning about your job and saying you really must make a change? Just talking won't get you anywhere. 7 Fail to take action Well. then I invite you to take a look around the How To Change Careers <http://www. 6 Fail to take responsibility At the end of the day. so you need to take responsibility for making the changes you want.com/kick-startyour-career-change. you need to be prepared to be bold with these new ideas. If you leap into a new career area on a whim or because someone suggested it. it is all down to you. 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. I guess this one should really be number one on the list. 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. Too often career changers blame their lack of success on others or on their circumstances.Your Career Change Guide . You are the only one in charge of your life. you may well be disappointed.

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

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

Even school kids seem to zoom when it comes to keyboarding. I am happy with whatever a no tension job pays. So here is your chance. We all love to be pampered with choice. You have a full time job and only want to work on weekends. Special skills and rosy talks are not required to do Online Data Entry jobs. Usually a few days on and a few days off whether you are full time or part time. Just Type Data Entry Life I am a computer freak. you can choose from the list of companies which also give a summary of the nature of the data entry. You can work in your pajamas with a bottle of beer on your table. You do not have to analyze those numbers or arrive at conclusions. So you know what you are in for before you take up an assignment. The range and variety of jobs are endless. I prefer a desk job than running around. Life is Not Tough . . Being a graduate or carrying a certificate is not required. You have no work experience. It is all explained in simple words and all you have to do is enter the information accurately and as quickly as you can.Be Easy. Schedules can vary widely each day and each week. You can choose just a few to cover your evenings or full day jobs if you do not have a full time job. Once you register. It might just cost you hot dog to sign-up. which is good.111 * Retail jobs are never 9. jump on the website and sign-up for online data entry jobs. no problem. * Nursing. If this is you and want more from life. Your enthusiasm and speed definitely counts though. which is pretty fair considering the number of Managers who are going to look at your profile to allocate jobs.5. no worries.

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

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

what can you do to get your numbers up? Companies will not likely layoff their Star employees. it is important that we focus on can be done to move forward.118 We first need to look at history and realize that we have been through recessions before. If you are in sales. Be Seen. Ask others in your department if you can be of assistance. 2. It all begins with a realistic assessment of our current effort on the job. Be Valuable. Are we giving 100% effort to our job? Are we being the one person the boss . 3. Five Key Ways Worker set them apart.Think of new ways to generate revenue or cut cost. Be Your Best Self. 1. determine a way to stand out from the crowd. Difficult times require companies to seek out and take care of their best people. Be Budget Conscious. You may just have an idea that can save both your job and your company. Be Essential. consumers still purchase goods and services. 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. 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. therefore you need to be fully present while at work. 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. Consider taking professional development courses to keep your skills up to date and joining professional trade and networking organizations. This will affect their bottom line because customer service is not an option.Now is the time to be sure to arrive early (at the very least on time) and stay late if needed. Even in recessionary times. If possible. they will see the return on investment in customer satisfaction and retention. but it also offers value to the employees regarding their personal and professional development.This is the time that you want to be visible and demonstrate ambition.Build your skills. Companies can spare employees who skills are obsolete. Would you fight to keep you on the job? 4. Make sure you are the one person that the boss would hate to lose. As a young nation. When a company chooses to invest in their employees with skills in these areas. this is just another learning curve . 5.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. Finish your projects in a timely and efficient manner. At times like these. Without customers there is NO business.but a lesson that we cannot afford to be forgotten. It is time to reconsider the value you are offering your customer. We are a nation of resilient people.

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

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

. a gig or planning to start your own business.first. 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.. regardless of size.. If you do this 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. 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.. I only have to outrun you. outrun the competition by increasing your marketplace knowledge. You will." Be smart! Whether you are seeking employment. Ask yourself: Have I been following global market conditions in both expanding and contracting markets? Most organizations. put away your resume. you will emerge from the past stronger and more highly valued than your competition. like any good business. are vulnerable to global as well as local competition. One starts lacing up his trainers. 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. The S-AGE recommends you begin by developing your strategy around the market as it is and as it is becoming.. Am I paying attention to which companies in my areas of interest are extending their advantages through innovation and spending on R&D. even during recessionary times? . Am I well versed in following changing market conditions in all media.121 Are You Willing to Develop a Cohesive Strategy in Order to Meet the Demands of Structural Workplace Well.

receiving good performance reviews and my transferrable skills will prompt an employer to take a chance on hiring me. 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. get your skills up before you approach a prospective employer. Q. What are your thoughts? A. . here is a huge gap between expectations and reality." Here's the lesson: Test your statement that your skills are immediately transferrable. full-time role. the marketplace now demands the utmost in flexibility and will hire or engage people based on need.) Do I know the value of my qualifications in the new marketplace? Do my qualifications. Get over the word "hope. meet current marketplace need in my areas of interest? In other words. see McKinsey's white paper on "Learning to Love Recessions" published in December 2008. (For supporting data. Here's the lesson: When it comes to working for pay. 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. I am willing to learn and hope that my demonstrable traits of working hard. Furthermore there is a huge gap between living longer and living well while living longer. between hope and planning and between need and readiness. as they stand today. you will only get what you plan for IF your plan is aligned with marketplace need! Q.122 Am I asking the right questions about target firms' investments in the future? For instance. If they are not. We read that Americans expect to work for pay far longer than socalled traditional retirement age suggests. 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. If I am offered temporary or project assignments while seeking a regular. 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.

bring to the workplace and the need for change in the workplace for the benefit of organizations and their employees. I am concerned that I have made too much money and will scare off prospective employers. Here's the lesson: So-called "willingness to take a cut in pay" will get you nowhere. Then.123 Q.if you have been overcompensated for the market.. regardless of age. Where do you see yourself in five years time? This questions serves two purposes. Yes. A. you will scare them off. 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.. He has over 25 years experience in the employment and career consulting fields. 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 . 1. 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. and how you will answer those questions Below are eight possible questions that could be asked in an 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. What you have to do is think about what common questions you could be asked in a interview. 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.

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

You have experience. a mortgage.co. it's too late to start over for crying out loud! Nobody's listening. car payments. tuition.125 This is not an opportunity to talk negatively about your previous job or boss. 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". 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. That's not enough. 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. Do you stay where you are and wait for the inevitable call into the boss's office (or. You're over fifty. expenses.uk by Tom Sangers. Of course. 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. if you're an entrepreneur. When You Stand at the Turning Point You have competency. Visit my online Travel Blog http://www. You have a family.onlinetravelblog. So do a lot of other people. expecting the worst. When . That's not relevant. as one of my Facebook friends recently reminded me. You have long-term loyalty. job loss is not the exclusive concern of women and men in midlife. and one of the most effective attention-getters arrives on the scene in the guise of job insecurity. 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. even worse.

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. you're facing Career Change. . you're going to be bombarded by sure-fire. "What's your exit strategy?" Stephen R. proven. no-risk. we all know that people in midlife are prime targets: they're more highly compensated. and most of what they do can either be outsourced or taken over by less highly-skilled (and cheaper) help. good luck! As a coach. if you're imagining that you're the Irreplaceable Man (or Woman). as one of his 'seven habits. Chances are that. '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)." If that's not you . After all. one of the first things I might ask someone who's taken a new position would be. most employers care about what happens to their employees . the needs of the many almost always overshadow the needs of the few. then chances are very good that there's a Rude Awakening in your future. Don't ignore the fact that throwing all your resources at fixing the problem will most likely leave you (and your resources) exhausted.you are! For the past few years. Get your brain's amygdala all warmed up. have families and expensive insurance benefits. there are others who work there who are equally dependent on their employment income. and you'll get to experience first-hand what it means to react to a crisis situation. As the labor situation worsens. for whatever reason. . Bad news . it's going to be time for 'fight. the plight of the worker almost always comes second to the survival of the company. In business. flight or freeze!' Au contraire. regardless of how bad things get.126 the economy takes a nosedive like what we're experiencing now nobody is 'safe. and. damage control needs not to be your first concern. do . 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. take stock of yourself and your situation. take a mental and emotional step backward: away from the heat of your battle for survival. How. more precisely. if you're wise enough to see the handwriting on the wall. then. how you relate with your future.particularly those who have been part of their team for a long time. So. mon ami. That's because the problem's not the problem .have a habit of leaving us at first stunned and then scrambling to provide damage control.and shocking realizations . Of course.' Yet. Yet. sooner or later. when push comes to shove. Covey insists that. However. instead of getting caught up in the never-ending cascade of critical details.' you "begin with the end in mind. because. you probably will survive this. when you're standing at the turning point. If you're in denial. but no further ahead. 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. What ought to be your contingency plan? This is the time to stop (not panic).

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

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

So. Lance Winslow Lance Winslow's Bio <http://www. not all regions of our country are so depressed. And if you need retraining well they have that too. How so you ask? Well.com/news. in some states there are jobs waiting to be filled.shtml> . In California unemployment is already well above 8% and in some areas it is 10%. Think on this. The overall unemployment figures are currently about 7. 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. see how that works? Well. come think with Lance. Come home in 2years with $350. if the United States hits 12% some areas could be above 20%. Why not go work for Halliburton out of Casper or Kinder Morgan. Wyoming has jobs in strong sectors and with those skills you can find work anywhere on this planet.deckwashguys. If you have innovative thoughts and unique perspectives. http://www. Wyoming Tech is worth its salt.com/more. I totally agree. leave and go get a job making $60K to 80K per year. Heck. Bechtel and many other companies have some insane pay and you can find any number of companies and choose where you want to work.WorldThinkTank.8% sometime in 2009. I agree with these recommendations to the students. it's true. but for the rest of the world that would be a god's send and be an extremely low figure.000 and pay cash for a house. For the United States that is quite high.000 tax less income break. Let's say you are in Wyoming and need a job. etc. .net/ <http://washguy. I've often recommended folks go work in Saudi Arabia.shtml> . The most recent FED predictions are that it will surpass about 8. Want to become an auto mechanic? Wyoming Tech places nearly 100% of every graduate. save their money and get the $75.6% overall and climbing. you might have a much easier time.129 Need a Job in Wyoming? Unemployment in the United States is so uneven by region. Some recommend to students that if they do not want to be there. by the way two great companies that actually pay their vendors on time! There is a ton of work. Kuwait.

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

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

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

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

If you are ready to become a Success Magnet and Book Yourself Solid visit Cara at http://www. Whatever you need to know next .caralumen. You don't have to pursue it but at least understand what it can do for you. 1:1 or mastermind group coaching is the way to go. 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. is a Book Yourself Solid Certified Coach who helps entrepreneurs move from vision to venue and attract the people they are meant to serve. Teaching helps me own the material and it creates interesting products to offer my clients. The Vision Distiller.enough to know whether I want to explore it further. 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 . Look at your business. help you identify and develop your strengths. Keep an eye out for what's new and interesting. and get you up and running in a business that you love to do. 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.com The Southwest Airline Pilot Interview Rundown . If you want to make rapid personalize progress.go learn it! Cara Lumen. See what you need to know and sign up for something. 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.

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

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

137 Involves aggressive behavior and physical activities requiring skill. mathematics. and life experience in the form of a degree. (Examples: accounting.) 2. Involves structural. expression of emotions. they are more likely to be satisfied with their career choice and not change professions. Involves cognitive activities (thinking. or interpersonal and emotional).) The Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI) can be used to measure these orientations. Artistic. acting. If two or more are equally strong. strength. finance. social work. (Examples: clinical psychology. Involves verbal activities to influence others and to attain power and status. music education.) 3. foreign service. Further. law.) 6. understanding) rather than affective activities (feeling. Investigative.) 5. rule-regulated activities and subordination of personal needs to an organization or person of power and status. 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.) 4. and coordination. (Examples: art. the individual will gravitate toward an occupation consistent with that orientation. and individualistic activities. public relations. (Examples: biology. when people choose a career consistent with their personality. Involves interpersonal rather than intellectual or physical activities. Involves self-expression. The VPI is a list of 160 occupational titles toward which individuals indicate their likes and dislikes. the individual will vacillate in choosing an occupation. oceanography. Conventional. . trucking. artistic creation. If one of the orientations dominates the others. People do gravitate to a small subset of jobs. Enterprising. (Examples: management. (Examples: forestry. Brings you International Academic recognition for your previous academic. Social. farming. organizing.

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

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

click the link below to learn HOW you will begin compounding your capital towards your first Million Dollars at the Easy Corporate Money Program.140 they would only be paid if their ads generate any business for the company. If you need money now. I am making more money now than in my old business and you can too: read the amazing. That certainly doesn't sound like a legitimate data entry job. true story of Martin Thomas in the link below. http://www. The easiest way of identifying a scam is to look into requests for payment combined with unrealistic promises. and they don't pay exorbitant amounts for simple jobs either. like I mean in the next hour. 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. repairing . How do you know that someone offering jobs for information handling is a scammer? After all. But I'm referring to the workers who are actually tearing off. I was smiling from ear to ear and you will too.Career Advice For Roofers A "roofer" is a general term applied to many of the jobs in roofing. Legitimate companies don't charge you anything to review your application. many scam websites appear very legitimate when in fact they are not. try what I did. installing. Jobs asking for sign up fees and claiming to pay hundreds of dollars per hour are some of the most obvious scams. When I joined I was skeptical for just ten seconds before I realized what this was.com Jobs in Roofing .

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

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

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

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

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

The Monster Manager In this article. their body language. Aveta Solutions . Avoid Them Altogether! The best way to deal with a monster manager is to avoid working with one altogether. 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. we will talk about some strategies in avoiding and dealing with a monster manager. and yellow belts. black belts.org ) offers online six sigma training and certification classes for lean six sigma.sixsigmaonline.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. you should be at the very least in the room with the person who will immediately oversee your new position. they are also defensive and aggressive at the same time. turn this type of interviewer down. and what they are saying. A company with a high turnover rate is indicative of poor management. Make sure to pay attention to the questions that they ask. Use Extreme Caution . Poor managers tend to be more interested in what they have to say than what you have to say during the interview. green belts. If it is possible for you financially. During the interview.

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

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

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

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

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

51% of the women reported never having flirted at work. USA Today published the results of research on women's flirtatious behavior in the workplace. The subjects were university-educated women ranging in age from twenty.) Is it worth doing any of these things to move upward in your career? The answer. is NO. and 49% said they flirted occasionally.to sixty-something (the average being the early 40s). the question of whether or not you're married. The researchers also noted that the salaries of the "decent" women were higher than those of the flirtatious women. for now. In other words. And for every three of the "decent" women who had earned a job promotion. It's not worth it! So. most definitively. flirtatious behavior at work brings negative results.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. and how can we women get ahead? . what's going on at work. only two of the flirtatious women had done the same.

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

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

If you would like to learn how to start a home based business. we leave most behind and therefore rise to the top. Communication skills. not just purchase a business opportunity that takes you no where. "Just tell me what to do and I will do it!". Bringing value to the marketplace is what demands high profit. Would you pay a lot for unskilled labor? An unskilled business owner will not demand much pay either.com to start building you (you are your business). then go now to http://networkmarketingstudent. Now. computer skills. not jump into business". only. I hear people say. "You want to go into business. The only way we can make more money. . retire comfortably. having a lot of enthusiasm but offering no more value to the marketplace than the next guy. What kind of mentality do I need to succeed? The only. A gentleman once told me. go into business by starting to develop the necessary skills to be your best. it is worse than a job. Tim Tippett is a home based business owner. This is the employee mentality that will cause a new business owner to struggle and eventually fail. Most beginners jump into business. When we go the extra mile. Why do I call this the employee mentality? Because. Actually. 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. 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. then the parent company could hire people for $10 per hour and would not need business owners like us. I applaud you for wanting to be a home based business owner and leaving the employee mentality behind. work less. If a home based business was that simple. 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.155 Often. only way to make money with a home based business is to develop genuine business skills. technical skills.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

you'd never think of the idea. someday. So before you sign up for a development DBA job. However. you might want to look into taking collaboration classes so you can figure that one out for yourself. 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. This could be a fun aspect or a tiring aspect of the job description. because the product has yet to be fully developed. If you have a hard time working with others in general. You'll need to learn how to work with others. you'll be looking at a product that might go through a complete metamorphosis before reaching completion. 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 should look into taking some team work classes or collaboration projects. there's a lot of room for creativity with development jobs. In that case. we look at it and have no idea what will come of it. The same goes for the relationships you develop with your fellow team members. or you might create a world of its own entirely inside the cocoon. This is what development a database is like. When you know that you're smarter than everyone else in the room. We might think it's the remains of a dead insect. 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. It looks like it could be an exoskeleton that was shed by the caterpillar and left behind. 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. However. is you have to work with a team of nerdy mathematicians. and then you work on developing it into something beautiful! One of the challenges of DBA development jobs. unless you have the imagination of a child. But give it a few weeks and suddenly we see what it transforms into. You start with something so simple or so complex that it appears to be simple. However. So when you're initially hired to the team. They think they know everything and you might get into some heated arguments that truly expose their egos. We might think it's simply the sleeping back of hibernation for the caterpillar that created it. Imagine a cocoon turning into a butterfly. You might think of all the monsters that would eat the cocoon. 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. So you'll be joining the team that puts together the final product. Development DBA jobs are meant to explain the ground-level fundamentals of DBA jobs. . you must learn to work with them to come up with the final product. for the rest of us. you might imagine all kinds of things that could spawn from a simple cocoon. It's not something that would naturally come to mind when seeing a cocoon. 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.

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

This translates for employers into healthcare premiums growing twice as fast as inflation to nearly double their cost at the beginning of the decade. The goal with employers is to hold down costs without offending or pushing away employees. it's hard. professionally and personally. In addition. . 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. 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. Did you know that some companies are penalizing people for being fat? Outrageous you might say. "But Marsha.165 The Skinny on Being Fat weight. they won't have to lay off people like you. if companies control costs. with your group. But this is again something you can control. business decision and has nothing to do with fat acceptance or non-acceptance. as a leader. It is a bottom line. leadership and self awareness will help. 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. 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. Plus there is an impact for business if they continue to carry employees that choose not to take care of their health. So here is something you can control: lose weight if you need to and stop smoking. compared with 48% in 2005." Oh I know.

Some lawyers say. it will only make the situation worse.000 if an employee isn't obese and doesn't smoke. .166 Fact: At Clarian Health. How would you fair if graded using these parameters? Fact: United Healthcare.000 yearly deductible that can be reduced to $1. an Indianapolis based healthcare system.9.000.A). The $2. and cholesterol and blood pressure levels or if they smoke. .Ten ways being fat costs money blog comment . and that by doing so. that weight-based compensation plans might run afoul of other employment laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (A. and 24% more plan to do so in the coming years. Bottom line: lose weight and stop smoking and save $4. employees' pay is docked if they fail to meet certain weight-to-height ratios. or LDL cholesterol over 130. So the jury is still out on whether being overweight is a "disease" or not. The cutoffs: a body-mass index over 29. Arker. think about the TLC. blood pressure over 140/90. were offered.D. Fact: County workers in Benton County. more than half of all employers use financial incentives to encourage employees to participate in one or more types of health improvement activities.and led to changes in the workplace. Thomas Dunlap. said the plan had witnessed a nearly 30 percent drop in claims . a national insurer.A diet is a cure for a disease that doesn't exist. for a typical family.S. . And by the way. however. ruled that employers can use financial incentives in wellness programs to motivate workers to get healthy. You have a plan to tackle it in 30 days and mark it on your calendar. The decision is to tackle it from a life style change vs. a similar plan. Benton County's Human Resources Specialist . going on another yo-yo diet. includes a $5.Benefits. Department of Labor released final clarifications on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. It is understood that there are diseases that cause obesity and visa versa.500-a-year deductible can be reduced to $500 if a worker meets low height/weight ratios during yearly on-site physicals. introduced a plan that. 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. the U.If you are trying to deflabbify yourself.. Because the majority of the fat-o-sphere will choose to use this as an excuse. According to the 13th Annual National Business Group on Health/Watson Wyatt Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care. The health care experts believe it is premature to declare obesity a disease.

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

I've never met Captain Sullenberger. the US Administration on Aging found that workers nearing retirement age would prefer to delay retirement. wasn't on the plane and have not conducted an interview.168 Booking information: 1. a disclaimer. Duct Tape is Silver. the article reports that the unemployment rate (3.000) said they planned to keep working past 64. * In 2002.888.' 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. there are roughly 78 million Baby Boomers refusing to retire. * Mathematically speaking.youtube. in the next category are the Generation X workers (40 .MarshaPetrieSue.com/watch?v=fgPaiX7exm4 "Silence is Golden. This article is based upon my readings of his background and the experiences of Ret. * A more recent study by Korn/Ferry found that 44% of middle management workers (based upon a survey of 2. 'in this recession. General Colin Powell.Lessons Learned From Captain Sully Sullenberger First.6700 View Demo: http://www.8%) for workers with college degrees is at its highest level since 1992.797.com Career Advice ." Website http://www. not even an education can shield you from losing your job.

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

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

yes. extra days off around training events and conferences. which is a COO-type role. she spent time finding out the specialty library's needs. software training. The highly vaunted 4-day work week really never came to pass. and they discourage people from thinking there's any way to increase their income at work. too! An interesting example of time negotiation happened with a client of mine who wanted to earn $100. It seems the best you can hope for is a cost-of-living adjustment. security. Two weeks is 4%. tax assistance. you can still do the work you need to do. taking into account that she would work only half time. Ask for your "raise" in terms of time. Instead of turning down the interview. 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.000 a year. too.171 Executives hear those phrases a lot nowadays. Those ways are easier for them to "swallow. So time is a really valuable commodity. health club memberships. She proposed that she take on the project and --1) work only twenty hours a week on high-skill jobs. and take the time off. If you arrange it all correctly. performance bonuses. it hasn't turned out that way. there are ways you can get bigger compensation without having to push a salary increase through personnel. and --2) train the two clerks to do higher-level library work besides just clerical tasks. We're more efficient now. but we work longer anyway--we're just expected to produce twice as much. Once these clerks were trained. She interviewed for a position that paid $50. other transportation expenses. because with the team of . software upgrades. She discovered that they needed total reorganization. Company Cars. If you can't get a cash raise. The library was happy. and better access for users." and how we were going to cope with all the labor-saving devices that were coming down the line. Consider this. The best two ways to sweeten the pot don't cost employers money out of their pockets: time and bonuses. why not ask for more vacation? One week more of vacation can mean a 2% raise." and can provide real extra income to you. etc. Net result? She found a way to be paid the full $50.000 a year as a big-city head librarian.000 but only work 20 hours a week--the equivalent of a $100. Back in the 70s. Creativity is still possible.000 job. 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 was a debate about the "leisure society. Funny thing is.

There are plenty of other ways to negotiate time. there's payment for unused vacation time. and second. is available through from his web-site: http://www. Jack Chapman. etc. for instant delivery. By paying attention to getting compensated for that time (either by money.com. including free offerings. to become more satisfied and better paid in their careers. there are personal days. Of course. Since he was putting in those days already.salarynegotiations.com. . For salary or career coaching Jack can be reached at jkchapman@aol. but note this example: I worked with a client who was putting in 10-14 hour days on the job. I coached him to go to his supervisors and propose a 4-day week of 10 hours each (knowing he'd put in 1112. has conducted hundreds of seminars. but he felt he needed to be there to do the ongoing problem-solving. Through Jack's efforts he has helped over over 200.lucrativecareersinc. There's flextime. it's unlikely you can cut down to half-time for full pay. is known as "The Salary Coach. His e-book "Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1000 a Minute". too. trade shows. Many people don't negotiate "comp time" for days they spend at conventions. It was stressful. Jack has a nation-wide and international clientele. Working with professional clients since 1981. to systematically manage their careers to achieve financial independence. 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.com and local bookstores. The hard copy version is available through Amazon. For information about all of Jack's best-in-class career workshops and webinars. they had better coverage all-in-all than even a full-time librarian could give them in a week. or more likely with comp time) you can increase your income dollars/per/hour. late with customers." He has personally coached well over 2. Jack works with clients in two ways: First. Jack has become a nationally known as a career adviser and speaker in the field of career development.172 three.000 individuals.000 people. but no matter). see Jack's site: http://www.com.

He has joined writing contest in the past...tsk. there is inside you that cries "foul!". Yes. Yes..tsk. nobody is really that lucky to fool all people all the time. You could never be honestly proud of so-called promotion. name all kinds of sleigh of hands. Tsk. you cannot be that successful. authenticity is foreign to you.. and needing corrections.you better shape up before that fear of yours become your worst nightmare. Who knows.. just let yourself be absorbed by your achievement. no matter how good you are in hiding the truth. 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. Fraudulent documents. he is now trying his luck in this endeavor--blogging-.. Yes. Aside from being a grade school teacher.. and the like.. sometimes. somehow find a way of publishing a book. .. It is hard to pretend. some under the table strategies just to get a point higher over your competitors'.173 How Did You Get That So-Called Promotion of Yours? Well.. those people responsible for your promotion were just acting out blind then and all making you thinking you were safe. but later.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. recycled certificates of seminars and the like.. And you know that you are just temporarily enjoying (?) your so-called glory for your days are numbered.. hocuspocus -. but until now... say. he is also contributing articles to magazines just to make good use of his spare time. You are always feeling paranoid. borrowed and/or bought school credentials. Don't panic yet. No best laid-out plan is that perfect not to be exposed to the scrutinizing conscience of yours! Anyways. and such feeling of being watched closely by someone. would make you feel like a guilty murderer on the loose. 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. well.to find his niche and somewhere. 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. You might be thinking that somebody would find out the truth. One might comment that something has been wrong here. still. he is dreaming of bagging an award! This is why.

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

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

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

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

The rest of this article is going to examine what these factors are to ensure you stand out as an ideal candidate. is one of the most respect jobs you can undertake.178 Discover how to identify. 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. Johnny is available for consultancy at info@twinisles. like that of a police officer. and produce. you will need to complete and pass the following stages of the recruitment process: . The job of a fireman. good e-learning.Initial Application . However.com Join the Fire and Rescue Service If you wish to become a UK firefighter.Physical Tests . it is estimated that around 75% of people who apply never make it past the application stage. . It is also regarded as one of those few jobs that are safe and secure even in a time of financial crisis. This is a staggering statistic and also a sad one because it means that the majority of candidates never achieve their dream job.Psychological Tests .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. 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.

When the recruitment staff receive an application form it is clear who the candidates are that have researched the role they are applying for.co. it is surprising the amount of applicants that do not follow this. Their answers are often linked to the job description and they show an understanding of what is required from a fireman. 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.fireservice-recruitment. Within this question you may be asked to describe what you role was. If you are asked to stick to a word limit then ensure your answer does not exceed this. While this may sound like a simple statement to make. This article was written to provide information on becoming a firefighter. If it asks you to complete the form in black ink. how this fitted in with the team and what the end result was. There are now a number of questions that you must answer otherwise the question will be deemed incomplete. make sure you do this. you may be asked to describe a time when you demonstrated the ability to work as a team. The third factor is taking the time to research the role you are applying for. 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. For example. The second factor is answering all the questions asked and using relevant examples which are specific to you. 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.179 The factor is a fully completed application form which has been submitted exactly how the recruitment team have specified. read the application form very carefully and ensure you follow all the instructions. For example. what you did.uk> .

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

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

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

Staying abreast of what is current in your field positions you well as a valuable employee. Show your contribution to the bottom line.Ed.) This kind of information can help you determine where management is trying to take the company. Management tends to cut those positions that do not have a direct relationship to the bottom line. If you have a mentor who is well placed in the organization. M. 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. this person is in an excellent position to speak up for you Cross train so that you can backfill a position if necessary. . How do I keep my job? Here are some tips for holding on to the job that you have. Ms. In an era of cutbacks you make yourself more valuable if you are flexible and can do more than one job. 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. Align yourself with the direction of the company. Even if you are not in sales. many employees are wondering.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. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. and it also makes you marketable just in case your job is eliminated in spite of your best efforts. As far as possible you should be able to quantify how much money you saved. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life. you should still be able to articulate how the work that you do is valuable to the company. A mentor is the best person to serve in this capacity. but rather those who are not in sync with the vision of management for the company. She is the founder of Call to Career. and how you improved processes. find an internal champion who can speak knowledgeably about your contributions. Having worked in outplacement for a number of years. 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. If possible. Pay attention to what is said in company meetings (and even what is not said. Cheryl Palmer. what time-saving measures you instituted.

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

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

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. This approach has never let me down. others to challenge themselves. it's to pursue an interest. You have to trust in something . "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. "Again. because good results drives the passion in the beginning. skills and personal development and physical health. you can't connect the dots looking forward. life. destiny. the correct way. karma.your gut." Income & Activity Goals .000 per year in 3 years time. and the only way. you can only connect them looking backwards. I have my way. For some. but your goals should answer your purpose. some to earn Financial and Time Freedom. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. like what Steve Jobs. it's still important to set business goals and achieve them. and it has made all the difference in my life. I expect to match my current income in one years' time and earn $150. write down why you decided on this career and what do you expect to achieve in 2 to 3 years time. As for the right way. said looking back from success. How it is going to go is sometime hazy." Steve Jobs at Stanford University. 14 Jun 2005 Keeping it simple in the beginning.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. desired income level. How should a new adviser go about their Goals Setting? "You have your 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. whatever." Friedrich Nietzsche There is no "Right" way. it does not exist. the CEO of Apple. Personal Vision and Purpose You started off this career for a reason.

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

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

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. 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. Talk about what you know about the company's culture and how you see yourself fitting in. it's something you should start working on since this is a part of that first good impression that you want to make. Cheryl Palmer. The interviewee can work this in during the ice breaking period which comes before the interviewer gets into the tough questions. They should also convey subtly in the interview that they plan to be in the workforce for a while. Health If you look fit. an interviewee can mention in the beginning of the interview what type of physical activity he or she did over the weekend. You can project yourself as energetic with a lot to give.189 Obviously you can't change your age. 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. Ms. Speak convincingly about the alignment you see between your values and the company's. This should of course factor in current economic conditions. but you can overcome a perception that you may not be up to the job. 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. Palmer has written articles such as ?Thank God It?s Monday! . For example. If it is. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. But they should also show the interviewer that they are worth more than their salaries. They should be armed with information about what they are worth and negotiate accordingly. Stories about past accomplishments can make the business case for appropriate salaries. Salary Job candidates need to determine beforehand what their bottom line is in terms of the compensation package. Combining her professional status as a career coach with her love of writing. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life. M. In other words. If you're not fit.Ed. 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.

Sometimes people take jobs that pay more in the short run but have no real potential. Both articles were well received and have given her additional visibility in her field. but the pay was good. it is not likely that they will advance beyond their current positions as legal secretaries. and they are not thinking about the future. Palmer was quoted as a subject matter expert on how assertiveness can help a person advance in his or her career. or unfocused? Try the following career tips to get you back on the right track. sidetracked. 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. Unless they are willing to take a cut in pay to move into a field with more potential. In an article on HotJobs website entitled The Art of Being Assertive. People often lose focus when they are confronted with challenging life situations such as divorce or death.190 which was published in Message magazine and ?Finding a Job That Fits You Like a Glove? which was published in Community Jobs. For example. Get professional help if a personal situation is affecting your career. . Take the long view of your career. Ms. In such cases people usually need professional help to work through their issues so that their personal issues do not turn into professional issues. 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. Advance Your Career 101 Are you feeling stuck. Very often people are only looking at the present. so they took the job.

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

It may be helpful to work with a professional to identify your career goals and break them down into short-term. As a career coach. Keep in touch with your network. Make it a point to touch base with people in your network at least once a quarter or so. is a career coach and a certified professional resume writer. 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. and long-term goals. Combining her professional status as a career coach with her love of writing. but it's not feasible for you to look for greener pastures at this time. 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. Mentor someone else. Ms. you might consider mentoring someone who is less experienced in the field to pass along what you have learned over the years. You might also look at taking on collateral duties (i. Both articles were well received and have given her additional visibility in her field. I again recommend finding mentors who can give you guidance. She is the founder of Call to Career.192 If you are starting out in a new field. Cheryl Palmer.e. identify your career goals and find people who will support you. 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. . M. mid-term. In an article on HotJobs website entitled ?The Art of Being Assertive. Maintain a record of your accomplishments as you go from job to job.Ed.. If your job feels humdrum and you feel like you could do it with your eyes closed. For those who are starting in a new field. This will help you with keeping the resume current. 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. You never know when an opportunity may come up unexpectedly. a career coaching firm that assists people in finding their niche or calling in life. and you need to be ready for it. Palmer was quoted as a subject matter expert on how assertiveness can help a person advance in his or her career. chairing a committee or getting cross-trained in a new area) so that you can do something new without leaving your present position.? Ms. Keep your resume updated.

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

and we rather than employers need to provide more incentives for employers to hire us. who develop their own skills outside work. rather than the employer. where jobs are scarce. and life experience in the form of a degree. So. there are sectors of the market place which offer continuing opportunities for growth. We also need to adjust to the new realities of living in a society. multi-skilled employees. Annual Talent Shortage Survey reported "hiring sales professionals as a top priority for . 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. rather than depend on other peoples initiatives." The Manpower Inc. As the bleak job news surrounds us and the economy slips further into a recession. we need to have our own initiative. Awards you International recognition for your previous academic. For a complimentary assessment to see if you qualify for an International Degree: http://www.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.asian-europeanuniversity. In order to succeed in the new economy.194 Retraining could be shifted as an obligation to future employees. Profit Magazine reported "Finding the right sales talent was one of the biggest concerns facing sales organizations today.

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

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

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

enjoyable market. If you're a designer you can have just as much fun designing a web page. no hype meetings. I weighed heavily the pros and cons and decided that if I do this kind of business. hitting up complete strangers like some snake oil salesman trying to sucker anyone one into jumping onboard. the place I found the most creative satisfaction was an industry that I would never consider. you get paid what you're worth and you will enjoy the process as you develop your business.chickenfootcomb.com . In conclusion. Every aspect of promoting your business will need your creative verve. I started my business out with an unusual campaign called Chicken Foot Comb and geared it up to promote it strictly online to a target audience of people who want to join this industry. with the state of our bad economic times. put yourself on YouTube promoting yourself and your business.199 Surprisingly. He offers a free ecourse at http://www. if you're looking for a creative outlet. being an artist can be a blessing if you can find the right direction to channel your efforts. I didn't want to throw out on a whim of trying to make a buck. and no jobs on the market. I did a rethink of this type of business. I decided to turn it into my personal art project with a business bundled inside. consider affiliate marketing as an alternative business. you will never find a dull moment in the process and why not get paid for your efforts. If you're like me and compelled to create. the little bit of credibility I had. Mark Hofmann is creator of http://www. Think of all the positives of being your own boss . In the end the business person inside me spoke loud and clear on the key points of how leverage marketing is truly a great way to make money. Why not put your efforts into promoting a business that in the long run will give you financial independence and take you out of the starving artist syndrome.to start with you have complete creative control. or like video. and to avoid promoter hype I spoke to no one about joining their business. It was something I actually avoided it like the plague and swore to myself I would never delve into. Just the sound of these words conjured up images of some poor sap calling every friend or family member. no pitching to strangers. If you're a writer you can blog to promote your business. I find people with the same interests as me an easier. Next.mlmleadschool. and finally it must give me a creative outlet. If you sing. Believe me you will find tons of creative fulfillment. I liked this approach Instead of chasing and cold calling people. However. I read for months on the internet about this industry. it has to meet some requirements for me: no calling on family and friends. Let's get back to you. Create your own art project and bundle it with a business. That industry was network marketing.com a site dedicated to teaching online promoters the essentials of (TOMA) top of mind awareness. Let's face it.

networking. it may not be under friendly circumstances. Plan out what you want to achieve. Seems like small misstep can make you step into big career traps. If at all they interact. your supervisor and discuss what is expected of you.People who take tough decisions naturally stand out. These are the six career traps which I did like to mention and which you should not get into: 1) Having no plan: . . 3) Being a loner: The magic rule of a good career growth is relationships.200 Online promoting is more than just being seen. There are some fundamental facts that everybody should know about their career. It may derail your career. 2) Lacking expectations: Meet up with different people. When you have a decision to make. Some people focus so hard on the job that they never get to interact with people in the other parts of the organization. or in other words. Sometimes you need to have a backup plan also. keep asking questions until you know what's expected of you. Winning friends throughout the organization adds to additional benefits. Have a balanced work-family life. you have to be remem- bered. focus on what might be an emergency. Lacking expectations can be the biggest career trap. The 6 Big Career Mistakes Everyone dreams of having a great career but not many achieve it. 4) Taking indefinite decisions: . People who take decisions indefinitely or uncertainly stand out for the wrong reasons.This may lead to confusion. Failure is inevitable. Frame out the job which is declared urgent and focus on the emergency. If you are not told abut your duties and your position parameters.

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

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

Bringing up your desire for a promotion to your boss at the right time is crucial to your success. you should develop a career plan. Before you begin your campaign to get yourself promoted. Offer to help out when needed and assist with tasks outside of your job scope when you can. make a list of your current skill set and determine how they can be used to the company's benefit in the position you are applying for. Ambitious people are very attractive to their superiors. Ask about a promotion when you are up for a performance review. you want to mention your career goals and ambitions when applying for a promotion. As previously mentioned.203 Make the Boss Aware of Your Value When Seeking a Promotion Going to work every day doing the same old thing gets boring for most of us. When a promotion that you want does come up you need to make yourself stand out from the other candidates up for the position. you must work for it and make yourself stand out above the rest. In order to get the promotion you want. First you must decide what job you want. Make sure you are working as hard as you can in your current position. Go the extra mile whenever it is possible to make yourself stand out as a star employee. We all need to be appreciated and we need to feel like we are advancing in our careers. or when you are meeting casually with your boss. This will enable you to choose promotions that are applicable to your ultimate career goal. Additionally. If you approach the topic of a promotion at the right time. It is important to decide what your ultimate career goals are and how you will achieve them. It is also important to sell yourself before you even apply for a promotion. You can use your career plan as a selling point when you apply for the promotion. . Once you know what your ultimate career goals are you can apply your career plan to your current place of employment. your boss is more likely to keep you in mind when a position is available. Never ask your boss about a promotion when your boss is busy or stressed out. It doesn't make sense getting promoted if they promote you into the wrong job.

Instead. Allow the fact that you lost your job to sink in first. It's a sensible idea to save up for any emergency. you need to start being active again. The Six Sigma Green Belt training is one of the most respected field training courses in the business world today.org to learn how to enhance your employable skills.SixSigmaOnline.5 Simple Ways to Deal With Job Loss Surviving job loss in this urban jungle is quite challenging. Your source of income disappears.sixsigmaonline. not on the problem. Start putting aside a small percentage of your earn- . Focus on the solutions and opportunities that await you. try to review the circumstances which led to your current situation. Others find themselves trapped in denial and are thus unable to move on.org> program instead of those who have college degrees. You feel negative all the time and wallow in self-pity. and job loss certainly falls under that category. Finding the answers will help you pick up the pieces and decide on a new path to follow. Surviving Job Loss . Tip # 1 For Surviving Job Loss: Time To Grieve. Visit the specialists at http://www. Don't be one of those victims. your confidence shatters and you find it difficult to move on.204 Many companies today are hiring graduates of the Six Sigma <http://www. Below are 5 ways to surviving job loss. To get out of the rut. Tip # 2 For Surviving Job Loss: Save Up For A Rainy Day.

Losing your job can lead to depression and a lack of interest in general. To keep yourself upbeat and productive. and basic needs. When surviving job loss. rent. They help make you feel better about yourself and help you cope with job loss. You can confide in them and just let all the negative feelings and insecurities out. In case of job loss. Friends are the best therapists. Believe that you now have a chance to excel in other areas and you'll soon enjoy a rewarding career. and losing it might seem like the worst thing in the world.htm> that gets you hired on the spot. Being negative won't help make your problem go away. .com/how-to-write-a-cover-letter-for-aresume> that grabs attention like a magnet. you have a compelling reason to live life to the fullest by achieving your purpose. This way. Tip # 3 For Surviving Job Loss: Find A Friend.20daypersuasion. Instead.com/job-interview. Tip # 5 For Surviving Job Loss: Be Positive. Keep your head up high and keep doing your best.squidoo. make a list of short-term and longterm goals . Want to get your dream job? Get FREE tips and video on how to write a cover letter <http://www.and strive to achieve them. Who knows? One of your friends might be able to help you land a better job and career! Tip # 4 For Surviving Job Loss: Set Worthwhile Goals. you must see the situation as a challenge rather than as a problem. It's hard enough to land yourself a decent job these days.205 ings. you will at least have enough money for food. Don't let job loss deter your from your dreams. and secrets of preparing for a job interview <http://www. too. be positive and believe that there are countless possibilities waiting for you.

.No one is immune to being downsized. Management and HR Departments are evaluating pay for performance strategies to implement in today's economy.Usually requires a large overhead of employees. high speed internet. Option 1 -. .Some Franchises might be less attractive while the economy is in a downturn. .Franchise . .prospecting friends and family. and a 95% failure rate.Can work part--time while holding a regular job. Option 2 -.2 Recession Proof Options Who doesn't fear unemployment in today's economy? The unemployment rate in the US was 7. . They are looking for ways to identify top performers.Benefits are being reduced. long distance. and goods. and retain them during tough economic times. For many. and more time around family.Low overhead: computer. but a question of when. . . having to attend meetings.Low startup cost.Full--time commitment for the 1st year.Established market.High success rate and low risk. . . . . . Jobs are no longer as secure as they were during the Industrial Age. Average Franchise fee runs from $20K -. .206 Fear Unemployment in Today's Economy . reward them. buying expensive leads. .High startup cost.Proven system with ongoing support. no commute. and a few supplies. They are seriously considering base pay with additional income based on performance.You may have had a bad experience with the old style of Network Marketing -.Work at home. . .6% in January 2009. That is not comforting news to the average employee. it is no longer a question of being laid off.$30K.Employees are being downsized.There is less overtime and many employees find their hours cut. Now is a good time to take a look at 2 options that you may not have considered before. with no plans of replacing them. and pensions are being raided or taken away. real estate. lots of rejection. often $500 or less.Home Based Business .Frequently takes a year to cash flow.

Make your motto -. Either way. Wilma Woodson mentors Network Marketers. . Now is the time to act before your job loss happens. Seldom a day goes by without you hearing about Twitter or Facebook in the news.LinkedIn. your plan will be in place.If you are fortunate to avoid unemployment. health issues required her to leave a professional career & work from home. In 1998.Social Media is an integral part of the new style of Network Marketing.I choose to not participate in a Recession. .207 . .New style Home Based Business is a new mind--set using new technology.com/in/WilmaWoodson Personal: How to Improve Your Skills to Move Up the Career Ladder . Seriously evaluate these 2 options for which one is right for you and take action. In Closing You won't fear unemployment. Social media is changing the way people are communicating.If you do find yourself unemployed. you'll have a second part-time income. .Abundant free training on the Internet on how to use Social Media.blogspot. when you have a plan in place to recession proof your income. You will be financially secure. Blog: http://FunNProfit.com http://www. you win. She is passionate about helping others avoid the years of frustration and failure that she had.

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

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

210 network engineers will increase as they are constantly upgrading to stay on par with and move beyond the competition. However there are some jobs that are safer than others and it makes sense to observe these to some degree. Local government jobs are also quite safe where it is related to education and much will depend on geographical location.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. 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.The security arena including the police officers will continue to be in demand in a recession hit economy. People similar to you have asked certain questions about recession proof jobs and these are what were said. Tony Peters . So.It is a fact that people have to send their children to school. With the aging baby boomers people are living much longer than they used to due to advances in medical medicine.com . Crime continues to rise especially where unemployment is high. Nursing as a recession proof employment .com would also agree with. Security services as recession proof jobs . How to make money from home?. 6.independent writer http://www.jobsandrecession. Security breaches will also be experienced at country borders. 5. 4. Teachers will be needed as a result. The protection of vital company information will continue to be important regardless of recession. what are the best computer careers?. Education as a recession proof work .

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

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

onlookers may have thought I didn't have what it took to 'hold down a job'. My goal for this job is to learn everything I can about operating a business such as this. but my career goals are very different to theirs! You see. I have learnt so many things and met so many amazing people. What do you want your life to look like in 1 year. The organisation I'm working for is growing faster than you could possibly imagine. my heart wasn't in it. even in the face of the current economic crisis. Am I? Yes. I have since held several more positions in all sorts of organisations. During this time. in 5 years? Probably not! Instead I plan to be working on my own business using the knowledge and experience I've gained. For me. 10 years? Think about it. they are not. This time I worked for an Emergency Services Organisation and again. I changed jobs again. if you want to control your career I encourage you to have a bigger goal. 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. My career is NOT about earning enough money to be able to maintain repayments on all my debts. flexibility. I'd be in the same job for years to come. When I look for a job I make sure it contains elements that support my goals.money. you bet I am. 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. I learnt a lot of new things and met a lot of new people. I had a good job with good pay but again. challenging myself and meeting new people. 3. be it . DREAM! You are only limited by your thoughts. After completing my Management degree I started in a graduate program with a very successful and well known manufacturing company. I have 1. 2 years. Life goals. 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. learning opportunities. 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. 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. growth opportunities etc. 5 and 10 year goals for my life and my career MUST enable me to achieve those goals. I love my life now. Two years after that. lining the pockets of the owners. I decided to go back to Uni and study Human Resource Management. I am in a job now that is teaching me all aspects of running an extremely successful business. I want control over my career and my future.213 my age. 5 years. I took control over my career from the very beginning. working is about learning new things. 3 years. Will I still be working there. I learnt a lot of things and met a lot of fantastic people. How is it that I always enjoy the work I do? Well. .

com It refers to Australia. healthcare is most definitely the preferred field. So if you want to compare on better prospects with choosing careers for life. although the job opportunities are good. Whereas in a culinary career. you'll not be contributing in any special way to the society apart from satisfying the customer's taste buds. 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. this filed is creating quite a stir all over the world because of the various benefits the healthcare professionals enjoy. Nowadays. A career in healthcare helps you to treat their problems and grievances and you also contribute a helping hand to the society.214 Check out my website. A Great Salary Package: Careers in healthcare field are offered with an excellent pay package. The major reason is that a large number of elderly people need more healthcare facilities due to their old age and sickness problems. 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. Based on the below mentioned benefits you will get a clear view on how Healthcare careers can build a solid foundation to your success. There are a variety of careers to choose from based on your academic qualifications. If you wish to pursue a career in healthcare. The healthcare field is absolutely ideal as an option when it comes to choosing careers for life. Usually the job opportunities start from an entry level position with a low salary package.makemoneyaustralia. 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. As the demand for practitioners is attaining newer .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Therefore it is imperative that you learn as much as you can as rapidly as you can. And take it from me. 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. 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. These are more in line with human relation techniques as opposed to actual building techniques. In order to shorten your learning curve as much as possible. 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. 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. you will need to acquire a large amount of information relative to your topic. 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. And. 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. since your topic is the drywall industry you've come to the right place. So. at any given time. but I know from speaking with my colleagues in the business that they are just as selective. having done hundreds of interviews with new hires myself over the years. Economic downturns can have a detrimental effect on the availability of certain types of jobs in the marketplace. 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. the criteria only get more demanding the tighter the market gets. I tend to look for the exceptional person when interviewing. Galaxy Construction. when I tell you what I think an employer is looking for in a potential prospect. it is my desire that everyone make as much money as he or she can in this profession. 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.222 short length of time. I can attest to this myself being a drywall contractor with as many as 40 employees working for my company. And as the years go on the wages seem to be escalating fairly steadily. I am speaking from first hand experience.. . Granted. And as the work is at times somewhat repetitive it is surely a matter of practice makes perfect.

and possibly at some point in the future we will work together on making your unspoken dreams of self employment a reality. but for now. an uncle. For me this was always preferable. Unfortunately. 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. 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 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. or a close friend. running and enjoying your own profitable drywall business. sweat and tears that I shed in the acquisition of my large cache of knowledge. and my tutelage. Perhaps this might be a brother in law.223 But I'm here to tell you friend. that the only option we had was to produce the best online courses available to the public regarding starting. . 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. you could actually be running your own successful drywall business in an incredibly short period of time. if you will believe in yourself half as much as I believe in you. However you find your first drywall job it is usually recommended by someone who is already in the trade. You'll be able to find out how to take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity on our Products page. Consider yourselves my students. For the rest of you I will continue to be your mentor and guide on your continuing journey. allow me to take you under my wing and save you all the blood. 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. are driven to succeed no matter what. 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 The first step most take when starting out is knowing someone in the business. Or perhaps you found an ad in the classifieds under help wanted and you're going in blind. this program is only for the extremely motivated among you who like me and my staff. With the resources at your disposal within these pages.

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

All rights reserved "By Helping Others.you're also right! Think about that.It is YOU That Has to Work It never seizes to amaze me how people say they want to know how to make money. Clark.com How to Make Money .free-drywall-solutions. Copyright © 2008 by Edward Clark.225 old-timer with lots to tell the newbie's. If you think you can .It is Not the Product . We Help Ourselves" Edward B. Everybody likes good advice when it makes them a better person so spread the word. own future! . Think! Bottom line is that anybody who asks such a question is really saying "No" to his.I'd love to know. "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. or her. but in the next breath they ask. You tell me .you're right. 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. http://free-drywall-solutions.com> . If you think you can't .

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

Even with a recession. Based on activity within the FPC system nationwide. typically two consecutive quarters. 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. 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. Manufacturing and Engineering. medical device. Research your industry. Healthcare. pharmaceutical. Look to your industry associations for information. 1. 76 million baby boomers are expected to retire leaving large vacancies in the management ranks across many industries. What officially is a recession? A recession is the extended decline in the gross domestic product (GDP). security and international business are just some of the areas with strong job activity.There Are Still Reasons to Stay Positive Recession. You may be wondering. the areas expected to lose the most employees are Education. When we hear this word we automatically think job losses and economic doom. 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. and Financial Times are a few sources. if businesses are experiencing a decline. Barron's. Over the next five years. biotech.227 Recession . According to The Bureau of Labor and Statistics. They can tell you what is happening in your industry and give you a better idea of what the job market looks like. the TV. There is more good news. and jobs will still be available. Recession the word is everywhere. . some of these retirements will still happen. websites and radio are all reporting stories of financial despair. along with environmental. It is all around us.The Wall Street Journal. The expected shortage from the boomers departure will have a profound effect on the availability of jobs. rest assured there are still reasons to keep a positive outlook in a job search.

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

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

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

It's likely your knowledge and attention will be appreciated and you will have just made another contact in your industry. respond. . these can provide a good forum. so post in the evening or on weekends.231 Change the privacy settings on any purely personal pages so that only friends can visit them. offer a solution. Cull through "friends" lists to eliminate access by people you don't really know. Get out your list and spread professional information throughout your profiles. Jobster. distracting graphics. Err on the side of being too conservative. The look of your online presence matters as much as its content. Step Five: Relaunch your online brand presence. Can you commit to checking email and keeping profiles current for LinkedIn. 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. MySpace. Then visit all your public pages and remove any content you wouldn't want a prospective employer to view. Sites like MySpace offer layouts that can quickly become messy and visually cluttered. so take the time to make sure your thoughts are clearly presented. Make sure all your online references to work are positive. This shows your enthusiasm but also demonstrates you won't use business hours to update personal pages. so simplify any pages that have unnecessary. so use the same tone as you do in the text about your personality and interests. Facebook and ZoomInfo? If not. as it can give the reader a sense of what it's like to have you on a team. Blog posts show up in Google searches. Many trade journals and Web sites also host blogs. Remember that everything you post is stamped with the time and date. make choices now and delete any accounts you may neglect. and also consider just how many networks you have joined. Step Four: Create your positive online brand. If another blogger posts a question that you can answer. There's no reason to be sterile when discussing your career online. 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. Embrace appropriate humor. so if you are short on time or technical expertise. Even if you're blogging to identify a challenge.

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

this is the first precaution to take. That's why the steps in the rest of this article are also very important in protecting your job search. everyone in that network can see your information by default. The majority of people leave the setting as public. you can limit it to just your friends. They are places to express yourself and share your creative side." Not so fast! An article by Kevin Gray on www. but if you are in a job search. "But I already set my privacy settings so only my friends can see my profile so this isn't relevant to me. If you are saying to yourself. You can limit particular information. Change the setting to Friends Only. 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. While this warning is most significant in the area of child safety on . Go to your homepage and click on Account Settings.com <http://www. there are many options for how you can limit the information that other people can see. so take advantage of it. On the other hand. In some cases. 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. Set Your Privacy Settings to "Friends Only" For those of you who haven't taken this step yet get right on it. In fact. or photos in which you have been tagged. if you choose a large network like a major city and you don't limit your settings. The positives: You can keep in touch with friends. such as the applications you have added.jobweb. In Facebook. to just you so no one else can see it at all. The default setting in MySpace is public. The concept of social networking is great. 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.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. posts on your wall.233 Social networking sites are fun and can be a huge asset to your job hunt. Only Invite Your REAL Friends into your Network The MySpace website itself states that people are not always who they say they are.jobweb. Sites like LinkedIn are designed for professional networking can be a very important part of your job search strategy. The many privacy settings can be found in the Account link when you log in. 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.

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. body type. Precautions . but they CAN still see your profile in MySpace. Think about what photos are acceptable to be seen by a potential employer and use that as a guide as to what you post. religion. "Friend Only Group Invites": Unfortunately. And while you don't want people who you don't know to see your pictures. Without it. check this option. Be aware that a potential employer can see this information. relationship status and birthday. Other Important Settings "Approve Comments before Posting": this function allows you to have control over what other people are posting on your page.234 the internet. it's important that you check this option under Account Settings. Facebook allows you to show your sex. If you only want to be invited into groups by your friends. but they just can't contact you. anyone can write anything they like on your page without you knowing ahead of time. It's best to keep it out of the job search process so limit what you post. just keep in mind that a blocked user can not even view your profile or see you in search results on Facebook. 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. Sometimes friends can write things that they may think are funny. The company should be making a decision based on your qualifications and not any of the above. You can reject any comment that you deem inappropriate for what you want out there in your online presence. Limit Personal info During Setup When you create your MySpace profile. you also have to consider the appropriateness of the photos that you are posting to begin with. relationship status. occupation and income. It's an important difference if you are attempting to block a potential employer. You can also go back and remove or hide the information as you head into a job search. you are able to share a lot of personal information about yourself. You don't want to open your profile to people you do not know. it is also relevant to your job hunt. ethnicity. Blocking Users If you decide to block a user for any reason. "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. such as sexual orientation. but you wouldn't necessarily want an employer to view as being endorsed by you.

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

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

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

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

AEU can assess and evaluate your life experience. or you have worked overseas. to see if you are eligible for an International Degree.. But just generally try to get acquainted with the way of life in your chosen part of the . Australian and British students. http://www. Step 1.. note you drive on the right-side in America (just kidding). Interested?.asian-europeanuniversity.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. and apply for a complimentary assessment by our APEL committee. READ ABOUT THE US. through the internationally recognized APEL method of assessment. Step 2. that has a Work and Travel (WAT) program service as well. A good tip is to do some research for the best agency for WAT offering the widest range of US locations and different employers. do not recognize that valuable experience.Visit the Asian European University website today. Many people coming to America as WAT students are very surprised with some basic facts about the country.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. and employers in your own Country. Find a good travel agency.. Also read the commentaries of people about this agency on any of WAT forums in many languages.

For those who love big city life.info> for people to ask questions for their future or current US visa issues. and activities would definitely differ in Texas as compared to California.e3visa. . New York. For those of you used to 18 or younger. Talk to your family and insure them you will be great on your own. Try to be open to any information you can find. Chicago or Dallas might be the more optimal choice for the most fabulous experience of your life. in larger cities the opportunities are more varied. However. 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 5.240 country or state you want to live in. Step 3. However. 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. it is annoying to say the least but that's the reality. Florida and Hawaii might be the best options for you. Many people love to live by the beach so California. 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. foods. The dialects. 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. Choose the location. Step 4. Decide what type of job you would like to do. It is extremely important to note that the drinking age in the US is 21 years old. Read the tips in Step 2 and make the decision that would be the most intriguing destination for you in the US. Step 6. 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.

Coaching is about action . Four months later. I was three years into building my career in training and development when I first sought out a career coach back in 2004. effort. 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. I loved what I did and I was good at it. 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. Tolerating excuses would be a waste of my client's time and money. and was hungry for something more. You have to be accountable: A good coach won't let you get away with excuses. there are usually homework assignments to complete in between sessions.consistent inaction is grounds for ending the coaching relationship. Depending on the complexity and nature of coaching goals. money. Instead of excuses we search out the real obstacles to moving forward. Working with my coach was not like having a genie. If you are not willing to invest all three. It's a great read with lots of practical tips and real world examples. Here are seven reasons why coaching is not for sissies: 1." I strongly disagree. it may take several sessions before clear a clear action plan can be developed. However I have one major gripe against the author. Coaching requires honesty.241 Seven Reasons Why Career Coaching is NOT For Sissies I recently wrote a review of Bullet Proof Your Job. 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. In addition to action plans. 2. coaching may not be the best strategy for you. but I had outgrown my responsibilities and the company. Clients who are unwilling to be honest . I had an offer which included relocation costs from a Fortune 500 company in NYC. I am not convinced I would have gotten the same results if I hadn't worked with a coach. Coaching will not be successful if you don't do the work. It requires an investment: time. This was in addition to designing and running stand up and live web classes for the over 90 sales offices. Once I answered those questions we came up with an action plan to get the interview and the offer. Coaching is not a quick fix. 3. If you need a career coach you don't have a career. 4. 5. by Stephen Viscusi. making a wish and presto I got results. Great coaching is never a passive experience for clients.

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

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

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

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If you are worried about losing your job. 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. In fact. Let's face it. 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. 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. . Some job markets are feeling it worse than others are. Just make sure you don't show up early to make coffee and have the first donut.248 Is it Time to Panic? NEVER! Well the news is getting grimmer by the day. join the club. Coming in just a little bit earlier to work can show strong initiative on your part. consumer product manufacturing and retail. You do this by showing your employer that you are someone that can be an asset to the company. real estate. This would not fair well for your personal finances. Such as construction. Your boss is in the business of making money and if the money is not coming in then someone is going to get whacked. Ask yourself. travel. This is not the time to 'keep your head down'. Some of these decisions may include cutbacks and lay offs. You need to know that most businesses put more value on people that 'produce money' rather than those that 'cost money'.

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

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 $1.250 Dress For Success . especially during these trying economic times. 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. is indeed an accomplishment. solids. and stripes. 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. The study by Molloy study confirms that your clothing can indeed improve your image and your career. ones that have small patterns. Let me help you with some pointers on what you can wear to work to boost your new career. You cant just close your eyes and pick out the winning lottery from your closet. are a better option for you to wear if you want career advancement. Being chosen out of many applicants. 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. A specific experiment was performed to see the extent of how a persons success can be affected by his clothing. He was able to collect the least amount of $8. . performed numerous research that confirms the impact of how being dressed properly affects a persons career.38 while wearing plain clothes and four times as much while wearing a suit and a tie. an image consultant. 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. There are a lot of factors when you are choosing the correct outfit. plan what you should. This experiment only goes to show that classic business necktie patterns.25 to pay for his fare since he forgot to bring his wallet. Improving Your Image And Career Advancement: John Malloy.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.

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

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

And if you would like to read more about your personality and your career.com/career-change-test. What do you do? Do you keep on going to complete your assignment or you take the next plane home.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. You can take a simple and free personality quiz to give you an idea of your MBTI® preferences.253 so make sure the careers you are considering will give you variety. 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. Let your supervisor be the first to know. death in the family. Then read more about what your MBTI® result means for you and your career and access my ebook. Know Your Career where you will find more specific career suggestions for each MBTI® type. Know Your Personality. 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. 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. From Cherry Douglas . Work that demands a very orderly. There are other ways deals with the situation during these bad times. But you must carry on with your job. then I invite you to take a look at the How To Change Careers website http://www.how-to-change-careers.html . Disclose information about your family to your colleagues:Keep your colleagues informed about yourself and situation in your family. etc. Because the people who depend .

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

it is worse for the unemployed.D . If you look around and you see that your colleagues are negative about their situation. Dr. we should be using this time to stand out in our work environment. 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. but what better time to show that you are capable of rising above the aches and pains of working in a bad economy. Your boss may be frustrated and reflecting that frustration on you. Of course. that you believe that some day your company will be back on its feet and you will be there when it happens. Turf battles should be put aside and new ways to get things done should be part of your daily workload. 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. Go to work and demonstrate that you are a team player. Diane M.255 Your Employed But Are You Doing Your Part? Let's face it. 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. 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. You know you go to work every day and are expected to do twice as much with half as much. Guiuan. This is a bad year for the employed. but have you considered what your company needs to help them increase their productivity and to change their present situation. Ed.

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

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

258 enced tutor who is exact in their knowledge of the requirements of a bartender. and begin a course in person or online at a professional bartending school. 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 noticed that this law is a Darwin-look-alike in business as survival meant focus on what you do best. This is close to the . Still. He has learned from others and he is raised with common-sense. His professional career was in this type of business he knows very well.com> Advanced Learning System. Professional bartending school is a big commitment but one that should pay dividends. 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. A great alternative to $600 classes is the AudioBartender <http://www. but they miss the entrepreneurial skills to run a business. These rewards will come in the form of both financial rewards through an inflated wage packet. but now he has been asked to become a manager of the team. but less productive when starting their own business. They are productive in a team and organizational environment. rather than learn bad habits from an inept bartender while learning on the job. He recalls a few lessons from what his experience has taught him.audiobartender. 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. Start your bartending career today. It's a different kind of responsibility. he takes a day before signing the contract.

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

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

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