Remember how you felt at graduation? Sitting in the stands, listening to the commencement speaker, you felt on top of the world. You were probably so full of excitement that you don’t even remember two words about what was said. Sure, it was motivating and made you feel like nothing could stop you, but if…Details
This is the first of several reader submitted questions we will answer on the blog. If you have a career challenge you’d like us to answer, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org A reader writes: I have applied for 50 jobs since moving from the UK to NYC, and have secured 3 interviews but no job offers.…Details
We spend a lot of time talking about workplace communication. And how your work personality connects to your happiness on the job. Well – SURPRISE! – the same concepts that relate to your work personality can be a big help in your personal relationships, too. Because sometimes the person we love the most can also…Details
Incredible vision comes from knowing the days you have left on this earth are coming to a cusp. You look back at what you’ve accomplished with your life. What you would have done differently. What you would make a priority. And even though, when you were young and felt like there was plenty of time…Details
Job hunting these days isn’t easy. In some cases it can be downright scary. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a happy ending. Just ask Deborah Brody Hamilton. After several months of unemployment, Deborah snagged a great opportunity that she feels is a great fit for her personality, her talents, and her interests. Sounds…Details
How many of you feel a little beat up at work?
You just met one of your sales goals…so now they’ve doubled it.
You really don’t want to go to work today, and your stomach does feel a little icky, so you take a sick day.
You feel unsuccessful so in return…you’re unhappy.
But what if I could show you how we have this backwards, and what the true secret to better work is?
Well here you go.Details
Last fall, MaryLou Dickinson was assessing her career path. She reviewed the career choices of her past, and realized they left her unfulfilled. She asked herself, “There must be a better way to make and living and be happy. Why can’t I get it right?” So she turned to Google, asking “How do I find…Details
When it comes to finding career advice, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which sites are GREAT and which are….kind of…meh. So, we’re thrilled several of you choose to stop by here for our take on careers. However, we’d be ignorant if we ignored all the other fabulous career blogs and sites that…Details
After a few years away from the workplace, I knew it was time to return. My young daughter was becoming more independent and I was missing the professional world. Launching my job hunt, I was pretty confident with my broad skill set. With a degree in business, some experience in tech, and a growing interest…Details
For the last few months I’ve been wondering what I would say today, when Careertopia finally launched to the public. So I thought, why not start by telling how we came to be. As you may already know, before Careertopia existed, we were writing career advice on a site called Balanced WorkLife. It was a…Details