Career & Growth

Career Opportunities are Found and Lost on Social Media

  Young millennials like my friends that have a few years under their belts are getting on in their careers. They have hobbies and get togethers outside of work. Having a life outside of work is needed and is awesome as a stress reliever. You need a ‘professional life’ on social media for your career too.       (Source) What millennials in the workforce succumb to i... »

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 3)

Silent Nodder (Continued) Being humble and asking questions is the sure fire way of impressing your manager. You are projecting: Your humble acceptance of not knowing what is what in your new role. A willingness to be proactive, to take learning into your own hands.This proactive approach is what employers and managers are looking for in new employees. Professionals that don’t take responsibility ... »

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 2)

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career (Part 2)

Talking About Sexual Escapades You might be an Adonis God or shy innocent in the bedroom. Guess what? No one needs to know. Many may leer and gossip with you, but it’s something that is inappropriate in the workplace. Most people are downright uncomfortable in the workplace with any mention of sex-related topics. As I said before in the first section, most people divide their working and private l... »

Top List of Career Advice for Millennials from Top Notch Leaders

Top List of Career Advice for Millennials from Top Notch Leaders

    (Source) What do I need to do to get ahead? What risks are worth taking? What… to do for my career?   As a young millennial myself, I face these questions on a daily basis. I know I’m not alone. There are many questions that keep us up at night. We often torture ourselves with the ‘what ifs’. While we churn through the overwhelming sea of tips and advice online, we become paraly... »

2 Annoying Behaviours that Will Sabotage Your Career

2 Annoying Behaviours that Will Sabotage Your Career

We are the new media savvy generation, the overqualified and passionate new youths.   Not only that, but we look beyond the paychecks, for fulfilment and personal development.   For the next generation to hold managerial positions, that’s a plus right?     (Source) Sadly, many millennials face these situations: Stuck in a dead end job? Or do you feel like your hard working etho... »

Ask Yourself these Questions Before Quitting for Your Career Aspirations

Ask Yourself these Questions Before Quitting for Your Career Aspirations

Stuck in a job that is pulling you down? Nothing seems fulfilling, and no future outlook is visible from your cramped office cubicle. Heck, you can’t even see the sun because you are far away from the windows.   Some young millennials feel this way. Satisfaction is low, you feel like you are unwanted and not needed at all by your company.   (Source) But… Can you afford to quit? There are... »

Kick Start your Job Hunt and learn Relevant Skills through Content Marketing

Kick Start your Job Hunt and learn Relevant Skills through Content Marketing

Do you use content marketing to sell yourself? Are you using content marketing to gain attention, and grasp your dream job?   Hunting for a job is often a dizzying foray into techniques that can be found by the thousands on the internet. Freshly graduated millennials still do opt for the old resume CV battle plan, trudging in the path carved out by those before. What does content marketing ha... »

List of Top Skills Every Millennial Needs to Fast Track Your Career (Part 2)

Critical thinking. It’s about problem solving—finding flaws or potential weaknesses in situations. Whatever the instance or environment, it’s the ability to address those problems quickly by analysing the available factors, or even preventing them from arising at all by recognising where things might go wrong. Key critical thinking areas:             (Source)   U... »

List of Top Skills Every Millennial Needs to Fast Track Your Career

    (Source) Do you polish your skills for your career? Are you leveraging soft skills to grow by leaps and bounds in your career?   Skills are what makes you attractive. Skills you learn can be linked to a job. Gaining new skills and having several will give increase your bargaining strength with employers, and you will become attractive as an employee in the job market. For your c... »

4 Steps to Make Culture Win You Job Opportunities

4 Steps to Make Culture Win You Job Opportunities

    (Source)   Your first day at school. Moving to a new country. The first thing you encounter is a new cultural environment.   And it’s the same when you attempt to enter into a company. And companies know the importance of culture. People that fit in will achieve more, and learn easily when a cultural match is found.   Are you leveraging culture to your benefit in your ... »

Page 2 of 3123