The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

This was after I signed the job offer in Sep 2005 but before I joined the company in Sep 2006.) The challenges I have faced in the course of work have undoubtedly made me a stronger and better person and have definitely better prepared me for what is up ahead.

Is A College Degree Still Necessary?

Career Realism

Related: How To Make The Most Of Your 20’s To Advance Your Career In Your 30’s. I dropped out of college after my freshmen year in 2005. For some people, a college education is necessary for their career. appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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Trending Sources

Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

21, 1991: Even Oprah Winfrey’s detractors should give her credit for forging a career now worth billions after starting out as a less-than-popular local morning talk show host from a traumatic background.

‘I’ve Many Passions and Interests But I Don’t Know What to Pursue. What Should I Do?’

Personal Excellence Blog

By 2005, all my sites were gone. When it came to university in 2003, it was time to choose my course of study. With no strong passion in the available courses, I opted for Business Administration. Your ideal career is something you need to fight for. “Hi Celes!

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In Remembrance of Steve Jobs: 11 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Him

Personal Excellence Blog

” – Steve Jobs, during his address at Stanford Commencement 2005. I had shared the same thoughts previously in Ask Celes – Are Coaching Courses Necessary To Be a Coach? Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.

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Underrated career skill: Asking questions | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Underrated career skill: Asking questions Posted to: Managing Up | Networking December 15th, 2009 Del.icio.us Of course, this would not be a good topic for most people. And we know that people do better in their careers if they are honest about who they are. Unless, of course, there was a debate involved. Her career advice appears in more than 200 newspapers.

5 Skills For A Successful Career Transition

Career Realism

In the summer of 2005, I realized my 23 year career in broadcast media, radio, was about to change dramatically. 5 Tips For A Successful Career Transition Here are some of the lessons I learned about the career transition process that you can apply to today’s employment situation: 1.

The Dinky-Di Aussie Guide to Impressing Employers

The Undercover Recruiter

Author: Julia Watters completed a communications degree in 2005 before working in a range of areas including events, health, media and education. The Undercover Recruiter - Career & recruitment blog. Australia is a country full of confusing slang and colourful idioms.

Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The first step to growing a good career in the face of Asperger's Syndrome is to recognize that this is a social skills deficit, by definition, and work, by definition, is a social skills decathlon. They stayed because I have built such a good career for myself. By the time you get to the mid-point in your career, it’s clear that the people who stand out as great at what they do are also weird, and they are thinking in odd ways.

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10 Women You Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

The following 10 women have made a difference in their careers, communities, and of course in the world as a whole, and we think you should know them. Career Girl, I wish you a Happy International Women’s Day! Work career women inspiring women International Women's Day

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How to find the most fulfilling careers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to find the most fulfilling careers Posted to: Finding a career | Fulfillment March 14th, 2010 Del.icio.us Stay away from career paths with an end game of getting power or being famous.

Should Recruiters Sleep with the Enemy?

The Undercover Recruiter

In fact, I have had such partnerships in place since I started Qui Recruitment in 2005. The Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment and Career Secrets Revealed. It is often said you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Should the same be said in business?

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Employee Retention: The Secret According to Apple

Blogging4jobs

In 2005 a group of Silicon Valley executives allegedly created a solution. Let them drive their own career, and when it’s time to leave, let them go. Of course, I’m not Apple. One of the hottest industries right now is tech.

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15 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

Personal Excellence Blog

While he was in university, he led his team to 3 national championships (2004, 2005, 2007). He holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average and highest career playoff scoring average.

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life@work: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. These key things of course describe what you would bring to the organization that it really, really wants.

8 Essential Interview Tips by a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Of course, looking good on paper is imperative, especially for securing those all-important interviews. We began life in 2005, hoping to bring something new to the driver recruitment industry. The Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment and Career Secrets Revealed.

8 Essential Interview Tips by a Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

Of course, looking good on paper is imperative, especially for securing those all-important interviews. We began life in 2005, hoping to bring something new to the driver recruitment industry. The Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment and Career Secrets Revealed.

Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Frugality is a career tool Posted to: Money February 1st, 2010 Del.icio.us What I have spent money on was always intended to help me with my career. I am convinced that frugality is a key quality for a successful career. Here is why frugality helps your career: 1. My friends would say there’s a compromise: You don't need to invest everything in your career.

How to Leverage 5 Pathways for Strengths Based Employee Engagement

David Zinger

In fact, this specific blog was started November 11 2005 , the day Peter Drucker died. In 1999 in an article in managing our own career Drucker said we have to place ourselves where we can make the greatest contribution to our organizations and communities.

HR Capitalist Memories of Dad.

HR Capitalist

Although he passed away in 2005, I still think about the memories related to those themes at least a couple of times a week. . Of course, now that I'm older, I also see that the skill and work ethic lessons are hopelessly linked. My dad gave me a lot to move forward with in life.

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How to take intelligent risks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to take intelligent risks Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Finding a career | Quitting | Self-management September 29th, 2010 Del.icio.us Which, of course, is very similar to a life.

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Blogs without topics are a waste of time | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Blogs without topics are a waste of time Posted to: Finding a career | How to blog October 6th, 2009 Del.icio.us Most of them are only tangentially about how to do some career thing. So I always relate what I’m writing to careers. And I knew, quickly, that it was also about financial stress, which is, of course, a topic that’s fair-game in the career world.

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Top 10 Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches of All Time

Personal Excellence Blog

1) Steve Jobs, Stanford University, 2005 (Read the transcript ) “Remembering you’re going to die, is the best way I know, to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. When she started her TV career at 22, she never felt she was at home.

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Live video chat: How to find career fulfillment | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Live video chat: How to find career fulfillment Posted to: Career fulfillment March 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Her career advice appears in more than 200 newspapers.

Starting Over with a Clean Slate

Blogging4jobs

I had my own clean slate moment in 2005 when I left my now ex-husband and started re-building my life. Sometimes it’s about relocating somewhere new, losing your home, getting divorced, or making a career change. Fresh Start or Starting Over?

“Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters” breaks 1 million mark.

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  GAGA of course! Of course the real test is what are the numbers for my mentor’s book?    Here is the cover quote from the first edition of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters in 2005: This is an immensely helpful book, with the ancient wisdom of recruiters, and the up-to-date insights of two skilled Internet surfers. After a ‘frosty’ reception here’s what Heald College’s career coaches really thought of us in San Francisco.

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts How to choose a career to get the lifestyle you want New financial data highlights generational rifts I'm moving out of New York City My 9/11 day. Or is it in your entire career that requires all your focus? Is it over the course of my life, or within some defined timeframe? " She smoothly slides from one concept to the other as if they were the same, but of course they're not.

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A Second Chance Audition

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

Can a Recruiter Cross Sectors and Boundaries?

The Undercover Recruiter

Having done R2R for a long time (well, since 2003 and 2005 for myself…!) The Undercover Recruiter - Probably the Best Recruitment and Career Blog in the World.

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Focus on Your Experience

Hiring Technical People

What do you want her to see in that minute — a list of college courses you took, or work experience directly relevant to what she’s hiring for? Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

Day 7 - the 12 Days of Christmas Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting

The key to networking, of course, is to find people you can network with.      BranchOut helps you expand your career network to include everyone you know on Facebook.   The site also has a career space. Quintessential Careers.  Day 7.

What Are Your Expectations for New Grads? | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Bob Kerns says: June 8, 2008 at 12:43 pm The number one thing to look for in a new grad is: “What have you done besides go to class?&# (That’s not the question to ask, of course — you get at it through a series of questions).

Befriend the intern to fire up your career | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Befriend the intern to fire up your career Posted to: Networking | Promoting Yourself July 30th, 2010 Del.icio.us He made a difference in my career, and I would do anything to help him out.

Don't be a snob about career advice | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Don't be a snob about career advice Posted to: Learn to take advice November 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us For example, you'd think that if Bill Gates wants to give you career advice, you should take it, right? I mean, the guy’s had a pretty decent career. The problem is that if he doesn’t care about your career, he’s going to give you generic advice. The first one of course.

BNET Column: Why hunting for a great job hurts your career.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog BNET Column: Why hunting for a great job hurts your career Posted to: Job Hunt October 3rd, 2010 Del.icio.us It took 8999 failures (of course I may be wrong). Is this your first time here?

Building Rapport with Personal Conversation

Hiring Technical People

Of course, different cultures have different attitudes, I am from and in Britain and its true we are somewhat more reserved than Americans (I lived in the US for four years as well).

What Salary Do You Expect is Another Bad Question

Hiring Technical People

Of course, as you mention, talking about the salary number on its own ignores many features of our compensation package. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Advice for new managers: Be nice You will like your job more if you make a friend at work How to find happiness: Listen to scientists who study it Don't wait until you bottom out to make a big change The funeral industry can teach you how to specialize in your career Comments (86) Leave a Comment Um, everything I've heard is that you kinda suck at travel. Of COURSE. Is this your first time here?

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Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Five tips for asking better questions Posted to: Finding a career | Fulfillment May 6th, 2010 Del.icio.us Think of your career path as a question path. You try out a career for a few weeks?

4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It’s one of the most important ways you can create career stability, by being who you are and connecting with people who like you for who you are. Your blog is a career-management dream-come-true. " That's true– if the primary purpose of your blog is building a professional network to advance your career. Of course, I really believe in what Brazen Careerist does. I plan to keep at this forever, unless a new career sparks my fancy along the way.