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Using Your Decision-Making Style To Improve Your Career Planning

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

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Work/life balance – post recession career planning

Career Key

For many in this recession, getting a job, much less a family friendly job, is the goal. But for those of you choosing a long-term career path , what does the current economy mean for your future flex-time schedule? In her blog post, “ Will Family Friendly Jobs Disappear? ” These types of family friendly benefits are mostly from large employers in the corporate world and some government agencies, not small businesses. Work/Life Balance Career Tips

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Tips for Motivating Yourself for Career Planning

Career Key

It’s tough to get motivated to evaluate your career path, whether you’re a directionless college student or a well-established professional with family obligations. A big stumbling block to career change is the fact that something about your current situation works for you. Except if you’ve been hit by a bus…) Some examples: You’re underemployed (working in a boring job that doesn’t challenge you) but you receive a steady paycheck needed for your family.

2009 100

Will You Be Shut Out of Popular Education and Career Choices? 3 Tips for Career Planning Success

Career Key

When changing careers or choosing a career , you may be considering a career option in which many people are interested. Competition to get into some education programs required forin-demand careers can be stiff. Dig deep into choosing a career , college major and training program– as early as possible. 3 Tips for Career Planning Success: 1. Fully research your career options, including relatedoccupations.

2012 146

2 Positive Steps to Handle Family and Friends' Influences on Your.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

2009 130

Mistakes Not to Make When Starting a Business

Career Alley

Don’t neglect friends and family, either. Career Opportunities career planning Careers self help Self Improvement Businesses that don’t succeed can’t tell us what went wrong.

2014 293

Changing Career Paths as You Age

Career Alley

It can be challenging to choose a career at a young age and continue the same path all the way to retirement. Here are some examples of people who have changed careers with time. Lakshmi Balachandra once found herself taking over the family business.

2013 280

Careers – Going Back for Your Doctorate Degree

Career Alley

A doctorate degree can open career doors that were previously shut to you. First you need to determine what your ultimate career goal is. In some cases, it may not make much sense to pursue the degree, because it is not going to help you achieve your career dreams.

2012 269

Dental Career Overview for Community College Students

Career Alley

The dental professional has remained strong even through the recent economic downturn and is considered a promising career area for the future. Anyone interested in health care and personal aesthetics might especially want to consider a career in the dental industry. Some of the factors that point to dentistry’s strength as a career include: Anticipated improvements in dental care insurance coverage. Related posts: Different Career Opportunities in the Dental Industry.

Interested In A Career In Health Care?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Interested In A Career In Health Care? Career Girl. This week our columnist Kelly Christiansen invites guest writer Dr. Ryan Baker to offer inside insights on careers within the health care industry. . You’ll miss a Christmas or two with the family. Career Girl.

When Should Career Management Start?

The Job Quest

So when exactly is a good time to start laying the groundwork for one’s career? In thinking about it, I realized there are opportunities that middle school students can capitalize on to help them with their future careers.

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. Whatever your major (and no matter how many times you change your major), your ultimate goal is to have a career in the field of your choice (which is hopefully your dream career). To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

Changing Careers: The Role of a Social Worker

Career Alley

Those looking for a change of career may not have considered the jobs associated with social work. Social workers care, look after, help and support: When called on to help, for example within a healthcare team, a social worker will focus on assessing your needs, whether they are support from friends and family, living arrangements or any other social issues that impact upon an individuals’ daily life.

2012 207

Physical Therapy as a Career

Career Alley

Choosing a career is one of the biggest decisions you have to make in your life. If location, earnings, location, benefits, and traveling are important to you, then a career path as a Physical Therapist might be the best fit for you. A physical therapy career opens the door to a variety of rewarding job opportunities. A traveling physical therapist has the opportunity to travel around the country with his or her family. Reinvent Your Career and Job Search – Part 2.

2012 197

Wish Upon a Job – Executing on Your Job Search Plan – Part II

Career Alley

Executing on your job search plan is the other half (and, arguably, more important). There are many paths to take in executing on your job search plan and as many rabbit holes to avoid. Making a plan and sticking to it is the best way to find your new job. Your Job Search Plan – You can’t execute on a plan if you don’t have one. Your “plan” is essentially to create the lists you will need to get your job search started.

2012 197

Patience is a Virtue (but a job would be better) – Wish Upon a Job Part III

Career Alley

They will have inside knowledge about the corporate culture, compensation and career opportunities. Regardless of the tool you use, you should consider the following: Include friends, family, current and former coworkers, teachers/professors, etc. Career advice Career Planning Careers Executive Search Headhunters Job Hunting Job Search Recruiters Targeted Job Search Advice Career Advisor Company Career Sites Executive Recruiters Jobs LinkedIn Networking

2012 197

5 Job Seeker Resolutions to Make in 2014


If you’re yearning to give your two-weeks notice or hoping to finally land a new career, here are five steps to help you achieve your goal. LAND A NEW CAREER IN THE NEW YEAR. If the latter, put a plan in place to clean up your presence. PLAN YOUR WORK & WORK YOUR PLAN.

2014 170

Exploring Other Career Development Theories in addition to.

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

2010 206

Choose a Career Using Your Motivated Skills

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog.

2010 139

What to Do When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Goals

Personal Excellence Blog

Currently, I work in 2 part-time jobs that I really enjoy with an income of around $1500/ monthly but I feel the pressure financially, having to contribute to my family’s new house, which I still live in. Go to school — Earn money to support the family – Marry….

2017 69

Earlier Work and Life Planning With Your Career in Mind

Competitive Resumes

He has a doctorate in Organizational Studies, and blogs at Fathers Work and Family. Help his students look at their careers with possible family in mind, not just the prospect of a job. Do you need help with your career direction and career success?

2017 171

Top 10 Reasons Why it is important to Discuss Your Career Before Marriage

Ms. Career Girl

Discuss your life goals, thoughts on children, finances, and most importantly – your career. Your career will shape much of your life. That’s why we’re looking at 10 pieces of relationship advice for discussing your career before saying “I do.”

2019 159

Don’t Let Fear Stall Your Career – Four Don’ts and What to Do About Them 

Ms. Career Girl

She settles down into the chair across from me, ready to discuss the state of her career. I don’t do planning.”. What are the four “don’ts” that can undermine your career, and what can you do about them? It doesn’t obligate you to give your whole life over to your career.

2019 226

How To Decide Which Job Is For You

Professional Resume Services

Their criteria for the Glassdoor Job Score is based on three factors — earning potential (average annual base salary), career opportunities rating, and number of job openings. It covers a lot of career fields and your own “best job” just may be on the list.

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You’ve Got The Job! What’s Next?

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl. You’ll most likely be starting and growing a family, and looking down the road of your own life, too. Even in today’s world where the massive benefit plans of the past don’t often still exist, most major employers offer a menu of benefits.

2017 196

How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs.

Resume Bear

Paul Rega, is a veteran recruiter with over twenty-seven years of job hunting and career planning experience. The program guides his readers through the discovery and implementation of their desired career path. career Job Search job search strategy job seekers jobs resumebear

2011 271

7 Steps to Achieving Your Career Goals

Career Alley

Most of us start our career with a goal in mind. Sometimes it does not work out as planned. But no matter what your dreams are, it’s never too late to make changes to your approach to your career and get a fresh start on your goals. How do you feel about your career?

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5 Challenges Of Transitioning From Graduate To Professional

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes relocating to boost career prospects is required, which can be isolating without the support of family and friends. Adapting career paths. Indeed, it is relatively common today for professionals to switch jobs, or even careers, many times during a working life.

2017 163

5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

You’ll also move ahead in your career much faster. Although it’s a lot of pressure to make the right decision, it’s practical to make the effort to engage in the process of career planning. You’ll be happy if you find a career that expresses your uniqueness. Career Girl.

2017 192

Examine Your Hobbies & Interests to Discover Your Career Path

Career Alley

Each year job seekers are bombarded with articles showcasing “The 10 Best Careers for People who Like X” or “The Hottest New Jobs for Millennials.” Because they suggest a one-size-fits-all approach to finding the career path that is right for you.

2013 308

Should You Change Careers? 5 Important Questions

Career Alley

Millennial workers love to change careers. The Wall Street Journal reports that the average American worker will soon have 7 different careers in a lifetime – a statistic that seems astounding, even in the current job market. How much does your new career pay?

2013 354

Finishing Finals Without A Job? Here’s What To Do Next

Ms. Career Girl

Yet as celebrations come to the end, the future can look incredibly daunting if you don’t already have a plan set in place. Here are some steps you should take and things you ought to consider if you’ve just graduated, but don’t yet have a job or career-plan lined up.

2017 137

Promising 2011 Careers that Match Your Personality

Career Key

This practical, promising 2011 careers list from career guidance leader Career Key shows you how to match your personality to livingwage (or better) careers that make sense in today’s economy. It’s time for us to choose more promising careers….

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Promising Careers 2011 Part 4: Social Services, Nursing and Education Careers

Career Key

Are you interested in promising social careers, like different careers in social services, nursing and education ? In part 4 of our Promising Careers series, we list careers that are compatible with Holland's Social personality type , linking them to career information from the U.S.

2011 170

Professional Social Networking

Career Alley

Knowing how to use social networking in a professional manner will be an advantage for those who want to retain a professional image to their colleagues, family and friends – with the internet; you never know who’s looking at your profile. Afterward, if you have no shame in adding your family members, you’re page may be professional enough. Britania Starr is a content writer for , and enjoys writing about education and career planning.

life@work: How Advanced Degrees Affect Women's Lives


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. Yet, for the most part, they have decided to be at home full-time with their families.

2008 130

5 Career Lessons We Learned From David Rose of "Schitt's Creek"

Career Realism

If you've watched the show "Schitt's Creek," you know the story of the Rose family's fall from grace. The show hilariously follows the once well-off family as they navigate a new life in the small town of Schitt's Creek. The family learns a lot of life lessons along the way.

2019 62

The rhetorical triangle and the job search process « Career Brander

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Branch Out your Job Search Job Search Data & Career Branding Tips » The rhetorical triangle and the job search process Published November 17, 2010 Uncategorized 1 Comment Tags: job search process , job search strategy , job search advice , rhetorical triangle , job application process The Rhetorical Triangle from a Job Seeker’s Perspective As a writer, one of my biggest responsibilities is to the rhetorical triangle.

2010 113

It’s Bigger. A Career is Not a Job


When it comes to strategy in business there’s something called a short term strategy and another there’s something completely separate strategy piece that plans long term. That’s how I feel about a career vs. your job. Career vs. Job.

2012 160

LinkedIn’s Youthful Expansion


Do you have a teenager in your family? The new University Pages and Alumni Tool gives new insight for high school students considering colleges and career paths. This information will arm them with very special career insights.

2013 152

Giving and Receiving Gifts at Work -Ten Practical Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

Planning of Giving a Gift? I once represented a Business School Dean who coached one of her office assistants with his career planning. The two would have lunch in the Student Union cafeteria once a week or so to discuss career planning issues and strategies. Negotiation and navigation of work and career issues requires that you think “out of the box,” and build value and avoid risks at every point in your career.

2018 100

Promising Careers 2011 Part 2: Investigative Careers that Fit Your Personality

Career Key

Our Promising Careers 2011 list continues with the second Holland personality type , Investigative. If you score high in the Investigative personality type using a valid Holland career test like The Career Key , then consider these promising careers that fit you. You'll find careers in science, technology, engineering and math: a.k.a. STEM" careers. Make sure that when you click on each one below to see career information from U.S.

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