Friday Five: Over 50% of Workers Want to Quit

Workology

A new study from Dale Carnegie training reveals that over half of global workers want to quit their jobs in 2017. Over half of respondents said they plan to quit in the new year. Why People Quit Their Jobs. These quit triggers should already be on your radar.

Changing Careers After 10 Years? Consider Becoing a Chiropractor

Jobacle

Well, eight years into practice as a Seattle chiropractor, I ran into a colleague at a special event held at the Columbia Tower. We spoke about our profession for a few minutes, only to find out he was quitting his career as a chiropractor to become a children's book author in Los Angeles.

2012 176

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How to Get Through a Big Change Without Having a Cow

Blue Sky Resumes

I haven’t blogged for quite a while. You must be quite exhilarated Jacqui Louise Fletcher says: 02/11/10 at 10:30 am Thanks Jacqui, I do think ‘it takes longer than you think’ is the truest thing ever said about making change.

2010 60

We need to talk more about Melinda Gates

Penelope Trunk

And I could tell you I take at least one kid on every business trip I have, and they are sick of it, so I tried to make Seattle fun by adding Lady Gaga. Should I tell you I went to Seattle and saw Lady Gaga with my son? I remember when I heard she was quitting.

2014 114

Practitioner Spotlight: Joel Peterson, @joelyoh

Workology

I obtained my undergraduate degree in theater and worked in the Seattle area as an actor while simultaneously working office jobs in industries ranging from international education to bio-pharm, digital media and television.

2015 170

The ‘Future City’ through a Biomimicry Lens

Green Career Central

network, talked about Seattle's Urban Green Print project. Puget Sound handled the runoff and carbon sequestration quite. Last month the. Bay Area Biomimicry Swarm met at the San Francisco headquarters of frog to explore ways biomimicry can inform the urban. ecosystem by surfacing solutions for repurposing and rebuilding to address. current and future scenarios. In addition to members from the local. community, participants included professionals attending one of two.

8 Tips for Success as a Virtual Employee

Workology

They will be your resources, your confidantes, and quite possibly your lifeline in the weeks to come. I love my new friends in Seattle, Jersey, Pennsylvania, Montreal, North Carolina, Houston, and D.C,

2014 168

“How can I stop my ex-employer use of my photo and resume on its website?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Thus, you could quite probably sue your ex-employer for what he is doing. If you would like to obtain information and names of several attorneys in the Seattle area, where you live [ click here ]. Question: My ex-employer’s website still has my picture, my name and resume on it. It is basically used as an advertisement to bring in clients. My ex-employer doesn’t seem like he is going to make any changes to the current situation. What can I do? . Allison. Everett, Washington.

2011 109

The Six Easy Steps to Making Great Decisions

Life@work

You know the ones I'm talking about: Should I quit this job and try to find something better? You know the ones I'm talking about: Should I quit this job and try to find something better?

2009 134

Why You Should Know What You Want

Life@work

You don't lose yourself quite so completely to the busyness of your days and the demands of your job. You don't lose yourself quite so completely to the busyness of your days and the demands of your job.

2010 157

JPMorgan Chase Buys Washington Mutual | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

When I moved to Seattle-land, I never changed my bank account – Chase has superior on-line banking and bill pay. WaMu was started after the relatively unknown Seattle fire in the 1880′s that destroyed downtown Seattle and much of the surrounding city.

How Strategic Attraction Can Help You Get the Job You Want

Life@work

Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2010 142

How to Make Trades a Sexy Career Choice

Career Key

Recently I've seen several articles like this one in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer bemoaning the lack of young people's interest in high-paying, somewhat secure jobs in the trades. As for the "prestige factor," aside from George Clooney quitting his job as a Hollywood actor and becoming a lineman, I think the only way young people will see trades as an option is to actually see where tradespeople work and how they live, through mentorship, job shadowing, and field trips.

2008 100

Start like an Immigrant: Ways to Get a Job Even If Your Diploma Is Fresh Off the Press

Resume Bear

He realized his engineering degree wasn’t going to get him there, so he quit his high-paying job as an engineer at Boeing and went to law school at Pepperdine University. He took a low-paying internship with the Seattle SuperSonics and slept on the floor of his brother’s apartment. Fiscal cliff. Debt ceiling. In my opinion, these words mean more taxes, less disposable income and an uncertain economic future. They mean retirement may come later rather than sooner.

2013 165

Mom's life@work Post #1: Help for the Working Mom

Life@work

As one of my friends who left a responsible and stressful position so that she can devote more time to her kids and experience some semblance of sanity in her life said, “There’s only room for one 70-hour workweek in our family, and my husband cannot quit his job.”

2009 138

Variety vs. Security - How Much of Each Do You Want in Your Career?

Life@work

Still others end up sticking with the samething but aren’t quite sure why they did or how they could have chosendifferently. Still others end up sticking with the samething but aren’t quite sure why they did or how they could have chosendifferently.

2009 142

?? These Habits Are Most Likely To Stop You From Being Hired

JobMob

Coming off a good job at Amazon.com in Paris and Seattle, I had just moved back to Israel. 15 job searching habits you need to quit if you want success. Make it a habit to avoid these bad job search habits. Photo by Hernan Sanchez.

2018 83

“Charity Participation – A Powerful, Yet Unknown, Career Booster”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here’s what happened: Bill Gates grew up in a suburb of Seattle, Washington, where his father was an attorney and his mother was very active in the local chapter of The United Way charity. She was so active in that worthy cause that she was chosen to represent the Seattle area on the charity’s national Board of Directors. At the same time, you’ll probably quit complaining about the size of your office, and instead focus on what’s really important.

2011 160

Help for the Job Search Blues

Life@work

Being part of a group where you help each other stay positive and on track can keep you going when you feel like quitting. Being part of a group where you help each other stay positive and on track can keep you going when you feel like quitting.

2010 160

Changing to Your Dream Job? Be Patient.

Life@work

Youre going to feel impatient, and youre going to feel tempted to quit. Youre going to feel impatient, and youre going to feel tempted to quit. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 130

How to Know Whether Entrepreneurship Is Right for You

Life@work

Money Obviously you'll want to crunch the numbers carefully before quitting your day job. Money Obviously you'll want to crunch the numbers carefully before quitting your day job.

2009 134

Could 9/11 ever become a time of celebration?

Penelope Trunk

He also told us that in a nuclear war, the mountains outside of Seattle are the safest, because of how winds on earth move. I was there, at the base of the first tower when it fell. That night I wrote a piece for Time magazine to make sense of what happened.

2014 113

What Do You Want? - life@work

Life@work

You don't lose yourself quite so completely to the busyness of your days and the demands of your job. You don't lose yourself quite so completely to the busyness of your days and the demands of your job.

2009 134

“Performance Improvement Plans – Resign or Attempt? Choose the Third Alternative”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : Katherine, 53, a Logistics Analyst for an international freight-forwarding company based in Seattle, had received “Strong Performer” performance reviews for each of her last eight years. Katherine saw the two alternatives given to her to be like “Either jump off a bridge voluntarily, or we will throw you off ourselves,” a kind of “devil’s choice,” in which both alternatives would inevitably be quite detrimental to her. “Wise choices will watch over you.

2015 132

What Drives Me Crazy About Time

Life@work

Stephen Covey's classic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People offers quite a useful Time Management Matrix. Stephen Covey's classic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People offers quite a useful Time Management Matrix.

2009 130

Cultivate a Burning Desire to Reach Your Career Goals - life@work

Life@work

If we don't care enough, we're going to quit. If we don't care enough, we're going to quit. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2009 155

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

To obtain a list of five experienced employment attorneys in the Seattle area, just [ click here ]. You can stand up to one; many people tell me that our method of doing so is quite effective, and that they have been successful using it.

2011 158

15 Generation Y Stereotypes To Overcome on Your Job Search

JobMob

But in a company that values self-motivation, saying you are looking for “mentorship” sends the impression that you are, quite honestly, looking for someone else to tell you what, when, and how to grow your career. Gen Yer? Stand out in your job search by bucking the stereotypes about you.

2011 112

coworker is giving underwear for Secret Santa, manager wants me to report on my coworkers’ arrival times, and more

Ask A Manager

He is quite friendly with her, but I still think it is a terrible idea. For context, think something like moving from Missoula, MT to Seattle, WA. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker is giving a colleague underwear in our Secret Santa. My office organizes a Secret Santa.

2019 63

How to Explain a Resume Gap During an Interview - life@work

Life@work

I quit without any other job in hand and regret my rashness. I quit without any other job in hand and regret my rashness. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 130

updates: the boss who pretended to be from Child Protective Services, and more

Ask A Manager

Sansa quit in the middle of May. She left for good in the middle of May when she showed up for the ensemble training, practiced with my colleagues, then announced she was quitting after that, heading for home just before the session started. You suggested that I was overcomplicating it and suggested a line —”Seattle’s a great city, but moving here showed me that I’m a Marylander through and through” — that was beautiful in its simplicity.

2018 59

life@work: Attracting Your Perfect Job

Life@work

Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 130

life@work: Five Steps to a Graceful Resignation

Life@work

Make the choice Congratulations, you have decided to quit your job! Hatch Your Escape Plan For some of us, quitting a job really is an escape. Make the choice Congratulations, you have decided to quit your job! Hatch Your Escape Plan For some of us, quitting a job really is an escape. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 100

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. When Janine was the only employee asked to take a salary reduction, she became quite alarmed. It is analogous to a physician: while he or she may know a medical specialty quite comprehensively, that does not mean much without his or her being familiar with the patient’s blood tests, x-rays, family history, etc.,

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Seattle, Washington. Question 1: If my client conversations are recorded, can what I say be held against me? If your job requirement is talking to customers, and those conversations are recorded, can an employer use those conversations against you? . Name Withheld, Fitzgerald, Georgia.

2012 153

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES” : For over 14 years, Janine enjoyed her work at a Seattle children’s museum as Curator of its antique toy collection. When Janine was the only employee asked to take a salary reduction, she became quite alarmed. It is analogous to a physician: while he or she may know a medical specialty quite comprehensively, that does not mean much without his or her being familiar with the patient’s blood tests, x-rays, family history, etc.,

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Ace the Google Hiring and Interview Process

The Undercover Recruiter

It's still cool but perhaps not quite up there with Facebook or Apple. How much should you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle? • Remember Google? It's that company that used to be the hottest thing since sliced bread.

The hidden job market. - Job Stalker

Job Stalker

For me, I moved from Seattle to San Francisco with five days notice to clinch a promotion. ChicagoNow ChicagoNow is Chicagos finest blog about all things Chicago. It is a blog by and for locals.

2011 101

10,000 Hours To Develop Talent

Personal Excellence Blog

Gates had the good fortune to attend a private school in Seattle that had a computer club. This led to other experiences in Seattle, and by the time he graduated, Gates had practically lived in the computer lab for five years. Note : Hey everyone!

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Ace the Google Hiring and Interview Process

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s still cool but perhaps not quite up there with Facebook or Apple. How much should you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle? • Tweet. Remember Google? It’s that company that used to be the hottest thing since sliced bread.

mini answer Monday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

If she won’t and you quit, you may or may not be able to collect unemployment based on the terms of your job fundamentally changing; in this case, you’d want to call your local unemployment office first and find out. She’s had phone interviews with two companies in Seattle. One is arranging to fly her up to Seattle for another interview, and it’s possible the other company may want to as well soon.

2012 60

So You Want To Leave A Job You Hate

The Undercover Recruiter

Or to at least make the misery not quite so bad. Jill Yotz is a freelance writer and entrepreneur, based out of Seattle with a degree in Economics from the University of Washington. Tweet. In an economy that is being called the worst since the Great Depression, I have changed my job.

2011 106

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? For reasons I never quite understood, every time I tried to book a domestic flight in another country, the prices were always exorbitant.

2016 186