Career transition is a time of uncertainty. You’re not sure where to look for opportunity, when you’ll have your next interview, what questions you’ll be asked, and most importantly, how long it will be before you land a great job. There’s one thing you should never be uncertain about – what it is you’re looking for.
I’ve been sharing tips from Charlie Houpert, the 20-something author of Charisma on Command: Inspire, Impress, and Energize Everyone You Meet . He has a formula for “taking your confidence and charisma to the next level in the situations where you need it the most.” Houpert has some actionable tips for becoming more charismatic. Here … Continue reading Become More Charismatic
[Charismatic people] are simply displaying conviction through every physical method possible. Eye contact, tonality, flinching, muscle tension, breathing and myriads more. They are so minute that we don’t consciously pick up on them as an observer. But our subconscious processes them all and provides us with a feeling: “He’s lying,” or “He’s telling the truth.””
Brené Brown is a researcher who has specialized in studying shame for most of her career. Her recent book, I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough” covers the topic of shame and how to develop resilience. She writes about how empathy … Continue reading Sympathy Won’t Help You
I never thought I’d get valuable tips from a book on how to have more success picking up women. Turns out, the principles are very transferable. Stay with me.
Seth Godin invests a lot of thought into what makes a workplace great. He recently posted a piece on what he considers to be five essential roles on a team. He writes: “Each one matters, each is intentional, each comes with effort, preparation and reward.” He goes on to say: “I’m not describing job titles, … Continue reading Seth Godin’s Five Contributors
Here are some ways to make your job search more successful.
Closing out a business year offers the chance to reflect on what you’ve accomplished – or survived – personally and professionally.
Although the common wisdom is that the holidays are a bad time to do a job search, you can make the time very productive for your transition.
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