News & Picks For The Workplace & Careers For December 12, 2017

Here’s Today’s Career & Workplace News & Picks For December 12, 2017

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New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine–even an entirely new economic system. The major tech ecosystems that battle for our attention and dollars. What’s next for hardware, software, and services.

The brave new world of automation, from AI to drones. How our urban centers are building toward the future. See members of our Most Creative People in the Business community: leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways. An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and video…More at

How To Avoid Burnout At Your Job

Stress that builds over time can lead to burn out. Once you have it, you’ll have a hard time doing your best at work and this can affect your productivity. Apart from that, burnout can also cause a lot of health problems.

Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to prevent and recover from burnout. We’ll get to that in a bit but first, let’s talk about the signs first. When you feel like your job doesn’t matter or when you are constantly feeling frustrated, you might be starting…More at

You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job…Yet.

Location Rebel Lifestyle Business Strategies for Beginners December 12, 2017 by Sean Leave a Comment I remember the moment so vividly. I got home from work at about 9:30 in the morning. I was fully clean shaven, still wearing my suit that didn’t quite fit right, and I slumped down on the couch and I cried.

I don’t cry very often, but I completely remember feeling like the world was crashing down on me. I wasn’t ready for this. It wasn’t time yet. An hour earlier…More at

3 ways to resolve for a better work life in 2018

Many people use the new year as an opportunity for self-improvement. They take a look at what they want to fix in their lives and make a resolution to do better. In many cases, those resolutions are personal. People resolve to lose weight or to spend more time with their families.

But you can also use the turning of the calendar as an opportunity to improve your work life as well. There are many ways to do that, and even if you’re an excellent performer, there’s always room to grow. That doesn’t…More at

Rejection: the Worst Thing That Can Happen to Your Job Search?

When I lived in Tampa, I watched the Bucaneers go 0-14 in a season. It was brutal, but by no means was it as brutal as being rejected for a position after making it through several rounds of interviews. Sure, some of us can disengage our personal feelings from the process.

Some of us handle rejection pretty well. But many of us don’t. After a job search — especially a long one; especially when you’ve made it far in the interview process — any bit of rejection can feel personal…More at

Do You Know When to ‘Throw in the Towel’ in Your Career?

Sometimes you have to know when to throw in the towel and move in a new direction.

I know, I know, some of you are saying that is being a quitter or more importantly, admitting that you are a failure. Well, that is BS. I have written about failing and why it is a good thing in my post Failure Is Not an Option Is Total BS. For most of us, the real…More at

Children’s books that made me rethink careers

When Squarespace contacted me and asked me to collaborate with them, I said yes. I usually say no to everybody. But, everybody I know uses them for their sites and their sites all look so good. And I thought it would be really good for my brand to be working with Squarespace . So I said yes. Then I did a lot of thinking about the best way to do the partnership with them, because I had a million ideas and you can do anything on Squarespace . My grandma had a children’s book store…More at

How to Get Started at Your First Job? Take Your Career to the Next Level !! Congratulations! You’ve got your first job, and now your first day is approaching and you can’t wait to get started. Or can you? It’s not unusual to feel anxious ahead of starting any new gig, let alone your first one – indeed, it’s good if you’re nervous because it shows that you care.

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t steps you should take to make it easier on yourself. If you’re new to the world of work, there’ll…More at

Work on Your Wellbeing – Find the Right Job for 2018

Whether you’ve been hanging on for the pre-Christmas annual bonus or you’ve started to think looking for a new job is an essential for the good of your health, today’s post is for you. If you’d like to make 2018 the year you find a role that’s an oh-so-perfect fit, why not make planning your best career move your Christmas present to yourself?

Instead of something you want, something you need, something to wear and something to read, when it comes to finding the right job, it’s all a…More at

How to Avoid Age Discrimination During Your Job Search? Take Your Career to the Next Level !! Times are difficult for people over 40 years of age when it comes to looking for a job. Not only do employers ask you for huge amounts of references and professional experience, they also look at you as a liability.

The sad fact of the matter is that people are reluctant towards hiring a senior employee due to their age and way of thinking. They simply assume that older people are not willing to change or learn new things, which is not true a…More at

3 Ways to Stand Out as an Intern Take Your Career to the Next Level !! Whether you’re just starting out in your career, or have decided to pursue a new direction work wise, it is important to get as much experience and knowledge as you can, as soon as you can.

A great way to go about doing this, and to also get your foot in the door at companies you’d love to work for, is through becoming an intern. In order to ensure you stand out for all the right reasons during your work placement though, you need to…More at

How to Write a Flawless Resume Work Experience Section

The work experience section of your resume is one of several factors that will determine whether you get the interview – and get the job. A well-written work experience section will show recruiters at-a-glance the jobs you’ve held and what you’ve accomplished over the course of your career.

Here are six tips for how to write a resume Work Experience section that will convince recruiters that you are the one for the job! Label the section using conventional headers, such as “Work History…More at

7 Tips to Impress Your Recruiter on the First Call

Your resume has captured a recruiter’s attention, and you’ve scheduled an intro call, either on the phone or over a conferencing tool, such as Google Hangouts or Skype. Before you can wow the hiring manager, you have to impress the recruiter.

The pressure is on, and heat is turned up high. Don’t let your nerves ruin the call that could set your career on fire in a positive way. Use these seven tips to rock the intro call with your recruiter. The recruiter is interested in how your…More at

7 Hacks To A More Professional LinkedIn Profile

With 500 million users and counting, LinkedIn’s popularity is only skyrocketing. With most recruiters and managers turning to LinkedIn to hire a job, it is advisable to stand out from the crowd to get noticed.

Not just for job searching, LinkedIn is an essential tool to possess even for professional networking. Here are some tips which will jazz up your LinkedIn journey: LinkedIn only allows people to send messages to your first degree…More at

7 Pro Tips for Setting Yourself Up for Success in the New Year

After conducting a career assessment, it’s time to chart your career path for the year to come. In order to get you there, here are a few tips from some career experts for creating a roadmap to achieving success.

Make Yourself Valuable & Your Work Quantifiable Executive Recruiter and Career Transition Coach Brian Howard said you can make yourself more valuable as a professional by going over and above what is required of you in the workplace. Howard, who operates the website…More at

Is my employee trying to sabotage me?

A reader writes: I’m the founder of and sole manager at a small retail business with four full-time and a few part-time employees. My first hire was Mary, and I think of her as my second-in-command.

She hasn’t been the easiest employee to manage: she’s a little flighty and forgetful, and not always as professional as I’d like her to be with our clients. However, our clients adore her, and she brings a really unique skill set that’s helped us make a name for ourselves locally. A really…More at

9 Important Digital Marketing Skills to List on Your Resume

No matter what type of job you are looking for, you need to craft your resume for that particular line of work. For instance, if you are applying for jobs within the world of digital marketing, you need to make sure that your resume highlights the skills needed for the job you want.

There are many special skills that employers are looking for when hiring people for digital marketing, and the following are the most sought-after skills. One skill that is always going to be sought after is video…More at

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