That drive to the office seems longer every day; you swear the
road has shifted, forcing you to waste time thinking of all the
mundane projects you have to finish for a boss who can't
remember your name and coworkers who only include you when a
birthday's coming up. Maybe, your time could be devoted to
another thought: getting out and moving on.
Do we have your attention?
The sad truth is that many people feel wasted at their current
job; it's nothing more than a paycheck, a 9 to 5 anguish. ...
CAREER ADVICE: THE MOST IMPORTANT NIGHT OF THE WEEK By Ramon
The reporter asked a routine question to begin his interview
with an internationally acclaimed marketing executive. He got a
surprising answer in return.
"To what do you attribute your highly successful career?" he
"Sunday nights," came the answer.
"Sunday nights? I don't understand what you mean."
"It's just common sense, when you stop to think about it," the
"I work hard every week from early ...
Career Advice: Real Winners Know How to Lose By Ramon Greenwood
The idea of winning is at the very heart of the American work
ethic. The gospel of our culture tells us winning is not just
the best thing, it is the only thing.
But real winners in the world of work know they can't win them
all, nor should they. They have mastered the art of losing,
strategically, in their career relationships.
If we insist on winning every single point, we set up
unnecessary opposition. Let's face it, nobody ...
I think I have one of the most important jobs in the world. I
didn't realize it at the time, because I took it as a temporary
job until, what I thought, a real or permanent job came along. I
was an accountant, so I was looking for something along that
line. I know when I was in college, people thought in terms of
preparing for jobs as a lawyer, doctor, teacher, engineer, or
But the problem in the world today is that there's so much
violence, and it seems to be never-ending. And I ...
If you have ever been told that you have a great voice, then you
may have thought of making use of that great voice in a
professional way, as a singer, announcer or as a voice over
talent. Voice over, or adding your voice to advertisements and
recorded messages, can be a very lucrative field for a trained
talent. If you would like to get the training necessary to
succeed as a voice over talent then here are a few steps to
But first before I give the step-by-step guide to a career ...
One of the incredible side-effects of doing retreats 3 times a year with my startup is that I get the opportunity to travel and experience completely different cultures.On top of spending a week and a half with the rest of the Buffer team on retreats, in the last two occasions I have made a decision to stay or continue traveling in the same area beyond the end of the retreat.For our latest retreat at the start of the month, 16 of us were together in Cape Town ...
If you've ever felt like your career was heading for a train
wreck and didn't know where to turn, look no further than your
own mirror. While you will find there are many people in the
industry who will help you once you've succeeded, it's a far cry
sometimes for anyone to help you when you are climbing up a
ladder that sways in the wind and each rung seems like it's
going down instead of up.
The biggest inspiration you can have to avoid a career collision
is to get up, look yourself in eye in ...
:::Expert's Classic "Fatal Flaws" of a Doomed Employee:::
You're fired! This succinct phrase strikes more fear into the
heart of the working man than any other. Why is it, then, that
many well-intentioned and reasonably astute professionals hear
these words chronically throughout their career despite all best
efforts? Below are the top 10 self-destructive workplace habits
sure to endanger one's longevity on the job.
Even with this small amount of insight, many aspiring
professionals can learn ...
Construction manager jobs require you to oversee all the different constructions of the various infrastructures, roads, highways and even the smaller projects that happen all around the city. With the general contractor jobs you will be required to restore the old buildings that are damaged. Construction managers are also required to make new buildings and infrastructures that will help the progress of a certain place. All these different activities require someone at the helm of it. As the ...