Category Archives: Career Development
Reinvent Your Career
Is your career at a dead end? Have you exhausted your options? Or, are you just tired of working in a certain field? Do you just want to erase everything and start over? If you have asked yourself any of the above, you just might be ready for a career change. In fact, you may be ready to completely reinvent yourself professionally. But, can you make that leap?…
Careers are attention starved things. You can never just put your career on autopilot and assume it will churn on and eventually morph into your dream job. Career building requires time, attention and hard work – especially hard work! — whether you’re looking for new opportunities or just want to move ahead where you are. A career sounding board can make THE difference when it comes to not just building your career, but to rocking the planet! That’s where The Ivy Exec Mentor Network comes in…
Want to get an edge on negotiating a raise at work?
You probably know you should prepare for the conversation, but what’s the best way to do that?
Here are six surprising facts about negotiation that will help you walk out of your boss’s office with a raise in hand:
Did you realize that nearly all hiring managers pre-rank candidates before they’ve even interviewed one? If you’re the top candidate before interviews, then it’s basically your job to lose.
So how can you position yourself as the top candidate?
When choosing between business schools in Europe and the United States, the decision is a very personal one. A prospective student needs to broadly consider available options, without being overly influenced by rankings. Even if your profile is a better fit with schools outside the top 10, 20 or 30, don’t be concerned…
Many people tend to coast through their careers, from the time they leave school or university and get their first job, to the time they retire. Although they go to work day in and day out and do what they’re paid to do, they aren’t really conscious of their career overall, at least not in terms of directing it to where they want to go. Career conscious individuals, however, think about what they want to achieve in their professional life, and work out strategies to achieve it, whether by themselves, with a Continue reading
Part 1 of this blog post, contributed by the team at Position Ignition, outlined 5 strategies career conscious people use to proactively achieve their career goals.
Here are 5 more things in particular that all career conscious professionals do to move ahead….