Category Archives: Career Planning
Whether you’re starting the second phase of your career following a break, getting another job on top of your current one or setting up a business while continuing to work for the time being, it’s not something that you can just walk into overnight. Starting a second career requires much preparation and planning. Here are 10 things to consider as you get going, suggests Simon North, Founder of Position Ignition in the U.K.
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?…
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….
Here’s a great resource we’ve been developing at Ivy Exec. You’ve probably have seen parts of it already. If you have seen any of our webinar videos on our Blog, you’ll notice that they were also posted on the Ivy Exec YouTube channel. Currently there are approximately 50+ videos on the channel, including webinars by top career coaches and renowned resume experts.
“One of the main reasons why most people don’t get what they want is they haven’t decided what they want. They haven’t defined their desires in clear and compelling detail.” A quote from Jack Canfield’s excellent book, The Success Principles.