Even in the most promising jobs or careers, the potential for a negative work environment unfortunately exists. Sometimes it’s disagreements with a coworker, pressure from a boss, or just general awkwardness that leads to an environment feeling uncomfortable and stressful.
Since graduation, your anxiety may have been like waves on the beach. It seemed to overwhelmingly crash forward then recede calmly away. After the excitement of graduation faded, fear of the difficult job market loomed forward. That concern dissolved as you crafted a terrific resume, identified and confirmed great references, and capitalized on your network of friends, colleagues, and family. Now, that anxious feeling came rushing back as everything you’ve been working toward arrived – the job interview.
Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed. It doesn’t matter if you’re in your twenties or fifties, when you change careers it often means starting over.
The following post originally appeared on the Jobipedia blog and is being shared with permission from the site. The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every . . . Read More
The following post originally appeared on the Jobipedia blog and is being shared with permission from the site. If you only had seconds to convince a hiring manager to hire you, what would you say? What would you do? Depending upon what study you read you’ll get differing time frames of how quickly a hiring . . . Read More
The following post originally appeared on the Jobipedia blog and is being shared with permission from the site. “No calls. No emails. No meetings. Just me and the horizon. I’m so glad I took the day off.” Vacation time can be a difficult subject to deal with in the workplace. Most companies have . . . Read More
Cover letters commonly supplement resumes as a way to reflect your interest in a particular organization and further elaborate on relevant skills and experience. If you’re applying for several jobs, modifying your cover letter can become very time consuming. Is it really worth changing your cover letter for every job you apply for? In response . . . Read More