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Personal Development

8 Steps to an Effective Career Plan

A career plan lists short- and long-term career goals and the actions you can take to achieve them. Career plans can help you make decisions about what classes to take, …
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The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals
4 weeks ago

The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals

Why is it that some people seem to be hugely successful and do so much, while the vast majority of us struggle to tread water?

The answer is complicated and …
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Women Mentoring Women National Mentoring Walk to hold in November 2017
1 month ago

Women Mentoring Women National Mentoring Walk to hold in November 2017

Afterschool Centre for Career Development (Formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages of their lives set goals …
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7 Things You Might Be Forgetting to Do in Your Cover Letter (That Make All the Difference)
3 months ago

7 Things You Might Be Forgetting to Do in Your Cover Letter (That Make All the Difference)

Author: Young Entrepreneur Council

We all know that we should tailor our cover letter to each company, show our enthusiasm for the role, include real-life examples of our accomplishments, and double (or …
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5 Things You Actually Don’t Have to Have Figured Out by 30
3 months ago

5 Things You Actually Don’t Have to Have Figured Out by 30

By:Jenny Foss

Our careers are such a big deal. They are. For many of us, our vocations help define who we are, what we value, and what we’re here on …
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3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers
6 months ago

3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers

 

by CHRIS TAYLOR

 

You know, of course, that every single one of your colleagues has a life outside the office. Some people are more open to sharing details …
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4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work
6 months ago

4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work

 

by Sara McCord

Imagine that two people are pitching their visions for an upcoming project. While their ideas are equally interesting, one person seems confident, while the other comes …
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The Surprising Trick to Selling Yourself
6 months ago

The Surprising Trick to Selling Yourself

 

By Robin Camarote

 

Selling a product or service requires selling a bit of yourself. This typically takes the form of a capability statement, briefing, or marketing sheet. It’s your …
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How To Get Your Resume To Stand Out
7 months ago

How To Get Your Resume To Stand Out

 

by Sjoerd Gehring

Does standing out really help you get hired? And is there such a thing as being too different? The answer is yes—to both.

As VP of Talent …
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This Is How You Recover After You Make a Really Bad First Impression
8 months ago

This Is How You Recover After You Make a Really Bad First Impression

 

By Dorianne St Fleur

Not too long ago I was in a situation where I was sitting across from a C-level executive with my palms sweating, my heart racing, …
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