What does career success look like for me?

What does career success look like for me?

Career success is that dream that everyone wishes for. The best way to know when you get there is to know where you are going. To do that you need to set goals. According to Personal Plan over 80% of people do not set goals! Just think of how ahead of the game you will be if you take the time to not only set goals but achieve them? Long-Term Goals Think about your ultimate place in life. You...

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What does career success look like for me?

Upskill while working at Job

Upskill Twenty four hours are not enough. It can feel that way if you are trying to find time to better yourself. Continuously learning is the perfect way to keep from being replaced and not being able to find a new job. Think about all the people who worked in Manufacturing for years and then suddenly found themselves without a job in a world that had moved on. If you continued your development...

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10 things you can do while waiting for your career change to happen

10 things you can do while waiting for your career change to happen

Are you sick of setting resolutions every year, and it gets to mid-year, and you realise your dreams are still just that?   Maybe you're plugging away at your study, burning the midnight oil and the candle at both ends, but the end seems so far away? Maybe you're on the right track, things are all falling into place, but they're just not quite there yet. Here are 10 things you can do to keep...

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10 things a Directory Model Business needs to be successful

In the latest of the 10 ideas series, I'm exploring 10 things a directory based business needs to be successful. If you've been around some of the business groups on Facebook recently, you've no doubt come across someone with a directory site (even if they don't necessarily advertise themselves as such). For those who haven't come across them, a directory model is basically a catalogue of...

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What does career success look like for me?

10 questions that you should ask yourself before buying a dog washing business.

I’m setting myself a challenge to come up with 10 ideas per day. So, for this first post, I’m brainstorming 10 questions that you should ask yourself before buying a dog washing business. A lovely friend of mine recently told me she’d seen a fantastic idea for a dog washing business franchise that’s for sale. It was a very convincing sales prospect, and they made the offer sound fantastic. They...

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10 ideas a day

10 ideas a day

Every new thing begins with just a spark of an idea...I recently saw a TEDx talk, and the speaker mentioned an idea that really struck me.  If you want to be known for your unique ideas and insights, you need to exercise your 'ideas muscle'. One of the ways they suggest doing this is by simply writing down 10 new ideas a day. Something about this challenge has sparked an idea within me.  I love...

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What does career success look like for me?

Stop self sacrificing your career dreams for your family

It seems a bit silly when you think about whether someone deserves a career change. Of course you do. Everyone deserves to do a fulfilling job they love. But really, the fact is that many women struggle on in careers that no longer serve them. Or they sacrifice their status and years of career building for their families for lower level jobs that are more family friendly. And then, with children, and life and all that entails, they find themselves stuck.

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What does career success look like for me?

Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

When it comes to their careers, it’s undeniable that women are often short-changed as they sacrifice career progression in favour of making family friendly career choices. Despite living in an age where feminism is quite prevalent, we’re still seeing women being paid much less than their male counterparts, being made redundant when they go on maternity leave or being forced to choose between...

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What does career success look like for me?

Why my job share proposal didn’t work

And what you can learn from my mistakes. Several years ago, a colleague and I were both going on maternity leave at the same time.  A managerial role had come up that we both wanted and had done before.  Neither of us wanted to work full-time when we came back from maternity leave, so a job share could have worked perfectly for us.  We spent days planning out how we could share the role, at the...

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Tanya Abdul Jalil writes on topics from running your own business, SEO, writing your brand story, and education marketing.

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