7 ways a second language can boost your career

7 ways a second language can boost your career

Do you know a second language or are thinking of learning one? Good news! Your bilingual skills can help you have an edge on your career too! With the internet, so many companies are able to expand globally. That means the need for people who speak more than one language are needed now more than ever.   Maybe you studied another language at University or spoke to your grandparents (or...

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Ditch the dead-end job and make a difference with your career

Ditch the dead-end job and make a difference with your career

So many of us are tired and overworked.  We would love to have more time to give back to the community, but have nowhere to fit this into our busy lives.   At the same time, we’re giving hours a week to soul-less jobs that are sucking out our spirits. Imagine if your career could give you meaningful experiences, which make a difference to the lives of your community.  And you might not even need...

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7 ways a second language can boost your career

Don’t apply for a job until you read this

Many people make the mistake of thinking a job application is all about them. It’s not. The employer wants to see that you would be a good fit for the company and can adapt to their style, not the other way around. Harsh but true. Unless you are fortunate enough to not need a job, most of us need to conform to the standards of our employers and keep anything that might be a bit too quirky for work at home. Rather than selling your personality in your cover letter, stick to selling your skills and experience.

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7 ways a second language can boost your career

Make your career goals happen this year

Make your career goals happen this year by having a clear professional development plan The first month of 2017 is almost over. How are you coming on your professional development goals? If you are stuck on how to move forward, you should try crafting your own career goals.   But isn't that your managers job? It’s true, some of the best managers will do that for their employees. In reality...

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

You’re welcome to dig into the archives and find posts on career change and running home-based businesses.

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