Are you working too hard? Yes or no. Do you know for certain? Are you guessing? Do you believe people at your workplace know whether or not you work too hard?
It is worth knowing the correct answer to the question because you want to know if you are an employee who works intelligently and gets things done or if you are just coasting along, letting others do the difficult work.
Most people know that when you are thinking about applying for a new job, you don’t tell your plans to every one. The trouble is that, if you really do keep things secret, you can’t gather feedback from managers and colleagues about your readiness and suitability for posts you may be considering and posts for which you seriously want to apply. Continue reading “Ssh! Don’t Tell”
Do you break out in a cold sweat? Do you launch into a long pre-prepared reply? Do you change the subject? Do you look at the person in front of you as if you had never been asked such a question before?
Picture this situation. You are attending a training programme. The coffee break arrives. People stand near you with their cups in their hands and ask you what you do. Are you ready for this question? How much can you say before you notice the other people have stopped listening? Continue reading “Can You Describe Your Job In Nine Words?”
Do you have an international LinkedIn profile? You will almost certainly know if you do. One of the things that LinkedIn users often forget is that the LinkedIn platform is global. LinkedIn can be accessed from countries around the world.
Are you looking for career success? Are you succeeding in your career?
Your answer almost certainly depends on what you mean by “success”. Definitions of career success have changed and every person has his or her view of what success means. Therefore, if you are looking for career success what are you looking for? Do you know? Continue reading “Your Career And Your Success”