Posts Tagged ‘Career advice’

Guest Post: Lessons Learned

Today we have a guest post from Payal Shukla who shares her 20-something perspective on starting the next chapter of her life as she jumps into the real world.  After countless resume edits, dozens of cover letter drafts and endless hours of job applications and interviews, I recently was offered and accepted a full-time position […] Read more…

Three Gifts To A 20-Something (110)

Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours?   1. Make yourself a priority.  You can spend so much time doing good job and being liked by your bosses that you don’t make your self a priority.  Investing in yourself through networking, developing presence, managing up is as […] Read more…

Making Yourself Invaluable

  First, safe harbors to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy.  I found this quote to be relevant for this time and for over time as we deal with sorrows in our life. “As long as sorrow doesn’t replace resilience we’ll be just fine.” —Christopher J. Christie As for my post today I’m following up on a post from Monday on […] Read more…

How Do I Demand Respect?

  Dear 40-Somethings, I recently graduated from University and I’m working as a Sales and Marketing Assistant. I have been here for close to a year and I have found that the hands-on experience is very valuable, especially in learning professional interpersonal communications. That is, when no one rocks the boat. Recently things between our […] Read more…

20-Something Question: How Often Should I Change Jobs?

  Many of the young women I talk to think that they should change jobs every two years. This surprised many 40-somethings with whom I recently discussed the subject of job change. Today’s I’m sharing some thoughts on changing jobs from both 40-somethings and 20-somethings who have made transitions. 1. You gain management muddle when you […] Read more…

I Would Have Gotten Here Sooner If…

Today I’m sharing an article that was published by The Galveston Daily News on their online job resource. It has some interesting reflections on “What I Wish I Knew Then” about careers — with one little tidbit from your truly. Enjoy.   Sooner Or Later Published August 26, 2012 Before leaders and achievers rise to the top […] Read more…

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