You’re likely well aware of how emotionally taxing the job search process can be, but there may also be financial consequences, some of which are more obvious than others. For example, there’s the cost of your time, interview clothes, potentially travel costs, but also other stuff like childcare. This Career Contessa article unpacks the different factors to consider.
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we usually think of things like “lose weight” or “eat healthier” or “save money.” How about focusing on your career in the year ahead? And no, mid-January isn’t too late to set a New Year’s resolution for the New Year! Honestly, it’s never too late to set a resolution, but the start of a new calendar year is appealing because of its fresh-start energy.
Every January, millions of people set New Year's Resolutions, but unfortunately, many give up within a few weeks of months. Having a goal is great, but being too ambitious or choosing something that doesn't align with your core values can set you up to fail. In this article for Fast Company, writer Stephanie Vozza shares 5 signs your New Year's Resolution Won't Last.
There are tons of personality tests out there. Some are just for fun or maybe a total waste of time, but some can actually add tremendous value to your career path and job search. Gaining insight into your unique strengths and weaknesses can help you know where to direct your energy and in what areas you may need to work a little harder.