It’s Time To Take Your Career To The Next Level

 It's Time To Take Your Career To The Next Level

Are you ready to move forward along your career path? You have to be careful that you don’t stay in the same place at the exact same level for too long. Otherwise, you’ll find it’s years later, and you’re still in the same job you started when you left school. So, how can you give your career a boost every now and then?

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A Gentle Soul: Career Ideas For Those That Care

A Gentle Soul: Career Ideas For Those That Care

When thinking about a new career, most people look towards their hobbies and interests to guide them into something they can love. Of course, this sort of method is great, as it will fulfill more than one part of your life. But, it isn’t the only way to conduct your hunt. Taking into account things you enjoy along with your key personality traits is also a very good method. For this post, the focus will be on those with a caring and gentle nature, and those who want to help others. These sorts of roles aren’t for everyone, but, for those that enjoy them, they can be extremely rewarding.

There are loads of jobs which cater to this sort of person. From helping the elderly and vulnerable to the young who are just starting out in life. Whichever you choose, one of your key duties will be to care for those you work with, giving them independence or keeping them from trouble. Below, you can find some examples of jobs in this field.

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The Hidden Dangers Of The Workplace (And How To Avoid Them)

The Hidden Dangers Of The Workplace (And How To Avoid Them)

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, Health and Safety in the workplace is something that you underestimate at your peril. Employers need to be aware of their obligation to create a safe environment that’s conducive to happy and healthy workers, but employees also need to be cognizant of their responsibility, too. Both have a responsibility to perceive and identify hazards in order to maintain the safety of the workplace

While some hazards such as the control of hazardous and dangerous substances are a given, most modern workplaces are  littered with far more discreet, yet equally damaging hazards.

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3 Signs It’s Time For A Career Change

3 Signs It's Time For A Career Change #Infographic

Although many people train for years to be in a job they plan on being in for years and years, there’s no shame in going for a career change. People don’t stay the same. People develop and evolve. They get new interests, likes and dislikes, and all kinds of other things change about their life situation. Of course this means that getting a new job makes sense in many instances – you spend a large portion of your time there, so you need to do something that’s right for you at the time. Here are 3 signs you should look for to work out whether it’s time for a career change:

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Book Review: Back Pocket Coach and Guest Post – How To Diplomatically Critique Another

Back Pocket Coach provides 33 power-packed communication strategies to support you in creating satisfying conversations that result in good outcomes for you and others.
 

 

Book Details:

Book Title: Back Pocket Coach: 33 Effective Communication Strategies for Work & Life
Authors: Diane Brennan and Alexandra Ross
Category: Adult Non-Fiction, 104 pages
Genre: Communication, Self-help
Publisher: New View Press
Release date: January 2017
Tour dates: June 5 to 16, 2017
Content Rating: G

Book Description:

Have you ever been in a situation that was emotionally charged and the stakes were high? And it was difficult to find the right words? Back Pocket Coach provides 33 power-packed communication strategies to support you in creating satisfying conversations that result in good outcomes for you and others. These just-in-time strategies will help you move through conversations masterfully –whether you’re engaging with one person or a team of people.

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10 Common Interview Mistakes You Need to Avoid

10 Common Interview Mistakes You Need to Avoid

If you are currently looking for a new job and you have impressed enough to bag a face-to-face interview, firstly, well done! You have passed the first hurdle, and this should give you great confidence. However, the hard work is not over, as you now need to prepare for the interview, so that you stand out from all of the other candidates. One thing you don’t want to do is stand out for all the wrong reasons. With that in mind, read on to discover the common interview mistakes you need to avoid if you want to secure the job.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Fire an Underperformer

5 Signs It's Time to Fire an Underperformer

The recruitment process isn’t quick, it isn’t cheap, and it isn’t simple. When we hire an employee, we have certain expectations and hopes that they will turn out to be a high-performing, engaged employee. We want them to be productive and surpass expectations but, unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, your employees let you down and you need to consider letting them go.

Dismissing staff is a task nobody looks forward to, but if you have tried all you can to manage your employee’s underperformance, it might be time to sever ties. Failing to do so will ultimately hurt your company’s bottom line and affect the reputation of your business.

If you’re uncertain as to whether or not your employee’s performance is below standard, take time to consider the red flags below.

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