The hard work is done. You’ve tended your resignation without burning bridges. You’re at peace with the sunken cost of putting a successful career trajectory on hold. You’ve modeled out your cash flows. Your health insurance is buttoned up. After all, quitting should be easier for executives – with savings come safety nets. Yet, once they quit they look more like deer in headlights than wolves of Wall Street. I should know, six years ago I was one of them.
Deciding how to choose a career can end in you making a big decision, so it is one that doesn’t need to be rushed into. Deciding which path to go down for your career is exciting, but can also feel like a huge responsibility. When it comes to choosing a career, we are often made felt we should have it all figured out. I bet you can recall being as young as 16 in high school and being asked what line of work you wanted to go into. The truth is, most adults don’t even have it figured out, never mind high school kids!
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Add a Resume to LinkedInOther than Job Searcher, LinkedIn is one of the better places to be if you want to be discovered by employers or even if you just want a place to get the latest updates on your industry or network. Having an active account on LinkedIn is the perfect opportunity to show off your qualifications, achievements, and experience. Employers will often look at job applicants’ LinkedIn profiles to gain some more insight, so it’s important your profile is looking its best.
jobsearcher.com/blog9 Best Jobs for IntrovertsIf you really think about it, we aren’t actually either introverts or extroverts. Instead, we’re all on a spectrum as ‘Big Five’ personality tests characterize. Someone more on the side of extroversion would enjoy social contact more, especially large group projects and company parties. It seems as if modern workplaces seem tailor-made for extroverts with the open plan layouts, which removes barriers between people. However, it seems there are very few options that would be perfect jobs for introverts that don't always require working from home.
jobsearcher.com/blogInterview Preparation 101Well, you did it. You made a great resume, you sent it out, you followed up and now you’ve accepted a job interview…and the job looks perfect. Now to land the job.
jobsearcher.com/blog17 High Paying Jobs That Don't Require a DegreeAfter graduating high school, many students' first thoughts aren't focused on trying to find the highest paying jobs that don't require a college degree. Many go to college to further diversify their skills so they can get a high paying job, but college is not for everyone. Some people can’t afford to continue their education at a university. Others may just not like going to school.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Respectfully Put in Your Two Weeks NoticeThe best reason for leaving a job is finding a new one. Whether you hate your job and can't cope, you’ve found someone who pays more, or you’ve found a way of advancing your career, it just may be time to leave. But how should you do it? Do you need to write a two weeks notice letter? If so, what are you supposed to write?
jobsearcher.com/blogWhat to Expect in a Job Offer LetterReceiving a job offer with an offer letter is a great step in the right direction during your job search. It is a sign that the job application process went really well, and you shined amongst the rest of the candidates. If a company wants you to work with them after doing a series of interviews, personality tests, and so on, you will receive a job offer letter.
jobsearcher.com/blogI Hate My Job! 3 Ways to Cope with a Job You HateWhen we start a job, our expectations are that we will love it, or at least enjoy it. From our early days of school, we are told to “work in a job you love”. As lovely as this sounds, this is life and nothing in life is as straightforward as we hope. There are bumps on the road, and this extends to our work lives too. Unfortunately, many people throughout their working years will find themselves thinking "Wow, I hate my job."