The idea of landing your dream job may sound like fun, but taking the time to sort, filter, and search for hours on end to find it can be extremely exhausting. Sometimes the brain and body just need a short break from time to time to get re-charged and ready to go. Read on for effective ways to get back into the swing of things.
Author Trisha Miller
I had a vague interest in working abroad because I had studied French and Spanish in school. I wasn’t very clear on where I wanted to live or what I wanted to do. I had a lot of passion and motivation, but wasn’t sure how this could materialize into real work. All this began to change for me when I saw a job posting in Guatemala to teach social studies.
Have you been job-hopping in the last five years or feel a sense of emptiness in your current work? If devoting time and energy to a bigger cause is your huge motivation, then transitioning to the nonprofit sector may be a good fit for you.
Phone and video interviews are very similar, and many initial screenings with potential applicants help ensure the employer that they want to take the next step and schedule an in-person interview. It’s a way for organizations to save time and money, and weed out potential applicants that are simply not a good fit for the job.
In an age where “location independent” lifestyles are glamorized and enabled by ever-changing technologies, many people feel empowered to switch up their environs. However, unless you have one of those niche jobs where you can work remotely 100% of the time, it is still a huge undertaking to pick up and try out a new place.
Introducing guest writer Kacey Mya Bradley of The Drifter Collective! Learn how to experience being a tourist in your own hometown or taking a road trip in ways that can help you discover your career path!
Management is external, leadership is internal. Anyone can be a leader. Management is focused on other people, not you.
When I lecture students or chat with my own friends who are pursing graduate degrees, they constantly mention their fears of being prepared only for the academic world. If that is your concern too, here are a few tips to keep in mind.
If assuming leadership roles is part of your future plan, start developing management skills now.
When I put my work into perspective, I sometimes felt like I was just chipping away at a huge problem but wasn’t making much of a difference in the grand scheme of alleviating homelessness.