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.
Many of us are planning for the “official” start of the holiday season. Whether you are in a state of frenzied nostalgia and excitement, or scheduling some down time with friends and family, the question of whether to continue your job search might be one you are pondering.
This week’s Ask Victoria features questions from three readers with actionable resources that they (and…
“Frankly, I am truly unhappy with the job that I currently have because I have plateaued, there is no where to move up in the organization, I am under really poor management, and I do not agree with the organization’s mission and how they carry out their work. Is there any advice that you have to move past this negativity and not project it when I am in interviews or not let it dampen my confidence?”
Before being a mom, I’d never thought that spending so much time on the playground could help my career.
Yeah, we know. Networking is one of the best ways to find a job. But what if you’re out and about, meeting and greeting, and still don’t have a job to show for it?
Dormant ties can offer powerful access to new information and opportunities.
If you’ve decided to make the jump, it’s essential to start building your new network before you move. Any introduction can be incredibly helpful.
Sometimes you have to go outside of your network and try to connect with a complete stranger.
Here are a few of the methods that I used to find a job and build my network.