The start of the New Year is symbolic of new beginnings, second chances, and “do overs.” And, by the way, there is no shortage of do’s and don’ts for creating New Year’s resolutions. The New Year is also a good time to reflect, reevaluate and renew career options and opportunities. However, the decision to start job searching, revamping old job search methods, going back to school, or taking a certification course all require a plan. Continue reading “Sticking to the Plan”
If you are anything like me, as the new year starts, you spend time reflecting on what happened in the previous year – happy moments and sad; things you accomplished and those you didn’t; habits you picked up, broke, changed or improved.
This time of reflection is a great time to set up a plan for success for the coming year. Many people refer to these types of plans as New Year’s Resolutions. I personally don’t care for that term (only because I know myself). New Year’s Resolutions are those things I write down and then put in a drawer, leave in a notebook on a shelf, or lose completely.
Continue reading “One of These Days . . .”
My blog Resolutions Revisited, written last year, was inspired by multiple job seekers coming to terms with what seemed like a never-ending job search from Thanksgiving to New Year’s.
It was written to encourage and inspire those who simply didn’t know how to start looking for work. Having been there myself, I was motivated by what the challenges look like to those experiencing unemployment for the first time.
Continue reading “Holiday Tips for the Soul”
Most people would like to break undesirable habits that might harm or disappoint them and strive to live a more successful and fulfilling life. One way to achieve this goal is to make a non-selfish 2015 new year’s resolution; help others and give back to society.
Continue reading “Resolving to Give Back”