How To Create A Portable Career

Portable careers #switchersPhoto by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash A portable career is one that can be done from anywhere – your living room, your corner coffee shop, or even your favorite hammock in the Caribbean islands. The term is often associated with military spouses who find themselves moving frequently while attempting to build a meaningful professional …

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The Secret To Getting More Responses To Your Networking Requests

Photo by Kristina Flour on UnsplashPhoto by Kristina Flour on Unsplash A recent headline in the Harvard Business Review stated, “Professional Networking Makes People Feel Dirty,” so if you’ve ever experienced this reaction when requesting help, you’re not alone. But, when digging more deeply into the data, the researchers learned that this effect was primarily experienced …

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Should I Give Up On My Career Switch?

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photo by Ben White on UnsplashPhoto by Ben White on Unsplash </div> </div> <p>In my experience, most switchers give up on their career dreams too early or for the wrong reasons. Here are some of the&nbsp;causes I’ve noticed:</p> <ol> <li>Burnout and frustration from engaging traditional job …

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How To Prove You Can Do The Job, Even Without Direct Experience

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin UnsplashPhoto by rawpixel on Unsplash </div> </div> <p><em>&quot;Tell me about a time you….&quot;</em></p> <p>As a career switcher, you may be nervous about getting asked direct questions in an interview about experiences you haven’t had. However, knowing that an interviewer will likely address any obvious gaps in …

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