I was 23 and hungry for a job. Unemployment was high and the economy was only beginning to recover from the Great Recession. But the city was buzzing, not with traditional jobs from corporations per se but with digital marketing jobs from startups, specifically those around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan (also known as Silicon […]
How to Make a Successful Career Change (Even With No Experience in Your New Field), by Guest Contributor Natalie Fisher
Let’s start with acknowledging the courage it takes to embark on a career change. To know that this is something you really want to do, and to actually act on that – rather than staying in the same mode of work – is a big deal. Since you’re clear about your direction shift, the next […]
Do you feel under-appreciated at work? Are promotions passing you by? Are your talents and hard work being overlooked? Perhaps you are confident that you are providing great service to your company, based on your abilities and work record, but are wondering why your managers and peers never recognise you? Perhaps the perception others have […]
Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The Internet of Things. These are some of the elements that come to mind when the future is mentioned. Imagine a window where you can see yourself in the future. Can you see yourself working in this environment? Or has a robot already replaced you? How are you today? The current […]
Running your own business can be full of challenges that keep you up at night. Here are a few of the emotions I’ve had to wrestle with and overcome in order to get a good night’s sleep and stay on track with my goals as a solopreneur.
As much as I don’t prefer my emotions, motivations or outlook to be driven by others, the people around me do have an impact on how I’m feeling about my circumstances and what I believe is possible for my future. Whenever I’ve gone through a major career change or life transition, I’ve found certain types […]