I can hear it now – “Oh no, she’s going to advise people to look on the bright side of everything! How unrealistic, especially if someone is facing a terminal illness!” I don’t mean to be a Pollyanna about everything, because sometimes being overly optimistic can be dangerous, such as thinking that everything is okay […]Read More
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You’re unhappy at a company. You tried to do the right thing by reaching out to your manager about your grievances, but it’s all for naught, so you start searching for a new opportunity.
Hooray! You get a great job offer for another company, and you turn in your notice to your current company. To your surprise, they offer you a counteroffer. It may be generous. Should you accept it? Read on to find out…Read More
People make mistakes when choosing their career. Often, they go into careers for the wrong reasons, such as it pays well, or it’s a “prestigious” career that’ll make the family proud (I touched upon this in my article You Better Lover Working in IT or Else), or it’s “something to pay the bills”. One of the best ways to avoid making a mistake with choosing a career is understanding your personality. The Myers-Briggs Personality Test is a tool to help gauge your personality so you make make an informed decision about your career.Read More
Date July 18, 2017 Author mymwalimu Category Career Advice
At one point in one’s career, being pigeonholed in a career path happens. If it’s happening to you, you already know how frustrating it is. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, imagine how former child actors feel when they can no longer find work as an actor because they’ve been pigeonholed into the “cute kid” role. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. This post gives tips and techniques on how to break out of the pigeonhole and move onward and upward in your career.Read More
Date June 13, 2017 Author mymwalimu Category Career Advice