WORKLIFE ROUND-UP: Week of March 26th
This week we have articles on productivity, mentoring, networking mistakes, cleaning your career and employer referrals…
Ever find yourself sitting at your desk at 5pm wondering how you still have so much left to do? A few extra minutes checking social media and one trip too many to the common area for a cup of coffee, and the day’s pretty much over without much to show for it.
I have been fortunate to be on the receiving end of a great mentor and to have served in that capacity for a number of now very successful professionals. The long-term impact of mentoring can be life and career changing.
Love it or hate it, networking needs to be a part of your professional plan. You’ve upped your confidence, have had success and feel more comfortable with the process. Great. Be sure you know how to avoid the biggest networking mistakes so all your hard work doesn’t go to waste.
Spring is officially here. As your thoughts turn to organizing the garage or getting your rugs steamed, reserve a little of that urge to polish and shine for your career. Here’s how to start spring cleaning your professional life over the next month or two.
If you’re applying for new jobs after a termination, you may be wondering whether or not a previous employer can say that you were fired. You are right to be aware that your prospective employer may check on the reasons you left your job.