Worklife Round-Up for April 16th, 2018
This week we have articles on networking, achieving a work-life balance, social media and finding the job you love…
8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The whole process of “professional development” can be quite complex and intimidating. For introverts and newbies without professional connections, it can feel downright unfair. But, as the old saying goes, “it’s not what you know; it’s who you know.”
Technology places power at our fingertips, offering an entire world in a simple device. While these gadgets can be distracting, when used appropriately, they can also help you take control of your time and prioritize what matters. It’s important to maintain a healthy balance between our work and our personal lives.
I cannot stress enough the importance of scrubbing your social media presence before starting your job search. Here is a great example: earlier this year, a young lady applied to a position at StyleCareers.com. Her resume looked promising so I Googled her in preparation for a phone interview.
Clients come to me for a variety of different reasons: they want to make more money, they’re unhappy at their current job, they want to relocate, or they want to completely change careers.
For those who love what they do, being a workaholic isn’t all that unhealthy, new research suggests. Workaholism by its very name suggests detriment to one’s physical and mental health, and the American psychologist Wayne Oates, who coined the term nearly 50 years ago, likened it to substance abuse.
Chris Kidd is the owner of StyleCareers.com, StylePortfolios.com, StyleDispatch.com, FashionCareerFairs.com and FashionRetailCareers.com.