I am almost two years into my career (time flies!). While I love my current job, I am always looking to expand my current skill set and learn from new opportunities. I constantly evaluate my current position, my 5-year plan and my goals, to make sure my career continues down the right path.
I recently came across this awesome website called Career Contessa. It is an online career advice publication exclusively built by and for real women, to guide, inspire, and empower them to create careers they love, on their own terms. And, you gotta check it out. Here are a few of my favorite posts:
Taxes may not be the most exciting topic, but its important. This year was my first time filing my own taxes, and I was dreading it! Luckily, having all the right paperwork and a little guidance, filing taxes is easy!
Create and Cultivate claims that it is a conference series and online platform for female entrepreneurs in the digital space. To me, it is so much more than that! It empowers women to take charge of their careers at any age. It is an uplifting and motivating experience chalk full of female empowerment.
Do you need to be an entrepreneur to attend? No. Do you need to be a blogger? Nope.
Traveling for work is one of my favorite things. I know someday it may become a hassle, but while I have no obligations at home it is the best. I have been on a few business trips, but last week was my first one alone. I embarked on a 3-day trip to a conference in Montana, and I was so nervous.
Interviews can be daunting. One conversation could possibly change your career path. Providing that you are relaxed, prepared, and qualified for the position you should have no problem at all. I have recently experienced being the interviewer and realized what looks best from candidates seeking a position at my company.
Here are nine things to bring to a job interview to make sure all goes as planned:
Since kicking off my career a year ago, I have been asked countless times how I landed a salary paying job. People think it was easy for me or that I was lucky, or possibly a suck-up. I certainly had some luck, and I may have done a little sucking up, but landing a great job was certainly not easy.
I was patient and proactive.