The average person spends about one-third of their lifetime on the job. It’s not only much more enjoyable when you’re doing something you care about; it’s also a lot easier to accept that time commitment when you’re invested in the work. But it IS possible to care too much. Learning how to develop healthy professional detachment is an essential skill for long-term career fulfillment. Keep reading to learn more!
Your Best Investment is Always YOU
When it comes to your career, there’s one investment that will always yield the best, most sustainable, most reliable returns. Any time or money you spend on expanding your professional capabilities has a potential payoff that is greater than any other investment you could make. That sounds like an exaggeration, I know. But think of it this way…
Looking for a Promotion? 3 Ways Managers Evaluate You
When you’re being evaluated for a promotion, managers are looking at three things: your past performance, your current competence, and your future potential. This video and article will tell you more about how to prepare yourself for earning that next career move.
How to Avoid Being Pigeonholed at Work
If you’ve been attempting to advance your career for a while without success, you may be a victim of “pigeonholing.” This means that people have developed such a strong image of you in your current position, they can’t even imagine you doing anything else. Obviously, this can seriously limit your opportunities for growth. Here are some strategies to prevent this problem!
Have You Been Pigeonholed at Work? What It Means and What To Do
Are you worried that your career advancement opportunities are limited because people see you a certain way? If so, you may have been “pigeonholed.” Find out what this means and what to do about it in this video.
Get That Promotion! Strategies for Career Advancement
Earning your next big career move requires more than just wanting it. You have to build the reputation, relationships and results to prove you’re worthy. This webinar will show you how!
The Ownership Mindset: An Essential Ingredient for Career Success
Your career is yours, no matter what, regardless of what your boss does or doesn’t do. You are the one in control. For better or worse, your career goes with you everywhere. Of course, as any superhero fan knows, with great power comes great responsibility. To truly leverage the benefits of such a concept, you must first embrace an ownership mindset.
Taking on More Work Due to Downsizing? Want to Ask for a Raise? Read This!
A common question I’m hearing lately goes something like this: My organization has recently downsized and now I’m doing more work covering for some colleagues who were laid off. I think I deserve a raise, but is that a reasonable request given that we just had to let people go? This is a great...
What’s the Difference? Career Advancement vs. Career Progression
This video is an excerpt from a live training webinar hosted by Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video and worksheet are available in the Career Success Library. The topic of this webinar was, “Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals.” In this excerpt,...
5 Tips for Working Without Direct Supervision
As I write this, we are in the midst of a global pandemic, which has changed the way we live and work. Many professionals are working from home for the first time. Based on the questions I’m receiving and complaints I’m hearing, quite a few are struggling as they attempt to work without direct...
How Long is Normal to Go Without a Raise?
In my monthly Q&A sessions, I commonly receive a lot of questions about raises. This one comes up frequently: How long is “normal” to go without a raise? Is it a problem to have the same salary for 5 years or more? Here are my thoughts on the subject and some key points you should keep in mind...
Career Advancement is a Privilege, Not a Right
I’ve encountered a number of counterproductive attitudes in the workplace, but one in particular really bothers me. Too many people out there think they deserve career advancement for all the wrong reasons. For example, they believe they’re entitled to it because they’ve worked at the company for...