Career advice, who should I listen to?

Who is the most reliable career consultant when it comes to career choices? Your parents, partner, teacher? We get a lot of solicited and unsolicited advice on what job to choose, what college to go to. Parents, School Counselor, teacher, friends, your aunt: how to go about their advice and suggestions ? For career advice, […]

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The daunting reality of career choice. Time to turn things around.

50% of us choose the wrong careers. This is a worldwide reality. A Gallup report confirms that about 70% of Americans are not engaged at work. And younger generations care a lot about their jobs, more than their parents. No surprise. We spend about ⅓ of our time at work. It better be time well […]

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Find people who can tell you more about their studies or career.

When exploring what career direction we’d like to take, we often under-estimate the importance of meeting people who do the job or studies we consider. Many of us choose our paths based on incomplete pictures of what a career looks like. Hence the high drop out rate at college, and the large number of people […]

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Choosing your career path at challenging times.

Today, we all receive conflicting messages about our future. Many of us lost their jobs. Or our parents did, our family, our friends. Some politicians push hard to reduce Covid restrictions. Others warn for a second wave. Stock markets continue to keep up, with hopes of fair recovery. Nobody really understands. And society is shaken […]

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Why our view on careers is dramatically changing.

Millions of students around the globe are experiencing something with a huge impact to their lives. Consequently we are changing our view on careers dramatically. This period of uncertainty, health threats and social disconnect is harsh on all of us. Recent research confirms that Americans up to the age of 18 are bored, worried, stressed, […]

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Networking. How do you do it?

To find a job now or later on, networking is the name of the game. The application letter and resume are no longer the keys to getting selected. It’s your ability to ‘network’. So what does it mean, and how do you do that? What it is. Networking is about using connections that people have, […]

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Top 3 things to get yourself a job

What’s needed to make you stand out? How to get on top of the stack? We browsed the best advice books and blogs and found these three key points of advice. And just to get you going. There are thousands of job openings at the moment. The top100 employers alone have currently over 1 million […]

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Alternatives to 4-year college are attractive.

Uncertain times make you look for alternatives. More and more high school students are reconsidering their thoughts about next steps. Are the four years at college going to be worth it? Will I find the career I really want? Is the gigantic college debt worth it? Harvard professor, Robert B. Schwartz, worded it nicely “the […]

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The closest alternative to job fairs and open days.

Getting a ‘look inside’ jobs or college majors is essential to make up your mind. The touch base with companies or organizations at job fairs is a welcome means to get a sense of what it’s all about. Shall I go to college? What major to pick? Or go to trade school? or what about […]

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Now you redecorated your home, what about a career in home design?

Being confined at our homes, most of us have been taking a closer look at how we live. Small adjustments. A change of colors. A reshuffle of furniture. Or larger turn arounds. Many of us started to work those deferred lists of home projects. But we also took time to sit back and change items […]

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