Tag: career advice

Career tips Covid-19 FindMino team

How to choose your career path in 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 long continuation. Stock markets continue to keep up, with hopes of fair recovery. Nobody really understands. The human voice counts […]

Career tips FindMino team

Find people who can share their career stories.

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 […]

Career tips Rogier Rijnja

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, […]

Career tips Covid-19 Rogier Rijnja

Gap year, how do I know if it’s right for me?

There’s an increasing interest in taking a gap year after high school or college[1].  And Covid-19 puts many people in a position to rethink their next steps. A Gap year could offer a great ‘step back’ and sit out the economic downturn we are facing. While still small (about 1.5% of first time college freshmen do […]

Career tips Jeffrey Leinaweaver

Einstein’s accidents

How your personal story can lead to a breakthrough. Sometimes developing one’s career seems like a daunting task.  And when we compare ourselves to others, it seems like so many people seem to have it all all together.  The reality: careers are often built in accidental ways.  Later, in retrospect, careers seem destined and not accidental at all.   […]