Career Changes

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We all experience transitions in our careers. Some are sudden and pull us out of our comfort zones like COVID-19, and a welcomed sense of career ownership accompanies others. Effective career guidance can help you get through career transitions. The term transition is essentially a life event causing role change or crisis.

Transitions can be: 

June 30, 2020

 


 

There is a nasty rumor going around that recruiters and hiring managers do not read cover letters. The truth is, many large companies use software to scan resumes for keywords and then forward those candidates deemed qualified to the HR team. In this case, your stunning cover letter would not help you get to the first round.

February 11, 2020

 

#1 Nothing happens overnight.

The night I publicly announced the news of my resignation a small part of me was expecting a Hollywood ending. Stomach-churning, I went to bed knowing there would be no sleep and foolishly fantasized about the emails that would be waiting for me the next morning:

Dear Pubali: See attached offer letter. We have wanted you for years.

February 4, 2020

 


 

This is the second in an essay series about making great, big, career leaps of faith without both fear and a safety net. In the first, I told personal stories of career pivots while sharing that people should not let fear limit their potential. I encouraged elective unemployment if the outcome meant living a better, richer, and fulfilled life.

January 28, 2020

 

Don't let fear stop you from making meaningful career shifts.

Last week, I shared news of my voluntary resignation from my job. On the heels of this announcement, I was shocked by the number of people who came forward to express their utter astonishment at my decision to exit without something already lined up and went on to share their own stories of wanting a career change but being too afraid to do it. 

January 21, 2020

 

 

 

From time to time, I receive emails and messages from people asking how to deal with workplace situations.  Over the last couple months, a theme is emerging around colleagues who try to derail your career and how to respond.

December 11, 2018

 

 

You may or may not have noticed that I have taken some time off from writing lately.  I have done a few pieces for a new concept at SHRM #NotionsByNicole found here.

December 5, 2018

 

I was reading an article that appeared in an online newspaper called Vox. The article, I spoke to hundreds of American men who still can’t find work, written by Andrew L. Yarrow, took the tack that many men are unemployed because of “society.” As I read the article example after example talked about men who had made bad decisions in their lives and were making little attempt to alter those decisions.

September 18, 2018

 

 

 

July 25, 2018

 


 

 

July 10, 2018

 

 

Recruiters, Resume Writers, Career Coaches. These are just some of the professionals that help today’s job seeker navigate through the seemingly impossible process of finding a job. How can you possibly know which avenue to take? Well is starts with figuring out a few basics.

May 23, 2018

You want to succeed in life, and the Society for Human Resource Management wants the same for you.

May 3, 2018

 

      

So you fell into HR by accident and now want to establish yourself in a career? Join the club.

June 16, 2017

 

  

 

Are you looking for a way to prepare for the future?

August 12, 2016

On August 3, @SHRMNextchat chatted with Matt Stollak @akabruno about Transitioning to a Career in HR

In case you missed this information-packed chat filled with great tips and advice, you can read all the tweets here:

August 3, 2016