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.
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.
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.
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.
You want to succeed in life, and the Society for Human Resource Management wants the same for you.
So you fell into HR by accident and now want to establish yourself in a career? Join the club.
Are you looking for a way to prepare for the future?
Human resources is one of the fastest growing professions in the country, and with good reason. HR is the profession that sources and secures an organization’s most precious asset and competitive advantage—its talent.
Congrats – You’ve been promoted! Oftentimes, when you accept a new role at your current company, you will find yourself caught between your old duties and your new duties. As in any new role, there is likely a defined transition period - typically between 2-3 weeks. But what happens when your old team comes to you on day 2 of your new role and asks you to take care of something for them? It’s important to understand when and how to say no to your old team.
Many Fast-Growing Jobs Don't Require Four-Year Degrees
More than ever before, we as young professionals have to drive our careers. I think more than ever before, we as young professionals have a desire to drive our careers. I look at it this way - if I’m not proactively working through the process of my next role, or of that next experience to be gained, then who is? Now, as optimists, we all hope our employers are looking out for us as well – but we owe it to ourselves to work with our managers and mentors to get the best out of our careers!
There are several important factors to consider when preparing for a job in another country. While language and cultural training are usually first on the checklist, HR and their expatriate employees must consider several other factors before the big move.