Unplug from Technology!

Career Advancement

Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”. If, like Vincent, you’re staying too connected, consider these tips for unplugging from technology after work or even during the workday. Try taking mini breaks from technology during work. Maybe you can’t leave behind technology, but unplugging mentally from email and your phone while researching an idea or writing a proposal will improve your focus. Information Technology Real Leaders, Real Stories Work-Life Balance

Developing a Career in Information and Communication Technologies

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How to Evaluate Whether You Made an Effective Career Decision

Lead Change Blog

Tom made a major career decision 3 months ago: he decided to leave his position as chief information officer at a large manufacturing firm to become an entrepreneur and start a company to provide software that helps manufacturers improve the quality of their manufacturing process. He made his choice after talking to his friend Dave, who left his chief technology officer position in a high-profile manufacturing company to become an entrepreneur six months ago.

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More Automation is Coming! Bulletproof Your Career

Great Leadership By Dan

The continuing advancement and convergence of artificial intelligence, bio-technology, nanotechnology, virtual and augmented reality, quantum computing, and Big Data will automate millions of jobs in the United States. careers Edward D. Guest post from Edward D.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Interesting Career Options for Handy People

Strategy Driven

But there are plenty of other things that you could do if you’re looking for a career that requires manual skills. Anyone who is particularly handy and good at picking up practical tasks can consider a range of trades and careers that suit their skill sets and desires.

How to Increase your Visibility at Work

Career Advancement

Ascher, who worked in a medical technology firm, had been making an effort to enhance how others perceived him over the past six months. In every career path, there’s a level at which leadership skills and visibility play a much stronger role in promotions than job skills.

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Future-Proof Your Career

Strategy Driven

It’s only natural, but instead of worrying, wouldn’t it be better to take action and dow what you can to future-proof your career? There’s no turning back the clock when it comes to technology — it is in all our futures and that includes the future of our work as much as anything else.

16 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Work Performance.

Career Advancement

Disconnecting from typical social media and technology gives your brain a chance to recharge. Managing your Career & Being Successful at Work“Celebrate what you want to see more of.”. Tom Peters. Simon wanted to have an extremely productive upcoming year.

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Mastering A Career Change After 50

HR Digest

To put it bluntly, we still live in a world where you’ll face hurdles if you’re looking to start a new career or reboot an old one. The HR Digest spoke to a few people who made a career change after 50 in search of a better pay, work-life balance, and a sense of purpose in life.

4 Tips for Improving Work/Life Balance

Career Advancement

A hectic work schedule, increased responsibility, new technology, and the need to read and respond to a daily deluge of email and voicemail place huge demands on your work life. Joel can help you to get where you want to go in your career while improving your quality of life.

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4 Tips for Improving Work/Life Balance

Career Advancement

A hectic work schedule, increased responsibility, new technology, and the need to read and respond to a daily deluge of email and voicemail place huge demands on your work life. Joel can help you to get where you want to go in your career while improving your quality of life.

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Workplace Trends – The Portfolio Career

Survive Your Promotion

For some it’s because their employers are seeing the value in flexible working arrangements and leveraging technology to allow employees to work remotely. Career leadership Living Differently Management Motivation Team Building Uncategorized Work/Life Balance Consulting Flexibility Freelance Great Recession Portfolio Career Workplace Change

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Careers You Can Get Started in Fast

Strategy Driven

Everybody wants to have a successful career, but that’s easier said than done. Not only do you have to spend years mastering your craft and working hard to succeed in any career, but most careers also require years of school and thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.

Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? Over the past 25 to 30 years, technology has been zipping along the mainframe to desktop route and the entire tech institution has been riding along with it (and profiting greatly from it). How is technology changing for you?

Career Advice You Need to Get Ahead

HR Digest

As you develop your professional career, you will come into contact with itsy bitsy pieces of career advice. With that in mind, we’ve etched five pieces of career advice to help you do well in your job. The post Career Advice You Need to Get Ahead appeared first on The HR Digest.

4 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Enhance Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

If your business focuses on technology, you can connect with like-minded people on Google+ and LinkedIn, but Pinterest probably isn’t going to bring you a lot of traffic. Career & Learning career development networking social mediaThis is a guest post by LGL Community member Scott Huntington.

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45 Career Advice Experts Offer Career Success Secrets

Miles Anthony Smith

45 Career Advice Experts Share Their Blueprint for Career Success (Plus Leaderboard)​ Does your career seem to be a struggle at times? It’s why I wrote my book Why Career Advice Sucks™ … to share the stories of my own career success and failures and help you grow your career more quickly. Recently, I wondered what other career advice experts would add to the conversation about what’s vital for career growth.

How to Propel Your Career in 10 Minutes

Great Leadership By Dan

But what about career management? There’s a well-publicized notion that professionals spend more time planning a vacation than planning for their careers. That’s an unfortunate truth for many of us, even though a successful career is much more important to our happiness—a research-backed fact. The best way to remain marketable and achieve your professional goals is to practice consistency and discipline in managing your career. career advice careers Dawn Graham

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4 Tips for Improving Work/Life Balance

Career Advancement

A hectic work schedule, increased responsibility, new technology, and the need to read and respond to a daily deluge of email and voicemail place huge demands on your work life. Joel can help you to get where you want to go in your career while improving your quality of life.

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Top Careers for HR Professionals to Pursue

HR Digest

Are you seeking career growth in human resources? Here we have listed top careers for HR professionals to help you carve a niche in the industry you desire. If you want to follow a career in human resources, there are many options open to you. Careers for HR Professionals .

6 vital workplace skills you’ll need to succeed in the future

Career Advancement

Successful employees will use creative thinking to solve new problems that arise as a result of major organizational shifts and new technologies.

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Industries That Provide Stable Careers

Strategy Driven

But you probably want to pursue a career path in an industry that can provide a stable long-term job. If you’re trying to find a career that both suits your personality and promises the possibility of financial stability (for as many years as possible) then here are some of the best industries to consider. The property market provides a very stable landscape for anybody looking to build a long-term career. It’s a career that can earn you a substantial income.

GPS Your Career Presentation Featured at GirlWorks Website

ReImagine Work

” “Over 300 women scientists, engineers, educators, and other professionals attended the second annual 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Conference in October in Wilmington, Delaware. Talent management consultant Mary Schaefer offered a speech called “GPS Your Career: Tools and Tips to Get You Where You Want to Go.”. The post GPS Your Career Presentation Featured at GirlWorks Website appeared first on ReImagine Work.

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Voice of Experience: Karen Ho (Broadway Technology)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of Karen Ho (Chief Operating Officer, Broadway Technology) written by Jessica Titlebaum (Chicago) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” [.].

Who Knew There Were So Many Financially-Rewarding Nursing Careers?

Strategy Driven

New technologies are coming online that are allowing premature babies to make it to maturity when they simply wouldn’t in the past. General nurse practitioners can offer their services in hospitals and specialize in particular fields if they want to progress their careers.

How to Increase your Visibility at Work

Career Advancement

Ascher, who worked in a medical technology firm, had been making an effort to enhance how others perceived him over the past six months. In every career path, there’s a level at which leadership skills and visibility play a much stronger role in promotions than job skills.

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Have you ever been through a merger/acquisition process during your career?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever been through a merger/acquisition process during your career? Processes, technology, products, operations, financials… those are all relatively straightforward to sort out. Business Toolkit Career Leadership Poll

4 Tips for Improving Work/Life Balance

Career Advancement

A hectic work schedule, increased responsibility, new technology, and the need to read and respond to a daily deluge of email and voicemail place huge demands on your work life. Joel can help you to get where you want to go in your career while improving your quality of life.

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Using Technology to Improve The Sharing of Knowledge

Curious Cat

Manu Vora kicked the discussion off with his post on The Gift of Knowledge Transfer Through Technology. My career has been largely shaped by the pursuit of better ways to communicate. Technology can help improve our adoption of better understanding. Wikis are a wonderful technology because of how easy they make the management of shared knowledge. Management ASQ Influential Voices Design of Experiments internet IT learning technology

Where Are All The Great Careers? Hiding Right Here.

Rich Gee Group

We all know the common and famous careers out there. Did you know there are many great career paths that are ‘hidden’ from the normal news mainstream? Careers we probably know exist if we really thought about it, but we tend to forget them when we look at the entire career picture. All the military benefits and living by the ocean or water your entire career with very few exceptions. Decent career path to management or senior tech.

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5-Step Action Plan To Make A Successful Career Change

HR Digest

It’s never too late to take a step back in order to map out a path that fulfills your career aspirations. The HR Digest has curated a five-step guide to help you make a career change. . A few years ago, I took a job at a well-known technology startup.

Career vs Passion: What should you run after?

HR Digest

Follow your passion and earn or build a career just for earning? What should you run after in the career vs passion dilemma. The question of following your passion or career-building is an existential question. Is passion the difference between having a job and a career?

Employers Checking Social Media

Career Advancement

You want social media to help your career, not harm it. Information Technology Job Search Perception Q&A with Joel“There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”. Brian Koslow~. Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are. Should I just get rid of my Facebook profile so I don’t have to worry about my boss snooping on me?

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Why I Bailed on My STEM Career

Change Starts Here

There’s been a lot of talk lately in the US about building more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) capability in the workforce, and related conversations about how to increase the number of women in STEM programs, and how to keep women in those jobs once they have them. Because I had high potential for an engineering career, and I left it. Today I saw an article that said that women leave STEM careers because they don’t see room for advancement.

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Career Advice from Female Tech Company Founders

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Women make up half of the total workforce in the United States, but they make up only 25% of the workers in the technology industry and hold just 15% of senior management positions. Julie also shared advice from a number of female tech company founders to inspire, motivate, and challenge women who are considering careers in tech or starting their own tech companies. ” Get the details: Female founders give tech career advice via venturebeat.com.

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What’s an Encore Career? 7 Tips to Start Your Second Career

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: No matter what age you are, it’s challenging to switch to a completely new career. Amanda Augustine of TheLadders offers seven tips to jump start your encore career: Identify your key selling points. Think about the key strengths and skills that made you successful in your professional career, and explore opportunities where you think they could be applied. Stay current with technology.

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Why 50% of American workers want to make a career change

HR Digest

A recent Washington Post-Schar School poll noted that one-third of workers under the age of 40 are now considering switching careers or changing industries since the pandemic. Anxiety, stress, burnout, and other emotional well-being issues are prompting these workers to switch careers.

6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future 

Lead from Within

There are, however, some mistakes that are so damaging they amount to career sabotage. Shiny Object Syndrome) SOS is an ailment of distraction, and it affects businessmen and women who are entrepreneurial, specifically because of the qualities that make them unique: high levels of motivation, a craving for new technology and new developments, and the courage to start new projects and create new things. I am sure you can see how this would derail a successful career.

6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future

Lead from Within

To build a successful career, you definitely need to develop expertise in your field. An ailment of distraction, Shiny Object Syndrome most commonly affects business people with an entrepreneurial mindset precisely because of the qualities that make them unique: They tend to be highly motivated, they crave new technology and new developments, and they aren’t afraid to start new projects and create new things. If you don’t have a life, you don’t have a career.

Work/Life Balance Across Time Zones and Technologies

First Friday Book Synopsis

Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” Here is an excerpt from an article written by Elizabeth Harrin (London) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. To read the complete article, check out a [.].

The Importance of Education in Furthering Your Career

Strategy Driven

Continuing with your education can lead to a more thriving career and financial security. While job experience plays a vital role in the job market, furthering your education gives you better opportunities to advance your career and lead a more comfortable lifestyle.

Best Career Advice For An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques. Careers Corporate Culture Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Workplace Culture