3 Career Lessons I Learned When My Employer Dissolved

About 2 years ago, the fairly well-known company I worked for was sold right under our noses to its two major competitors. You see, my company was owned by Lehman Brothers and due to their stellar business ethics we were thrown into uncertainty. Here are the 3 career lessons I learned from the experience. 1. Be The Debby Downer Once Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, our company got to work applying...

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5 Simple Tips to Prepare for Your Career Change

Contemplating a career change? Join the party. Society encourages us to choose a major and start college right after high school. But can one really know what they want to do for the next 40+ years when they’ve only been alive for 18? Granted some are born with an innate passion to guide their career decision. However, the rest of us likely choose a career path before discovering our calling....

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Why Your Job Title is Making You Miserable

It finally happened to me. I didn’t think the time would come – particularly this soon. After all, I’m only in my mid 20′s. Nevertheless, I found myself saying the old fogey phrase – “you’ll understand when you’re older” to my brother about a week ago when discussing career choices. He’s only three years younger than me mind you. Yet for the...

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Improving Your Digital Technology Skills Through Online Training

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Some things you can only learn through workplace experience, such as teamwork, leadership, and communication. However, critical skills are best picked up and honed through formal training. Previously, online resources for professional development were scarce and required classroom or on-the-job training. However, many online training options can help workers keep their technical skills up to date with...

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