Know Your Career Goals

Know Your Career Goals What are your career goals? This is probably the most important question you can ask and very few people can actually answer it. It’s amazing and a bit of a paradox that most of us career people spend so much time with career planning and working toward goals that we hardly can specify. In the starting phase of a career, things don’t always seem like a big deal; in fact they are pretty easy. Most people appreciate having a job, and when the job is new, almost any assignment is challenging. Our employees record signs of progress and assume that their employers are on track. Many of us are promoted one or more times. But do …

The Importance of Personal and Social Development in Business

The Importance of Personal and Social Development in Business Many people wonder why they do not have the success that they want in business. Most of the time, the reason will be right under their nose; they are just unable to see it. The first thing that someone who is not successful in business should ask is, “Am I successful in my personal life and relationships?” If the answer is no, then you now have your answer as to why you are not successful in business. You cannot have a successful career if you do not have adequate personal and social development. The business world is not your entire life, as much as it may seem to be. Your career …

Job-hopping : How It Affects Your Career Success

Job-hopping : How It Affects Your Career Success Is job-hopping and career success related to each other? What is the effect of one on the other? How long is too long for staying in a company? I must admit, the resumes that pass by my desk makes me conclude that job-hopping is far too common. Job hoppers do it for various reasons. More often than not they may not know what they are getting into. Sometimes, it is because they do not know what they want and hence are not ready for the challenges that lay ahead of them. Job-hopping and career success is related to one another. In my opinion, job-hopping affects career success in a negative manner. Consider …