What’s an invoice? RFP, PO, JV? These are common day financial terms and documents you will hear in an office. Not sure what they are? Instead of stopping the conversation every time to ask, enter a new job prepared with the knowledge of these financial terms and documents.
I’m going to say this right now: I feel like I was not late to the podcast game, but I was definitely hesitant of it.
I’d heard of podcasts years and years ago but I never really understood why anyone would choose to listen to podcasts over watching a YouTube videos or reading blog posts. Today, I’m happy to say I’m a full convert. I love podcasts – even more than the beauty YouTube videos I used to binge every weekend.
ese are the 5 podcasts I feel that have had the most influential impact on me. You’ll notice when going through the list that these podcasts have a few things in common:
1. They are all lead by women who know how to get ahead in life.
2. They are all extremely long and detailed.
3. These podcasts are for people who want to get ahead in life with actionable steps.
If you’re like me, then even the thought of a job interview makes you sick. And even though I’ve gotten better at calming my nerves before an interview, the actual process still stresses me out. Mostly because, as much as I prepare, I tend to get nervous and completely blank out during job interviews.
Until I created the one career-changing tool that has helped me master my nerves and allowed me to think on feet when I inevitably blank out.
If you’re new to the corporate world, and just entering your first professional job, the transition can be quite intimidating. So whether you are a new graduate or transitioning to a 9-5 for whatever reason, here are 4 meeting documents you should know and master in any role.
With our imaginary hands in the air, does anyone actually like applying for jobs? No. Me neither. Throughout my years as new graduate, I’ve learned how to ways to really take job applying to the next level. Read more and find out about the tool I use to make sure I don’t let applying for jobs get the best of me.
Happy September! And welcome to the start of the many holidays to come beginning with Halloween.
I’ve always loved holidays and celebrations, and as I’ve…
If you’re anything like me, you also hate job interviews. They are such a necessary part of growing up but it’s something that can be very nerve-wracking and intimidating.
And while the age old advice of “it gets easier the more you do it” is true; I think it should be modified, to “it gets easier the more you do it, but it’s going to be painful, stressful and probably pretty embarrassing along the way.”
Happy end of June! Which means that not only is 2018 half over (yikes!), but also that its graduation season.
With the excitement of finishing school to move on to the next adventure, I think there’s a lot of pressure to maintain a certain image by going to a prestigious school or having a particular career path. But there are so many pathways to “success” and ultimately it’s dependant on your definition. Here are just a few options to look at if you are looking for alternative education options to start or change your career – without paying the price of a 4 year school.
It’s not just about the money and job market. With the fast paced changes, building a flexible and adaptable career can make all the difference.
Like most investments, investing in an education to a career path, requires a lot of research. But financials and job markets are only a part of the research.
So here are 8 key questions (bolded throughout) you need to ask yourself before investing in a career path (including what I think is the most overlooked section – lifestyle!).
I’ve literally worked dozens of temporary positions and almost always, I’ve had a continuous extension or job offer afterwards. Currently, I work for the government. I started in a contract position and, in less than a year, was offered permanent, full-time, with full benefits.
Even when I was in temp pools and job hopping, I never went a day without work and I quickly learned that these are the skills and initiatives employers are looking for.