It’s time for the year-end performance reviews. While it is great to
receive a glowing nod from your boss, even a negative review can be a
tool in helping you build your career. Turn a bad review into something
positive by taking action to work on your faults.
Freelancers face a different set of challenges than other employees, and
they must often be their own marketers, motivators and bosses. It is
easy for productivity to slip, but these tips will get any freelancer
back on track.
New year, new resume. As 2014 approaches it might be a good idea to dust
off your resume and update it. There are just some things that might
keep you from standing out from the pile of resumes companies receive.
Body language is powerful. It reveals lots about your personality.
Confidence, for example, is relayed through body language. Positive body
language can actually lead to greater success, more productive business
relationships, and a better impression in the workplace.
If you have come to a point where you are just plain bored with your
current industry or are burnt out, it might be time for a career
transition. But as you know, such a transition is not an easy thing,
especially in today’s employment climate. So before you jump ship, take a
look at the reasons you want to switch careers then plan, plan, plan.
If you feel like your paycheck doesn't match your true value, it may be time to talk to your boss about dollars and cents. Being prepared for the conversation is important, and these do's and don'ts will help you stay on track.