Many people have career fears--fear of failing on the job, fear of not
being able to do a good job. While these fears can hinder your career
growth, so can your fears in general. If you have a fear of meeting new
people, that could affect your networking skills. Fear of public
speaking could hold you back from being a corporate leader. So the goal
is not only to not only defeat your career fears, but your personal ones
Many people don’t feel they are really working hard unless they are
stressed out. It’s easy to fall into the trap of feeding off of stress.
But it’s not only not a good thing for your health, it is actually
destructive to your career as well.
At an institution noted for its award-winning scholars, it was
apropos for author Colson Whitehead to grace City College in a lecture
and conversation with Dr. R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy. Whitehead,
the recipient of many awards, including the MacArthur award in 2002,
was on campus recently as the concluding speaker in the Black Studies
Mom skills. You moms know what we’re talking about. Multitasking,
scheduling and budgeting. Of course, these are useful skills but should
you put them on your resume? And if you do, will employers take them
Two women of color will make history as co-anchors of a brand new local
news program set to roll out mid- to late-January at Tribune
Broadcasting Co.’s New York flagship station. African-American Brenda Blackmon and Asian-American WPIX veteran Kaity
Tong will be the faces of PIX11’s new 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. weekday newscast,
the only local news airing in the market at that time.
According to a poll conducted in 2014 by consulting company Accenture,
while 85% of the class of 2014 is confident that they can get a job in
their chosen career, only two thirds can successfully do so. It's a bleak scenario, but there are steps you can take to improve your chances of getting ahead.