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.
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
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.