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Are you working towards career goals or the career your parents though was great?

Time and time again I have heard friends and co-workers talk about how they ended up going into medicine, becoming an attorney or taking over the family business all stemming from the voices of parents, relatives and friends that mean well. The only problem…YOU’RE MISERABLE! Let that sink in for a moment.

I can personally attest to this fact in my own career journey. I may have mentioned in previous podcasts or video episodes that I started my college career right out of high school in the physical therapy program. My mother thought physical therapy was a great career path and as an obedient high school graduate who had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I only knew at the time, that I wanted to help people in some way, just the how, where and in what capacity was not so clear to me at the time. I just went with my mother’s plan until I started in core science classes and laboratory work.

I discovered in those classes how much I hated working with body parts and being exposed to bodily fluids on a regular basis. I like learning about the body from a scientific perspective but touching dead frogs, cats, possums and other dead creatures gross me out. I eventually changed by major to business administration with the concentration in human resources.

This experience taught me to NEVER do something because someone else wants you to do but do it for yourself. If you’re going to work hard on a career path, at least do something that gives you some satisfaction, outside of just getting paid due to family demands. If you are looking to make your career transition and don’t know where to start, go here.

You can grab your FREE DREAM Career Guide to start your career transition process and not have to suffer through stinky frogs in college to figure out your ideal career path.

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Successful Careers without a College Degree (Part 3)

In the third part of the Successful Careers without a College Degree, we discuss the diverse career paths which are considered trades. In these career paths, you are getting more physically involved, using problem solving skills to help businesses and private sectors with life necessities.

Some of the career paths discussed are electricians, plumbers, air-conditioning, heat and refridgeration technicians.

If you are looking to get more involved in the practical trade careers, but don’t know where to start, check out my resource here to your career plan into orbit!

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Two things must be on your resume in 2019

What must your resume have in 2019?

1. Your summary that includes qualifications and knowledge specific to the job you are applying for.

2. List the relevant skills and experience displayed in bullet points. Keep in mind you are giving the applicant tracking system (ATS) and the hiring manager a quick summary of what you can do for them.

If you are looking to have your resume updated to reflect 2019 standards, check out my resource here.

If you don’t have a resume and need one completed, so you can take advantage of 2019 career goals…go here to have your resume completed and working for you in the marketplace, not against you.

Still have general career related questions? Contact me here

Is Your Resume Doing You Justice?

The primary function of your #resume is to pique the interest of the #employer enough to get a job interview. If you’re not getting calls from employers for more information what you have to offer, then this career tool is not doing its job for you.

Want to have all your career tools such as your resumes, cover letters and/or letters of recommendation reviewed by an human resources professional to improve their chances of working for you? Go check out this resource where I review all your career tools…so they can start working in your favor.

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Salary Negotiations is a Viable Skill when looking for a job

You will need to learn the importance of attaining negotiation skills in your career and in your overall economic life. Using negotiation skills can make the difference with you giving yourself a raise or loose money with your new salary. To learn how to use #salarynegotiation skills and strategies, let’s work one-on-one by going here.

I want to make sure you have all the tools and strategies in your career track to truly win the marketplace with your current and developing skills, qualifications and knowledge.

Want to connect with me? Please do so here where you can leave me a voicemail message or email message and I will be sure to return the call within 24 hours.

How Economic Changes Affect Your Career Choices

If you read & listen to different news stories about layoffs and emerging markets carving out their place in the economy, you’ll understand the times have changed.

For example, if you’re looking into the IT or technologically related fields such as cyber security, that industry is experiencing growth. If you’re working in factories doing manual labor, that industry is experiencing some major declines due to technological advances.

If you’re looking to make changes to your career path to be economically successful one, use my FREE resource here

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