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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

How to Land Your Dream Career

Perhaps you’ve recently graduated from college or university and are having trouble charting out a suitable career path. Well, maybe you already have a 9-5 job but are dissatisfied with your present position. Landing your dream career may appear to be a challenging task, but it is possible with determination, perseverance, and consistency.

The standard advice for selecting career paths is “Do what you love”, however, how do you achieve that dream career, the career you truly want to pursue? To land the career of your dreams, you must first figure out what you want to do and what attributes you are looking for in a position.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration, Side Hustle Series

How To Become An Online Blogger

Becoming a blogger is a more and more popular career path, with many new websites and online platforms popping up left, right, and center each and every day. Blogging maintains a whole host of different benefits making it an attractive role to explore, but without any previous experience, it can be tricky to work out exactly where to start.

Luckily it needn’t be as difficult as you might think to begin your blogging journey today, as there are a few key tips and tricks that you can utilize to start making money from blogging in no time at all! 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration, Job Search

7 Things to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19

When there is an economic downturn like COVID-19 one of the things most companies do is have a review of their expenses and strategize on how to cut down their expenses. Most often than not this results in cutting down the number of staff for the company.

Most often, self-funded companies might hold off in doing this since many times these are old companies that might have experienced hardship in the past and have planned ahead for the worst-case scenarios. However, companies with external investment in most cases may have their investors bringing up the conversation of layoffs since they have an interest in the company.

The impact of coronavirus is being felt globally, not just in Canada. Many businesses are being forced to close down permanently, or better yet, temporarily. If you’ve been affected by the pandemic, it can be a tough time mentally and emotionally, and that is why we’ve written this post for you.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

How To Find A Mentor: 5 Practical Tips

In a previous article, I talked about how mentorship has been helpful in my career journey. Naturally, the next thing should be to discuss how you can actually find a mentor. So in this article, we’ll dive even further while being realistic.

Basically, where do you find one? How does it even begin? Are you just supposed to go out there, discover some outspoken person and demand that he/ she become your mentor? Is this even a logical way to go about this?

A lot of times, we hear that you must have a mentor, everyone out there seems to be scouting for a mentor. I mean, in the last post, I argued for the case of mentorship and the fact that it has helped me. If that’s the case, why wouldn’t you want to find a mentor, right?

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Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Tips to Keep in Mind to Network the Right Way

Have you ever thought to yourself “oh, I should really try to network more and maybe I’ll grow my career?” Did you know that eighty-five percent of jobs are filled through networking?

If you’re an entrepreneur or freelancer that works alone, coworking has become the go-to means for networking as it helps you meet colleagues that share the same goals. It equally minimizes any form of depression as a result of loneliness.

We hear how networking is of importance and you’ll be brave if you haven’t subconsciously compared yourself to someone who in your words has been able to attain success through networking.

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