With Gratitude, Towards One and All
Yes, these are unprecedented times / uncharted waters / challenging times or however you may like to describe this. The only time I’m going to use the C-word is in #. Escapism is a thing and it feels great. So, there’s a lot floating out there on how to keep calm and carry one. This article is also one such, but I hope the tips will be carry-able. Maybe somebody will benefit. Give them a try:
1. Invest at least an hour in yourself. From self-care to gardening to eat-pray-love, do what is feel-good. You’ll be able to control that temper or tongue. I guess it works because of the shift in energy. Need I say more?
Bonus Tip: Nothing – you can take out an hour for yourself, even half an hour will do.
2. What did you do for your work-life today? Did you learn any new skill or a new topic? Refurbished your CV? We all know how challenging these times are. Double-yes for those of us already dealing with ageism, sexism, racism, jobless-ism. So, get on Google, YouTube, LinkedIn, Fiverr or whatever and hustle.
Bonus Tip: Focus on the communication skills along with the digital.
3. Check those vibes. I know this seems out-of-place here. But honestly, what answer do you get when I ask you – what vibes do you give out? Do you radiate hope or the opposite? See inward and you might just get the answers you are seeking. But don’t dwell for too long. Over-thinking has never done anybody any good.
Bonus Tip: Listen carefully to what you say to yourself.
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Please HR people, what EXACT information is given to the employer when a credit check is done?
How specific or complete is the information? Is it just the credit score or more details like the amount of outstanding debt and past due amounts? Thank you!
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Has anyone left their full time toxic job for a contract role ?
I work with a very condescending, micromanaging manager and honestly it makes me sick to my stomach every time she puts a 1:1 on my calendar. I currently have a part time contract role that is way better environment wise, but no benefits. They offered me more hours and I am considering it.
Additional info: Contract role is well paying and is a level up from my current role. So pays more, better environment.
what would you do in my shoes ?
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It's tough to overestimate how effective these two tools — visualization and mindfulness meditation — are when trying to figure out what in the world your dream job really is.
I know this because I've engaged this holistic and empowering method personally and with hundreds of students and clients.
One of the many reasons it's so instrumental in gaining clarity is because we tend to romanticize what we think our dream job is. That can pull us off-course really fast, and we often feel like we've gone too far down that road toward it to turn back, so we're disappointed yet again finding ourselves in a job that's not a great fit.
In today's post on my blog "Reimagine," we look at what visualization and mindfulness meditation are in the context of a dream-job pursuit and how separately and together they can transform your experience.
If you would love to change jobs but have no clue what you’d rather do instead, or you find yourself trying to find a new opportunity but not gaining traction, this approach may be exactly what you need.
You can read it here:
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My manager does not listen.
she will jump in and take the conversation in the wrong direction and provide wrong information.
I tried telling her the client had issues with something, she cut me off and said the contract is under review that’s why the issues. It sounded wrong so I clarified but she further explained the contract being in review. I know my information was clear therefore I believed her. During a meeting with my client I passed along the info and they had no idea there was contract issues and after they emailed my boss and I.
my boss responded that she was not aware of any contact issues. Now the client is confused why I told them there were issues and even questioning my abilities.
She has done stuff like this before, today in a different client meeting she made me look incompetent.
how do I address this with my boss or do I just ignore her when she does it? my worry is sounding childish and being a complainer but I also don’t care to look bad to clients.
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Approaching month 7 of being laid off.
I recently got my job rejection letter after 3 rounds of a (seemingly) successful interview process; which took a total of 2 months, BTW. I am of course left feeling DEFEATED, however. I am wondering if there should have been something within the months-long process I could have done or inquired about etc.? Like a clue to have let me know hey, they aren't as serious about hiring you as it appears. Just in an effort to be better prepared for next time, that was a huge waste of time I actually missed out on the Job Fair
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Lots of people sell their coaching services on this platform.
I think this episode is worth listening to before engaging a Coach.