Tricks of the Trade

1
Mar

Before You Leap: Test Drive Your Dream Career

𝙁𝙧𝙀𝙒 π™–π™’π™—π™žπ™©π™žπ™€π™£ 𝙩𝙀 𝙛𝙧π™ͺπ™žπ™©π™žπ™€π™£, π™¬π™žπ™©π™ 𝙀π™ͺ𝙧 π™Ÿπ™€π™— 𝙝π™ͺ𝙣𝙩 π™žπ™£π™©π™ͺπ™žπ™©π™žπ™€π™£. Going through a career change? Trying to figure out what you can do that relates to your experience and passions? Something worth while, but do not know how to connect the dots? Have you ever considered trying to gain a quick sense of whether your new “career concept” is feasible? Test it out! We often have hunches about what will fix our career woes. Maybe it’s

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29
Feb

Reverse Engineer Upskilling Opportunities by Checking Out LinkedIn Profiles!

π—₯π—²π˜ƒπ—²π—Ώπ˜€π—² π—˜π—»π—΄π—Άπ—»π—²π—²π—Ώ π—¨π—½π˜€π—Έπ—Άπ—Ήπ—Ήπ—Άπ—»π—΄ π—’π—½π—½π—Όπ—Ώπ˜π˜‚π—»π—Άπ˜π—Άπ—²π˜€ π—―π˜† 𝗖𝗡𝗲𝗰𝗸𝗢𝗻𝗴 π—’π˜‚π˜ π—Ÿπ—Άπ—»π—Έπ—²π—±π—œπ—» π—£π—Ώπ—Όπ—³π—Άπ—Ήπ—²π˜€! When it comes to advancing professionally, sometimes it’s about more than just applying for a job. πŸš€ Taking a peek at the LinkedIn profiles of folks already working at a company you’re eyeing can be a goldmine of insights. πŸ” By browsing through LinkedIn profiles, and even checking if they’ve uploaded their resumes, you can really get a feel for what skills and experiences the company

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21
Feb

You are the master of your career destiny! Own it, rock it, and achieve amazing things!

I truly think owning one’s career identity is the basis of confidence. 🌟 Knowing the ins and outs of your role (the cog) in the company or industry (the wheel) πŸ”„. Own the research πŸ“š, the experience πŸ’Ό, the network 🀝. Truly grasp how you can not only become an SME in your work, but then teach others. πŸŽ“ To start drumming up some confidence, internalize, realize, and visualize. πŸ’­ Try to identify your relevance

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16
Feb

Is the language in your job descriptions turning away older applicants?

π–¨π—Œ 𝗍𝗁𝖾 π—…π–Ίπ—‡π—€π—Žπ–Ίπ—€π–Ύ 𝗂𝗇 π—’π—ˆπ—Žπ—‹ π—ƒπ—ˆπ–» π–½π–Ύπ—Œπ–Όπ—‹π—‚π—‰π—π—‚π—ˆπ—‡π—Œ π—π—Žπ—‹π—‡π—‚π—‡π—€ 𝖺𝗐𝖺𝗒 π—ˆπ—…π–½π–Ύπ—‹ π–Ίπ—‰π—‰π—…π—‚π–Όπ–Ίπ—‡π—π—Œ? Terms like β€˜rock stars’ could signal to older workers that they’re not welcome, one NYU professor explains. There’s a reason why realtors use the words like β€œcozy” and β€œquaint” instead of β€œsmall” when describing homes. Descriptors can change perceptions. They can also affect who does and does not respond to job advertisements. Research has shown that language can dissuade otherwise qualified job applicants from

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16
Feb

Is a Career in Real Estate Right For You?

π™Έπšœ 𝚊 π™²πšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš› πš’πš— πšπšŽπšŠπš• π™΄πšœπšπšŠπšπšŽ πšπš’πšπš‘πš π™΅πš˜πš› 𝚈𝚘𝚞? A lot of people are unsure about pursuing a career in real estate. While ignorance has left some people perplexed, others believe that they lack the skills necessary to succeed in the field. However, there are specific requirements that must be met by every prospective professional before they can begin to practice in the industry. Here is a way to view it now. Every practitioner in

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