For when you need to choose

There are times in our careers when we have to make a choice: stay in or leave a job, be it for another job or another reason. How can we know which is the right choice? I changed jobs a few times so far and every time I tried to apply a list of reasonable … Continue reading For when you need to choose

Good reads 

During the years whenever I felt I needed a little bit more help with anything, I searched for a good mentor or a good book. Some of the books I used in audio format while commuting to work of doing chores around the house. I paired them with video speeches or lectures from the authors … Continue reading Good reads 

Rebranding yourself 

When practicing a profession we are naturally branding ourselves. We acquire the skills, we hang out with people from the same branch, we start using a specific jargon or gesture in certain ways which all together will make us known as Mr/Mrs X the accountant/neurologist/expert in barbecues, you name it. Sure there are exceptions to … Continue reading Rebranding yourself 

Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part III

8. Contradictory affirmations They may be both correct but incomplete and put together it makes you look like a lier or, at the very best, someone who doesn't control much what they are saying or is completely disorganised. Here's one example: I was in such a hurry to leave home this morning that I didn't realise … Continue reading Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part III

Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part II 

4. Being ignorant to the job you applied for  Another side effect of applying to a job that you do not know much about is completely misunderstanding the questions and giving a completely off the planet reply. This is self sabotage because you do not allow your mind to process what's being send to it … Continue reading Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part II 

Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part I

1. Being late to an interview  It doesn't matter how many people will tell you differently, unless you had an accident or something, being late to an interview will definitely not make a good impression and will automatically place you to the bottom of the list. First it gives the impression that you are not … Continue reading Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part I