Steven Covey once said, “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply”. Active listening is a gift. The more that we stop and fully engage in meaningful conversations, the better our relationships will be.
It’s estimated that the average person will change jobs 10 to 15 times (with an average of 12 job changes) during his or her career. Some of these job changes may be out of necessity (company downsizing, etc.), others by choice. Armed with this knowledge, you can take steps to plan for career changes in your working life.
As the New Year approaches, we conjure up visions of a clean slate, a fresh start. Make this the year that you properly set yourself up to reach your personal and professional goals.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. If you have run out of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’ve gathered great suggestions for you – some of which don’t even cost a dime!
Career development is an ongoing process that forms an individual’s work identity. It begins when, as a child, you notice that grownups have many different jobs; policemen, doctors, retail workers, teachers, etc. and continues as you grow and discover other types of occupations through observation, exploration or education.
Have you considered training for a new career but are concerned about finding the time to fit learning into your schedule? If you already have other commitments (job, family, home, etc.), even thinking about finding the time to go to school can create a sense of panic! Before you put your dreams aside, take a deep breath and explore various ways to “find time” in your day for learning.
You may be good at what you do, but what if you could be better? You’ve come to a point of familiarity in your job. You pretty much know what to expect day in and day out. You know your tasks, and you handle them well. So, what’s next?
Earning certification not only positions you as a leader in your industry - it’s an investment in yourself and your long-term career.
If you’re still using old tactics that drain you and the hours in your day, then it’s time to look for new methods. In this video, we’ll discuss some of the ways you can work smarter not harder. They’re easy to do and you can start as soon as today.
At Ed4Career, we believe that everything you learn changes you in ways that you would never expect. Lifelong learning is an absolute must in this era of constant change and disruption. It’s from this love for learning that we are partnering with Ed4Training in giving away 1 MILLION FREE professional development course programs!
This Million Course Program Giveaway is open to anyone and everyone that wants to participate. Each program consists of a minimum of at least 5 courses and in many cases up to 15 courses. Participants can enroll in as many programs as they want for only the $10 processing fee. The actual value of the programs ranges from $100 to $300 and you will have access to the course for an entire year from the date of your enrollment.