What's The Difference Between a Job and a Career
Difference Between a Job and a Career
So, we’re in the midst of Job Shadow Week here at the U of A. (And yes, you did read that correctly… it isn’t just Reading Week.) Maybe this is the first time you’re hearing about it; or maybe you’ve already signed up, except you’re now on the fence about participating because you realized that you actually wanted to spend the entirety of Reading Week catching up on all the sleep you’ve missed… Regardless, I’m here to tell you why job shadowing is a GIANT step in the right direction! In the Vancouver, Lower Mainland area there are a large number of administrative assistants seeking employment. Although there are company’s seeking to hire for these positions, many appear to be rather particular about who they hire making it an extremely competitive job market.
I’m sure some people out there have a real passion for what they do, I’ve seen people say so on TV and I’ve read comments on here from people that claim that they do, but I’ve never met anyone at all in real life that really enjoys their job (/career) all THAT much.
Coolspear1 hasn’t created completely new careers, but instead did a major reworking of both … Read more
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Monday, May 2 is my last day of teaching. Not that I will never step into a classroom again, but it marks the end of my full-time employment by Macalester College. My responsibilities for the future will not require any teaching. I am looking forward to the freedom this phased retirement will bring to focus on my writing and other educational activities, but I also approach this date with some sense of loss. For forty years, I have defined myself as a teacher first. I am taking advantage of this column to reflect on a few of the lessons I have learned over these four decades in the classroom. THANK YOU for writing about INFP’s! I am one of them and am grateful you chose ‘us’ to focus on, when there are so many other types also. I am a Career Services Advisor helping graduates navigate the job search process. I am also a Certified Professional Resume Writer and love the combination of writing resumes that help people in their search, and the opportunity to work 1:1 with job seekers. It is a great career field. A book I recommend to the person who mentioned motivation is Refuse to Choose … Read more
If one of your top 2 or 3 Holland personality types is Investigative, you’ve hit the job outlook jackpot. In this economy, growth jobs with liveable” wages are in technology, health care, and computer science – fields with many jobs matching the Investigative personality. Don’t turn on auto-run for the DVD and don’t have motion menu that shows them the demo in a thumbnail. You want them to see it at full quality all at once. Both the website article and eBook link to additional resources and recommended self-help activities on the Career Key website.
So, when life is complicated, use that varied experience creatively to stand out from other job hunters, freelancers, consultants, gurus and workers on LinkedIn and elsewhere. Make sure you put your heart and soul into your work. Being genuinely passionate about what you do keeps the momentum and enthusiasm flowing.
Expect to start on the lower end of the salary spectrum, unless you can show that you can build just like the pros, ie. you have a ton of pictures of LEGO models that you have built on your own, that showcase your talent. after reading your posts. i understand that my institute is teaching … Read more