Starting a business requires hard work and dedication—not to mention a lot of paperwork. There are a few steps to start a new business and get it officially registered with the state, but it’s a fairly simple process.
It is difficult to predict how long a job search will take, you need to review your finances before starting. Thinking about money can be stressful but preparing a budget will reduce your anxiety and help you avoid unpleasant surprises.
Let’s talk about the emotions that arise during a career transition. Whether that transition was voluntary or forced, a shift in your career is a significant life change, and this change can lead to grief.
The best way to become comfortable in networking situations is to practice. You may feel awkward at first but, like exercising a muscle, over time, it will become easier, and networking will cease to be a daunting task.
LinkedIn has 810 million members, making it the largest professional networking site in the world. Over 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find candidates, and over 20 million job listings are posted. This means that learning how to optimize your LinkedIn profile is one of the most important things you should do in a job search.
“Tell me about yourself” is one of the most dreaded questions of any job search. Most of us have no idea how to talk about ourselves—where to start, what to say, or how to present ourselves in the most professional light.
This is not an all-inclusive list of potential interview questions. But even if the interviewer doesn’t ask one of these specific questions, you’ll still be able to draw upon your preparation to conquer whatever comes your way.
While there are many ways to escape this unhappiness, the one I’ll be focusing on is the process of a career transition. Changing careers can challenging. It takes courage to switch career paths, change fields, and dive into the unknown