You want to protect your interests in leaving a toxic workplace. It is stressful enough to have to work there, you don’t need the additional discomfort of negativity focused at you because you choose to leave your employer. Most employers are fair and supportive of their people. Some employers use different, manipulative tactics to manage … Continue reading Toxic Work Environment? How To Manage Your Departure.
Quitting without notice is an impulsive decision that happens in the heat of the moment, and affects your career progress. This may seem like an exercise in common sense and obvious advice, but people incur unforeseen problems when they take that stand. Quitting without giving notice is an avoidable mistake. You are taking a gamble … Continue reading Quitting Without Notice: Taking A Stand, Or Rolling The Dice?
It’s tempting to jump to a new opportunity, just make sure you are landing in the right place. What are some issues to explore when deciding on moving from one job to another? Stability: How frequently have they advertised and hired for the position you are considering? What are their thoughts about the person leaving/who … Continue reading Changing Jobs? Look Before You Leap.
Unexpected events like downsizing and being restructured happen to the best of people, and this type of shock can temporarily affect your career progress. The setback and challenges involved can seem daunting. Don’t be discouraged. No one can take away from you your genuine achievements. These situations often serve as a catalyst for change that … Continue reading Weather A Career Crisis And Emerge Stronger From It.
If you were terminated for cause from your previous position for any reason, be upfront about it. Admittedly, this is hard to do and it requires moral strength. Honesty and integrity are character strengths that are valued by all fair-minded employers, and your courage to tell the truth without spinning the facts will gain the … Continue reading The Courage To Tell The Truth