Whether you need to write an important recommendation, search for a company that does things a little “out of the box” or look back on your own experiences, finding your next great career move can be a thought provoking task. Do you want to find that drive and direction you may have thought you had in your early adult days; how can you strengthen your relationship with some of the higher ups in your company; what do you need to do to find that unorthodox company that will value you and not just your work? Take a look at these articles and find the assistance you need to make you next important career move.
The Unexpected Move that Will Strengthen your Relationships with Important People
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How can you help your relationships with the people you work with much stronger; a great recommendation may be the way to go? When you have the opportunity to work closely with your boss, a head of another department, or anyone who is higher up in your company writing a recommendation and posting on their page online or LinkedIn page can be a great way to show your appreciation and encourage them to want to help you with another task in the future, which will certainly help you with your progression upward. Doing this for those in positions ahead of yours will have your post on their pages where others may view your recommendation. This also gives you an opportunity to show your appreciation for their help in advancing your career.
#1 Sign being a “Fool” Will Get you hired
When looking for a great job one of best discoveries can be a company that actually allows you to manage your own time and do great work. In many cases this can cause you to work more, but the work you are doing may be more beneficial than going to an office or punching a clock. One example of this is the company “The Motley Fool” which is an investing firm that prides itself on finding new and interesting ways to invest money for their clients and gives it employees the time and trust to do this to the best of their abilities. If you are looking for a company who puts this kind of faith in you, look for companies that are thinking outside the proverbial box and see how you can fit in and contribute to a company that may be doing business a little differently.
Boomer: For Your Next Career Move, Look to Your 20s
Many times the follies of our youth can provide us with the direction we need to shape our careers when we get older. When it’s time for a career change due to either layoffs, cutbacks or its simply time to go a different direction than the company you are working for , when you look back to the passion, drive, energy and willingness you showed when you were in your 20s you may find what you should be doing as you get older. One huge benefit is the experience you have gained over time to help avoid making the same mistakes you may have made when you were young and hungry. Take a look at this article and see if it’s time for you to review your working life to find your direction for the next part of your career.