The biggest transitions are about to come. No doubt. The post-pandemic period will bring many changes. Unfortunately, not all of them are going to be positive. Many people will lose their jobs or switch to jobs that are below their qualifications and previous experience. But many new opportunities will be created as well. … Read More Post Pandemic Trends and Opportunities
Have you ever met a photographer who can also be a psycho-therapist? Or maybe a plastic surgeon who is also a fitness model? What makes you special and different at your job? Can you charge extra for that?
It was never easy to be the best in your profession or area of expertise. Everyone would do it if it would be easy.… Read More Lights. Camera. Therapy.
Among many different types of people that I have faced during my career, there’s one category I find the most challenging: people who are just interested in keeping their jobs. … Read More The Most Challenging Type of People to Work With
Leaving is one of the hardest things for many people. Whether it’s your home, your country, your partner or your job – it’s never easy. Even when you have all the relevant reasons and things are crystal clear saying the final goodbye might be an issue.… Read More When to Leave and How to Live
When I was starting my career as a young creative director I had a much more experienced collegue in the agency. His sons were my age. I was very fast and furious at the time. I was in that ‘ I know what I want and I want it now’ – mode… So, at that time I was also applying for Canadian residence. I had an idea to immigrate to Canada.
This collegue of mine actually came back from Canada a few yers before.… Read More Married to the Job ?
In every company I’ve worked so far there was a minority of people pushing things forward and a majority – the rest of the crew, expressing their wonder: What the hell do they want?
There is a way to survive corporate environment without significant consequences and live a relatively peaceful live. The lucky ones can even be happy while doing it.… Read More 9 Tips for Peaceful Office Life
Where you come from is equally important as where you are going to.
Setting up your short term or career goals is a very thoroughly discussed topic and I’m not going to elaborate it now. You can find some hints about it in my previous posts. Much more in all HR web sources.
I was occupied by the fact that I was very often unsatisfied with things that most people are very happy with. And yes, it might be because I’m snobbish or because (I think) I set extremely high goals for myself, but instead of indulging myself with labeling, I have figured out that this is much more related with previous experiences then personality. Personality plays a role of course, but experience is what sets our benchmarks and creating our idea of happiness and satisfaction.… Read More Past vs. Future: Benchmarking for Career Choices