Certainly, job searches can be tough. But looking for a completely new kind of job, or trying to break into a new industry? That can be so anxiety provoking for people that they avoid ever even trying.
But with the right strategy, it is possible to make the transition.
I recently wrote about “career ghosting,” the phenomenon in which recruiters abruptly stop responding to job seekers.
But job seekers aren’t just victims of ghosting; they’re guilty of it, too.
Ghosting is unfortunately not limited to the dating world; it’s a frustrating but real phenomenon for job seekers, too.
Managing up is all about getting the most from your working relationship with your boss. For some people, that can mean truly “managing their manager” because the boss is not delivering on basic things. For others, it might be more aspirational.
Ellie talks about what both types mean and how to succeed in your aspirations to “manage up.”
If your approach to mentorship is solely about making introductions, you're doing it wrong.
Much like leadership coaching and Bitcoin, mentorship is much-talked about but not widely understood. Mentorship is about a lot more than making a few introductions and telling some stories. We compiled a few pointers to get you on the right track.
Every day and in every interaction, people make assumptions about us.
Here are four small changes you can make to be taken more seriously, whoever you are and whatever your role.