Career Advice

Career Advice

Get career tips directly from the people who know best - recruiters and hiring managers! Read and rate the best advice that our members have to offer and get your career moving on the right track.
Denise
Senior Event Planner / Project Manager  |   United States
Find that something you love and would do because you love it. That something that you would do without being paid. Choose that 'thing you love doing' as your career and you will never 'work' a day in your life.
Ria
Billing Specialist/Telecom  |   United States
When choosing a career, its best to select one that not only challenges you but makes you happy. Instinctively, you will do well at things you enjoy doing! Fact!
Anne
Owner/Founder  |   Brunswick, Maine, United States
Do what you love, love what you do!!!  Plain and simple!!
Brittany
Assistant Branch Manager  |   United States
Whenever choosing a career, I always recommend doing something you love. If there's no passion, eventually you will lose interest and be on the search for a new job. Job hopping is no way to live a life.
Preston
Graphic Designer  |   United States
Look ahead at the beaten and walked road ahead of you. Then gaze at the other side where there are no roads, but instead an infinite amongst the horizon.You already know where I am going with this. Everyone needs a reminder every now and then. Don't...
Shafi
Software Development & Quality Leader at Multi Pro Services  |   Farmingdale, New York, United States
Latch on to a colleague who is willing to help you with your newest position- AND DON'T LET GO!!
Recriutments Bensons
ceo bensons oil and gas and group of consultants at Benson oil and gas - McCown & Co  |   Cameroon
Starting up might be a big challenge for every person in the society and in the world at large, its the process of taking it as a challenge that makes you succeed. Always work on it day and night and put up a business plan till the day you see it...
Donna
Cleaning Service Specialist Business owner  |   United States
Make sure that company has a good track record in upholding to the code of ethics, living up to their mission statements and seek feedback from current or previous employees to get a better background of the Company to make sure they meet the...
Anne
Marketing Coordinator  |   United States
Be observant. Take mental notes on what the company culture is like, if the workplace attitude is laid back or a bit more formal, what kind of personality and expectations your boss and coworkers have , even what the stress level is in the office....
Bob
Content Manager - Clothing  |   United States
Ask questions!  When you first start at a new job, there's always a training period; take the opportunity to ask as many questions as possible, whether it be asking your boss, your co-workers, anyone.  It's better to ask a lot of questions...
Ahmed
anethesic assistant  |   Egypt
No pain no gain :)
Kat
  |   United States
First, create an understanding of who you are and what you offer to any situation in terms of skills, experience, knowledge, and attributes.  You can do that with a combination of assessments and interviews of those who know you well and have...
Cheryl
Volunteer - NonProfit Start Up  |   United States
Start by writing out your goals -- both personally and professionally and then list your strengths and weaknesses.Think about the things you like the most about the job you're currently in and ones you've held and then what youdisliked the most...
Mary Joy
Branch Development Manager/ Recruitment officer  |   Philippines
You possess the Power of Choice Ultimately, there are only 2 choices: to run after your dreams or let it remain a dream You can achieve anything you put your mind to. You can make your dreams come true, just cross the line!
David
Chiropractor/Adjunct Professor  |   United States
     To answer the question about how one goes about changing careers successfully the first question that one should ask is: what peaks your passion and does it match your purpose. I personally have changed careers in my life. I...
Amanda
production and manufacturing  |   United States
Encourage them that there never going to want to go a job unless they are doing something that takes there interest and they enjoy with intrest
Sandra
Director  |   United States
 Once you've discovered (or rediscovered) your passion, spend some time researching the types of careers that center around your passions
JNS Ruby
HR specialist at JNS First Employment Services Co.  |   Philippines
Be quick and be resourceful in finding new job opportunities there are lots of vacancies for our fellow Filipino citizen.
La Shea
Adjunct Instructor  |   United States
Although patience is a virtue, do not wait for something to happen; do not sit and wait for that next phone call for an opportunity.  Get out there and make something happen, if you want to get ahead or advance your career.  Make contacts;...
Ihab
Customer Services Assistant Manager  |   Egypt
10 Habits to Help Advance Your Career:Know your career mission and pursue it with vigor;Like Shakespeare's prose, this habit may be interpreted on more than one level. As a philosophy, it challenges you to discover the unique role best suited to...
Leonard
  |   United States
Be patient .
Anne
Marketing Coordinator  |   United States
Be yourself. The most beneficial element of my career so far is the connections I have made with others. I would not have been able to make these great connections without simply being myself and making friendships. Focus on making real...
Daniela
Director of Sales  |   Croatia
Quitting a job is never easy, however when one feels that there is no professional excitement any more, when one needs higher challanges, one should start considering new more challanging postions or employeers.
Alicia
Executive Recruiter  |   Lanham, Maryland, United States
-When you're not happy-Lack of motivation- You feel like you're not moving forward
HERNAN
BARTENDER  |   Colombia
The job is important in the life as the food for the health.. we make sure when is the time for to quit a job but never never forget the experience got it..
Anne
Marketing Coordinator  |   United States
When you are no longer challenged. In order to create an amazing career for yourself, and to continue growing and excelling each and every day, you must continue to be challenged and pushed forward. If your position is leaving you stagnant and does...
Doug
Regional Retail Supervisor  |   United States
Our jobs (careers) are similar to relationships. We spend much of our time developing and building them. We also derive our energy for our careers. As with relationships, if we get into the wrong type or your partner (in this case the employer)...