The Top 4 Myths Holding You Back From a Successful Career Change

and landing the job of your dreams

If you’ve ever gone through a career change, you know how stressful it can be. From figuring out what you want to do to landing the right job, there are so many things to consider and get right in this process. Make the wrong move and it could throw your career to a screeching halt. Make the right one though, and you’ll be one step closer to your dream career. And despite what everyone around you says, it’s not about getting your LinkedIn page to perfection or fine-tuning your resume that will make or break you. Rather, it’s your mindset and belief systems that will determine the fate of your career.

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3 Stress-Free Strategies for Kickstarting a Career Change

So, you’ve finally decided: you are going to leave that no-good, dead-end job of yours. You’re headed for greener pastures to maybe, just maybe, find a career that actually excites you. And as hard as making this decision was, you’re just getting started. You now must face the countless decisions and uncertainties that come with a change of this magnitude, making it easy to settle and stay at the job you vowed to quit just days before. Navigating this tricky terrain of kickstarting a career change can be difficult, but there are ways to maneuver around the obstacles in your way to having your dream career.

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The #1 Strategy Top Performers Use to Avoid Career Burnout

and how young professionals can apply it to avoid burning out early in their careers

In today’s ultra-competitive work environment, the pressure to always be “on” is pushing people past their breaking points. We are working longer hours, checking our phones hundreds of times per day, and going non-stop, all day, every day. It’s no wonder why feeling overwhelmed at work is no longer out of the norm. In fact, one study found that 51% of white collar workers believe they’ve reached a breaking point – they’ve burned out and something needs to change.

Man crying from feeling the effects of burnout in his career
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Why You Should Say “Yes” to a Relocation Offer (Regardless of the Location)

Over the last decade, the information age has drastically changed how we work. With 24/7 connectivity, it can seem a little silly to relocate for a job that you think could easily be done remotely. But as times are changing how we work, companies are also changing how they relocate. It’s no longer the middle management getting offers to move, but rather the young professionals they are turning to. So if you get a relocation offer for a new job, why should you do it in the first place?

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8 Powerful Beliefs You Need to Adopt for an Extraordinary Career

Look around the internet and you won’t find a shortage of people teaching you how to nail the tactics of finding a job. Whether that’s fine tuning your resume or optimizing your LinkedIn profile – you can easily figure out the basics of a job application with a simple Google search. What you won’t find in that Google search, however, is the mindset strategies that top performers have. Because what top performers know is that it is your mindset, and beliefs, that actually lead to a meaningful, impactful, and fulfilling career. So if you really want to build an extraordinary career, forget the tactics and start adopting these powerful belief systems.

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5 Invaluable Life Lessons Josiah Learned From Not Quitting a Job He Knew Was Wrong For Him

Over the course of your career, you will have a lot of different jobs. That means, at some point, you will most likely find yourself turning in that infamous two-week notice. Whether it’s to move on to something better or you can’t bear to stand another day at your work – quitting is something we will all end up doing at some point. Yet, too many people quit for the wrong reasons. They get frustrated or upset and leave without thinking much about it. Josiah, on the other hand, refused to quit a job that he knew in his gut was wrong for him. And what happened to him was nothing that he expected.

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Why Your Resume Doesn’t Really Matter

The job market has never been more competitive than it is today. There are more people competing for fewer jobs, making your chances of standing out, well, almost non-existent. In fact, the average job posting gets over 250 applications, with only 2% of those even getting asked to come in for an interview. In this new workplace, you can’t afford to be in the 98%, let alone playing these impossible numbers games in the first place. If you truly want to stand out as a top performer, you’ll simply need to do things differently. 

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