Find Your “Why” at Work

How do you feel about your job? If things have been dragging lately, and you’re coming to experience more dread than delight over Monday mornings, it might be time to take a long, hard look at what you believe. The problem with finding a “Why” at work is not every job speaks to every person. Sometimes we wind up taking …

Finding Your Purpose In Uncertain Times

Concrete steps to find your purpose / deeper dive into the career planning guide COVID-19’s impact on the global workforce is just beginning to be understood. We’ve seen national trends like the “great resignation” resulting from changing employee values, benefits and workspaces. At the same time, new factors are driving many workers away from jobs or into new career pathways. …

Planning Your Tomorrow In An Uncertain Today

As we slowly emerge from the pandemic years, we are dealing with high level of uncertainty in both employers and employees. Employers are seeing record rates of turnover – what some have called the “great Resignation” – and are redefining workspaces, investing in new technologies, creating trust-building initiatives at their companies. Employees are re-examining their own careers, from upskilling to …

Considering a Career Change? 4 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself

Planning for a Career When we leave school, college, or university, often we have no idea what we really want. We choose a job or career based on what our parents, friends, or career advisors say. Then, ten years on, we find ourselves in a mediocre situation, with a growing sense of disappointment and dissatisfaction about our work and our …

Five Reasons to Include Reskilling and Upskilling in Your Career Path Program

Every employee needs a career pathing strategy. Employees should explore different pathways to identify their skills, interests, and goals. Then they can determine the best future direction for themselves in terms of career growth within an organization or a specific department. Career pathing enables employees to more easily identify and transition into roles that align with their personal career goals …

Using Feedback as an Assessment Tool

When it comes to making decisions, data is your friend. The more research you do, the more evidence you have, the easier it is to make an informed and proper decision. When it comes to knowing when to quit, analyzing the data can help you determine if quitting is the right thing to do in your situation. Feedback Can Help …

What’s Worth Quitting and What’s Worth Fighting For?

When it comes to quitting for the right reasons, it’s best to begin by knowing what’s worth quitting and what’s worth fighting for. There are no cookie-cutter standards guiding when we should stick things out and when to cut them loose, which can make it harder. Since most cultures frown on quitting, it can make it difficult to feel empowered …

When Quitting Can Improve Your Career

One of the most difficult choices people face is knowing when to quit their job. Quitting employment has a lot of emotion tied to it which can lead people to holding on too long. In the end, their failure to make changes can result in a stagnant career with very little growth. There was a time when people joined companies …

3 Ways Guilt and Shame Keep People from Quitting- Even When they Should

There are a lot of things that motivate people to stick with something. Having a primary reason not to give up can help you dig deep and develop the grit to hang in there, even when things get tough. For some people, having a purpose helps them stay focused. For others, it may be a deep connection or passion for …

Grit is the Antidote for Chronic Quitting

Quitting gets a bad rap because it’s often tied to laziness, a bad attitude, and giving up. Quitting too easily and too early isn’t a good thing. People give up for a lot of reasons including: Fear Overwhelm Lack of resources Boredom Low self-esteem and more  Too much quitting can become a problem. When quitting becomes chronic, it’s important to …