Career Hacks

6 posts

How To Take Stock (aka Self-Assessment)

People spend about 50% of their waking hours each day at work (based on 8 hr/day work schedule and 8 hr/day sleep). That’s half of  your waking hours each day, during the week. How do you chose to spend that time? Are your interests closely matched with your skills in your current career? In this case, I congratulate you on achieving the ultimate career goal and would appreciate your comments on how you’ve come to […]

How Much Do You Get Paid?

Employers use “Information Asymmetry” in order to save money. If they have all the information on how much everyone in their organisation gets paid (and don’t share it with you), you are at a disadvantage when the time comes to negotiate your salary. In this TED talk, David Burkus argues that everyone’s pay should be transparent and that this transparency promotes fairness in the workplace. Take a look at this video and tell me if you think […]

Goals You Can Actually Reach (Really!)

One of the best things to do in order to change your life and career is to do things differently. Logically, you know life isn’t going to change if you’ve been doing the same things over and over, but expecting different results each time. In order for life to take a turn, you have to start doing things differently.  But how?   One excellent piece of advice is to change your goals. If you want […]