8 Questions That Will Help Diagnose Your Current Career Status

Ask yourself these 8 questions to determine what issues you need to fix in order to revamp your career. January 14, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Kanika Tolver’s book Career Rehab. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes Once you decide your career needs rehabbing, you need to evaluate the current state of your career. This is the “diagnosis” phase. It’s similar to a contractor inspecting a home they’re planning to renovate: You’re going to evaluate what remains strong, what could use some minor repairs, and what needs to be completely gutted and rebuilt. This inspection of your career is called the Rehab YOU Evaluation, and it will require you to be transparent and open to new ways of designing, building, testing and launching your personal brand, once you select the career path that’s right for you. The Rehab YOU […]

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The 9-Step Quick Guide to Rehabbing Your Career

If you feel stuck in a job you’ve outgrown — or never really wanted — these 9 tips can help you get unstuck and find work you love. January 7, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Kanika Tolver’s book Career Rehab. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes One of the most important phases of your career rehab journey is creating your Rehab YOU career blueprint. Become the architect of your career by considering your desired career path, location, salary, scope, organization type, benefits and perks and mentors. You’ll start to feel more confident in your career renovations as you craft your vision of your dream career. Here’s how to get started:  Related: Building a Meaningful Career 1. Be a brand, not an employee Most employees don’t see themselves as brands because they don’t feel empowered by their company’s leadership or don’t […]

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No Idea What to Do With Your Life? Gary Vaynerchuk and Others Explain How to Find Fulfilling Work.

Discover what you’re good at, what you like to do, and what you can get paid for. December 16, 2019 10 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Many of us don’t know what we want early in life, which is when we’re faced with choosing our career. So it’s no surprise that more than half of us aren’t satisfied with our jobs. These Advisors in The Oracles have reached peak success and satisfaction in and outside of work, so we asked them how they did it. 1. Try many different things. Gary Vaynerchuk Image credit: The Oracles Find a job or build a business based on whatever you like to do when you aren’t working. If you don’t know what you like, try different things. Test out everything from operations to sales. Travel and take hula-dancing and pizza-making classes. Putting yourself in a position to do […]

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I Once Had 5 Jobs in One Year. Here’s How I Finally Found Career Success.

April 12, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When moving through a career trajectory, finding the right position is half the battle.  Considering the overall journey and the challenges along the way is part of how Entrepreneur Network partner Eric Siu achieved his success. Many young professionals unintentionally look at others’ success without examining the path it took for them to get there. By keeping an eye on the right opportunities, Siu found success even after switching through multiple positions in his early 20s. Focus eventually helped Siu nail down a promising job, which would bring him more fulfillment than a temporary fit, but he remembers his family berating him about his seeming indecision, as well as seeing friends on social media showing off new career milestones.  Siu’s ability to relish the journey and overcome struggles along the way helped him stay on an upwardly mobile path. He emphasizes […]

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