Welcome to our #4th Career Advice roundup where we share the best career advice from around the web.
Do you know that each month more than 83.4 million posts are published monthly? So keeping up with the right career advice can be something of a pain when you have a lot to do.
That is what we seek to achieve with our monthly roundup. Each month we comb more than a 100 best career advice blogs to bring you the best career advice and simplifies things with our summary of each.
The 5 Most Popular Career Advice Article This Month
Growing a career can be tough especially when you are new and not sure what to do, who to listen to and who not to. This infographic summarizes all the best career hack that you will need no matter what stage in your career you are. Let me share some of the snippets with you
- All job requirements are negotiable even your salary
- There is something called imposter syndrome and it can help you build a successful career.
- Don’t pick a career based on average salary. Pick a career based on your passion and find a way to get paid very well for doing what you love
- Pick a boss, not a company. Here is how to know a great boss
- What got you to level one, won’t get you to level two. The higher you go, the more you need people skills and negotiation skills.
Liz Ryan, contributor to Forbes share who you can know your company values you or not. We all want to be appreciated. Knowing when you are valued or not can make a great difference in your career and as Liz says in this article, you need to flex your job muscle. I highly recommend you read this article but in case you want to bookmark it for later, here are two ways to know if your company values you and one way to tell if they don’t.
Two ways to tell If your company values you:
- Your company values you if they tell you how important you are to their success — and show their appreciation through pay increases, flexibility in your work schedule or other concrete ways
- Your company values you if they give you more important assignment to fix
Your Company does not value you if:
- Your company doesn’t value you if they tell you they do but when you ask for something — a stapler or a half-day off work — it’s viewed as a major inconvenience
Pro tip: If you just starting your career, I recommend you do not spend more than 2years on a level or job role.
The best time to plant a tree was in the last 10 years; the next best time is now.
So also are career advice. The best career lessons can be valuable if you learn them earlier enough and the best way to learn is through other people’s experience.
Check out the list of career lessons most people learn too late in life. Lesson one is great but pay attention to lesson 10. That is where real growth is
Making a tough decision put a heavy weight on you and trust me, I have been there. It might not be easy but the best decisions are usually those from within you.
If you are faced with making a career change, this article might give you the inspiration to make the right one.
Feeling shut down? Then you might be the one at fault. This excellent piece by Jeaane shows us why sometimes speaking up might be the best option for you.
But how do you do it write?
Read the article to find out.
There you have it. The best career advice you need to put your career on a coaster roll. Think we missed a beat? Let us know in the comment.
To a wonderful career.