9 results for tag: career


5 Things to Ask Before Getting a Masters, Doctorate or Ph.D

This is guest post by Daniel Im. Daniel serves as the Director of Church Multiplication for New Churches and LifeWay Christian Resources. He is a Teaching Pastor at The Fellowship, a multi-site church in Nashville. He's the co-author of Planting Missional Churches: Your Guide to Starting Churches that Multiply with Ed Stetzer. Daniel has a M.A. in Global Leadership and have served and pastored in church plants and multisite churches ranging from 100 people to 50,000 people in Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Korea, Edmonton, and Nashville. You can connect with him at www.danielim.com and/or Twitter. Education and degrees tend to open new doors and ...

9 Surprising Job Interview Tips from America’s Top Career Expert

In a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor, it was revealed that the average person in the U.S. born between 1957 and 1964, had to go job-hunting 17.2 times from when they were 18 years old until they were 48. Job hunting isn’t an optional exercise. It’s a must. Richard Bolles, widely known as America's top career expert, wrote the world’s most popular job hunting guide “What Color is Your Parachute?” that reveals practical tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, networking effectively, interviewing with confidence and negotiating a rewarding salary. I gleaned 9 key tips the author shares in his book. Int...

Which Job Should You Get Based On Your Personality Type? [Infographic]

Does your current job fit your personality? Or the better question is, should I find my job based on my personality type? There's a huge controversy over this? What are your thoughts? Nonetheless, I’ve always been fascinated by the intersection of personality and career. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test is a widely known tool used in the business arena for helping you find the “right” career. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the personalities of employees, in an effort to find them in the right roles and help them succeed. As a leadership consultant, I work with ...

What Your MBTI Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny [Infographic]

What does your personality type have to do with your career potential? Quite a bit, according to a recent study. Truity Psychometrics, a thought-leader in online personality and career assessments, and the developer of the TypeFinder personality type assessment, created this interesting infographic with the details of the four dimensions of personality type coupled with predictions on how much you'll earn, how many people you'll supervise, or even how much you'll like your job. Truity surveyed more than 25,000 volunteers about their careers and personalities. Related: The Best Jobs For All 16 Myers-Briggs Personality Types In One Infographic ...

The Best Jobs for All 16 Myers-Briggs Personality Types in One Infographic

Does your current job fit your personality? I've always been fascinated by the intersection of personality and career. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test is a widely known tool used in the business arena for helping you find the "right" career. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the personalities of employees, in an effort to find them in the right roles and help them succeed. Truity Psychometrics, a thought-leader in online personality and career assessments, and the developer of the TypeFinder personality type assessment, created this interesting infographic with the details ...

How Does Emotional Intelligence Affect Your Career [Infographic]

The reality in our current workplace shows the disconnect between EQ and IQ. Think about the company that you currently work for. Were you primarily hired based on your cognitive skills and technical capabilities or your interpersonal capabilities, or simply people skills? The truth of the matter is pedigree and track records outlined in your resume has a lot to do with your IQ. What you may not know is that IQ is a threshold competence. You need it, but it isn’t what makes you a star performer. What truly propels you to be a star performer originates from your people and interpersonal capabilities (EQ). I wonder how many people have ...

10 Career Stats Every 20-Something Should Know About

Barna Group's research reveals Millennials' perspectives on the challenges they face as they join America's workforce. 20 and Something, written by David H. Kim, executive director of the Center for Faith and Work in New York City, unpacks Barna's vast data on Millennials and work, calling, faith, and career. Kim offers insight for churches and businesses on how to understand and relate to twenty-somethings as they emerge into adulthood. Based on Kim's book, I've distilled top ten career stats every 20-something should know about. 1. Only four in 10 twenty-somethings would say they need their college degree for their current job (42%) or that ...

How to Ace Your Interview in 90 Seconds [INFOGRAPHIC]

Wouldn't it be nice if you could get inside your interviewer's head before you attend your most anticipated interview? Here's an interesting infographic from Classes and Careers that illustrates what it's like to get you inside a potential interviewer's brain. The statistics from from findings from a survey of 2,000 employers on how they approach job interviews. Here's what else you should know before your next interview: The number one most common mistake at a job interview is: failing to ask for the job 33% of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they will hire someone The number one question most ...

How I Took a Sabbatical to Discover My Calling

If you’re a young professional, taking a Sabbatical is a crucial part of growing your career and focusing your calling in life. What is a Sabbatical? It is an extended rest from work, or a hiatus, in order to achieve something. The concept of a Sabbatical came from God in the Scriptures, when He gave the commandment to stop working the fields in the seventh year. According to Wikipedia, Sabbaticals are growing trends in the United Kingdom with 20% of companies having a career break policy for employees and a further 10% considering starting one. For young professionals in their twenties, I highly recommend taking a Sabbatical to reflect on and ...