Welcome to the Life's Work online career coaching Blog
Welcome to our career coaching blog; ace your job search, find your dream job, advance in your dream career...
Written by our career coach in residence: Coach Brian
Finding a fulfilling career can seem impossible these days. The job search process, frustrating for everyone; making it from job postings, to a job interview can intimidate most job seekers. Once the job hunt is over you may feel like you entered a tornado of career advice and you start your new job, your remote job, or even added a side-hustle. Career goals and work-life balance can take a back-seat to just making it through another week.
We get it – that is why started this career coaching blog and why Coach Brian is filling it with articles on these topics weekly. If you have general questions on your career journey start here. If you have specific questions on your career reach out and we will try to point you in the right direction for resources.
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Best Practices for Getting the Most From a Career Coaching Blog:
The first step is to identify what type of content is being shared on the blog and if it is relevant for you. Many blogs have different topics such as resume writing, interviewing techniques or salary negotiations – all things that could benefit everyone but may not apply directly depending on where one is at in their career development. It’s important to focus on posts related specifically to your needs right now so that you are getting the most up-to-date advice available.
Another way to ensure you get maximum value from a blog post is by reading beyond just the article itself; look into any additional resources mentioned throughout or linked within the post such as books, websites or podcasts which will provide even more insight into whatever topic was covered in the blog post.
Our goal here at the career coaching blog is to provide you with the information and advice you need to succeed in your job search or advance in your dream career. We hope that by reading our weekly posts, you’ll have a better understanding of how to achieve your goals and make informed decisions along the way.
Pro Tip: There is a lot of information out there. Make sure you are focused on answering specific questions about your career journey, job search, career transition, etc. .If approach your blog reading with a plan your chances of getting good, actionable career path advice is much higher. Set some boundaries:
- Limit the time you spend on blogs each day.
- Use your personal email for subscriptions so well-written pitches don’t take you away from your work.
- Write down specific questions or topics and start there.
There’s no doubt that this can be overwhelming. You do not have to do it alone and might want to consider professional career coaching services, resume writing support, LinkedIn profile upgrades, or other areas that can show gains with minimal investment.