International Career Institute on Trends Shaping Modern Careers

International Career Institute on Trends Shaping Modern Careers

The current career landscape is undergoing many exciting changes. With innovations constantly entering the market, students and employees alike have been able to enhance their skill sets with the newest techniques. These trends, including online learning and social media, help people connect with opportunities that may not be available in the local area. The International Career Institute (ICI) highlights the importance of connecting students with these exciting new methods of learning, fostering and promoting high educational standards, while also giving them the tools to succeed in today’s competitive work environment. Online…

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Webinar: Future-Proofing Your Career

Webinar: Future-Proofing Your Career

About this webinar: This interactive web session will address how the global workplace, organizations and employees will change in the next 10-15 years. Author and futurist Alexandra Levit will explore what the future of work has to offer – from technology advances to the human advantage. By discussing the implications of these developments, individuals will be in an excellent position to be both productive and competitive in the workforce of tomorrow. By the end of this session, you should be able to: Discuss how 21st century demographics will impact who is available…

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Use This Process To Find Lasting Happiness In Your Career

Use This Process To Find Lasting Happiness In Your Career

Could it be that our basic beliefs about how to achieve lasting happiness are wrong? That’s what Dr. Alex Lickerman, a primary care physician, and Dr. Ash ElDifrawi, a clinical psychologist and marketing professional, claim in their book The Ten Worlds: The New Psychology of Happiness. The two doctors argue that we have erroneous beliefs deeply embedded in our thinking that produce a fragile and temporary sort of happiness, which we often mistake for happiness that will last. Based on two decades of research into the latest science and real-life patient…

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Career Smack Downs: 10 Tips To Discover Your ‘Tremor Of Truth’ And Persevere And Thrive

Career Smack Downs: 10 Tips To Discover Your ‘Tremor Of Truth’ And Persevere And Thrive

Your ‘Tremor Of Truth’ Will Give You The Resilience To Overcome Career Obstacles PHOTO BY TIM GOUW ON UNSPLASH At this writing, I can bench press 185 pounds. It wasn’t easy to get here. I put everything into it. My personal trainer kept saying, “Let me see your tremor of truth.” Raising an eyebrow at her, I grunted and trembled and sweated before reaching the goal, but I got there. She explained later that the phrase “tremor of truth” is used in physical fitness circles when we push ourselves to…

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5 Secret Keys for a Successful Fulltime Writing & Speaking Career

5 Secret Keys for a Successful Fulltime Writing & Speaking Career

Dreams are good but they don’t pay bills. This bubble needs to be busted before you think of taking writing or speaking as a fulltime profession. In order to earn your life and lifestyle, you’ve got work in the direction where you are not just living your dreams but also living your dream lifestyle. Sounds really fancy (and inspiring maybe) but it’s not that easy. In this post, you will discover 5 secret keys for a full-time writing and speaking career. Use these keys and you never know, you might…

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Aamir Khan on remaking Forrest Gump, career regrets and spending time with his kids

Aamir Khan on remaking Forrest Gump, career regrets and spending time with his kids

Aamir Khan with wife Kiran Rao on his birthday on March 14 in Mumbai.The Telegraph picture It’s become a tradition of sorts for Aamir Khan to spend the first half of his birthday with the media — cutting multiple cakes, posing for pictures and chatting with a handful of journalists. And his 54th birthday celebration in Mumbai last Thursday was no different. Aamir spent the morning at a football game with his youngest son Azad before interacting with the media. Aamir, who was last seen in the disastrous Thugs of Hindostan last year, took…

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Is Career And Technical Education Good News Or Bad?

Is Career And Technical Education Good News Or Bad?

There are still many job opportunities for this guy.GETTY In the last two decades of education reform, a great deal of emphasis has been put on sending high school graduates to college. President Obama in his 2009 State of the Union address proclaimed that by 2020 America would “once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world” (though he hedged that a bit by later saying simply that everyone would need some kind of post high school education.) We’ve repeatedly used college enrollment and completion as a measure of…

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Suzy Welch: Making this common mistake can be a ‘career killer’

Suzy Welch: Making this common mistake can be a ‘career killer’

Many professionals will probably recognize this situation: You go to a meeting or an event and, assuming that everyone there already knows you, or that you’re playing a minor role, you introduce yourself with your first name — or not at all. No big deal, right? Wrong. “I see it happen all the time, and it’s terrible,” bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch tells CNBC Make It. “Your identity is an important piece of information for context in any business situation.” Welch, a career coach, says it drives her…

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You Have To Own Your Career Because Nobody Else Cares About You

You Have To Own Your Career Because Nobody Else Cares About You

The following advice may initially come across as cold, cynical and harsh, but stick with me. In my experience, you have to own your career because nobody else cares about you. In my parents’ generation, people took jobs that didn’t even require a college degree—incurring hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt—and stayed with the company for their entire career. There was an implicit contract between the parties. Employees agreed to work hard, punch the clock and would be reasonably rewarded with a gold watch and pension—just good enough to…

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How To Make Sure Your Next Job Offers Career Growth

How To Make Sure Your Next Job Offers Career Growth

Getty Royalty Free Career growth is a factor many job seekers prioritize when choosing their next career move. If you’re early in your career, you want to build a long-term foundation. If you’re mid-career, you want to fill in gaps your skills or expertise. If you’re later in your career, you don’t have as many moves to make so you want to ensure this next job gets you to or close to your end goal. Most companies will say they offer career growth, but how do you make sure the…

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