Career Advice

How Colin Powell Outperformed All The Rest

Colin Powell made headlines again recently with some unflattering comments he made about Hillary Clinton and her husband, the former President. Those comments were leaked in an e-mail and the media had another field day.While this article isn’t about today’s headlines, it reminded me about another Colin Powell story I came across some years ago
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As a civil engineer, you have the opportunity to be what many people long for – rich and famous. If this is not enough for you, consider the personal satisfaction that comes from seeing skyscrapers, huge bridges, and airports all built by the plans that you engineered and developed. The pride of seeing these can
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YOU LANDED A NEW JOB BECAUSE of that wonderful first impression you made at an interview. But don’t rest on your laurels. Now you must continue making positive first impressions with your boss, team members, and other colleagues.You’ll have the opportunity to do so during your first week on the job. So you better hit
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Gone are the days when a vocational school was only for low-performing students training for dirty work. Vocational training, also known as career education, is education that is used to prepare a person for a specific craft or trade. This has become an increasingly viable alternative to a four-year degree. Programs may offer a certification
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On a hot, humid day in Atlanta, Georgia, I had a conversation with myself.”How did I arrive at 21 years on the job and do I now have sufficient income to justify my hard work?” “Should I challenge myself to pursue income through unconventional ways?” “What factors contribute to having access to multiple streams of
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Success is most often attained by those who don’t know that failure is unavoidable. It’s part of our life and should be our teacher. Failure is a setback but not defeat. It is just a momentary diversion not an obstruction.When we take risks, we learn that there will be times when we succeed and there
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A career is a profession, a life-long occupation or an employment by which a person regularly earns a living, especially one for which the person has had a period of training in an institution or through apprenticeship. There are several things that one has to consider before choosing a career. These things are also clues
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