Category Archives: Career Advice

Have You Put Your Career Aspirations on Hold?

We have all started our careers with big aspirations and then for various reasons along the way we had to settle. Things may have not progressed as fast as we would like, or we simply had to put our career … Continue reading

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If You Made a Career Change that Didn’t Work Out, Do You Give Up or Not?

There are a lot of books and articles around to inspire you to take the leap to the unknown if you are unhappy with the direction your career has taken. They all state that the journey will be a rough … Continue reading

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Become Comfortable Out of Your Comfort Zone

We live in a fast changing environment. Life-long learning is necessary. There are many ways you can develop yourself. You can read books, watch educational programs, attend workshops, or learn on the job. Take every opportunity you can to master the … Continue reading

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Is Stress an Enemy or a Friend?

Are you among those who believe that stress is bad for you and your performance? Watch this inspiring TED talk that can make you change the way your perceive stressHow to Make Stress Your Friend   What did you find … Continue reading

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How Can Science Graduates Actually Have Successful Careers

Korina Karampela talks to Lauren Celano – Founder and CEO of Propel Careers – about how science graduates can improve their career prospects. There is a lot of discussion whether in the current economic environment people are better off being ‘experts … Continue reading

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The Most-Read Articles of 2013

While 2012 was the year that b4iapply focused on helping undergraduates improve their education and career choices, in 2013 the articles were targeted to successful managers who either want to advance their career further or consider making a change. The … Continue reading

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The Number One Mistake to Avoid During An Interview

I had a very interesting (although not pleasant) experience while I interviewed a candidate last week. For the purposes of this post, let’s call him Michael. Meet Michael – Michael had good credentials, high energy and a pleasant personality. He … Continue reading

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