Careerstone Group Insights Posts Tagged "Career Goals"

Take Stock of Your Career and Set New Goals: A Five-Step Strategy for Success

The New Year is a great time to take stock of your career—where you are, where you want to go, and how you are going to get there. Whether you want to make small changes, learn new skills, get a promotion, or even find a new career, it starts with a few simple steps. Here is a five-step strategy…  Read More

Resolutions That Work: Eleven Tips for a Fresh Start in the New Year

At the end of December every year, we all hear the siren call of the New Year’s resolution: Exercise more, eat less, save money, lose weight, call your mother. These resolutions make frequent appearances on everyone’s annual do-better list. But people often forget to make work-related resolutions,…  Read More

Resolve to Re-Try: Five Tips to Get Back on Track for Your Resolutions

By now, most New Year’s resolutions have been forgotten or abandoned. Maybe you still have that Post-it note on the fridge that says, “Eat more veggies,” or that notecard on your desk that says, “Take a Photoshop class,” or that sign on your door that says, “Exercise…  Read More

Setting (and Achieving!) Your Professional Goals in the New Year

The New Year is officially here, and by now you’ve probably thought of a few changes you’d like to make in your personal and professional life. Everyone loves the allure of a fresh start and many of us hope to end next year with more successes than in years past. But, as we all know, good…  Read More

Recent Graduates: What You Need to Know Before Starting Your First "Real" Job

Congratulations, graduate! You survived the late nights studying for exams, completed all your required college courses, and not only graduated college, but also landed yourself a brand-new job! How exciting! After the exhausting process of finishing school, painstakingly crafting your resume, and applying…  Read More

The Art of Shameless Self-Promotion

March is National Women’s History Month – a time to celebrate women’s contributions to history, culture, and society—both past and present. While we are celebrating other women’s achievements, why not use this month as an opportunity to also honor our own achievements?    Ladies,…  Read More

Time Blocking: To-Do Lists 2.0

  The world of work can be all-encompassing.  Professional culture has transformed to such a degree that most professionals can work from anywhere, at any time.  Technology has advanced to the point where many teams have members who’ve never worked in the same physical space. …  Read More

Proven Productivity Strategies to Keep Your Summer Fresh

“Summer’s here/And the time is right/For setting a new goal at work!” Ok, that’s not how that old favorite summer song goes, is it? Summer is upon us and with it, a whole host of outdoor activities to enjoy the longer days and pack in the fun at the pool, at a music…  Read More

Guest Blog Post: Stuck In A Career Rut? Here's How To Get Out!

By Bethany Seton   Stuck in a rut when it comes to your working life? It’s a common predicament. So many of us want to change our career path, but it can seem like a daunting, even insurmountable challenge.  Once you get stuck in a routine, and get used to your salary - especially one…  Read More

Fall Into Your Dream Job This Season

December Graduation is just around the corner, which means a fresh batch of job-hungry recent grads are in the midst of an overwhelming panic to find the perfect match. December graduation has become more common over the years, offering many benefits such as a head-start in joining the job market, as…  Read More

Happy New Year! It's Time to Take Stock of Your Career

January is the perfect time to take a look at your career and your professional goals to determine whether or not you’re on the right track to success. Maybe you’re thinking about changing jobs or switching companies or changing industries entirely. Or perhaps you just want to learn new skills…  Read More

Success Accelerators for Recent College Graduates

Congratulations, Class of 2020!  While the outlook for putting your hard-earned degree to work may look grim, we have a blueprint for brighter days ahead!  Careerstone Group’s Success Accelerators for Recent College Graduates is designed to help you navigate this unexpected transition.   Our…  Read More

Ditch Your Resolutions For Intentions

It’s that time of year again! We are happily leaving 2020 in the dust and ringing in 2021 with optimism, positivity, and lots of energy for new experiences. A new year means a trove of New Year’s Resolutions will take over the internet for the next month. While we love to hear about all the…  Read More

Meaningful Mentoring: Build a Partnership that Works!

This season of gratitude is the perfect time to reflect on those who’ve made a positive impact on your professional career:  Think of a time that someone invested in your career. What did they do? What was the impact?  How did it make you feel? Now, focus on where you are in your career…  Read More

New Year, New Personal Brand

With a new year and new goals ahead of us, it’s the perfect time to think about creating or refining your personal brand–especially as we find ourselves in the midst of a continuously evolving workplace. People are prioritizing better work-life balance, higher pay, and flexibility, which led us to…  Read More

Hey, May I Give You Some Feedback?

Your boss asks you to stay on the Zoom call when the meeting ends, and asks, “May I give you some feedback about the presentation you just gave?” Quick! What are you feeling? Does your heart rate speed up? Do you get a little sweaty? Is your stomach doing back flips? If you’re, well . . . human,…  Read More

Write a Holiday Letter for Your Career

With the holiday season in full swing, your mailbox is probably filled with cards and letters from loved ones sharing the highlights of their year: the places they’ve traveled, their kids’ new hobbies, and the addition of new pets to the family. We typically use the end of the year to reflect on…  Read More