All posts tagged: empowerment

Signs you’re ready for entrepreneurship

Maybe you’re at work right now wishing you were anywhere else. Not because you don’t need the income but you have a desire burning in you to do what you love. Social media can be a catalyst as it easy to scroll to a feed of someone seemingly living their best life with their free time.  Many of us aspire to entrepreneurship because we see it as a gateway to doing what you love. However, entrepreneurship can be one of the toughest jobs out there. As the saying goes, you have to be prepared to work 80 hours instead of 40 to make a business work. A lot more goes into being an entrepreneur than having a dream. That is why being a dreamer is tough. We want to achieve but we are creatives and can often get stuck over analyzing our steps. We just want to show the world what we can do. But, you ha e to ask yourself, is it something the world needs right now? I was prepared to launch my …

Land the role

Congratulations! You’ve been chosen for an interview and you should be proud of that milestone. Job hunting has grown increasingly stressful. Gone are the days of getting hired on the spot. Now there is an entire screening process that includes: submitting a resume and/or cover letter online, phone interview, virtual interview, and then finally the in-person interview. All of which, after completion, you may still walk away without an offer. Sounds exhausting, right? However, do not be intimidated by the process. The job interview is not a test if your knowledge but your ability to use it at the right time.  Learn to view each interview along with your process as your opportunity to show them why you are perfect for the role.  Recruiters want someone who is self-motivated, eager to learn and embodies their companies core values. ‘If you show up prepared, positive, and polished you will stand out to the hiring manager. Below are 5 quick tips to help you get hired: 1. Always arrive 10-15 minutes early for your interview (no matter the format). …