How to Transition Smoothly from One Career to Another

Here are four main steps to help you as you plan to transition career: Identify the market value of your current career (degree and work experience combined, what am I worth?). It is critical to define your starting point to make proper plans, and it helps you determine whether you really must change a career. […]

How To Discover Your Market Worth To Help You Negotiate Your Pay

1) Knowing your “bottom line”: Before starting your negotiation, take a close look at your finances and calculate your monthly expenses or a rough estimate of the monthly expenses at the job location. Then, determine the lowest possible salary you can earn and still be able to support yourself and your immediate family. Then, in […]

Tips To Help You Map Out A Career Path From Your Degrees

Many recent graduates with exceptional grades may still struggle to obtain entry level jobs because of lack of portfolios full of the right skill sets and lack marketable abilities. Recently, I started my mentorship program and 90% of the participants have clear concerns about how to map out a successful career from their degrees. In […]

How To Initiate Small Talks For Networking Purposes

Am I the only one who uses weather as a go to small talk topic every time? I guess you are also guilty. Let’s face it, black people are not wired to engage in small talks and we often struggle with this. Most people I know don’t even bother about small talk as they have […]

How To Make Use Of Your Weak Ties

Have you ever found yourself making a list of close friends and associates who can help you with finding a job? Has it yielded the desired results? It’s time to stop and start looking at your weak ties. Why?  Because, your weak ties are a lot more likely to move the ball forward than your […]