🙅 QUIT Pursuing Career Happiness!!

Plus: Our #1 tip for talking about your strengths in job interviews.

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In today's email:

  • Quit pursuing career happiness! And do this instead. 

  • How to get a higher paying job. Our best tips & tricks.

  • Ready to be satisfied with your career? Here’s what you need to do.

  • Career Would You Rather! Do you like to dress up for work?

  • #1 tip for talking about your strengths. NEVER say “I think my strengths are…”

Here’s what’s going on in the news (related to careers of course):

Instead of focusing on career happiness, focus on this…

Work It DAILY’s CEO and 20+ year career coaching veteran, J.T. O’Donnell, thinks one of the biggest mistakes people are making post-pandemic is they are too focused on creating career happiness. Instead, she believes they should be trying to build career resilience.

Career happiness is really difficult to achieve. What will make you happy in your career today, might not make you happy in five years. Which is why you should be focused on satisfaction and resilience in your career, and not just happiness.

Here are three reasons why you should quit pursuing career happiness.

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career success

Are you ready for career success and satisfaction? We should all love what we do. Our careers should bring us satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment. However, not everyone has this for themselves. If you want it, you have to work for it. Your dream job isn’t just going to fall into your lap. Here are our best tips for creating a career that brings you satisfaction:

When it comes to our work life, sometimes choices we need to make feel difficult. Others are a no-brainer. Tell us which of the following is right for YOU!

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interview prep

Don’t give your own opinions about your personal strengths during an interview.

A common question for hiring managers and recruiters to ask during a job interview is: “What are your strengths?”

If you typically answer this question with, “I think my strengths are ____,” we suggest trying this…

The answer you give to this interview question is a great way to show that you have emotional intelligence and is a way to stand out from other candidates. Instead of answering the question with your own opinion of your strengths, you need to give them real examples. We suggest talking about feedback and compliments you have received from previous employers.

By doing this, you are showing the future employer that you know your value in the workplace. And remember, you can always ask a manager, boss, or co-worker for their feedback if you are not exactly sure what to say.

Keep reading to learn more about talking about your strengths.

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