'promotion' tagged blog posts in SixFigureStart Career Coaching by Fortune 500 Recruiters

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Seven Common Career Fears (and How To Overcome Them)

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
October 23 2013


This career advice post originally appears in my Work In Progress column for Forbes.com:

Halloween season ushers in the release of horror movies and scary TV programming. Real life can be just as scary, particularly navigating a career in this volatile economy and job market. Here are seven scary career scenarios and tips for getting past your fear:

This is as good as it’ll get

You fear being topped out at your...

 
 
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Seven Common Career Fears (and How To Overcome Them)

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
October 23 2013


This career advice post originally appears in my Work In Progress column for Forbes.com:

Halloween season ushers in the release of horror movies and scary TV programming. Real life can be just as scary, particularly navigating a career in this volatile economy and job market. Here are seven scary career scenarios and tips for getting past your fear:

This is as good as it’ll get

You fear being topped out at your...

 
 
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5 Career Advancement Lessons From Sylvia Ann Hewlett – Forbes

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
September 30 2013


In my career coaching post for Forbes.com Work In Progress, I cite Sylvia Ann Hewlett’s latest book, “Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career”. Hewlett makes a strong case that sponsorship is the new mentorship (though she does acknowledge the important role that mentors and networks play. Here are my 5 favorite takeaways from the book:

Build a castle
Hewlett emphasizes the importance of having...

 
 
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Self-Promotion Lessons Inspired By Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
September 4 2012


In my last post, I talked about Career Lessons From The Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women Rankings. One of the lessons is to “put yourself out there.” Indeed, if you look at the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2012 you see the success from self-promotion:  Sara Blakely selling her Spanx firsthand in the foyer of Neiman Marcus or Fawzia Koofi publishing a book and announcing, despite death...

 
 
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Career Success Requires Quantity, As Well As Quality

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
June 12 2011


Recently, I heard from someone who was frustrated that, despite following all of the recommended career advancement strategies (networking, following up, working on her pitch), she was not moving forward. As an example, she referenced a few leads that had grown cold. What is the problem?

 

Now it could very well be that she is not networking, following up, or positioning herself as well as she says. But even if she...