When You Are Unhappy with Your Job Take Action With These Six Steps

Updated :: 2016/05

by Candace Alstad - Davies on May 23, 2016

unhappy with your jobIt is vital to recognize job dissatisfaction to ensure you have a fulfilling life. Many situations may lead to being unhappy with your job.

These events could include: bullying, poor management, redundant duties, physically exhausting, lack of challenge, poor wage or benefits, and the list goes on.

 If you find yourself hitting the snooze button on your alarm clock each morning, and dreading the day ahead, it is time for you to make a change!

Does your job have you down?

Life is too short to be unhappy! Making immediate job changes can turn your dissatisfaction around quickly.

The key is not merely to wake up one morning and tell your boss you quit. You must plan ahead and make sure you have another job in place, or at least have a stable financial situation (and supportive partner/family), which would allow you to be unemployed for an undetermined amount of time. The current job market is highly competitive, and you must be willing to work hard to land a new job – perhaps even the career of your dreams!

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How to Write an Education Literacy Coach Resume

Updated :: 2016/05

by Candace Alstad - Davies on May 11, 2016

How to Write an Education Literacy Coach Resume to Land an Interview Blog PostA literacy coach resume is one of the most influential factors in securing a new reading or literacy coach position. To successfully land an interview, you will need a targeted resume and cover letter focused on the value you will bring to a school as a literacy or reading specialist position.

For most employers, holding interviews and then going through the recruitment process helps them find the best people for the job. Similarly, employees who land a job interview are given an opportunity to achieve a platform, which can help them in presenting their viewpoints and skills.

Relatively speaking, having a well-written and professional resume is the first and foremost step to getting a job. Your resume needs to be perfect for you to impress your employers. However, in a market like today’s, getting a job might not be so easy, especially for some positions such as Education Literacy Coaches. Most education literacy coaches…

How to Write a Philosophy of Digital Leadership in Education

Updated :: 2016/05

by Candace Alstad - Davies on May 9, 2016

philosophy of digital leadership

With every aspect of society growing more reliant on technology, it was only a matter of time before schools harnessed digital technologies.

 

As there’s a growing number of techno-babies who can handle iPads and similar devices expertly long before learning how to tie their shoelaces, this is one trend that’s here to stay. Therefore, leaders in education who are seeking a school administrative position need to establish a vision for the effective use of technology to gain an edge over other applicants.

If you want to make your school administrator resume and cover letter stand out and nab the job you applied for, you can send a philosophy of digital leadership in education. Your question may be…

How to Recognize Job Dissatisfaction

Updated :: 2016/05

Job dissatisfaction is all too prevalent in today’s working world – unfortunately. Learning now to recognize job dissatisfaction and taking the steps necessary to turn your career around is critical to happiness. Between managers who are not leaders, lack of progress or challenge, unpleasant co-workers, and job insecurity, it is easy to feel dissatisfied at […]

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How to Write an Education Consultant Resume and Market Yourself

Updated :: 2016/05

The role of Education Consultant is becoming increasingly popular in the field of education. You need to ensure your education consultant resume meets the needs of the applicant tracking systems and the reader. This post should help you with your job search as a consultant in education. First: What is an Education Consultant? As new […]

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10 School Administrator Job Interview Questions and Answers

Updated :: 2016/04

Preparing for a school administrator job interview is probably the most overlooked phase of securing a new principal or other education leadership position. Everyone thinks it is easy until they enter an interview room in front of a panel of educators who are judging every move and every word. Then, reality sinks in! The panel […]

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5 Websites and Tech Tools to Motivate Reading Practice

Updated :: 2016/04

Books aren’t enough to motivate some kids to read. Thanks to cell phones social media and video games, they’re more distracted than ever before and looking for things that stimulate their imagination and engage them. In many cases, kids simply struggle with the activity, which makes them less likely to do it as well. The […]

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The Quickest Path to a Rewarding Career Change in Education

Updated :: 2016/04

If you want an enjoyable and rewarding career that fulfills your passions and dreams, you have to stretch your abilities and take BOLD action, not shrink back and be passive. You have to take the right kind of action! So, how do you determine which direction is best? In order to gain your rewarding career, […]

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How Blended Learning is Modernizing Education

Updated :: 2016/03

Gone are the days where students have to handwrite papers, use slow and clunky typewriters for their assignments, or spend day after day at the library for each class and assignment that arose. Now, the world revolves around the internet, how it can benefit the education system, and how it has helped modernize education via […]

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How Teachers Use Self-Reflection and Self-Evaluation in Education

Updated :: 2016/03

Learning and understanding how teachers use self-reflection and self-evaluation in education will help move your career forward if completed effectively. I use self-reflection and evaluation each and every day in everything I do. 🙂 Trust me, it works. Improved class performance, small ‘thank you’ notes from students and their parents, and the appreciation of your […]

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