The offer of a career opportunity that can't be refused. Usually in the context of being pushed out of one's current position. While the opportunity has superficial attractiveness, it requires an immense sacrifice if accepted. If not accepted, the alternative is career harikiri.
I was given the godfather's choice - stay in New York as the CFO and be ostracized by my boss & my peers. Or I take the job as the CEO in Palookaville, without my family for a year.
When you're stuck in a loser job with no opportunity for advancement or a raise and the job is not your idea of what you want to do for a career.
Man, I graduated from college 10 years ago and am STILL in grad school. Maybe in another 2 years I'll finally have a career, but for now I just need to pay the bills. Career purgatory is so depressing!
Career Capital is the value of competencies, knowledge and individual personality attributes you have to produce economic value. Career Capital is vitally important for an individual’s success in all stages of work and life. Career Capital can increase through education, experience and your ability to identify and convert opportunity. In the digital age, building your career capital requires a conscious effort to strategically evolve in order to act and influence as a valuable and respected resource.
If you want to get a job, you can no longer just apply like everyone else. You need to understand the business and learn what they need and where they are planning to go so you can bring value and ideas right away. This way you come into the interview with the career capital you need to be the best person for the job.
A fake opportunity usually used by a supervisor as a means to get you to do something extra with minimal chance of any real benefit.
My boss told me that she had a terrific opportunity for me that would enhance my career. After she told me about it though, it sounded more like a mockortunity to me.
A new generation of worker/travellers, they transplant themselves to new cities across the globe following the next big career opportunity.
She was born in London, but got a promotion and moved to Amsterdam and now New York. She's a bit of an urban nomad.
When one goes from being a "job seeker" on linkedin to being employed and wanting to show off to all your friends/colleagues through inviting them into your network.
Having minimal information on your profile and "in search of new career opportunity" to having a gratuitous amount of pages of text on a job you haven't even started yet.
Joe just had a linkedin explosion? Suddenly he thinks he's hot shit after landing that gig at BMW, he's adding everyone left and right bro.
Did you hear? Jill recently went from struggling liberal arts graduate to retail at Saks. She had a linkedin explosion and added our entire graduating class to brag about it through status updates.
"Work Place Anarchy" but more like "prison work for the people trying to stay out of prison".more...
This is the equivalent of an enterprise looking up to a bureaucratic education.
EFFECTIVE FOR SOME, maybe not all. Good life lesson to try.
Play pool, live life up, BUT
**don't let people think they know you.
REMEMBER: All black moms tell sons "Take no1s shit", jits take it too far.
I got kicked out for being attacked & getting pissed about being accused WHEN THE TEACHER WASNT EVEN IN CLASS & EVERY1 WAS SLEEPING (strict rules about sleeping).
I didn't try2 sue 4 discrimination b/c its wasting much time& using a book before driving Heavy Equipment Operator
(Construction Co's will train you in order to pay you low$).
books teach not2 get/run ovr s1 w streamroller like stories
(Now its time 4 college so no construction 4 me.)
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