Articles

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

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October 19th, 2013

Nine Things Never to Say to Your Boss

Saying the wrong thing to your boss can do serious damage to your career. Have you ever said, “That just isn’t possible,” to your boss? That’s one of things this Monster.com article tells us never to say to our boss. Interviews with managers surfaced nine phrases we should keep to ourselves...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 13th, 2013

Your Career Well Being and Your Identity

According to Gallup research people who have the opportunity to regularly do what they enjoy are more than twice as likely to be thriving in their lives overall. To appreciate how much our careers shape our identity and wellbeing, people took five years to fully recover from prolonged...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
June 4th, 2013

Stop Apologizing for Caring What You Do

By: Katherine Leary Alsdorf, Founder & Director Emeritus at Redeemer Presbyterian Church's Center for Faith and Work We often bemoan the classic cocktail greeting, “Hello, it’s nice to meet you. What do you do?” But I’m not sure our complaints are warranted. Certainly it’s an awkward...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
April 7th, 2013

How To Graduate With an International Job Offer

Want to work overseas when you graduate? This article from Career Realism offers practical suggestions about how to make this happen.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
March 22nd, 2013

5 Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make | Part 2

In The High Calling, J.B. Wood explains five career mistakes you could make if you don't understand the sacredness of your work and how God wants your work to be a ministry.  

March 7th, 2013

20 Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch

Is your resume getting ignored? Want to punch it up? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez offers some good advice for your choice of words—words you should avoid and words to include. She says, “Hiring managers want—need—words that jump off the page and captivate them.” Find a great list of strong...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
January 29th, 2013

How Do We Know We're on the Right Career Path?

J. B. Wood is an author and businessman. In this High Calling video interview he talks about finding and recognizing the right career path and surrendering your career to Christ.

December 4th, 2012

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

In this Wall Street Journal article, Ruth Mantell lists the top four job skills for those seeking a promotion or a new job in the coming year. Number one on the list is the ability to communicate well. She offers specifics about verbal and written communication, and practical advice about...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
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August 24th, 2012

Maximizing Integrity at Key Career Moments

In his Corporate Executive Board blog, Abbott Martin reports that ethical breaches spike during organizational changes that have a material impact on an employees' roles or compensation. More than 80 percent of employees experience one such event each year. According to research, spending a...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture, Ethics