Posts in Career
Important Things I’ve Learned About Planning vs. Taking Action

In life, we all have a grand idea on how things could, would and should be. We set our sights on what we want, and we write out or verbalize all of the plans we have to reach or obtain said goals. Over time I’ve learned, all of the planning in the world can sometimes distract us from taking action and going for what we want. In my personal opinion, overplanning can create distractions.

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CareerAmber Janae
How To Properly Deal with The Loss of A Job

I had a friend who reached out to me and was devastated that she had been laid off from her job after almost 8 years with the company. As a friend, it was my job to be there and comfort her but I also couldn't help but think how nothing in the world prepares us for these moments. There is no handbook that tells you how to deal with the emotional side of job loss.

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CareerAmber Janae
Work-Life Balance And How You Achive It

The other day, I shared a tweet about the importance of self-care extending into the workplace and it made me realize how many of us do not consider this at all. Many of us spend a significant percentage of each day in a reactive state when it comes to our jobs, our families, our social lives, and the many competing interests vying for our attention.

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CareerAmber Janae
Tips to Help You Rediscover Your Passion and Purpose Within Your Workplace

Let's face it, a lot of us creatives have a day job. Most of us don't feel passionate about the workplace because our love and passion is elsewhere. For most of us, work at times starts to feel repetitive and mundane. We’re prying ourselves out of bed most days, dreading heading into the office because we’d rather be on a beach enjoying life opposed to dealing with the pressures of completing large projects.

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CareerAmber Janae
A Comprehensive Guide to Redefining Your Brand

It was in 2012 when I officially launched my blog. This was during a time when blogging was a thing but not a BIG thing. Initially, I jumped in head first. I knew nothing about starting a blog but wanted to create a platform to share my work as a writer and inspire others. Over time, the blog grew, the vision grew along with my brand.

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CareerAmber Janae
The Ultimate Career Hacks According to Me

What I love most about my career is that it's everything that I have ever dreamed of. Admittedly, it wasn't always this way. I was unhappy for many, many, many years career-wise. In fact, up until now, I couldn't even say I had much of career at all. There is a fine line between a job and a career.

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CareerAmber Janae
Opportunities, A List of Things That May Be Keeping You From Them

Every day I am looking at my calendar thinking where the hell did time go? I set a lot goals for myself to achieve in the year of 2016 and I am just getting started. Let’s be honest, a lot can happen in a year. I’d be lying if I said a lot hasn’t happened already. I’ve noticed that every time I am presented with a new opportunity or venture I get nervous. A little bit of fear runs through me and I catch myself contemplating if I have the necessary skills to make it happen.

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CareerAmber Janae