Why Are You Leaving Your Job?

Sometimes you’re just ready to move on from your current role or company into something new! Whether it’s the company culture, team dynamics, compensation, supervisor, nature of work, or a combination of these; you are just feeling like you need to switch things up a bit and get into something fresh. Any or all of these rationales are fine, but …

Pursuing That First Job as A New College Graduate

You’re coming up on graduation from college. Congratulations!  It’s a great accomplishment to gain the tangible proof of all your hard work: a diploma. The hope is, all that hard work will land you a career where you’ll thrive, be fulfilled, and not the least of which… pay your bills! So, what’s the best way to FIND that job, and …

Reconnect for Success

Maintaining your professional network is important in every season of your career. When things are really good it’s easy to forget how important it is to maintain them, and then we tend to react when things go south by calling on relationships we haven’t maintained. Avoid these pitfalls and make sure that in every season of your career you work at …

Establish Good Habits & Get Organized

New jobs are a fresh start in many ways.  I highly recommend that you use your fresh start to take a hard look at your habits and organization to make small, but impactful improvements.  The beginning of a new job is a great time to revisit things from how much you’ll save for retirement to tweaking your morning routine for …

Be a Friend or Befriend?

When you start a new job there’s a temptation to befriend everyone.  The first couple weeks at a new job you’ll be asking for help, learning from seasoned employees, etc., and the temptation to want to “fit in” and be liked will be strong.  Here’s my caution: always be friendly but be careful who you befriend.  It’s important to treat …

New Job, Now What?

At Crossroads we have always focused primarily on helping people find the right job.  Our desire, though, is that all people are living in their purpose, honoring God in their work, and finding fulfillment.  So if you’ve walked through your job seeking season and the Lord has provided you the right opportunity, we want to help you shine!  You found …

3…2…1…Go!

A positive person is able to accomplish more at work than a negative person. Agree or disagree?    Various Scriptures would lead us to agree: Proverbs 17:22: “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.” Philippians 2:14: “Do all things without grumbling or questioning.” Psalm 118:24: “This is the day that the Lord has …

Review/Preview

As we continue delving into how to maximize your potential at work, another practical tool I’ve found very useful is a simple exercise called Review/Preview. While the exercise is simple, as with other such exercises, many people don’t have the discipline to apply it.    Here are a couple of Biblical groundings for the exercise: Genesis 1:31 (NIV) states, “God …