Today is: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | Our next publication day: Monday, January 4, 2021
Think About 2021 Goal-Setting Differently
by Joan Michelson at forbes.com
This new year is an opportunity to take a whole new perspective on who you want to be in 2021, on your career, and how you want to spend the next 12 months.
To develop your 2021 goals, it may be tempting to just grab your 2020 goals, and update them, maybe changing a date or a title here and there. But I urge you to try another way this time, especially after all the upheaval of 2020, because it gave each of us an opportunity – even forced us – to reexamine our goals, plans, careers, perspectives, relationships and priorities.
Top 10 LinkedIn Headlines from Job-Search Experts
by Susan P. Joyce at thingscareerrelated.com
Anytime a “Top 10” list is created there is some doubt in the minds of the readers if the selection process was fair. This is why I asked a committee of eight people to choose which 10 LinkedIn profile Headlines stand out from a list of the ultimate list of 80+ LinkedIn voices job seekers should follow…
The headlines they chose were to be based on content that resonated with them in some way, not out of loyalty to the individuals, the number of followers each person had, or any other variables.
Rebrand Yourself in a New Career with These 8 Easy Steps
by Wendy Marx at business2community.com
Pivoting to a new career or industry can be a daunting prospect. But knowing how to rebrand yourself and create a new and powerful personal brand can make this process a whole lot easier.
And that’s just what I want to share with you today. Below I have collected 8 tactics that will help you to rebrand yourself for whatever new career awaits.
Our next edition…
Monday, January 4, 2021
NiftyNews will not be published on Friday, January 1, 2021 due to the New Year holiday. NiftyNews will return on Monday, January 4, 2021. We hope you and yours have a safe, healthy and happy holiday.
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Starting A New
If ever a fresh start for a new year was needed, this is it.
In our final Nifty50 Tip of the Day for 2020, we leave you with some thoughts and impressions about starting a new. These come from various sources and various individuals. Regardless, they are appropriate words to the wise. We hope you enjoy them and have a healthy, happy and prosperous 2021.
“No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.” — unknown
“Every day is a chance to begin again. Don't focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.” — unknown
“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.” — unknown
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” — Guy Finley
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell
“It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don’t know about you, but I make plenty. You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.” —Mel Gibson
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan
“And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke