Women have certainly come a long way in the workforce; but, unfortunately, we face many stumbling blocks that men are less likely to encounter. That means it may be more difficult for us to advance our careers in a way we would ideally like. But, challenging does not mean impossible. Here are a few of the common obstacles standing in the way of many women, and how to overcome them.
You’re a small business owner, and you want to abandon the shackles of a certain location.
But you have limited capital and resources, and you can’t just open an overseas office when you need to tap into a new market.
Not expanding your operations isn’t an option, either – you want to reach new customers, and you need to do it before your competitors.
Luckily, you can achieve this by recruiting individuals operating out of their homes, spaces and hubs, in any desired market/location.
For working moms--those employed inside the home and out--you live a seat-of-the-pants schedule with little predictability day by day. It's a situation with a reasonable amount of time available for bettering yourself, but no way to know when that time will be. Your afternoon can look free and clear…until the stomach virus attacks your kids, spurring a time-burning doctor visit.
For your future, you need to develop skills and experience for great opportunities now and after the kids are in school. Luckily, Texas can be the place and insurance adjusting can be the job, and there are several reasons why.
An Easy Way To Learn
If you want to get ahead in your career, start by working on becoming a better listener. Without the ability to listen effectively, we are likely to misunderstand what’s being said and that can result in poor performance. The ability to listen well is cited as the communication skill most lacking in new employees. And on average, we spend 60% of our time listening at working.
How do you become a good listener? By practicing. That’s right, practicing. What we think we hear isn’t always what was said. Listening requires complex thinking abilities.