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How to Gain a Fresh Perspective on Your Career Goals
At a certain point in your career, you may eventually feel like you’ve plateaued. Whether you’ve been at the same company or in the same industry since you’ve started, it’s normal to start craving a new challenge. Use these tips to get started on achieving your next goal.
Craft Calculations: How Mike Stein Brews with Process
We know that a diverse team of financial advisors across the country is key to meeting our clients’ unique needs, but that diversity extends to skills, hobbies and interests, too. We spoke with Mike Stein, a financial advisor in York, PA. about how he started brewing his own beer and the approach he takes to his craft.
Think It’s Too Late for a Career Move? Think Again
If you’ve ever thought it too late to achieve your career goals, take a moment to reflect on this quote from George Eliot: “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” If you’re ready to take the first step toward your dream career, start with these tips.
How to Leave Your Job Professionally
The decision to leave a job is not always an easy one, but employees make these big career decisions for a variety of reasons. However, once the decision is made, the process doesn’t have to be difficult. Use these tips to leave with grace.
3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Personal Brand
It’s important to cultivate and maintain a positive brand over time in order to advance your career to new heights. Here are three ways to bolster your brand and improve your image.
5 Key Traits of a Good Leader
The ability to lead effectively is invaluable, whether or not you directly manage others. Take a look at five traits of successful leaders.
Why Customer Service Matters in Any Career
We’ve all heard the expression, “The customer is always right.” Consistent and courteous customer service is a soft skill that’s becoming increasingly vital to the workplace, as the demand for more personal service continues growing. Take a look at a few reasons why.
Ease Your Stress with These Four Healthy Methods
In light of National Stress Awareness Month, it’s important to acknowledge that stress is likely to come and go throughout our lives. Try these healthy methods next time you’re looking for some relief.
Annual Women's Conference Survey Findings
Each year, our women financial advisors are invited to attend the Edward Jones Women's Conference. During this conference, we surveyed 100 attendees regarding issues facing women in the financial services industry. Here are just a few of the topics we covered in talking with our financial advisors.
Finding the Perfect Mentor
Finding the perfect mentor is a process, but following these tips will help get you on the right track.
Sled Dogs and Support: My Work-Life Balance with Edward Jones
At Edward Jones, our financial advisors come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds, from banking and finance to sales and service. This week, we’re highlighting that diversity outside the workplace by showcasing our financial advisors’ unique skills and interests outside the office.
The Investment of a Lifetime: Alexander Kerford
How does a former packaging engineer transition to a career in finance? Meet Alexander Kerford, a financial advisor at Edward Jones. We recently met up with Alexander to find out what shaped his decision to take a leap of faith with his new career.
4 Things to Consider When Applying for a New Opportunity
Applying for your dream job doesn’t have to be intimidating. Use these tips to help you decide if you should apply now or take some time to improve on necessary skills or experience for the position.
Finding Freedom in Returned Opportunity: Chad Burkhalter
Chad Burkhalter made the challenging decision to leave Edward Jones to pursue the role of an independent financial advisor. 12 years later, he’s returned. We sat down with him to learn why he chose to bring his practice to Edward Jones.
Quit the Cubicle. It's Time to Branch Out.
A cubicle is a great way to collaborate and work alongside your colleagues, but you may feel that you’ve earned the opportunity to work in your own space. At Edward Jones, we agree. Our financial advisors operate from their own branch offices in the neighborhoods in which they serve. Take a look at the benefits.
Feeling the Love at Work
Are you feeling the love at work? Take a look at a few ways employers show their appreciation to their employees.
Do You Have a Healthy Work-Life Balance?
You’ve probably heard the term “work-life balance” a lot lately – but what exactly does it mean, and how do you know if you have it? We’ve developed a quick quiz to help you find out where you stand.