Anna Papalia

Anna Papalia is the Founder & CEO of Shift Profile. Drawn from her 15-plus years of experience in corporate recruiting, talent acquisition, training, and human resources she has developed SHIFT profile an industry leading assessment, for job seekers and hiring managers to identify their interview style. Since launching SHIFT in 2011, Anna has served both private clients on an individual basis and large consulting projects with universities and corporations including Lincoln Financial Group and Temple University. She has helped students, entrepreneurs, senior executives, and job seekers of all ages shift into meaningful careers, gain confidence, prepare for interviews and negotiate job offers. 

Don’t blame the plant

If a plant doesn’t grow, you don’t blame the plant. You look for reasons why it isn’t thriving. Perhaps it needs more sun, less water or a bigger pot. Why then do we blame ourselves and other people when we don’t thrive in certain jobs and relationships? Just like a plant, when your needs aren’t …

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Doubt to certainty

I left my corporate job eight years ago this week. I started my own business two months later. I wish I could say that I had a brilliant business plan all laid out and quarterly goals set, I did not. I left on a mission. Let me reiterate, I left my stable job with benefits

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10 Rules to Survive Working in a Cubicle

After surveying 100 executives I was shocked.. 1) What happens in your cubicle doesn’t stay in your cubicle! – DON’T USE SPEAKERPHONE Everyone hears everything and you are always on display. You have to learn how to get along with your neighbors. Being liked shouldn’t be underestimated! Social capital is just as important as your ability to do the job.