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The Cycle of Professional Development

Gaining professional experience is a continuous cycle, like mastering the game of chess. Strategies and tactics are being challenged and developed on an ongoing basis. Experiencing your next level of professional best is influenced by multiple factors, being receptive to feedback to seeking training opportunities. Other factors involve not letting the seasons of highs and lows in life divert you from staying committed to your professional ...
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Plan to Master Your Time

Time management can be labeled the Achilles heel for many in the workplace. The need to master the process of how you manage your time can crystalize through missed deadlines, inaccurate completion of tasks, or lack of time to be available for your direct reports and colleagues. Whatever prompts your focus to master your time, your efforts must be rooted in planning. There are multiple time management strategies for you to review and test. ...
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Persevere And Remain Encouraged

A career search can cause you to experience a range of emotions that can sometimes lead to frustration. Career search frustration can encompass; the unexpected duration of your career search, interview outcomes, financial needs, and sometimes feeling unfulfilled with your current career path based upon multiple variables. To combat frustration, it is important for you to focus on the positive experiences and results of your career search to ...
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Know Thyself

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team. ~ Benjamin F. Fairless Before you start your career search or plan to change your current career path; it is crucial for you to complete a self-reflection of how you want your career path to manifest. Breakdown your career plan ...
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Do You Know Your Industry’s Language?

Your ability to speak the language of your chosen industry is important not only when interviewing but also when conversing with various industry professionals. Taking the time to learn your industry language including acronyms and jargon beyond the textbooks is essential to your professional success. Being able to effectively communicate as an industry professional will prompt other professionals to view you as credible and increase your ...
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Your Financial Credit Matters

Before launching your career search, complete a financial credit check on yourself. It is a given that your background will be checked when you are being considered for a job in most industries. Some career seekers and changers do not take the time to consider how their financial credit history can be the determining factor in being chosen for a position. Take the time to research how your credit history is factored into the hiring process ...
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Which Environment Is Calling You?

Knowing your preferred company environment is favorable during your career search. Many companies are transparent with what type of work environment they promote through their company website, blog, and social media platforms. Companies often host chat sessions on Facebook and Twitter to share details about their hiring process, industry insights, and sometimes general day-to-day activities that a prospective employee may experience. On ...
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Stay Focused and Energized

During your career search journey it is important for you to take time to do something fun or spend time with people who you enjoy. Being consistent in your daily checklist is paramount to the success of your career search.  It is equally important for you to restore your spirit and mind with sanity balms and soul motivators. Scheduling or being spontaneous to create cherished memories at one of your favorite venues can help you diffuse ...
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Your Career Search Deserves a Plan

“As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.” Antoine de Saint Exupery  The time a dedicated career search requires can equate to the hours of a full-time or part-time job pending your current employment status. To have a successful career search; it is essential for you to plan your daily career search action items. Executing your daily career search plan will shift you closer to your desired professional role. ...
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Envision and Declare Your Career Game Plan

Planning and launching a career search can spark a range of thoughts and emotions that have been ignited by a variety of personal and/or professional needs and ambitions. One of the most important things to remember during a career search is the power of words and keeping your career goals visible consistently. It is critical that one doesn’t speak negatively about any situation or outcome they encounter during their career search. In ...