ERIC Number: EJ1015616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
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Take Charge of Your Career
Brown, Marshall A.
School Business Affairs, v79 n3 p 9-11 Mar 2013
Today's work world is full of uncertainty. Every day, people hear about another organization going out of business, downsizing, or rightsizing. To prepare for these uncertain times, one must take charge of their own career. This article presents some tips for surviving in today's world of work: (1) Be self-managing; (2) Know what you have to offer; (3) Keep learning; (4) Understand business trends; (5) Prepare yourself for areas of competence, not jobs; (6) Find a mentor; (7) Build financial independence; (8) Network, network, network; (9) Keep your resume up-to-date; and (10) Create a vision.
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Career Development, Professional Development, Mentors, Competence, Social Networks, Goal Orientation, Resumes (Personal), Money Management, Independent Living
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