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ERIC Number: EJ1015616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-651X
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.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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