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Choosing a career is one of those momentous decisions that can change the course of your life. Such an important decision deserves considerable time and introspection. Ample information and self-examination can help you choose a satisfying career...
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The buzz words here are Transferable Skills. Are you great at organising nights out? Then Event Management might be your thing. Do you love sport and know how to charm your teachers into forgiving late homework? Then doing PR (public relations)...
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Focus on what fascinates you.  It's far better to have a job which is an adventure everyday that you truly enjoy than it is to be imprisoned in a career that makes you unhappy but pays extremely well.
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Choose a career that best suits your abilities and interests. If you love what you do it is no longer a job but a purpose. Do everything with the same level of joy and entusiasm and you will succeed.
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So many people and that includes me(use to) , always go after money. Unfortunatly thats how it works in our economy. My advice would be, stick it out in a company where you KNOW you can advance to the top with hard work. A lot of companies pay...
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Choose a career that you have passion for doing!
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Learn everything about your company and do not settle for average work.  Sacrifice more time by investing in your career while asking lots of questions.
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BE YOU!! always be you. Know what  to do, ask ALOT of Questions, a Boss likes it when you ask Questions, that show you are willing to learn and not give up. never show off, you will step on toes that needs to stay intact.  Listen befor...
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Ask questions; Introduce yourself whenever possible; Share your ideas and see how they are received;
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Nobody likes the guy that comes into a job overly comfortable. You should lay low initially and take in as much as possible. Be humble in your approach and open up slowly without a lot of dominance. As you grow in your position your ideas will...
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Be confident from the off
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Intern, study and intern some more.  If you like it and the people you work with think your are a good fit, opportunities will open up.  It's not always about "follow your passion."  Often its about pushing your skillset to new...
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First you must decide whether you really want to make a career change. Do you actually need a career change? If the answer is yes than, you must evaluate your values, skills, personality and interests. That should norrow the list of possible...
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Take the time to learn about your desired career change. Talk to other professionals already in that field; utilize social media (LinkedIn) to connect with peer groups.
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I went from 20 years of painting cars to an entry level position at a biotech company. Seven years later I'm an Associate Product Manager. If you're thinking about changing careers I would encourage it. The experience isn't just about learning a...
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Do your homework.  Have a positive attitude.  Make things happen.
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Never give up, do what you are convinced is right for your organization and company!!
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Learn learn learn, if it means spending time with some one or staying late, or working on your own on something, DO IT. show you want to is so rear these days. (apart fromo honestly)  Browse the internet, do reacearch on the company you...
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  I feel that in order to get ahead, as a professional you must stay current.  Takes classes, go to confrences, do online free training courses like Alison.  Also make a career portfolio.
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All dreams will become a truth if you honestly believe in them
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I would ask them a series of questions so that they might identify the advice to give themselves. First look at those around you that you feel are successfully attaining growth in their career. What are they doing that you are not? Have...
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-The company— or your department— is on shaky financial footing. If you’re worried that you’re company is headed toward a downhill spiral and your position no longer seems secure, it’s time to begin your job hunt. -You’re asked to...
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When the excitement of a job is gone it's most likely time to move on. It is unfair to you and your employer if you're not pouring your heart and soul into your career.
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When you've realized you are no longer passionate about the company, you've hit a career plateau, or just simply knowing that it's time to move on.
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I know it is time to quit a job when supervisors begin to question your work hard work.
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When there is lack of communication amongst employees, and lack of information sharing. And your output is not appreciated by top management.
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