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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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Choose something you are very good  at, because if you're good at it you probably enjoy doing it.  Life's too short to work at something you don't enjoy.
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Never give up, learn something new every day. Treat others as you wish to be treated.
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I recommend to pick a career based on the qualification. Most importantly, he/she must have interest and must be raring to upgrade themselves in that career.
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When picking a career, do not always go with the highest paying at that time. That job may not be there when you graduate. DO!!!! Take as many computer courses as possible. This is the future, and something the world can't do without. Business...
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When choosing a career to embark on make sure you have thoroughly researched it and it is something that you would like to do. You would not like to wake up every morning to a job that does not interest you, so pick a career that you are...
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Starting your first day at a new job can be uncomfortable, no matter what your position will be. Being prepared can help to overcome any anxieties one might have. So how can you prepare yourself? Start off by learning EVERYTHING about the...
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Don't be afraid to ask questions, it shows you're interested in your position.  If you don't ask you will never know, and if you don't know you probably won't last in your position.  Don't be timid, you can admit you don't know...
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Learn everything about the company and pay attention!  Your place (AA, Secretary, CEO) does not matter so much as knowing that you have some working knowledge of the whole process.  It's basic, proper Customer...
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I will advice them to get a first hand experience of company's profile, working environment and what the company expects from them.
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Work hard and learn as much as possible from others. Be a leader, set the example for everyone else.
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That depends on your reason for wanting to change careers.  If it's just for more income, find something that pays more, get referrals from friends, co-workers and supervisors, but like I said in the first question if it's not something you...
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Always be open and realize your change is positive only if you embrace it.
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Study the field first. Then you can tell if it is for you, know what you want and ask others in the field if it is good.
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Most people are afraid to leave a company due to fear of starting somewhere else. I always tell my clients, that if the thrill is gone and it just doesn't fit anymore, there isn't anything wrong with changing careers. Don't be afraid to challenge...
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If I felt this person was not doing a good job in his current position I would look at his strengths and direct him towards a career that would utilize those strengths. I would also inquire about where he saw himself, careerwise, in five years...
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Do more than just what the job requirements are.  Don't sit on your behind and do just what is required of you, you'll never get anywhere like that.  Employers look at you even when you don't know they're looking.  If you are a...
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The key to get ahead in any career is to accept change and to be flexible. 
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I would recommend each employee of the company to learn new things relevant to their job / designation / role and keep them upgraded all the time. This can be achieved by appearing for certification exams, workshops, conferences etc.
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Work hard , be honest , have a goal be straightforward , respect  and carefully progress by enhancing your accomplishments !
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Work hard
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When I talk with candidates, I often find there are some simple tell-tale signs that it's time to move on.  Number one on that list has to be your level of happiness.  More specifically; if Saturday is ruined because of Friday and...
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Steve Jobs said it best: “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own...
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Though a tough question, this can be easily answered. When your way of working is not received properly by the senior management of the company and your recommendations are not considered fruitful, there seems to be a big gap between management...
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When the economy weakens and the companies in that field start deep cuts in staff, it is time to start looking for something new.
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When you dread waking up in the morning because you have to go to work in a toxic environment, then it's time to quit your job. Or when you feel you have reached that glass ceiling and there is nowhere else to go.  We all want to feel...
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When you have tried all outlets and you are still unhappy, do something else you can enjoy because that is when you are the most successful at your job. 
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