There’s no secret sauce for career success. If there was, we would all get an index card with the secret and everyone would be a high-performer. Boom!
Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), it doesn’t work that way.
We should consider that our careers are a work in progress. The business world is constantly changing. Our career goals should change along with it. The good news is there’s one thing that can help us achieve those goals: self-awareness.
Here are a few of the most popular HR Bartender career development posts this year. In looking at the list, I was reminded how important self-awareness can be to our career.
We must realize that we own our career. Nobody else can. And, to truly own your career, you must buy into it.
Want to get promoted? There are four qualities that organizations look for when it comes to promoting employees.
When you’re asked to join meetings, it’s because people want to hear what you have to say. Being a meeting participant is tough, but necessary.
Confident employees are valuable to any team. But there is a fine line between confident and cocky. And a cocky employee could be damaging.
Employee fitness and wellness are important parts of engagement and well-being. Career fitness is equally important for long-term success.
There are skills that every employee needs. But, what about abilities? They’re equally important. Here are the six abilities every employee needs.
Right now, organizations are very focused on the war for talent – unemployment is down, voluntary quits are up, and skills gaps are impacting the bottom-line. Job opportunities will exist in 2017. But the really great opportunities will always be available for candidates who are self-aware and understand their strengths and weaknesses.
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