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New Year, New You – and New Career?

New Year, New You – and New Career?
From Recruiter - January 12, 2017

No matter what your personal religious, political, or social views are, we can all agree on one thing: 2016 was a tough year. Friends and families were pulled apart by political differences. Workers went through difficult corporate layoffs and restructurings. Violence and death appeared daily in the news.

Its been roughvery rough.

In fact, many people are opting to take breaks from social media just to regroup. Others are refocusing on eating healthy and taking care of themselves. Theyre using their time to prepare for a better, more positive year in 2017.

This is one of those times when I feel extra thankful for fresh starts. And what better way to begin again thanwith a few new years resolutions! Rather than focusing on things outside of your control, its time to reflect on what is inside of your sphere of influence. As you can guess, I recommend your career be placed at the very top of your list.

Your careerhas a very direct and immediate impact on your daily life. It can affectyour financial well-being, your personal stress, and the general fulfillment you feel.

Transforming Your Career in 2017

Take inventory of whats working in your career and what youd like to change. Do you want to land a promotion? Would you like to make more money, work in a different industry, or live in a different city? Are you looking for better work/life balance? Would you prefer to use your strengths in a different way?

Theres no right answer when it comes to deciding whats important in your career and your life. The most important thing is to be in touch with whatmatters to you. From there, you can set goals.



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