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job help - tips on dealing with career issues

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Unformatted text preview: atResume.com - Vol. 1, Number 14 Tips on Dealing With Career Issues • Know yourself, assess your strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes • Don’t let others decide what’s best for you • Set your own goals and pursue them, but remain flexible • Keep in mind where you want to be 10 years hence • Stay focused • Don’t be a perfectionist • Maintain a positive outlook. Don’t dwell on setbacks—move on. • Ask for what you need—be clear about what you have to offer • Learn to say “no” • Use mentors wisely—get support from colleagues • Network and become visible within and beyond your institution • Find places where employees have stayed and are happy • Talk to other employees • Look at critical mass, turnover, promotion, not just hiring • Avoid hostile environments • Choose a supportive mate or partner • Try to move to a metropolitan area with multiple employers • Be willing to accept help with home and children • Find a solution that is right for YOU and YOUR loved ones REMEMBER: ONE STYLE DOES NOT FIT ALL 3 Please enter your email address and press Submit. Submit I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. - Thomas Jefferson ...
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