There’s a lot of talk about revving up your career in the New Year. While reinvigorating goals in January is an exciting endeavor, problems arise when excitement wanes, and the real work of job search sets in.
So, how you do keep the embers of enthusiasm burning over the long haul of career change? How do you perpetuate that invigorating New Year feeling while methodically and planfully executing your plan?
Following is a list of some building block steps as well as ideas to help you stay focused and energized as you participate in your career change marathon. Click my full article on Glassdoor to read the descriptions on how to implement each action step: 7 Steps to a Better Career in the New Year.
1. Make a Career Change Plan.
2. Schedule Action Steps In Your Calendar.
3. Write Out the Sub-Steps of Each Action.
4. Be Accountable to Someone Other Than Yourself.
5. Start Telling People About Your Goals.
6. Be Prepared to Pivot.
7. Stay Calm.
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