A new year means an opportunity for a fresh start at work. What can you do to start the new year off right? Here’s our top tips you can implement now!
1. Set goals
Make a point to identify where you are now and where you want to be at this time next year. Start planning on how you can achieve you goals, whether they be small or large. Keep in mind: if you don’t know where you’re going, it will be tough to get there.
2. Reflect on your successes
Take the time to document and list out your accomplishments over the past year. And don’t forget to update your resume and LinkedIn to reflect where you are at today.
3. List new skills you’ll need
You might need to think of potential new skills you’ll need to acquire to move ahead with your career plans. Now is a good time to form a strategy on how you can get them. Talk to your boss to determine if there are ways you can augment your current skills by participating in new projects.
4. Keep an eye on the future
The start of a new year is a good time to think about the outlook for your company and industry sector. Are there any opportunities on the horizon or potential issues to be aware of? Be realistic and honest and consider what action you should take if prospects aren’t promising.
5. Be flexible
It’s difficult to go very far at work if you aren’t flexible. Try your best to be open to new ideas and new ways to do things and make a goal to try to say “yes” more than “no” at work when it comes to suggestions from your colleagues and supervisors.
6. Network, network, network
You’ve heard that networking is the best way to get a job; take that advice and make a point to expand your circle of contacts. The more people who know, like and trust you and think you are good at what you do, the better the chance of you finding and landing new opportunities in the new year.
7. Break out of your rut
If you’ve been feeling that you are stuck in a career rut, now may be the perfect time to plan for a change. There’s no time like the present to start thinking about new opportunities and looking for your dream job.
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