Career Tips for the New Year

New Year’s Resolutions come and go every year. We begin each year with great resolve, commitment and motivation. Unfortunately, as time passes so too does our inspiration wane. To avoid becoming discouraged and losing sight of the objective, it is imperative to initiate a careful evaluation of that which you truly would like to accomplish ensuring it is both realistic and above all, attainable.

Begin with smaller, more easily achievable goals to ensure a continuous trend of accomplishments in order to maintain a positive and optimistic outlook. Sometimes less is more. Don’t set yourself up for failure with a vague resolve such as simply, “losing weight” or “finding a better job”. How? Where? Who? When? Unanswered questions will stop you in your tracks and undermine your chances of success.

If you are considering a career transition or are currently in transition but unable to establish a clearly defined career path, contact a professional. You could easily discover the answers you are seeking in a career coaching session to enable you to move forward.

Here are the most important career tips for the New Year:

Your resume is the first impression you generate; make it good! Over 80% of HR professionals and recruiters are searching online for potential candidates; make sure you can be found!  Networking is the single most successful job search tool available; make every connection count!

By following these basic career tips and remembering that every person you engage represents the potential for a new opportunity, you are sure to start out the New Year that much closer to achieving the success you are seeking in your career.

For information on the many executive career management services available at Elite Resumes contact Martin Buckland.

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