LinkedIn, Dharmesh Shah
Life is too short to do a job that you dread going to. Why waste both your time and that of your employer?
Do you find joy in the tasks you are doing at work and find fulfillment in your job beyond the dollars and cents? How do you treat your colleagues and your boss? The answers to these questions can be an indication of whether it’s time to move on to a new job.
Forbes, Jacquelyn Smith
Increasingly, employers are Googling their candidates before interviewing and accepting them. Creating an online presence for yourself is critical in helping you to demonstrate your capabilities and provide employers a good idea of you. Include on your website your portfolio, testimonials and other creative work you have done.
Mashable, Adam Popescu
How about learning the language of the very device you are interfacing with right now?
Forbes, Laura Shin
Habits are what make or break you. Try keeping a log of how you spend your time at work. Wean from checking you emails too often. Plan your schedule a week in advance and break down a big project into smaller parts. Keep on sharpening your skills. All these will go a long way in help you build up your career capital.
The Gospel Coalition, Trevin Wax
Here’s some wisdom from Chief of General Electric, Jack Welch.
“It is virtually impossible to know where any given job will take you. In fact, if you meet someone who has faithfully followed a career plan, try not to get seated beside him at a dinner party. What a bore!”
Yes it is – if there is no clear purpose of for meeting and that there is no better way to do it in an informal manner.