Elsewhere: Five Most Effective Ways to Invest in Your Career from Forbes
A great article from Forbes on how and where to “invest” in your career. One item they mention is using a career coach. This is something I have been doing more of lately. If you are interested, you can check out this page — Douglas E. Welch Career Coaching.
You are accountable for your own success. As such, it is your responsibility to discover your special gifts, attributes and capabilities that can give you a competitive edge and the greatest probability to have a flourishing career. Career management requires quality networking, being in the right place at the right time, earning a voice at the table, knowing your unique value proposition and how to use it, managing your personal brand, being influential – to name a few essentials. But in the end, all of these factors require one important thing: a personal commitment to manage and invest in your career the right way.