Make the Best Decision For You: Part 2 from “It’s Your Career, After All 2015” [Video Clip] (0:55)

A Clip from “It’s Your Career, After All” with Douglas E. Welch from the Career Opportunities Podcast

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Douglas E. Welch ( presents to the class Career Development – Theories and Techniques at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education & Psychology taught by fellow CareerCamp Co-Chair, Danielle Gruen


You have to do this, too, at a time when, perhaps, your coworkers and your managers and the company itself may not be that happy with you. It really doesn’t matter. It can feel weird. You can feel– guilty — for lack of a better word — about it. But, you know what? That doesn’t enter into it. A job is a relationship between you — a business relationship — between you and a company. And in business relationships we have to be able to decide what is best for “my business” — my self, my career. Think of yourself as working as a freelancer, really, wherever you go. In today’s world, that is so true. Your paycheck may come week-to-week from this person, this company, right now, but as we all know, tomorrow we could all disappear. It’s simply that — through no fault of your own. Through no actions of your own, simply because the business climate suddenly changed. A deal didn’t go through.  

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