Wondering how to find your dream career? The following five suggestions will help to place your passion at the helm and allow it to guide your expertise, creating more fulfillment with less burnout . And you may discover your dream career is the one you already have!
1. Expand what you love.
Identify the most enjoyable activities or projects of your job and fully incorporate them into your daily responsibilities.
2. Prioritize your most important activities.
Work smarter, not harder.
3. Create a professional support team.
Ask a helpful co-worker, an inspiring mentor, a member of management, and a bright junior employee to be a part of your team.
4. Stay engaged and avoid stagnation.
Discover and explore lateral opportunities within your company or position.
5. Don’t wait for the annual review to receive feedback.
Ask for positive feedback and recognition from your employer, colleagues, or supervisors. In addition to telling you how you’re doing, a good boss will be able to give you positive steps to take to be on track for your next promotion or raise.
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JOEL GARFINKLE is recognized as one of the top 50 coaches in the U.S., and the author of 7 books, including Land Your Dream Job. He provides a step-by-step Dream Job process that has guided thousands of clients to find the perfect job and reach career fulfillment. For Career Coaching Services, visit Dream Job Coaching.
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