Clarifying Your Personal Career Values

Jan 25, 2018 |
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Bishop Placement Service

In whatever career path you have chosen, it is important to regularly re-evaluate your personal career goals. When you have a clear idea of where you are going then you can reach these milestones more easily.

In order to be successful in attaining your goals, there are some key things you have to establish in your mind.

Define Your Career Goals

Before you can begin reaching your career goals, you must decide what they are. This is something you must determine for yourself. If you allow someone else to define your goals, then you will be less likely to achieve them. In order to define your goals, start by envisioning where you want to be in 5-10 years. Then work backward on what needs to be done to reach that vision. If your goal is to increase the number of people you want to hire, then clearly define what it will take to get to that point. You will need to determine how much growth has to happen in the company and the ways to see that growth happen.

Set Attainable Milestones

It is so easy to be end goal oriented. You will easily feel overwhelmed if your only goal is the big goal at the end. It is best to set for yourself smaller goals that are short term which will help you to reach the long-term goal. When you do this, you will have something to work toward.

Celebrate the Victories

When you have reached one of your milestones, take time to celebrate and acknowledge your success. However, you choose to rejoice in this accomplishment, be sure you share that with other people in your life. Anytime you feel successful in something, you immediately feel like working harder. This goes a long way toward reaching your defined goals.

Make Intentional Decisions

All along the way, you should be making intentional decisions that will lead you to the goals you have established. When you have clearly defined your short and long-term plans, it will make it easier to know which decisions are right for your course, and which are not.

Do not be afraid to change your goals during the process. New opportunities may present themselves that will help you be successful in your career. Whatever you do, make certain that you always have a clearly defined plan in place.

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