Most of us seem to think that the traits of successful entrepreneurs only apply to CEOs and business owners. Consistently thinking like an entrepreneur, however, can take you a long way toward accomplishing many goals, especially when vying for a new job.
Here are four ways you can call on your inner entrepreneur during a job search…
You may believe third-party recruiters (those who work for their corporate clients on commission) are your ally. You may think they exist to help you land the career of your dreams. That may even be how they brand themselves.
Smart-minded companies will prevent the Peter Principle from happening by finding ways to litmus-test people who are top at their jobs to see if they can equally perform well in management roles or by being promoted.
But what happens if YOU are the problem? How do you avoid becoming the Peter Principle Problem? Here are some tips to make sure you are part of the solution…
I can remember, just a few short years ago, when I would have done ANYTHING to get “unstuck”. I had “played the game” just like I’d been told. I went to school, picked a major that made sense, got good grades and followed the rules. (I can see you nodding your head in agreement with me — we’ve all been there.) But as college ended and the real world started to loom closer and closer, I had to admit…I was terrified. Why? Because I had absolutely no idea what I was doing… See, I knew how to operate within the system that had been