How many times have you set reasonable, realistic goals and couldn’t follow through? After all, goals are often set, but expectations aren’t always met.
Setting even realistic goals won’t do you much good if you don’t have a specific plan of attack…
Goal setting can get left by the wayside. The culprit? The daily grind of work can mean that your career comes to a screeching halt. It’s all too easy to get caught up in routines. And then one day, you wake up and you think, “What the heck am I doing here?!” Don’t feel bad. This happens to all of us at some point.
As the economy improves and businesses evolve, where does your best chance for success lie? Take a look at this infographic from CareerBuilder and Emsi. It gives you a brief rundown of hiring trends, salary averages, and market growth in some of today’s most influential industries. With this data in hand, you can get a better idea of what the new year might bring.
Whether you realize it or not, you started your career a few years ago when you first stepped foot on your college campus. From that very moment, you embarked on a journey that would shape the path that lies ahead of you now. Because of this, it’s time for you to continue the journey by creating professional goals that will help you make the leap into the future of your career.
The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. As millennials start to take over the workforce, more and more people are getting a college education. What’s more, the gig economy is expanding and forever changing how people work and how companies hire.
So how does one even start to plan their career strategy?
There is a voice inside of each of us that wants to quote the movie, Jerry McGuire, and shout, “Show me the money!” For the sake of your career, your happiness, and your personal well-being, however, your job search should look beyond salary alone.