Have you been so focused on your day-to-day job that you haven’t looked up from your desk in 6 months? Plan a long weekend away to really take stock of where you are in your career. Ask yourself some honest questions:
How has your job changed in the past year?
When was the last time you got a raise or promotion?
Is your career advancing the way you want it to?
And simply, do you like doing what you’re doing?
Much like you should bring your car to the garage for a 30,000 mile check-up before going on that multi-state road trip in the peak of summer, every professional should step back and make sure they’re on the right road to success.
Jim Hopkinson is an author, writer, and speaker living in New York City. His focus is on career development for the new economy, showing how new media, technology and branding are changing how people look at their career and lifestyle. Read more...