CAREER OPTIONS . Chapter 13 Lecture 1 Education is about more than finding a job; it is about how you are going to live your life. Finding Work/Changing Jobs. Clarify your personal mission and values Emphasize your portfolio of skills
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Chapter 13 Lecture 1
Education is about more than finding a job; it is about how you are going to live your life.
People seek to acquire a variety of skills. They work in different parts of the organization or move to different organizations to acquire desired skills
Be entrepreneurial—seek opportunities to develop your skills
Sell Organizations on What They Need and on What They Don’t Know They Need
THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES ARE SIMILAR TO PRINCIPLES OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 1. Overarching principle: think of yourself as a business.2. Define your product or service. What is your area of expertise?3. Know your target market. To whom are you going to sell your skills/abilities?4. What is your "value proposition"—what are you offering that causes a buyer to use you?5. Drive for quality and customer satisfaction, even if the customer is someone else in your organization—like your boss.
6. Know your profession or field and what's going on there. Are you in an obsolete profession?
7. Invest in your own growth and development. What new products and services are you able to provide?8. Be willing to consider changing your business or starting a new one.