It’s January, the month of resolutions and new habits, and it’s time to take stock of your career. Life is too short to waste at a dead-end job. Make the commitment to give yourself a better life. Here are 5 tips to help you invest in and commit to a career you’ll love.
Hire a Resume Writer
It’s well known that job seekers find jobs faster who utilize professional resume writers. Take some time to give your resume and cover letter some love. Look into hiring a career coach or counselor who will help you take your career to the next level.
By upgrading your LinkedIn to their premium package, you’ll have access to LinkedIn Learning as well as keep on top of who views your profile. LinkedIn is much more than “Facebook” for employers and employees. Don’t underestimate this indispensable tool in finding a job you absolutely adore.
Conduct Salary Research
Are you being paid well? Do some detailed research on salary data and reports for the job you have or the job you want. Work toward the pay you deserve.
Acquire More Knowledge
Whether or not you know your dream job inside and out, it’s always wise to take online courses, pursue certifications or training, and obtain (or finish) that degree.
Invest in Tech
Is it time to upgrade your computer? Tablet? Smartphone? New tech increases productivity, as well as new software tools for all of the above. By investing in state-of-the-art technology, you’ll keep one step ahead of the game.
Take the time this month to love yourself and invest in the career you’ve always dreamed of. By doing so, you’re setting yourself up to have the best job—and the best life—possible.