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Thursday, 21st September 2017
 

WORK WITH PURPOSE

 

All too often, people settle for a JOB. And then very soon, they get frustrated, confused and stressed even. It is much better instead to think about what you are good at, what you enjoy doing, and then try to align your work and career to your personality. The average human adult, spends 50% of her or his waking hours at work - why not make these fun too! This will mean that you are likely to be enthusiastic from the beginning, and when you encounter barriers or blocks, you will find a way out of this.

 In this section, you will get advice about:

  • Knowing yourself and your strengths
  • Researching the jobs market
  • Public sector jobs and career opportunities
  • Starting your own business or social enterprise
  • True stories of people who have made their careers align with their passion
  • Finding role models and mentors to help you guide you
  • Yeah, but you cant do that - Dealing with barriers and bureaucracy
  • Watching, listening, teamwork and leadership
  • Turning your difference into a strength
  • Keeping your ethics and values and inspiring others

Article added on 7th December 2009 at 1:27pm
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