How To Rev Up Your Career Just Days Before The New Year
If you’re working this week, you may have extra time for Facebook games or for long workouts at your gym. The week between Christmas and New Year’s can be a slow one in some corporate offices – and that can be a precious opportunity for some career climbing and creativity.Yes, you can and should use these dead days to liven up your work opportunities in 2012.
“It’s a great time of year to go out and do some informational interviews,” said Donna Schilder, a leadership, career and business coach in Southern California. “Talk to different department heads, especially those who are potential bosses, and ask about what issues they run into a lot or what they look for when they’re hiring someone.”
Schilder thinks the slow time is a great time to build the ramp to your next major project, or to measure the cost savings or other impacts of your last one. If you need some ideas on making the most of these rare slow times, read on :
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