How To Improve Your Career


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How To Improve Your Career

  1. 1. How to Improve Your Career
  2. 2. Career - Definition <ul><li>Career is a term defined as an individual's &quot;course or progress through life (or a distinct portion of life)&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>It is usually considered to pertain to remunerative work (and sometimes also formal education). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>A career is mostly seen as a course of successive situations that make up a person's occupation. </li></ul><ul><li>Most frequently &quot;career&quot; in the 20th century referenced the series of jobs or positions by which one earned one's money. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Important Aspects <ul><li>A persons worth is often measured by the career success or failings. </li></ul><ul><li>Our career process never ends, since we are constantly learning and improving. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Strategies to Develop your Career <ul><li>You want to make the best impression you can in the work place. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to develop some good habits and it won't be long before you have got the eye of management. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Don´t Do It Later <ul><li>Procrastinating has always been a major problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify how you’re procrastinating and create a system to discourage yourself from doing so. </li></ul><ul><li>It will dramatically increase your productivity. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Speak Up <ul><li>If you have a good idea, say something. </li></ul><ul><li>If you see a colleague in distress, lend your hand (or ear). </li></ul><ul><li>If you're unhappy with your work and you've got a great idea for how to improve the situation, offer up your solution </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pinpoint the Essentials <ul><li>One of the biggest myths in business is that those who work the hardest are the ones that get ahead the most. </li></ul><ul><li>Working hard is important, but working smart is just as important </li></ul>
  9. 9. Call People <ul><li>You should also make a few phone calls to catch up with peers and others. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s surprising how many times a contact phone call can lead to a new career opportunity. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Don´t Be Afraid to Associate <ul><li>If your career has an association, go beyond joining it and make an effort to be a regular participant in it. </li></ul><ul><li>Your participation will put you in the position to meet those higher up in the organization. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Stand out and be noticed <ul><li>Don´t be afraid to be noticed and to participate in new projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Your changes to improve your skills and professional experience could be important for new positions. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Find a Mentor <ul><li>One of the best ways to get ahead is to learn from someone who already has. </li></ul><ul><li>When choosing a mentor, look for someone who represents your values and who supports your goals. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas P rof. Roberto Lico Reis [email_address] E-books: Linkedin: Twitter: Licoreis