Sometimes we all need a little inspiration when it comes to our careers.
Well look no further, I have put together a list of my top 20 bitesize nuggets of wisdom, to help you with everything from job search, to office life.
1) First impressions are critical.
People build a perception of you within 30 seconds of meeting you and these often stick, so make sure you get off on the right foot.
2) What you study at University does not have to dictate your career.
Don’t feel like your career path is set in stone. University can provide you with lots of transferrable skills that will benefit you in a number of industries, so do what you enjoy and feel passionate about, not what you feel obliged to.
3) In fact, you don’t necessarily need a degree.
Plenty of professionals go on to have a fulfilling and successful career without going to University. Sometimes natural talent trumps qualifications, so if you hard work alone can get you where you want to be.
4) Success is a marathon not a sprint.
Don’t expect things to happen overnight. Career success is the result of hard work and commitment over time.
5) Do not become defined by your job.
There is more to you than your job title, so don’t let it become your entire identity. It’s ok to have a life outside of work. Read more…
About Sophie Deering is an Account Executive at Link Humans.