Before you make that next career move, know where you are headed and do some career planning. Map out your career and personal goals and make sure the two complement each other rather than conflict. Working with the VET Recruiter will help you reach your goals quicker and identify career planning resources. Here is what you should do:
Determine your long-term goals.
Why are you in your current field?
Are your talents and personality traits utilized?
Are continued education and training priorities?
Think about the consequences.
Don’t make career decisions alone. Be sure that your family is supportive of your choices. By having their support, you will be able to move faster when an offer is made.
Manage your own career.
Between where you are now in your career and where you want to be is a world of uncertainty. However, it does not have to be that way. Take control of your career. You know where you want to go.
Take action to get yourself there.
Take a fresh look at your skills.
Things change rapidly in today’s economy. Make sure that your skills are cutting-edge. Research career enhancement opportunities in your industry through associations or training organizations.