Mar 13, 2017 10:51 AM EDT
The workplace can be a bit difficult to navigate, but when you have more tools, knowledge and resources, you are increasing your chance to find success in your chosen career. It is not enough that you have a job and earning an average or little more than an average pay. At some point, you will feel the need for an advancement or transformation in your career, and as to how you can do it, here are some helpful advices.
Seek out a mentor
A mentor is someone who can offer you helpful advice in career and it does not have to be someone whom you have a real-life relationship with. It can be anyone you could learn from based on their experiences, mistakes and successes in a similar field. And according to Lifehack, it is better to not just stick to just one mentor, because you can have as much mentors as you can to gain insights and perspectives in life and career.
Develop your People Skills
When it comes to earning the respect of your boss as well as your colleagues, it is important to display strong interpersonal skills, according to All Business. This is something you can do by being more friendly, personable and outgoing. Take time to listen to people, and practice being an effective communicator.
Develop your skills by enrolling to an online course
Online education offers plenty of benefits. You will be able to learn anything at a time that works best for you. Take advantage of your free time and learn or develop existing skills related to your work or fields you might be entering in the future.
Work on improving your time management skills
If you practice good time management, you will notice that you can get more things done. The more you become productive, the higher your chances of becoming successful.
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