New Year’s Resolution: New Professional Goals!
Happy New Year! If you’re like us, you’re feeling a little extra motivated to crush your professional goals this year. What better time than at the beginning of a new decade! Have you been dreaming of a salary increase? Are you feeling stuck in a dead-end job but not sure how to get out? Maybe you were laid off last year and have struggled to find a new gig. We are all at different stages in our careers, but what we have in common is this: we can all learn new skills to advance our careers in 2020. Knock your New Year’s resolutions out of the park with these great tips that will help you reach your professional goals to earn a promotion, land your dream job, or get back in the workforce!
Professional Goal: Earn a Promotion
You want to stay employed with your current company but would like to advance your career with a promotion (and more money). If this is you, here’s a great tip to achieve this resolution: take on more responsibility at work. Did you just groan a little when you read that? Here’s the thing: you shouldn’t put the onus on your boss to give you new responsibilities. Take the initiative. Advocate for yourself! There are so many avenues you can go down to learn a new skill that not only will look good on your resume, but also will benefit the company you work for and ultimately could lead to a promotion.
Consider learning HTML/CSS. Having just a little knowledge of HTML/CSS can make a big difference in your career, regardless of the professional field you’re in. Businesses of all shapes and sizes rely on the digital world for marketing, customer management, e-commerce, and more. Having the ability to manipulate some code to create a plethora of digital collateral is immensely useful.
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Professional Goal: Land Your Dream Job
At Digital Workshop Center, you can earn a Project Management Certification, attend our Exam Prep classes to become certified as a Project Management Professional, or earn your Certified Associate Degree in Project Management. This is just one example – there are endless ways you can gain new skills, polish your resume, and land the job of your dreams!