Steps 15 Through 20
70 percent of American workers are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” and are emotionally disconnected from their workplaces
—Gallup “2013 State of the American Workplace Report”
• Think of your first job as a launch pad for your career.
• The best jobs will be those you make, not those you take.
• Learning opportunities and doing what you love should be your primary criteria for your first job—not salary.
• While internal advancement opportunities are certainly important, long-term marketability of your first job experiences is critical.
• Are you best suited to a large and mature, small and high-growth, or your own company?
• If you don’t like ...