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Getting a Social Media Job For Dummies by Brooks Briz, David Rose

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Chapter 6

Making Your Own Way

In This Chapter

arrow Reflecting, contemplating, and absorbing your career track

arrow Defining success, career happiness, and exploring strengths

arrow Launching a social media system that works for you

Challenging times force people to act in interesting ways. Some folks cower in the face of adversity, and others manage to rise to the occasion.

If you’re employed, you are undoubtedly frustrated by the increase in responsibilities, and remorseful for the colleagues who were downsized.

If you were downsized, you’re likely frustrated by the lack of human contact throughout the application and interview process, as well as the lack of real opportunities. You’re probably disenchanted and concerned with maintaining your (and your family’s) well-being.

Motivation is yours to channel. Whatever your circumstance, you have ample fuel to help you focus on your career utopia. In this chapter, we help you discover what makes you you, and we help you break down your career’s past, present, and future. By doing so, you'll be able to assess where you've been, where you are, and where you'd like to take your career.

Reflecting and Adjusting Your Sails

When you find yourself ...

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