3. Self Assessment: The Secret Weapon of Job Search

Skilled professionals will “do their homework” to research a customer, a stock, an investing strategy, an important presentation, or any major decision at work. But many of us resist the opportunity of self assessment to better understand our own strengths, challenges, needs, and aptitudes for something as monumental as our career. I’ve never worked with a client who enjoyed the assessment process or the work involved. For many of them, assessment didn’t come easily. What they liked, however, was the outcome. You may not enjoy the process either, but I encourage you to undertake it. I’ve logged the results over twenty years as individuals better understand themselves and their career direction, ...

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