Getting to Know Your Work Values

Our work values influence our job search, whether we realize it or not. Work values, defined by O*NET Data, are “global aspects of work that are important to a person’s satisfaction.” While there are many work values, let’s review the six that O*NET Data refers to as “universal work values”:

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Work Routine: It all starts with an alarm

Do you have a hard time getting your day started? Do you ever find yourself pressing the snooze button and rushing out the door for work? If this happens to you quite often, you need a wake-up call to get into a routine! I have suggestions to improve your work routine and professionalism to stay employed, feel more structured, and improve relationships. Even if you don’t work in person and have a Monday through Friday job, this can apply to anyone wanting to improve their work performance.

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Why LinkedIn Should be in Your Career Toolkit

Knowing who’s who is another form of currency in the employment world, known as “Networking.” Networking through social media platforms is another opportunity for individuals to interact and create professional contacts. I will highlight how having a professional LinkedIn profile can maximize your networking potential and employment opportunities.

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Maintaining a Positive Mindset During Uncertain Times

Omicron, the most recent Coronavirus variant, has been sweeping its way across the U.S. nation. Americans battle internally with maintaining a positive mindset during these uncertain times.  Employees and parents may wonder when things will return to “normal“ and not have to worry about wearing masks, deciding whether to send children to school or wrestling with the thought of a vaccine mandate.

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