Money! And other rewards

External work values, or extrinsic, are the real tangible rewards you get from the job itself: the paycheck, the vacation time, benefits, autonomy, and so forth.  These rewards often include things like the ability to set your own schedule and pay that feels good for what you do, as well as sufficient time away from…

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Putting your skills to work

Now that you’ve developed a list of some of your skills, let’s put that to work for you.  Looking over your worksheet from Thursday, list at least five skills that you consider your best or favorites to use. Write at least one example of a time you used each skill in a work or volunteer…

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Your skills checklist

Even though I’m not a fan of making career decisions based only on skills, it is still important to be able to name your skills, especially when you are changing jobs or careers.  Here’s a starter list of skills to rank from 1-5, with 5 being most important.  Then add a + if you enjoy…

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