When considering just “taking a sec” to scan your emails, instant messages on your cell or Facebook, stay mindful of the potential cost. Although likely gone are the days of monastic focus on one daily task, you can regain control of your tasking list through message mindfulness. Check those messages, but not first thing in the morning, and take time to put hard problem first on your agenda for at least your first hour of the day.
The modern advent of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) winnows the number of applicants for jobs long before the first resume is ever seen by human eyes.
Identifying the three characteristics that contribute to conscientiousness, “They feel important, enjoyable, and they accord with their values”, and how you interact with your work and your colleagues can contribute to your success in becoming better in your career.
Networking isn’t about seeing what you can get from as many people as possible, it’s about building relationships in a mutual help group so everyone can get where they want to go.