Most people spend more time at work than anyplace else in their lives. A satisfying and enjoyable work life takes time, effort, and planning.
How can you get started? Have a bit of fun and write down your dream job and lifestyle for five years from today. Then see if you can map out a way to turn it from dream to reality. Career goals, a reality check, and a plan for a lifelong journey will help.
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Defining your career goals will help you make the steps needed for a satisfying work life.
What is your dream of a good life? Find out how much money you might need to actually live that ideal life. Then figure out what job you'd need to make it happen.
Want to get a good job after college? Use these tips to jump-start your career while you are in school.
What happens if you change your mind or you are ready for your next dream job? All of your past jobs can be a path toward higher positions or springboard to a new field. Find ways to manage your career throughout your work life.