Advancement

Today’s seething job market has made many of us take that extra step with regards to furthering our education. Often, this step is taken in order to simply get a foot in the door of our desired career paths. This advancement in education is proving to be financially difficult and time consuming, so the prospect of embarking on a master’s course, for example, often seems like too much of a commitment and sacrifice. In today’s world, a whole wealth of worthy education and information is readily available at our fingertips. However, giving up everything and enrolling on a master’s course is by no means the only way to get your foot further up the ladder of career credibility. If you're interested in career advancement, don't worry - getting a master's degree isn't your only option.

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Just as a teacher is responsible for improving the standards of an academic institution, an HR Manager has the same responsibility to help a company or an organization proceed on the right track. An efficient manager is the one who performs multiple roles with absolute perfection. An organization requires a backbone to stand strong with pride and confidence, and the Human Resources Manager is hired to fulfill this role. This is a big reason why a good number of HR managers are recruited in top-notch companies and corporate houses with sky-high pay packages.

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For your career to advance at the pace you choose, there are more than a handful of resources you need to regularly use. With the right over-arching strategy and these tactics, you can make sure you're always growing (and almost as importantly, getting noticed). Whether you're looking for a new job, a promotion or just a change of pace, these seven-plus career tools will make sure anyone you encounter in the working world will know exactly how you could help them or someone they know. The SlideShare presentation below guides you through many of the necessary questions and tasks to set these tools up.

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We all strive to make more money. Having access to extra cash gives us the ability to relentlessly pursue our greatest desires. Whether it is going on a vacation, buying a new home for our family, or buying a car or other luxuries, making more money gives us the ability to do the things we want when we want. Here are five ways to make more money now:

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A diagnostic medical sonographer takes internal images of a patient’s body through machines, which are later diagnosed by a physician. If you are looking forward to a career in the field of diagnostic medical sonography, then it would be a good idea to know about the various duties, which a sonographer performs on the job. It is important to understand the job description of a diagnostic medical sonographer as it will help you a lot to gain vital information about the roles and responsibilities within this position. Using the key skills of a diagnostic medical sonographer, there are eight roles and responsibilities that ultimately get people into the profession.

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Sometimes high school graduates leave their secondary school experience with a lack of focus. They aren’t sure if college or a vocational school is right for them, but the appeal of jumping directly into the working world also leaves them wondering where will they be in five years after choosing one or the other. Can they combine an education track with military service? Yes! For many, having the experience of entering the military brings their aptitudes, skills, and preferences into alignment, so that their educational choices are more accurate, productive and fulfilling. Depending on which branch of the service one chooses to enter, the possibilities for career and college choices actually expand post-military. Read on for five benefits of the military as a stepping stone for career advancement.

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Success Tweet: Aim high. Set and achieve high goals – month after month, and year after year. Do whatever it takes to achieve your career goals. This post is more about goal achievement than goal setting. You know you need to set goals in all parts of your life. You know you need to set S.M.A.R.T. goals. You know you need break your goals into manageable milestones. You know you need to keep your goals with you. You know you need to write your goals and share them with others. All of this is a great start. However, it’s just the start. Successful people do whatever it takes to achieve their goals. This takes commitment and tenacity. It means working towards you goals when you are tired. It means not giving up in the face of problems and setbacks. It means doing what needs to be done, not what you want to do, or feel like doing. This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes from Malcolm Forbes…
“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.”
It takes thousands of years and tremendous amounts of pressure to turn coal into diamonds. While you don’t need to spend thousands of years creating the successful life and career you want and deserve, you do have to stick with it. If you give up every time you run into a problem, setback or roadblock you’ll never become a diamond. If you can’t take the pressure, you’ll never become a diamond. You have to stick to it and bare up under the pressure. It doesn’t take a career success coach to tell you you need to be persistent if you’re going to achieve your goals. I am a fan of Lindsey Vonn, an Olympic gold medal winning alpine skier who makes her home in Vail; so she’s a local as far as I’m concerned. She is the most successful American woman skier in World Cup history. She’s 26 years old and has been skiing for 24 of those years. She moved away from home and her family at a young age to pursue her dream of being a world class skier. She started skiing competitively at 7 and competing internationally when she was nine. She is devoted to her sport. Check out what Lindsay Vonn says about going for your goals…
“When you fall down, just get up again. If you fall, get up stronger, hungrier, more ambitious. Setbacks help you concentrate. When success falls into your lap, you lose sight of your goals.”
She fell hard earlier this year and had a terrible bone bruise on her arm. She didn’t miss an event. She had a terrible injury just prior to the Olympics and still won the gold medal in the downhill – the most prestigious skiing event – in the 2010 Winter Games. I tell my career success coach clients Lindsey Vonn is someone who can be likened to a lump of coal that has turned into a diamond because she’s stuck to her job. Remember her story the next time you feel like giving up on your goals and your dreams. The common sense career success coach point here is simple. Successful people commit to taking personal responsibility for their lives and careers. They follow the career advice in Tweet 29 in Success Tweets, “Aim high. Set and achieve high goals – month after month, and year after year. Do whatever it takes to achieve your goals.” You can begin achieving your career success goals by taking personal responsibility for your life and career success. Do whatever it takes to succeed. Stick with it when the pressure gets strong. Do whatever it takes to achieve the life and career success goals you set for yourself. Respond positively to the negative people and events in your life. Remember what Malcolm Forbes has to say about success, “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” Become a diamond. Stick with it. Set high goals, achieve them. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Bud Bilanich, author of the FREE e-book called, "Success Tweets," is a motivational speaker and blogger who will help you create the life and career success you want and deserve. Read more » articles by this approved career expert | Click here » if you’re a career expert Image from ayzek/Shutterstock