What Does YOUR Career Identity Say About You?

Or, are you thinking, "Career Identity...What's THAT?" A Career Identity is your professional persona. It is how you present yourself in the workplace and it has a major impact on your ability to achieve your career goals. Also known as Personal Branding, this is a hot topic when it comes to job search and career development. These days, employers expect candidates to have a strong understanding of their strengths and how they can leverage them for greater success. For example, if you can't articulate your Career Story (one of the tools needed for a strong Career Identity), then you could be missing out on valuable career advancement opportunities.
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In my last article, I talked about an example of someone who was working 60 hours a week and then went through a big life event (like having a baby) and now only wants to work 40 hours a week. If you're in the same boat, how can you reset work expectations with your boss and still get a good performance review?

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