An interview bucket list is a list of 10-20 companies you respect and admire. To create this list, you must think about how the products or services a company provides align with your own personal values and beliefs. The goal of an interview bucket list is to identify employers that would tap into your intrinsic motivation for work. Pursuing job opportunities at companies where you feel a sense of connection to their purpose and approach to business is the best way to find deeper personal satisfaction in your career. In the short video below, Work It Daily founder, J.T. O'Donnell explains why creating an interview bucket list is an important goal you can set to advance your career.

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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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How do you know if you understand something?

I am a non-technical person working in an IT company. My colleagues will often tell me something technical. Sometimes I understand what they are saying. Sometimes I have no idea what they are talking about. Sometimes I think I understand what they are telling me when they are telling me, but then later I realize that I don’t understand it at all.

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