Are you missing 80% of the World of Work?

Remember when you were first learning to drive and the driver’s ed movie talked about taking in “The Big Picture?” It taught us to scan the whole world around us so that we wouldn’t miss anything (and potentially get in an accident.)

When you’re driving, the last thing you want to wear is blinders. When you can only stare ahead, you miss everything off to the sides and even the stuff behind you!

Same goes for the world of work.

Would it surprise you to know that you’re probably aware of less than 20% of the career options in this great big world? It’s pretty likely.

Every term, I teach a career search class and share a list of the best 100 companies to work for in Oregon. The students are always amazed to realize that they’ve only heard of about 20 of the companies. And these are the BEST one hundred companies in Oregon!

Suffice it to say, there’s a great big world of work out there. And with all the rapid changes in technology (read: internet) the world of work is growing exponentially.

Never has there been a better time to discover or invent the perfect work for yourself. All it takes is a bit of awareness about what’s new and exciting out there and then a good dose of creativity and imagination to see how to leverage this information.

(This is an excerpt from my new book “Fire Your Resume…and Ignite Your Career!”  I’m accepting pre-orders right now. Due to be published in early October.  You can order here: http://careerepiphany.com/hire-jen/book/)

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