Build a Foundation

This section shows you what you need to think about before you start to job search. It gives you strategies on how to manage your career.

Build a Foundation helps you to start managing your career. Your foundation includes personal issues and work issues that affect your ability to be a good employee.

In the new world of work employers expect their staff to:

  • Be on time,
  • Look for ways to do a better job,
  • Leave problems at home.

Why should you build a foundation?
Employers tend to promote people who are good workers. Building your foundation will benefit you if you want to keep your job, are trying to move up, or are looking for a different job.

Know the basic expectations of career management. You'll be better prepared for job changes. Continue to the next sections for more information on your journey through career planning.

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