Understanding the difference between advancing your career versus maintaining a job is essential for professional sustainability in any organization.
I grew up in an era where the proverbial speech was “go to school, get good grades, and you’ll be rewarded with a good job.” Now trust me, as a working mother the speech remains the same — but, with a little twist.
In today’s age, the speech sounds more like, “…go to school, get good grades, and strive for career security.” Of course, when I landed my first real job, I was excited. I gained a sense of independence, responsibility, and financial stability.
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