Tip 2: Ask Santa for help for with your career
There is still time to respond to the question “what do you want for Christmas” with a request for career-related items. Whether it is clothing, technology, software, or simply business cards Santa has room in his bag for a variety of gifts. Instead of receiving that countertop growing garden, ask someone to gift you an annual membership to a professional association. Decline the chia pet and request 100 business cards.
While everything goes on sale during this time of year, people are also more giving of their time. Our friends and family have talents that can be very beneficial to our career progression. A novel idea would be to ask a friend to design your logo or give you one or two lessons in a particular software that they have mastered instead of buying you an actual gift.
This approach is a great way to keep your career goals at the forefront during the holiday season while making sure that your network knows what you are working on.
If you missed tip one posted earlier, check it out here: http://bit.ly/2gYTyXX.