Where do you see yourself in your career in the next 24 – 36 months?

This is a perfect time for you to prepare for your next promotion by finding out what is required for the position, taking inventory of the qualifications you lack and closing any gaps.  This may mean obtaining certifications, taking professional development courses or getting a degree.

You may also need to gain experience.  Try looking for ways to expand your present job.  Perhaps offering to help out in other departmental projects or volunteering at a non-profit may give you the needed experience while helping others.

Keep in mind that this a marathon and not a sprint, so pace yourself do you don’t burn out. Enjoy your career journey!

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