Career Advancement Tip #6 – Understand Short-Term Thinking*

Ever since shareholders began demanding that stock prices continually climb higher each quarter, emphasis has changed from long term gain to short term profitability and short term strategies.

Wake up! Money considerations outweigh almost everything else.

The company “cares” about you to the extent that you are an asset to it.

This is the landscape you face in the 21st Century. The quicker and more fully you embrace the fact that this is the nature of the working world for the foreseeable future, the more easily you’ll be able to devise a tactical approach to thriving in it.

*From 101 Ways to Find Work andKeep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career, by Dr. Charles Michael Austin