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Below I share an article written by Jody-Anne Lawrence, which I contributed to, and which was published in the Jamaica Gleaner, Flair pg 4, Monday, 19th May, 2015
How To Market Yourself
Searching for a job is not always an easy task, and there is more to it than sending out an application and turning up for the interview. You have to compete out of class now, with individuals of different backgrounds. It is time to market yourself by taking that, ‘I am all that and a bag of chips’ mentality to the next level.
You have to pick up on other things rather than academics. We solicited the expertise of life coach Cheryll Messam to assist us with developing a few tips for the new graduates who are ready to go out in the working world.
• GOAL SETTING. Become clear on your personal and professional goals – who you want to be in life and what you want to achieve, and why both are important to you. Dedicate a journal or a computer file to recording your goals and values. By documenting your goals and values, you help sustain mental focus on what this stage of your life is about. You can review your plans over time and make changes. You can identify the steps relevant to achieving these goals. Read More at the Link Below
CONTACT COACH CHERYLL
Coach Cheryll Messam, CPC, ELI-MP, is a Certified Professional Life & Corporate Coach, Energy Leadership Master Practitioner, and owner of YOU in Mind Jamaica, a personal and professional development company. Coach Cheryll helps local and international clients overcome their workplace, career management, job search, productivity, self-confidence and goal setting challenges.
Cheryll Messam, CPC, ELI-MP
Certified Professional Life & Corporate Coach
Energy Leadership Master Practitioner
You in Mind Jamaica – Your Ally for Excellence in Life & Work
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