Defining Your Goals

Written by Scott Hansgen

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10 Tips For Advancing Your Career

Written by Bonnie Lowe

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7. SAVE MONEY for your company by identifying ways to boost revenues, reduce expenses, or streamline processes.

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9. Show RESPECT to everyone -- superiors, peers, subordinates, and especially customers.

10. JOIN ASSOCIATIONS and professional organizations related to your career. In addition to helping you learn more about your industry, this can provide invaluable networking opportunities. (Which might come in handy if your employer isn't promoting!)

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