Spring cleaning is the yearly act of cleaning the house from top to bottom which traditionally takes place in the first days of spring. Now it’s the time when we all clean our houses thoroughly, organise our drawers, and de-clutter our closets.
I stumbled upon an article today whose author suggested a brilliant idea! Why not do some career spring cleaning as well?
I believe a career-cleaning might benefit us more than we think. We tend to make plans and stick to them, trying to achieve our goals and then we realise that these goals are not in alignment with our lives any more. It might be what we needed or wanted 5 years ago, but now our life has changed and so did our aims and desires.
Akshaya Vardhan of ‘Ms. Career Girl’ gives us 3 steps to spring clean our career too this year, along with our closets.
” Though there are a few residual flakes, spring has officially sprung in Chicago! Spring conventionally signifies restoring your garden, organizing your closet, and new fashion trends. Aside from these options, why not clean more, like our careers? To help you get started, here are 3 basic steps to get you in the career-cleaning spirit:
Step 1: Assess Your Career
Our daily endeavors can deter us from passionately pursuing our careers. Regardless, springtime can be a great time to evaluate your current situation. A helpful evaluation technique is to create a 2 year plan of your desired career progress. The timeline can include graduate degrees, promotions, and other accomplishments…. “
Read the whole article here: “Spring Clean your Career”
Spring has finally come and it’s time to de-clutter our houses, our lives and our careers.
How do you plan to do your career spring cleaning?