You’re young, bright, talented, and in pursuit of a fulfilling career. You may even have a year or two in the workplace. But have you noticed something? Academic success has a short shelf life in the real world. Career paths aren’t clearly defined, and simply showing up and doing what you’re told isn’t enough to get ahead.
The reality — success and advancement require a set of skills not taught in school. What matters now is your ability to contribute, write, present, pitch ideas, lead, work with others, make decisions, think critically, problem-solve, and advocate in the manner valued in the workplace.
So how do you stack up? Take our simple self-assessment below. Answer each of the following questions in reference to your current or most recent job. Following, you’ll receive our recommendations and next steps for supercharging your job performance.