Identify Your Values and Motivators
Here’s a glance at this lesson…
>> [00:58] Why it is important to consider workplace values during a job search.
>> [05:18] How and where to communicate your values to employers.
>> [08:20] Identifying your values and motivators.
>> [13:33] Questions to ask as you build the first component of your Career Opportunity Metric™.
At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:
• Explain why it is important to consider workplace values during a job search.
• List your workplace values and motivators.
• Identify criteria you can use to evaluate your alignment with work culture.
Use the Take Notes widget at the bottom right of the page to answer these questions and complete the exercises for this unit.
Questions to Consider
1. Why is it important to reflect on values and motivators? How will this help you in your career?
2. What are some examples of values and motivators?
1. Reflect on what energizes you. What do you find energizing about your coursework/research and previous work experience?
2. Begin designing the first component of your Career Opportunity Metric™. Identify and list your values and motivators, and describe the kinds of people you would like to work with, and the office environment you’d like to work in.
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