Friday, August 3, 2007

One Thing to Consider...

With the current market presenting a wealth of opportunities, many of you may find yourselves approaching the next chapter in your career; moving into a new role, taking on a new set of responsibilities, and building new bridges. As important as it is to look forward with each new step, a recent article in the Wall Street Journal declares that it is essential not to neglect the importance of that which you leave behind.

According to journalist Joann S. Lublin, a positive exit from a current employer is key when taking that next step. With 25% of the country’s executives currently contemplating leaving their job, ensuring your last interactions are free from negativity can mean the difference between an angry, resentful departure and one that leaves valuable relationships intact.

Both Linda and myself have seen the importance of this time and again, and agree completely. So, before you burn any bridges, take a moment to read this article and consider the impression you’re leaving behind…

Linda Burtch
Burtch Works
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