11 Most Useful Acronyms About Careers and Jobs




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1. DREAM
Dedication, Responsibility, Education, Attitude, Motivation 

Explains itself - Often found on rubber wrist bands.

2. GROW
Goals, Reality, Options, Will. 

This is relevant to any situation that requires realistic objectives to be established, and then the planning and determination to achieve them.

3. CLAMPS
The six acceptable reasons for leaving your job if asked why in a job interview:

Challenge, Location, Advancement, Money, Pride (or Prestige), Security

4. DIKWIAD?
Do I Know What I Am Doing? 

Useful reminder to check readiness before starting anything which might cause problems if under-prepared.

5. HIRE
Hire
Integrity
Responsibility
Enthusiasm

or,

Honesty
Integrity
Respect
Ethics

6. STAR
A technique for taking behavioral interviews:

Situation - Action - Result

7. KRA
What each new hire must know: Key Responsibility Areas

8. CARE

Cover Arse, Remain Employed. 

9. CLAMPS

Challenge, Location, Advancement, Money, Pride (or Prestige), Security. Employment and recruitment industry acronym: the six acceptable reasons for leaving your job if asked why in a job interview, cited by MJ Yate (interview guru and author).

10. CLM

Career Limiting Move. A reminder to think twice before embarking on any action that has an obvious whiff of disaster about it. 

 

11. CHANGES formula for career success  

Careers evolve. Get used to change and risk. 
Hit the books; surf the Internet. Get new skills, new information about the job and industry all the time. 
A ccomplishments matter. Keep a running list. 
New skills keep you growing. 
Get out there and network. 
Enthusiasm pays off. 

 

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