Many of us make personal New Years resolutions. Exercising, eating better, spending more time with friends and family are popular resolutions we hope to keep in order to improve our personal life. But how about making resolutions for our work life? We spend a large percentage of our time at work, so why not make resolutions to improve the job we do?

Learn. Learn something new every day. It does not have to relate to the exact job you are doing at a particular time. Learn something about the company, what your manager does, technology that can help you be more efficient, or read more. Commit to expanding your knowledge base.

Excel. You are at work to do a job so why not do it to the best of your ability? Ask for clarification if you do not understand a directive, always double check your work, offer assistance if you have down time. Be accountable for your work at all times.

Reach. Think about how you can go above and beyond and then seek the opportunity to do so. Be proactive and make suggestions. Be ready with a plan to implement change.

Be Positive. So much can be overcome by having a positive outlook. Project a positive image and energy. It will help get you through “those” days and could very well be contagious.

Best wishes for much success in 2017!

Jeanine Borko

SVP, Human Resources

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