Are You Catching Fire in the Office?

Do you ever dream of channeling Katniss Everdeen in everything that you do? (Don’t fight the urge to say yes). Now you can follow these Hunger Games stars’ advice on how to catch fire and become the victor in your job or internship, too.

Step #1: Come to work every morning with your smile

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And your game face

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Step #2: Show your work ethic and be willing to learn by taking on projects

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Step #3: And when you’re given projects that seem daunting…

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Stay focused, keep your goal in sight at all times

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and don’t let the fact that something may be new to you get under your skin.

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Step #4: Find a way to be passionate about your work

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So you can start receiving praise like this

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Step #5: Build a positive reputation in the office

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And remain consistent in your actions and values to become known for your reliability

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Step #6: Pay attention to detail and give every project your all

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But don’t get obsessive–leave your frustrations and violent tendencies at home

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Step #8: Show appreciation for every co-worker and mentor who helps you to succeed along the way

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And finally,

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Visit the CCO in Young 132 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor and learn how to best channel your personal strengths in the job market arena.

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About Chelsea Spring

Hello, hello! I'm a senior at Purdue studying Public Relations & Rhetorical Advocacy, with a double major in Creative Writing, as well as minors in French & English Literature. Wildly passionate about innovative branding, the power of media, and fostering effective communication, I love writing for the CCO to help YOU make the most of our career center and the services we offer! When I'm not behind the desk, you can find me competing for the Speech and Debate team, or enjoying the fresh air around Purdue's beautiful campus!
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