Oscar Wilde kept a diary so he’d never be without entertaining reading. Unfortunately, a workplace diary of major accomplishments usually isn’t as exciting. But, the payoff is huge when it comes to updating the following:
- Adding career milestones to your résumé
- Acing the interview
- Conducting a SWOT analysis
- Reflecting on meaningful job experiences
Whether you’re employed or unemployed, start keeping a journal. Otherwise, it gets tough to recall all the major projects you’ve been involved in at Company X, or the exact amount you saved Charity Y.