Create ‘Co-Goals’ To Align Your Objectives With Your Company

Create ‘Co-Goals’ To Align Your Objectives With Your Company
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A new year gives us a chance to look back at how we did at work. Many companies do performance reviews around this time. As you wrap them up, consider setting “co-goals”, goals that push your career forward along with helping your company’s interests.

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Before you meet with your supervisor to finalise goals for 2015, prepare a plan for the meeting with your co-goals. Your plan should frame how your goals and future projects can benefit both you and your company. For example, attending one industry conference quarterly or annually could benefit you with new contacts, and help generate new leads, awareness or information for your company.

Aligning your goals with the company’s goals is important because your employer be more willing to invest in you and potentially advance you in the organisation.

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