Tough Choices Can Lead to Big Payoffs in Your Fundraising Career
Instead, make it a point to regularly review your résumé. List your most recent significant accomplishments. Consider whom you would use for references. Update your continuing education and contributions to the industry. Then you’ll be ready should the unexpected happen — or opportunity knock.
Keep a file of 'Yea, Me!' items
It’s usually difficult to remember what you did that really worked, the idea you had that turned things around or the memo you wrote that got high praise from “the top.” But those things help when you are doing an annual self-evaluation, when you’re interviewing for a promotion or a new job, or when you are just feeling unappreciated or, even worse, incompetent.