Finding your strengths and not your weaknesses

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I recently started looking for a job and having a diverse professional background left me with many possibilities. I could search for an engineering position, a management consultant, a partnership manager, a marketing manager, an operations manager, business development manager, etc. It was a bit overwhelming.

I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to do – I thought I would be happy with any position, but I realized that I would be the happiest with a position where my strengths are utilized and can achieve results for a company.

If you’re like me, you assume you already know what your strengths are. You know what you’ve accomplished, why you accomplished it, and what skills you used to accomplish it. However, I was a bit surprised about what I found out after I took an assessment on my strengths.

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