Career coach Michael Melcher has written a great step-by-step guide to how to do a Year-End Review, With Yourself. As you’re enjoying time with family and friends over the holidays, you’re probably already reminiscing about the past year. Take the time to jot down some of those memories, and see what stands out for you over the past year. Taking the time to think about where you’ve been, and what you like and don’t like the past, can help you figure out where you want to go next.
And if you decide it’s time for a change, there’s another article that talks about how you can do that – “New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career“. Even if you’re not ready to jump ship immediately, this article offers some tips on how you can passively job hunt (make it easier for the right job to find you).