It's the first Monday of 2010 and many of us are back at work or are back on the job hunt after a few extra days of kicking back. As we begin another year as working adults, we start to set goals for our careers. Where do we want to be by the end of the year? How much money would be like to be making? Are we ready to retire? To help you take those next steps, Fortune created a list of "Seven New Year's Resolutions For Your Career." Here are a few things you can do in 2010 to help you along your job course.

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Jan, 04, 2010


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It's the first Monday of 2010 and many of us are back at work or are back on the job hunt after a few extra days of kicking back. As we begin another year as working adults, we start to set goals for our careers. Where do we want to be by the end of the year? How much money would be like to be making? Are we ready to retire?

To help you take those next steps, Fortune created a list of "Seven New Year's Resolutions For Your Career." Here are some things you can do in 2010 to help you along your job course.

"Join, and be active in, an association"

Being a part of a professional network can really give your career a boost

"Create a list of 20 professional successes you accomplished in 2009"

Knowing that you can and have handled challenges before will set you in the mind-frame to succeed in the future.

"Have a conversation with your manager"

Chat to the boss about where you are, how you're doing and where you want to be.

"Let go of the old and embrace the new"
Try to get excited about changes in procedure. It will help you stay on top of new trends.

Read the whole list on CNN.

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