How Your Significant Other Can Boost Your Career

How Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Should DifferSignificant others can play an important role in professional careers. They can be wonderful support systems and great team players.

Here are some of the ways your partner can help you be the best professional you can be:

Encouragement when you need it the most. Bad day at work? Your partner can remind you of all the positive things you offer as a person, no matter how the day may have gone. Let your significant other know that you appreciate his or her kind words and support. Always make sure you find the time to acknowledge your partner as you work your way through life as a team.

If you are in a deep slump, let your partner know what’s going on. It can help you release your stress and regain a sunny outlook.

Being there for your partner. Just like anyone else, your partner needs support, too! Make time to talk about what’s bugging him or her. Take turns to support and encourage each other. It’s one of the benefits of having a partner to lean on.

Your partner allows you to set mutual goals. Be open with your partner regarding what you want out of life so that both of you can compromise and be happy with what’s ahead. Have a clear plan for the future so you can help keep each other on track.

Attitudes can impact your success. Resolve to have a positive attitude to keep the both of you motivated every single day.

Having space when you need it. No matter how much you enjoy each other’s company, schedule alone time and respect each other’s needs for reflection.

Your partner as your personal coach. If you are going through something, you can talk to your significant other about it. You never know how his or her insight could help.

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Alan Carniol

Alan is the creator of Interview Success Formula, a training program that has helped more than 80,000 job seekers to ace their interviews and land the jobs they deserve. Interviewers love asking curveball questions to weed out job seekers. But the truth is, most of these questions are asking about a few key areas. Learn more about how to outsmart tough interviewers by watching this video.