Career Contessa — an interview series of women and their inspiring career stories — goes beyond the résumé by highlighting actionable tips for success that you can really use.
By Amanda Harrier
When we were children, we were often asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" But now that we're all grown-up (for the most part), when's the last time you asked yourself that same question? Now, the answer is more important than ever, because that's exactly what your "career manifesto" is.
has actually shown that the mere act of writing down your goals can help you achieve them. So taking the time to write a career manifesto can be an invaluable tool in guiding you towards the career you always imagined for yourself.
But how exactly do you get started? Click through to see just where to begin.