Job success doesn't stop once you've secured a part-time position. There are some steps you can take to maximize your work experience to ensure that you get the most out of your part-time job. We have provided some resources below to help you think about how you can more effectively balance your time and optimize your learning from your experience.
Balancing your time
While you work part-time it's important to remember that you are also taking courses. Finding a balance between the time you need to study and work is not always easy. Consider determining how much time you need for your classes before deciding how many hours a week you would like to work. Don't forget to consider the other activities and committments you might have. The Week Snapshot on the left can help you visualize how much time you are spending on various activities throughout the week to help you manage your time better and consider how well you are finding balance. If you are curious about what your weekly income would be with the hours you have to work each week, consider using our earnings calculator on the right to help you visualize this.
Maximize your work
A great way to maximize your work experience is to set developmental goals that you can accomplish through your work. Expanding your skillset and taking active steps to build expand your skill proficiency will help you be successful in your position now, and help prepare you for your future career. The resources below may be a helpful place for you to start in expanding your growth and development further to truly maximize your work experience.