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Career Counselor Advice: How to Gain More Responsibility

Watch more How to Get a Job videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to gain more responsibility in this career counselor advice video from Howcast. Expert: Nicole Williams Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. "Responsibility is one of those things that you actually have to take. The key with actually getting more responsibility is to take it. Not to ask for it, but to take it. You know, each and every day, when you see an opportunity to step into a situation that exceeds your current job description, do it. Dip your toe into it. The concern that a boss has in giving you more responsibility is that you're not up for it, and so if you actually start to take responsibility, slowly but surely you're going to be proving to your boss that you're up for the challenge. So one of the things that you need to be cognizant of in taking responsibility, is not stepping on someone else's toes. You need to be aware of what your colleagues' jurisdiction is, and actually ask the question versus just taking on the task. Ask them if they need some help. Most people appreciate the initiative and appreciate the fact that you're willing to take on some of their work. So, you know, ask them whether or not this is possible. Take on the responsibility. You're not going to get more responsibility unless you go out and take the initiative. "
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