Step 7 - Selecting
Walk in Good Works
Step 7 is the culmination of everything you’ve learned through the action plan in You Are Created for Good Works. You’ll be selecting from your available options and making the “not it” or “got it!” decisions. At Crossroads Career, we trust that if you are walking in the good works God prepared for you, you will get the right job.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
Step 7: Selecting, teaches several concepts, including how to:
- Review the seven steps leading to an offer
- Plan how to make an offer
- Understand salary, wages, and benefits
- Evaluate people, job, and organization
- Pray, discern, decide wisely
- Praise God whether it is “not it” or “got it”
- Show thanks to everyone who helped you
- Help others by sharing the help you have received
Below are links to resources designed to help you in this step of the workbook. These are designed to go along with the workbook content, but can be used independently as well.
Get & Negotiate Offers
Understand the Offer Exercise - Use this printable resource to organize job offers and compare them side-by-side.
How to Choose the Best Job - Use these 10 tips from The Balance Careers to help choose the best job for you.
Win-Win Negotiation- This printable exercise discusses how to collaborate to find a win-win situation during job negotiations.
Start Your New Job
Congratulations! Next? - You’ve worked through all 7 steps! Now what? Check out this printable page to see what’s next.
New Job Jump Start - Getting a new job and getting a great start at that job are two different things. Read this book from Crossroads Career to get the best possible start in your new position. It’s broken down into 30 days with over 100 ways to get a great start in your new job.
Help Others Through Career Crossroads - Has this Action Plan been beneficial to you? If so, consider helping others with the help you have received. Whether it is being a one-on-one buddy to a friend going through the action plan or organizing a group in your community or church, there is something you can do to help others.