1. Know who you are, what you want and where you’re going – Then optimize for it.
2. Be the best job seeker you can be.
3. Interview your employer.
4. Combat complacency.
5. Develop a career path with your superiors.
6. Know when to stay… and when to go.
(via The Job Search vs. Career Development | SmartRecruiters Blog)
It is curious - curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.