A personal mission statement helps job-seekers identify their core values and beliefs. Here is one (free) example of a job-seeker's personal mission statement.
Show character through trust respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
I am honest and do not deceive, cheat or steal. I am reliable; I'll do what I say I'll do and I have the courage to do the right thing. I have built a good reputation and been loyal standing by my friends, family, and my country.
I treat others with respect; I follow the Golden Rule. I am tolerant of differences and I use good manners and refrain from bad language. I show consideration for the feelings of others. I will not threaten, hit or hurt anyone; I deal peacefully with my anger, insults and disagreements.
I always do my best and do what I am supposed to do; perseverance is my key. I practice self-control and self discipline. I consider consequences before acting and know that I am accountable.
Play by the rules; take turns and share. I am open-minded and I listen well to others. I never put the blame on anyone else for my faults.
Be kind, compassionate, and I show I care. I express gratitude, forgive others, and help people in need.
Do my share to make my school and community better. I cooperate, stay informed, and vote.
Obey the rules set before me, respect authority, and protect the environment.
My personality is well-rounded and I am warm and loving with friends and family.
I believe in staying positive and up-tempo.
In everything I do, I shall give my interest, my enthusiasm, my devotion, my love, and most of all, myself.
"Doing good to others is not a duty. It is ajoy, for it increases your own health and happiness." --Zoraster
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