I. I will do whatever is necessary to make the Year 2004 the best year of my career. I will divest myself of those activities that will not promote this objective.
II. I promise to appreciate that, while my efforts will primarily affect my personal income, I am a part of a bigger picture and will do what I can to help my colleagues and my employer as well.
III. I will approach every day optimistically, expecting that my activities will produce positive results rather than believing they won’t.
IV. I will spend a part of every day improving my business skills, even if I have to provide the training materials myself.
V. I will treat every client as I would want to be treated as long as the respect is mutual.
VI. I will treat every job-seeker with consideration, realizing that their plight is urgent and, but for the grace of God, go I.
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VII. I pledge to mentor colleagues as needed because I know that my firm is only as strong as its weakest link.
VIII. I will participate more actively in those industry associations that elevate the entire profession. I promise to give more than I take.
IX. I pledge to add value to all my relationships with clients, candidates, and colleagues.
X. I understand that my profession is a vital resource to the country’s economic health and well-being and I will do everything in my power to maintain the ethical standards necessary to promote that reality with everyone with whom I come in contact.