Want to improve your career prospects? Part 2 of 3.

Growing sunflowers (Better Business)

Then it’s time to get ‘learning hungry’.

What action will you take today to grow and improve your career prospects?

Being in the same role can get a bit stale after a while, even if it feels like you are doing the workload of two people, and it’s important to protect your position with lots of younger, cheaper keen people snapping at your heels for your job!.

You need to take responsibility for your own career development and strategy if you are going to improve your career prospects. This is important to improve your CV and marketability for a new and better job, whether internally or externally.

This blog, part 2 of 3 shares 10 tips, many of them costing nothing but time to improve your career prospects by building your knowledge, skills and experience.

  1. Organise a sabbatical
  2. Do a role swap 
  3. Job shadow someone
  4. Get an executive coach
  5. Attend a conference
  6. Get a mentor
  7. Join and be active in a new LinkedIn group
  8. Watch a Ted video
  9. Volunteer for a charity
  10. Work alongside an external consultant 

What tips would you add? Doing just 1 of these 10 tips will make a difference over time to your career prospects. It is easy to do nothing or put it off.

As a career, talent, and learning & development strategist and coach, or ‘talent liberator’ I get involved in skill and behaviour change in various contexts with both individuals and organisations.

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About Energise - The Talent Liberation Company

Talent liberator - career change, executive coaching and employee engagement. PS Love writing too and write many articles. Background in marketing and brand strategy and communication and unusual analytical and lateral brain - great for new career directions and ideas!
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