Win for You: Career Growth & Development

  • Set Goals and Create a Plan to Achieve Them
    • People who are the most successful and satisfied in their careers have proactively determined what they want from work.
  • Develop a Timeline Including Milestones
    • Brining your boss and their mentoring into the picture will ensure that you have an internal mentor who will help you manage you career.
  • Keep Your Network Warm
    • Connect with others in your field. It may not benefit you now but it keeps the door open when you may need something later on.
  • Keep Up with Industry News
    • Constantly learning and engaging with new ideas, voices, and perspectives with help shape the support and decision you make.
  • Utilize Company Programs
    • Some companies have formal programs to help employees develop their careers. While in others, you will need to informally pursue career development.
  • Own Your Career Path
    • A career path can be discussed at several bi-annual meetings with your boss. Come companies demonstrate a deep commitment to their employees by assisting where possible with resources of time and money.
  • Write It Down
    • A written plan will help you build benchmarks to measure your progress along the way. Without a plan, you have no way to measure your progress.

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