The author presents the three critical factors to a project manager’s career development, (1) Belief, (2) Strategic Commitment, and (3) Reputation. Focusing on these can help ensure that career development is managed as well as projects.
As achievers, we all want to know how we’re progressing toward career goals, advancement and greater financial rewards. A simple career development matrix is a helpful tool to prepare for future success and put practical steps into action.
From the ATD 2014 International Conference & EXPO: Hear about UnitedHealth Group’s career development days that raise awareness about the many resources available to help them grow careers within the company.
Using stories and examples from different parts of the world and interactions through pair works, this session will help you devise a plan to build skills outside your current job, so that you are ready to take your career to the next level.
From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Want an easier way to retain your top talent? Retention research indicates that individuals tend to stay longer where they are experiencing personal and professional growth.
Super’s Life Career Rainbow states career development is a lifelong process that is influenced greatly by other areas of life. One needs to evaluate the emphasis given to various life roles and this would continue through different life stages.
Having a great mentor is an invaluable gift, and a great privilege. But don’t just wait for it to happen to you. Maximize you chance of finding the right mentor through concerted effort, preparation and assessment; and openness to opportunities that surround you.
Benziger’s personality type theory seeks to help you match the work you’re doing with your natural strengths and talents, as determined by your brain type. Find out what brain type you have, and see if this matches your job.
Your reputation can make or break you. Sometimes you are not even aware of how others perceive you until it’s too late. Learn what goes into forming your reputation and what you can do to portray the image you want.
How much does your organization promote the development of people-skills? Find out why these skills are increasingly gaining the spotlight compared with hard, technical skills; and learn more about fostering them in your workplace.