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45 Career Boosting Tips

Are you looking to accelerate your career but you aren’t sure where to start?

Follow these tips to advance your career, they are relevant whether you’re nineteen and looking for your first job or you’ve been working for 20 yrs and looking for your first director role.

So here, in no particular order, are my 45 career boosting tips:

1 Grow your Network
2 Be pro-active
3 Don’t get too down when things aren’t going your way
4 Don’t burn bridges, you never know who you will encounter again throughout your career
5 Take advantage of opportunities that come your way
6 Set career goals
7 Volunteer
8 Do a secondment
9 Work overseas
10 Get outside your comfort zone
11 Build long term relationships
12 Keep your skills up to date
13 Give before you get
14 Embrace a positive mindset
15 Spend less time on social media and do some work
16 Take the StrengthsFinder assessment at www.gallupstrengthscenter.com
17 Find your own unique voice
18 Invest in your own learning
19 Persevere
20 Join a company that has opportunities for you to grow
21 Listen and learn
22 Ask for feedback
23 Learn to manage upwards
24 Ask for a pay rise
25 Take a lunch break
26 Attend courses and gain certification
27 Be true to yourself
28 Start creating an exit strategy. What would you do if…
29 Recruit for behaviours and attitude then train for skills
30 Get a mentor
31 Be a mentee
32 Don’t be afraid of change
33 Recognise the value that you add
34 Get help to develop a career plan
35 Understand your values
36 Work out what drives you
37 Do what you love and ensure you do more of that!
38 Find an employer that aligns with your values
39 Don’t take things seriously
40 Don’t compare yourselves to others
41 Be authentic
42 Ask Questions
43 Keep your LinkedIn profile up to date
44 Use your holiday allowance
45 Get a coach

If you have any more tips to accelerate your career then please do comment below.

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Individual Coaching

Individual Coaching

The most important thing to invest in? Yourself.

When you first started your job, you probably had an idea of what you wanted to achieve in the role.

Maybe you saw yourself working up the career ladder towards a highly-paid senior position. Maybe there were specific opportunities for personal growth and development that you wouldn’t be able to get elsewhere. Or perhaps you simply wanted a job where you’d feel satisfied by your day-to-day work, and comfortable enough to remain in the same workplace for a long time.

The question is, has your working life lived up to your expectations? Do you feel fulfilled and happy about the career journey you’re currently on?

If the answer is no, it’s time to make some changes.

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Women should feel confident and excited about the prospect of moving forward in their careers. If you’ve been stuck in the same role for too long, feel undermined and undervalued by your current employer, or need a helping hand to pull yourself out of the job-related rut that you’ve found yourself in, career coaching could be the answer. 

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  • Commanding the respect of your colleagues
  • Defining your career goals and making them happen
  • Overcoming work-related anxiety and stress
  • Rebalancing your life with a clearer divide between work and leisure
  • Pushing aside the invisible obstacles that have been holding you back until now

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