This month, I’m going to provide a career management tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own career management activities.
Today’s tip: Separate career management from a company.
If you work in a larger corporation, one of the human resource initiatives is usually to have some tools that will help identify skills of their people. Usually called “career management” tools, they really are a way of allowing the management teams to determine who the best people are for the right positions in the company. If they really pay any attention to them, but that’s another blog post.
But don’t be fooled: the tools are not about you, they are about the company.
Here are four reasons you should separate your career management from your company:
There are many useful tools for managing your career that are actually about managing your career. Support the company in their assessments of their skills. But remember that your career management is about YOU.
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