Career growth is inevitable if one is expecting to enjoy and profit from their working experience. The skills that made you shine a couple of years back; can earn you the ‘dead log’ title if there has been no effort regarding career development.
The rate at which you acquire new skills should be higher than the changing needs of your employer if you want to benefit and stay longer in the company. Organizations are often changing in order to meet the quality standards and the new needs of their clients in terms of efficiency and the speed of delivery. It is important that your work on your career growth so that you can become indispensable to your employer.
You can increase your knowledge by attending training seminars and workshops, not waiting until the company takes the initiative to sponsor you to these professional seminars. Every employee today should take personal inventiveness to acquire and internalize new skills and use them to heighten their productivity thus career development and personal growth.
It is always possible to achieve career growth and personal growth by assuming more responsibilities and executing them well. This way you will be able to display your potential and your passion for the job to your employer and hence become an asset to the company.
Career development is not necessarily about being promoted. Since the opportunities to move up are scarce, many organizations are relying on more creative ways of developing employees. Take charge of your career growth by expanding your contribution and productivity at your workplace.