A successful career development strategy should consider a minimum of five strategies, including the definition of a career target, building of a personal network, use of online social network tools, constant improvement of personal skills and the development of a personal brand.
In this article I am presenting five proven strategies for career development which most of the really successful people are applying. You might find that it is just common sense, but I assure you that applying these strategies skyrocket your chances of developing successfully your career. These are the five strategies:
1. Define a Career Target
The first step in the career development process is defining a concrete career target. What do you like to change in your career? Where do you want to be in two and in five years? Defining a career target can mean for some people trying to get to the next step on the career ladder, for other people it might signify doing something completely different. In any case, you should make a decision in order to actively develop your career instead of leaving your career development just to luck or the humor of your boss or other circumstances. By deciding first what you want, you can actively take part in this process and you will more rapidly and easily find opportunities that take you to the subsequent career level and a higher life quality.
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