Networking is essential for business growth and personal success. Yet the saying “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” seems to have significantly more weight in our ‘always-on’ 21st Century, where jobs are filled before they are advertised and previously unthought-of collaborations appear out of nowhere to create new and competitive markets and steal market share.
By Hamish Williams
With salary increases at historic lows across many industries, many professionals are now looking at a promotion as the logical next step in increasing their earning potential. Easier said than done right? Like pay rises, there’s only so many management positions to go around and the higher you go up the organisational ladder, the harder they are to come by.
By Leon Gettler
Career planning is an ongoing process of thinking about your interests, values, skills and preferences. It’s about exploring all those life, work and learning options available to you and ensuring that your career fits with your personal circumstances. It’s about continuously fine-tuning your work and personal development to help you manage the changes in your life and the world of work.