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One way to improve your performance in role, and gain access to career opportunities, is to build your profile beyond your known contacts by strategically accessing other people’s networks. (read more)
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Last time we looked at who you need in your career network, to make sure you have the right people in place to help and support your career. But having the right people is just a start – you need the right tools and tactics in place to get the most from them. (read more)
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Many people who advance their careers hear about opportunities through their network. As we head into a new term, take time to consider whether your network is helping you with your career. If not, do you need to invest the time developing it. (read more)
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In our first blog ‘Getting to grips with organisational politics,’ I encouraged readers to reframe political behaviour in terms of stakeholder management where the key is understanding other people’s perspectives and points of view. Most often differences in personal style and perspective lie behind (read more)
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Few people say they enjoy organisational politics, yet this is a key feature of working life and something we have to get comfortable with especially if we want to progress. So how can we get to grips with this thorny issue? Here are some ideas: (read more)
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