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This question was put to us at a career conference last year and the answer is simple – if you don’t no one else will! It’s a fair question though – ‘drive’ suggests momentum, energy, progress. What if you don’t feel that way about your career? (read more)
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Peer feedback is on the increase. It might be anonymised in an appraisal or 360 processes (though many of us are sure we can work out who said what!). Or we might be asked by colleagues as part of their career development. (read more)
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Sometimes it’s not the best idea to follow the herd – taking the less-trodden path can pay dividends for your career.

I once interviewed a woman who had driven an impressively fast-track career in one of the world’s major airlines. (read more)
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When you’re starting to look around for your next opportunity, a good way to get focused is to create a speculative C.V. – something you can give to people in your organisation who might know of opportunities that are coming up, or pass to an interested manager who hasn’t yet formally advertised a vacancy. (read more)
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When you’re looking for your next role, you can find yourself comparing jobs and trying to work out which one is best – not only which has the best job title, but which would be the best for your career? What should you think about, before deciding? (read more)
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