Managing your career

managing your carrer

It is often not easy to get out of your old ways. Simon gives you are the few tips to help you managing your career better.


Orginal propositions to orientate and Managing your career


  1. Create a “Personal Board of Directors”: Create a group of trusted advisors from different industries or fields who can offer diverse perspectives, insights, and guidance on their career path. This board can consist of mentors, colleagues, friends, or even family members who have experience or expertise in areas that are relevant.
  2. Develop a “Personal Brand”: Establish a personal brand that reflects values, strengths, and unique selling proposition. Use social media, personal website, or blog to showcase work, share ideas, and build a network of followers or supporters.
  3. Seek Out New Learning Opportunities: Seek out learning opportunities that will help you grow professionally, such as attending industry conferences, taking online courses, or joining professional organizations. This will help acquire new skills but also expand network and gain exposure to new ideas and trends.
  4. Leverage Technology: Leverage technology to optimize your work, automate repetitive tasks, and streamline your workflow. Use productivity tools like Trello, Asana, or Slack, or leveraging AI-powered solutions like chatbots or virtual assistants.
  5. Pursue Side Projects: Pursue side projects to explore new areas of interest, develop new skills, or showcase your creativity. This is  great way to differentiate yourself from other candidates, build a portfolio of work, and demonstrate your passion and dedication to their craft.



Managing your career via Job Mobility : Boost your career


Adopt a “portfolio career” approach, where you pursue multiple jobs or projects simultaneously, rather than relying on a single full-time job. This provides a greater flexibility, variety, and independence in your work, as well as expand your skillset and network.

To start building a portfolio career, you can:

  1. Identify your core skills and interests: identify the skills and interests you want to focus on, and how you can apply them to different roles or projects.
  2. Explore part-time, freelance, or project-based work: Explore job opportunities that offer more flexibility and autonomy, such as part-time, freelance, or project-based work. This can allow you to gain experience in new industries or roles, while still maintaining a steady income.
  3. Build a strong online presence: Build a strong online presence, such as a personal website or LinkedIn profile, to showcase your skills, experience, and portfolio of work. This will help you attract new clients or opportunities, and build a reputation as a skilled professional.
  4. Leverage your network: Leverage your network to find new job opportunities or projects. You can reach out to your professional contacts, attend industry events, or join online communities to expand your network and learn about new opportunities.





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