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Advance your career through training, RPL, education and certification. Also advance your career to ensure a more rewarding career and a more secure future.

 

Take additional steps to advance your career, in addition to doing well in your day to day work.

 

How to advance your career

  • One of the best ways to advance your career is through additional training and by taking additional courses. Also, short courses, seminars, certification tests. And possibly a certificate, diploma or degree.
  • Update your skills and knowledge through additional training and education. This also enhances your resume. And this can help with getting a higher salary.
  • Another way to advance your career, is to study by distance education. Make sure the online distance education program that you choose is accredited.
  • Explore all the possibilities with your current employer. Talk to your boss. Let everyone know you are interested in advancement and promotion. Also raise your hand so everyone notices you.
  • Your network is as important as your career. Build and maintain your contact network. Maintain contact by having coffee with one of your contacts at least once a month.
  • Always keep your eyes and ears open for opportunities.
  • Start planning your next move as soon as you realize that you have a dead end job. Things may change with time or your boss might get fired or may resign. But you can’t count on that.
  • Consider relocating, if you can. Specially if it will help advance your career. Sometimes, certification tests are necessary to secure a job overseas.

 

More tips to advance your career

  • Plan for short and long term objectives. The better you plan, the better your chances to advance your career will be.
  • Review your progress with yourself and also with your boss every 3 months.
  • Many companies will pay for additional training and education. As long as you obtain approval in advance. Sometimes, they also require a certain grade. 
  • Always have an up to date resume and cover letter. Also prepare for job interviews. 
  • Also see job interview training and salary negotiation coaching
  • You may decide to make a career change at any time. Just be sure to do a thorough research first.
  • If you decide to start your own business, do your research. Also, know the risks involved before starting.
  • Always know what you are worth in the job market.
  • Check out different sectors within your industry.
  • Explore programs such as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

 

Check out my professional resume writing services. Also see interview coaching and salary negotiation coaching. And call me on +61 417 063 668.

 

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