Most jobseekers never understand how could they are. What their experience and then natural skills have brought to their employers so far. Nor do they understand their own potential for development.
Having advised thousands upon thousands of individuals on their career development for many years, we are used to talking to employees at all levels.
From the apprentice who is anxious to be taken seriously in the workplace, to the manager who aspires to directorships and beyond.
Outplacement can cost a lot less than you think, from simple programmes to help with CV creation to integrated, 3 week courses designed to turbo charge employees return to the job market.
We put two, long serving employees through the Workagain programme when we had to make cuts. We were delighted to see they were back in work in no time, looking forward to big new challenges. Thank you for your support!
We focus on the basic social and business skills required at each level. We look at how individuals view themselves, and what potential they think they have. We find where there are gaps in their knowledge, how they might better go about improving their own performance.
Career development is rarely linear, rarely planned and always relies on an element of luck. But for those who are in the right place at the right time, how can they recognise when a chance needs to be taken? How do they make sure they are in the right place to exploit the opportunity?
Individuals fall into many, many different categories, but two present organisations with the biggest problems. Both display a serious mismatch between their ability and their own opinion of that ability.
Our task can be to slow the super confident but average performer down, while persuading the ultra-cautious high achiever that it is probably time to take on more responsibility.
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