Where do you see yourself in your career in the next 24 – 36 months?

This is a perfect time for you to prepare for your next promotion by finding out what is required for the position, taking inventory of the qualifications you lack and closing any gaps.  This may mean obtaining certifications, taking professional development courses or getting a degree.

You may also need to gain experience.  Try looking for ways to expand your present job.  Perhaps offering to help out in other departmental projects or volunteering at a non-profit may give you the needed experience while helping others.

Keep in mind that this a marathon and not a sprint, so pace yourself do you don’t burn out. Enjoy your career journey!

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About Nancy Gettridge

Nancy Gettridge is founder of Phenomenal Image, a career strategy coaching firm dedicated to helping women reach their full leadership potential.  Frequent points of discussion include aligning one's life purpose to one's career and gender bias in the workplace.   Other key topics include career strategy, leadership, and overcoming workplace issues.  You can get weekly career tips straight to your email by subscribing here
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