It’s quite common for professionals to move into management because they have been seen as management material and they have assumed it would be a good career move.
As a twenty first century professional with most of your career ahead of you, career planning might seem like an outdated concept.
The word ‘development’ in the context of career development refers to the development of skills and competencies associated with your professional career advancement. It also refers to aspects of your development as a person.
Professionals in all fields should expect to encounter a range of obstacles and setbacks during their careers.