Feedback on how you’re going at work makes an essential contribution to your development as a professional because it provides insights into how you and your work are experienced by others. Used wisely, what you learn from feedback can improve working relationships, increase productivity and enable change.
Change fatigue is a condition characterised by lingering mental and physical tiredness associated with organisational change. The sufferer feels neither excitement nor optimism about the change. Change fatigue is increasingly prevalent and it’s a cause of much unhappiness, unnecessary stress and productivity loss.
Whilst some professionals have a clear view of how they want to spend their retirement, many more reach the later part of their full-time working life with little idea of what retirement might look like for them. And all too often, professionals approach the end of their full-time working life preoccupied with concerns about how long their retirement savings will last and whether they can actually afford to retire.
Recent comments by Treasury about the way in which reality television renovation shows have created housing price bubbles illustrate the ways in which reality TV has the potential to alter our perceptions
It’s important for professionals in any field to feel capable, confident and fulfilled at work and that they are valued and appreciated for what they do. Each of these factors helps give a sense of coping well at work.
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As a twenty first century professional with most of your career ahead of you, career planning might seem like an outdated concept.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.
Dealing with an adverse performance review Regular performance reviews can benefit both employers and employees. For employers they can provide valuable information in respect to the efficacy of their business and allow the employer to communicate to employees their expectations for the period ahead. For employees they allow an insight into how their performance is…