5 reasons why you might be holding yourself back at work

Why you might be holding yourself back at work by Corinne Mills, MD of Personal Career Management.

1. Only talking to your boss when things are going wrong. Balance it out – let them know when things are going right too!.

2. Being silent at meetings. If you’re not contributing, what is the point of you being there?.

3. Playing too safe. Stepping outside your comfort zone shows you have promotion potential.

4. Keeping good ideas to yourself. They may not be taken up every time but you’ll get positive attention.

5. Be assertive about asking for career development, whether it is training, new
responsibilities or new experiences. If you don’t ask – you don’t get.

About The Author

Corinne Mills

Corinne Mills is the Joint Managing Director of Personal Career Management, she is a career coach, trained in workplace counselling and NLP with 15 years career management experience. Corinne is a Fellow of the CIPD and ex Chair for the CIPD Chiltern Branch. Her background is as a Senior HR Manager with a MA in Human Resources (MCIPD), Corinne is the author of the UK's no 1 best-selling CV book "You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV" and 'Career Coach'.

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