Ep40: What you need to know about career growth.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses why career growth is in your hands, not just relying on your manager. Take charge by identifying what you don’t want and focus on building the necessary skills for success.



00:00 πŸ” Career growth is about more than just job hunting or performance reviews.

01:30 πŸ“ˆ Take charge of your career growth and decide where you want to be in the next 3-5 years.

05:45 πŸ’‘ Identify what you don’t want in a job to avoid getting stuck in roles that don’t align with your interests and skills.

09:15 πŸ—ΊοΈ Have a clear direction and regularly evaluate if your current role allows for growth and opportunities.

12:30 ⏰ Give yourself a timeline to develop and improve the necessary skills for career advancement.

15:45 πŸ“š Taking action and constant practice are key to building competence and confidence.

19:00 πŸš€ Put in the effort and invest your time and energy to achieve career growth and success.


Key Insights

πŸ” Many people have different interpretations of career growth, but it’s important to take charge of your own growth and not rely solely on others.

πŸ“ˆ Having a clear direction and knowing what you don’t want in a job are crucial for making informed career decisions.

πŸ’‘ Stagnation in a role can lead to career dissatisfaction, so it’s important to regularly evaluate if your current role aligns with your long-term goals.

πŸ—ΊοΈ Planning for career growth requires setting a timeline and taking action to develop the necessary skills for advancement.

⏰ Confidence comes from competence, so it’s important to constantly practice and improve your skills.

πŸ“š Simply consuming information or attending seminars is not enough for career growth. Taking action and getting feedback are essential.

πŸš€ Career growth requires effort and investment of time and energy. Reflecting, planning, and taking action are key to success.



πŸ‘‹ Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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