Are you experiencing career challenges, a job transition, or uncertainty about how to get to the next level? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, effective career management is not taught in school, but instead through the “school of hard knocks”. By the time you’ve learned the lesson its too late! More than ever, today’s quickly shifting, technology enabled work environment requires proactive and pragmatic career management.
Experience indicates that 35% of a professional’s career success is attributable to the innate qualities they are born with which are uncontrollable. The good news is that 65% of your success is attributable to controllable factors: education/training, skills you choose to develop, experiences you receive, decisions you make, and how you decide to position and differentiate yourself in the talent market. These factors are all related to effective career management.
My name is Chris Nadherny. Over the course of my 30-year career with Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search firm, I worked with thousands of executives and had the opportunity to observe firsthand how successful careers are formed or derailed. Today as an author, speaker, coach and mentor I am on a mission to help executives achieve greater success through proactive career planning and astute career management. This planning and proactive management results in more certain advancement, greater job satisfaction, and superior lifetime earnings.