Conventional wisdom frames the ideal career path as a linear one -- a ladder to be climbed with a single-minded focus to get to the top. Career development consultants Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper invite you to replace this outdated and limiting model with "squiggly" careers: dynamic, open-ended growth paths tailor-made for your individual needs, talents and ambitions. A radical rethink for anyone who feels restricted and defined by the limits of the corporate ladder.
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By Aaron Basko
January 31, 2022
It is the first thing to go when budgets get tight. It is the first thing we cancel when things get too busy, or we’re short-staffed. We feel guilty asking for it, but then we often don’t take full advantage of it or share it with others later. Such is the enigma known as “professional development” for staff members and administrators.
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