Career Advancement Academy

#37 - How To Upskill Your Way Into Your New Career

February 21, 2024 Kara Dennison and Jack Dennison
Career Advancement Academy
#37 - How To Upskill Your Way Into Your New Career
Show Notes

Ever wondered how continuous learning could be your ticket to career advancement and fulfillment? In our latest podcast episode, we dive into the essential world of upskilling. You'll discover how investing in your own growth aligns with the desires of a staggering 94% of employees eager for development opportunities. We'll also tackle the concerns of CEOs about their teams' skill sets and bridge the gap between what professionals crave and what leaders provide. Discover how connecting with like-minded professionals can unlock doors to new skills, resources, and career possibilities you might not have even considered. Join us for a candid discussion on the transformative power of mastering new skills, ensuring you become the top candidate that hiring managers can't overlook, and how upskilling could very well be the cornerstone of job satisfaction and staying relevant in an ever-changing job market.

Episode highlights:
(5:32) The CEO concerns about employee skills and the need for professional development
(9:15) Practical ways to upskill, including online courses, certifications, and platforms like LinkedIn Learning
(14:39) Questions to ask when setting career goals and considering upskilling
(15:44) The role of networking in uncovering opportunities and gaining insights into industry trends
(19:19) Outro

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