Updated: Dec 4, 2019
Spoiler alert: it's more than just applying to jobs
A few suggestions to grow in your career (that don't require sending out that resume)
Learn a new skill Get your company to sponsor an online or in-person course to develop a new skill (check out GA).
Get exposure to other teams Raise your hand to get involved in other teams such as recruiting or Corporate Social Responsibility.
Broaden your network Represent your company at an upcoming industry conference.
Meet the leaders Network internally to get coffee with your company's leadership (you'd be surprised how willing senior leadership is to meet with the team!).
Look for guidance Seek a mentor who is in a position that you aspire to reach and ask them to share their past hurdles and how they overcame them.
Go international Explore if there is an opportunity to work in a different region to get exposure to different markets.
The Balance Careers highlights 5 Tips to Improve Your Career Development.
Resolutions aren't just for the new year, so don't wait until January to try these suggestions from Fast Company on ways to improve your career.
Career Contessa recommends reframing how we look at our past experiences, and how we use them to build our future.
Check out these Three Strategies to Accelerate Your Career from Forbes.
Need help figuring out your game plan? Schedule your session with a lighthouse Insider.
How She Got There
General Assembly and thelighthouse are excited to bring together female leaders for a conversation spanning from freelance to full-time professionals. These creative and inspirational women will share their stories on how they got to where they are today and share their insights into being a woman in business.
When: September 26
Where: General Assembly 902 Broadway, 4th Floor New York, NY 10010
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Register and get your (free!) ticket here.