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Career growth: Tips for candidates

How to evaluate if a company will foster career growth:

  • Take the time to consider your career motivations. It will help if you focus on more than a new title or a salary increase.
  • If you look at a five or ten-year horizon, but your vision is foggy, focus on what you're good at, what you enjoy, and how that correlates to career output.
  • Make the most out of the informational interview. If you see someone in a role you'd like to learn more about that aligns with your desired output, try to spend some time talking with them about their career.

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