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Career development tips & advice from Hays

Think of career development as a marathon, not a sprint. It’s a process that you should take at your own pace for the sake of getting where you want to be when you feel you are ready. As an authority on this topic, Hays has pulled together a series of articles to help you find your way in your field of expertise.   

Career progression opportunities can mean many different things to different people. Whilst getting a pay rise is high on the agenda for some, others may have a clear focus on mastering the art of management to climb the corporate ladder or perfecting a certain set of professional skills to better themselves day-to-day. It’s important that you maintain foresight over the goals that matter most to you so you can craft your own professional development plan to achieve ultimate job satisfaction. 

Browse the list of articles below to learn about personal branding, tips for success in the workplace, career planning and looking for career-advancing opportunities. 

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Mental health and wellbeing at work

11 ways to take care of your mental health and wellbeing at work.

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Expert career progression tips

Read ideas to inspire your way to greater job success and career growth from Hays.

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How to adapt to change at work

Learn how to adapt to change at work.

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How to write a resignation letter: tips and template

Find out how to resign from your job.

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How to ask for a pay rise at work

Thinking of negotiating your salary? Learn how to achieve this goal in a professional way.

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Make a good impression on your first day

Start your new career journey with a positive outlook. Find out more in this article. 

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How to manage burnout at work

Don't let the pressures of work bring you down. Stay focused with these tips from Hays.

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How to successfully network online

Connecting with peers online can lead to great career growth opportunities.

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What to do after receiving a promotion

Now you've earned your promotion find out what actions to take in your role.

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How to set career goals

What are your long-term objectives at work? Learn how to plan ahead with Hays. 

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Should you take the job because it pays more?

Weighing up job satisfaction with salary prosects is tough. These tips may help.

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Signs your boss cares about your progression

How much your boss cares about your career progression is key to your progress.

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Stretch opportunities to advance your career

Keep looking ahead to continually grow in your career. Learn how with advice from Hays. 

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Time management tips & advice

Work smarter, not harder to earn better results in the workplace. Learn how with Hays. 

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Tips to become more successful at work

Find out how to become more successful in your chosen field with top tips from Hays. 

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