How to Grow Fast in Your Career According to Nimrod Kimani - a HR Expert

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Everyone wants to reach the pinnacle of their career and so should you. 

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Career progression is the desire and goal of many people. No one wants to remain stagnant in their career. Everyone wants to reach the pinnacle of their career. 

Growth can mean different things for anyone. Probably, it might mean growing in capacity to handle different roles, management of workloads, increasing responsibilities, rising through the ranks and so much more.

Nimrod Kimani, a talent development and management specialist shared with us tips that have not only worked for him in his career but also for his clients. He has an impressive portfolio of executive clients whom he has managed and helped find more fulfilling jobs.

Here are the insights shared by the much sought-after speaker on career matters: 

  1. Continuous learning is important - industries are constantly evolving and you need to be on your toes. Career development should be your highest priority. Always update yourself with the latest trends in your industry. 

  2. Empower yourself to face job interviews by engaging other professionals on various subject matters. You can do this by learning or upskilling on what your relevant industry desperately needs.

  3. Your network is your net worth - regularly attend networking events. Interact with your next hiring manager. “Tell the world what you want to do. When the door of opportunity knocks, they will remember you.”

  4. Measure growth - It is best to have small and sequential milestones that mark your progress. These milestones will act as checkpoints for success. They will motivate you to start, continue and finish your next task. You can know you have grown by achieving the milestones through the process.

  5. Have a clear picture of what growth means to you. Does it mean more responsibilities, more skills, more networks, a stronger brand etc.

What are the indicators of growth?

Work-life balance is a huge indicator of career growth. If where you currently are there is no work-life balance despite earning more money, it wouldn’t be considered as growth.

Nimrod emphasizes that you should be growth-oriented. Don’t be money-oriented. Growth comes with a lot of perks including: 

  • Better roles

  • Better pay

  • Better benefits

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    Hilary | February 27, 2021 18:10

    Insightful read 🙌

    Boaz | February 27, 2021 15:14

    A good article.

    Wamani | February 27, 2021 08:09

    Nailed!!

    CADRI | February 27, 2021 05:14

    Knowledge is power and power translates into growth🤝

    Daniel | February 26, 2021 19:22

    Very interested and knowledgeable thanks in advance.

    Michael Borwa | February 26, 2021 15:00

    So educative. Thanks

    Oscar | February 26, 2021 09:42

    so inspirational

    Millicent | February 26, 2021 09:03

    So educative and motivating thanks

    Frank | February 26, 2021 07:40

    This is inspiring and motivating. Especially to individuals who have a growth mind set.

    Mary | February 26, 2021 07:33

    Wow very inspiring indeed,, thanks nimrod

    SAMUEL | February 25, 2021 21:07

    It is inspiring and motivating

    Chepkirui | February 25, 2021 19:05

    Wow, what a great piece...so inspiring.

    tyber | February 25, 2021 17:45

    thanks

    Akay | February 25, 2021 12:36

    Inspirational

    Mary Agnes | February 25, 2021 12:13

    Well thought out and well written. This is a very useful piece Nimrod, don't mind if I share.

    Kevin | February 25, 2021 12:00

    Thanks man

    Kevin | February 25, 2021 12:00

    This true.

    Wachera | February 25, 2021 10:57

    Very insightful. Money with no work-life balance isn't worth it.

    Kipkirui | February 25, 2021 09:27

    The best path to everyone aspiring to reach the highest of his/her might. Very inspiring and basic to all. Kudos!

    LYDIA | February 25, 2021 09:01

    wow, very informative!

    Rose | February 25, 2021 08:19

    Inspiring

    KIOKO | February 25, 2021 07:51

    Precious insight and advise here, thank you Nimrod.

    Justus | February 25, 2021 07:25

    An eye opener

    Brendan Billy | February 25, 2021 06:48

    Such meaningful insights. Thank you Mr. Nimrod

    KIPNGETICH | February 25, 2021 06:07

    Great advice, thank you.

    ROTICH | February 25, 2021 03:45

    Quite inspiring.

    Godwin | February 24, 2021 19:43

    Captivating

    Eveline Justine | February 24, 2021 13:42

    Very insightful

    Rodney | February 24, 2021 01:58

    very informative

    Kakande | February 23, 2021 04:55

    Impressive. .... am prudent to learn more from you


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