- On how to change roles within the firm and move up: You need to be proactive; things do not just happen. Capucine ensures to keep in touch with HR and meets with them every couple of months, which helps to maintain a good relationship. In addition, she meets with other department directors to get a better sense of what is going on in the firm and also to learn more about what they do – what they like, dislike, what they struggle with. Capucine finds that most people are very open and responsive to having a general conversation. This approach helps you to understand which roles you might like to do in the future and lays the groundwork for being able to move throughout the firm. When you do go for an interview for a job you would like, really go for it!
This is an excerpt from the post written by Experience Share, based on their interview with Capucine Jacomin on 20/11/2020. Capucine has 5 years of experience in food retail strategy and operations. To see the entire post and listen to the audio, click here.
- Brick walls are there to test how much you REALLY want something. Being upset about setbacks is not enough. If you’re chasing a specific job or promotion, think every day about the tangible steps you have made to improve your chances or achieve this goal.
The above is an excerpt from a post written by Salim C. on 21/09/2020. Salim has 8 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions. To see the entire post, click here.