5 tips for career-oriented and ambitious people

1. Operate an ongoing personal Benchmarking, therefore accept, recognize and develop your own success factors by accepting the public image of yourself and the feedback you receive. This is important to align your goals with your skills. Strengthen strengths, weaken weaknesses.

2. Intensive training in communication, management techniques and teamwork, presentation skills, negotiation, facilitation, leadership, coaching of employees and teams, etc. is becoming more and more important. The ability to place messages targeted and pointedly is becoming more important and is seen as the key for a successful career.

3. Do not put the focus only on your learned and acquired knowledge but also on your future short and medium term planned training steps. The vocational world is becoming faster and the companies pursue more short-range plans - show that you can keep up with that.

4. Intercultural thinking and communication is a subsistence issue of many companies in our Global World and therefore also yours. Learn different languages in order to be prepared for the future. In addition to the most known ones, also more exotic languages like Chinese, Arabic, etc. are quite required. Deal with the cultural aspects and work on your professionalism.

5. Entrepreneurial thinking and action versus security and prestige is increasingly in demand. Entrepreneurial thinking means independently leading the own sector to achieving the goals and actively accepting risks. Factors influencing the market and the company as well as various forms of work and know-how transfers must be recorded and positively controlled.

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