If you think about the sort of skillset that you would need in order to be a highly successful CEO of a Fortune 500 company, what comes to mind?
In days gone by a career path was linear, there was a hierarchy to work your way up and a perceived sideways or backward step could be seen as a failure. Today careers are varied and ever moving, what we like to refer to as “agile”. An agile career path is about uncovering opportunities that will help you towards your goals in a less linear fashion.
"Why would anyone want to manage their career when they have a job?"
A sound Career Management process is about taking active steps that demonstrate leadership of one’s own career.