Younger Workers Need a Career Narrative

Younger Workers Need a Career Narrative

Too often, junior professionals rely on formal mechanisms for getting the word out about their achievements and needs — in particular, formal staffing processes, periodic performance reviews, and professional social networks. While these are all excellent resources in career development, they are rarely a match for the informal chatter that’s already going on in hallways, rental cars, and restaurants.  By inserting your career narrative into those conversations, you can help ensure that when people talk about you — and they will talk about you — they’re saying the right things.

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