How to move up to the next level of your career

Michelle Gibbings is an expert at helping organisations, teams and individuals to build their capabilities in core competencies including decision making, change leadership, negotiation and influence.

She is the author of ‘Step up: how to build your influence at work’ and ‘Career leap: how to reinvent and liberate your career’. In this short video, Michelle speaks to individuals who feel that they are ready to embark on change in their career and some of the options that may be available to them.

Download a transcript of the above video (Word, 16KB).

What you can do next

  1. Michelle answers questions from her followers, if you have a question for her, you can connect with her through her web page, Michelle Gibbings.
  2. Michelle talks about reflecting on what holds you back from reaching your potential. She speaks about technical skills, networks, soft skills and your brand. Vision Australia has an employment services team to help you navigate through these questions. Request a call back from employment services.
  3. Coaching and mentoring is a great way to connect with others who may be able to help you set goals and strategies to achieve them. Contact the service design team to find out more about our mentoring program. We can help you connect with someone that could help you in your vocational journey.
  4. Have you considered work experience or volunteering to address any gaps you may have in your skill set? Do you know what those gaps may be? Vision Australia is running a trial career counselling service to help you to articulate your strengths and goals and how these may fit into a future career. Contact the service design team to find out more.