Information about assessing your current skill set, devising an action plan, networking for career progression and interpersonal skills.
There are a number of skills which are required in any job role, whether you are working in a technical field or not, these skills can be developed and transferred to new positions as you progress in your career. In order to ascertain which skills you have and which you need you should assess yourself regularly and set objectives for where you want to be. You can also develop skills through networking with other like-minded engineers and technologists.
To understand where you want to go, you must understand where you are now. A self-assessment of competence will help you do this.
Once you know where you are, you will need to think about where you are going.
The ability to network in the business environment is a skill which can significantly aid your career development.
Good interpersonal skills are essential in an engineering career.