Lauren Moon and Sarah Goff-Dupont
Secondments: the most powerful job training you’ve never heard of
All the benefits of continuing education, without the hassle of night school.
Do you love your company but feel like you’re stagnating? Try a secondment to boost your value with a new skill set.
Even the most dedicated professionals can experience career stagnation without growth opportunities. If vertical advancement is not in the cards but you are committed to your company, you might consider a “secondment,” an opportunity to work in another department, or at a different organization entirely, for a limited amount of time in order to round out your skills and profile. Lauren Moon and Sarah Goff-Dupont, content creators at Atlassian, expound on this offbeat way to enhance your professional value and bring new life to a stagnating career.
About the Authors
Lauren Moon is a senior content marketing manager at Atlassian, where Sarah Goff-Dupont is a principal writer.
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