How To Get On

Advice on how to manage a strategist’s career in a creative business

October 2017 | Jim Carroll

Whenever I come across fellow Planners in conferences, seminars, pubs and coffee shops, I find I am consistently asked advice on career progression.

How do I move from a junior to a more senior role? How do I learn the things I don’t know? How do I get noticed when I don’t work on the Blue Riband accounts? How do I navigate office politics? How do I become Head of Planning? Should I stay or should I go?

In all areas of working life people worry about their careers. But I suspect Pl