But how do you sell yourself to potential employers or to secure a promotion?
Here are some resources to help.
The Headhunters recruitment agency has some excellent advice on how to promote yourself and your skills in the workplace using Elevator Pitches.
The CIPD, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development have created a SWOT Analysis factsheet, which can help you map out your career development plans in a strategic way.
The National Careers Service recommend the STAR method to help you plan answers to interview questions and to show your skills and experience on a CV or application form. You can use it to structure the examples you give to questions, especially in interviews, and to highlight particular skills and qualities you have that the employer is looking for.
And finally, Carol Dweck shared her thoughts about the power of “Not Yet” in her TED talk – The power of believing that you can improve.