YAHOO FINANCE, 16 April 2024: ‘How to progress in your job without a career ladder.’

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“While the traditional career ladder still exists, it isn’t always about following rigid rungs as a tried and tested route to success,” says career coach Victoria McLean, CEO & founder of career consultancy City CV.

“In my experience, it depends on what progress and promotion mean in a wider context,” she adds. “There’s a new bouncy confidence about this, especially for people in their 20s and 30s who are defining career progress in a more dynamic way. Side hustles can become successful careers, as lockdown showed us quite emphatically.”

And, McLean adds, an increasing number of people simply aren’t interested in climbing the ladder. The World Values Survey, published in September 2023, found that Millennials and Generation Z individuals place less value on work than they used to. A decade ago, 41% of Millennials thought work should come first. Today, that figure has dropped to 14%.

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