What do you expect from your own boss? To let you know how you’re getting on in your job? To answer any questions you have about your work load? How about to develop your long term career beyond your current managerial role?
Fancy getting some experience in another part of your business? Curious about what like might be like on the client or in-house side of your industry? Ever considered doing a secondment?
For many professionals a secondment can be a great way to develop their career whilst still remaining part of their organisation and team.
What do you expect from your boss? To let you know how you’re getting on in your job? To answer any questions you have about your work load? How about to develop your long term career and give you career advice?
Secondments have been a part of the working landscape for a very long time. Whether it’s a member of one corporate team wanting to gain experience within another function, or a government department professional working in another division, many managers have been faced with such requests.
Are secondments still that popular though? Moreover, does it matter if opportunities for such secondments within your organisation are actually very limited?