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Personal & professional development

September 22, 2020 3:53 pm

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In many jobs, continuous professional development is incredibly important to ensure that you are keeping up to date with any relevant changes in your industry and this is extremely important for those professionals in the legal fields such as Gloucester Solicitors. Dee and Griffin Gloucester solicitors will all undertake a number of continuous professional development hours to ensure that they are keeping up to date with changes in the legal sector that might affect the advice that they give to their clients.

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There are a number of ways that anyone who is looking to better themselves either from a personal perspective or in their career can achieve this. Personal development can be anything from understanding why you struggle with particular areas or looking at the ways in which you interact with other people both on a personal and professional level. Understanding this can help you to gain some perspective on why you might react in certain ways to certain people.

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Equally professional development will often focus on areas within your professional practice that you may not be as confident in or new legislations or ways of working that have been developed. It can also encompass the ways in which you interact with your colleagues and how you manage people if you are in a management or leadership position.

In some jobs such as legal, HR and teaching it is a requirement for you to complete a certain number of hours of continuous professional development and record this each year.

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