What’s Your Career Path — Individual Contributor vs. Manager?

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Someone I met recently made an interesting comment.

Not only had she been surprised that I had been in the workforce for 20 years, but that I didn’t currently have a title indicating an obvious level of authority or power.

I chuckled.



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Mary Despe

Mary Despe is a Hawaii-based recruiter & career coach. Golf, Dogs, Aloha… everyday. marydespe.com