December 12, 2022
Marlen P. has become an expert in career growth and development. Here are her tips for planning your own career:
“The first step is to know what your aspiration is. Once you have that role defined, you can easily create an execution plan. In my personal experience, I really knew I wanted to become a leader, so I worked my goals, networking activities, and learning opportunities around developing the skills needed to be eligible for a leadership role in the future.” – Marlen P.
Marlen says that after defining what your aspirations are, it is important to know two things:
Marlen started her Caterpillar journey 15 years ago as an Intern. After completing three field assignments as a territory manager with Retail, Large Electric Power and FG Wilson, she is now a Sales Manager for Latin America.
Some key tasks and tools that Marlen suggests will help in career planning, growth and development are:
No matter your aspirations, Caterpillar provides opportunities in a variety of career areas. Are you ready to join the team?