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Fleet careers: Factors that hold back your career

RED tape, poor resources and a lack of support are preventing managers, including those responsible for fleets, from career progression.

Findings from a survey published by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) show that organisations are failing to get the best from employees as fewer than half questioned (47%) said they were fully using their skills in their current job.

Asked what reduced activity levels at work, managers cited bureaucracy (26%) and a lack of resources (23%).

Jo Causon, director, marketing and corporate affairs at the CMI, said: ‘It remains a concern that so many managers admit they are failing to keep up to date with vital skills and market trends. If individuals and organisations are to prosper, this situation must be addressed.’

In response to the survey, the CMI has produced a free downloadable resource to help managers. It includes management checklists, diagnostic tools and advice including ‘handling information – avoiding overload’ and ‘making rational decisions.

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