ASK HR: Forget consulting a witchdoctor, work for your success

Success in your career requires your personal involvement, not the mystical intervention of shamanic mediums. PHOTO | FOTOSEARCH

What you need to know:

  • The consistency between your values and that of the organisation you work for is an important factor in your career.
  • If you are known to be dependable and a person of integrity, you are likely to be entrusted with increasing responsibility.

Q. A high flying colleague recently advised that if I want to rise really high up and be successful in my career, I need to work hard, yes, but it also helps to consult a mganga, a witchdoctor. Do you think there is any merit in this advice? I am very keen on going up the career ladder.

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