1. You and your ambitions
What’s in this chapter for you
‘It seems to me that I take one step forward and two back. I know I should be higher up the career ladder than I am, and I keep applying for things and putting my CV up on the recruitment sites, but I never get anywhere. Where I work presently, I can’t seem to make any headway either. Others around me with a lot less ability than me seem to get the promotions. I am now just going through the motions and beginning to believe that I am never going to get lucky’
James Millar, accounts clerk
Does James’ experience sound at ...