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Professional development is not just for newbies and rookies. People at all stages of their careers need to feel fulfilled and like they are kicking on in their jobs.

Tech news website Sifted has developed a progression framework inspired by the forward-thinking European startups it reports on.

In this week's podcast, we speak to editor Amy Lewin about how the system works, and why editors need to add staff training to their already full plates.

The bottom line is that making everyone feel like they are developing is crucial to talent retention. But people do eventually move on and being a stepping stone in a journalist's career is also not a bad thing - in fact, it can make your newsroom a more desirable place to work.

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