‘How do I weigh the risk when it comes to progression’ © Getty

I enjoy my job and alongside it I am completing an apprenticeship course. However, I received an unsolicited offer to join the staff of one of the senior leadership team, where the work would not meet my apprenticeship requirements. Such an offer might appear a no-brainer. But in terms of skill development, there’s no guarantee it would improve my career prospects. How do I weigh the risk when it comes to progression? Female, 20s

The answer will be published on Monday August 10.

Jonathan Black is director of the Careers Service at the University of Oxford. Every fortnight he answers your questions on personal and career development, and working life. Do you have a question for him? Email dear.jonathan@ft.com

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