Managing your career takes time and careful planning. A career plan will help you reach your care goals. Preparing a current resume is an important part of launching your career plan.
Start Your Career Plan
To assist you start your career plan ask yourself these questions:
- What careers interest you?
- Where are these careers available (cities and states)?
- What is your desired salary?
- How qualified are you?
- Is there a particular organization you are interested in working for?
These are questions you should answer… even if you aren’t currently in the market for a new job, as they will help you to clarify your work-related objectives and identify the elements that may influence your level of job satisfaction.
Utilize the worksheet (.doc) to create your career path and treat your completed worksheet as a guide to keeping your work in sync with your skills, interests, values and preferences.
“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll
Treat your completed worksheet as a guide to keeping your work in sync with your skills, interests, values and preferences.
Additional career assessment tools
- Assess Yourself – Self Assessments can help you know yourself better, which can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.
- Personality Test – A Personality Test can give you a fairly accurate description of who you are and why you do things the way you do.
The Career Center is proud to introduce the Career Roadmap, an all-access online resource comprised of new career development technologies. The CRM is designed to help students navigate their career path with a comprehensive online suite of career tolls and resources.
The Career Center’s job is to jumpstart your career plan. Here’s a nifty way to start.