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The Path to Career Development

  • 1 SELF AWARENESS
    • What's Uniquely Me?
      • Skills, Interests, Abilities, Self Concept
      • Talents, Values, Accomplishments
    • What's Important to me?
      • Work and Personal Values
    • What's my Work Style?
      • People, Data, Ideas, Things
    • What's my Lifestyle?
      • Work, Play, Family, Learning
    • [Read more about Self-Exploration]
  • 2 KNOWING RESOURCES
  • Research What's Out There
    • Agencies, Directories, Professionals & Websites
    • Gather Occupational Information
    • Informational Interviews
    • Market & Economic Trends
    • Research Industries, Companies & Organizations
  • [Read more about Research/Resources]
  • 3 MAKING A CAREER DECISION
  • Looking For the Best Fit
    • Preferred Occupations & Settings
    • Evaluate Options
    • Weigh Benefits & Obstacles
    • Narrow Choices
    • Choose a Direction
  • [Read more about Deciding on a Direction]
  • 4 CAREER PLANNING
  • Selecting a "Right Fit" Path
    • Balance Work & Family
    • Set a Career Goal
    • Formulate a Career & Education Plan
    • Develop Steps toward Your Goal
    • Make a Commitment To Action
  • [Read more about Career Planning]
  • 5 THE JOB CAMPAIGN
  • Strategies to Employment
    • How To Job Search
    • Mentor, Co-op, Internship, Volunteering
    • Networking - making contacts
      • Resume Writing, Other Correspondences
    • Job Interview
    • The Job Offer
  • [Read more about Job Readiness]
  • 6 CAREER MANAGEMENT
  • You're Hired Now What?
    • Create Value
    • Organizational Culture
    • Life long Learning
    • Strategies for Advancement
    • Looking Ahead

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Last Updated: 1/20/12