To continue on with the subject of proactive career development, let’s focus on the first step of the Illinois Career Development Association’s Five Steps of Proactive Career Development introduced in my last blog.
Step 1. Assess your interests, personality type, transferable skills and values.
This step is, indeed, both the best place to begin and return to any time there is a major change in your life, especially any time you find yourself at another career decision-making fork in the road. The following types of assessments can help you gather the most current and complete information about YOU and help you to make the “best fit” career choices throughout your lifetime.Read More
Proactive or Reactive: Which word describes your approach to career development? Here are a few points for taking the proactive approach.Read More
Have you tripped, fallen down or lost your focus in your life’s work lately? Here’s hoping that what I learned from the Olympics might help you as it’s helped me.Read More
Change … like it or not it’s here to stay, and what’s more, it’s normal. And where change can afford us the positive opportunities to start over, try something new, get unstuck or put a new plan into action, why then do we often fear it’s approach?Read More