Career Development Process

Are you just beginning your career or considering a career change? Have you been downsized, rightsized, outplaced, displaced or just looking at what's out there? Whatever your situation, you can take a systematic approach to your job search. The process is a continuous cycle.

Career Development Process: self-assessment, exploration, develop tools, conduct search and evaluate your results.

Your first step is to evaluate where you are in that cycle. It's a good idea to begin with self assessment and move through the various stages, but the amount of time you spend at each stage will vary depending upon your needs.

Figuring out what you want to do for your career is one of the most critical steps in your career development process.
Once you have completed a self assessment, explore the jobs and career paths that fit your interests and abilities.
Two steps to build the tools you need for career development.
A critical, three-step part of the job search process.
Once you have completed the career development process, evaluate your results.