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  • 1. Career Planning DESINGED BY Sunil Kumar Research Scholar/ Food Production Faculty Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management, MAHARSHI DAYANAND UNIVERSITY, ROHTAK Haryana- 124001 INDIA Ph. No. 09996000499 email: , linkedin:- facebook: webpage:
  • 2. Learning outcome…. What is career planning ? Career planning process Importance of career planning Career planning done by : Individuals Organizations Guidelines
  • 3. What is career?? • Job vs. Career – Job – “What can I do now to make money?” – Career – Chosen Profession for your life. Requires a willingness to get the training needed to build your skills for the future. • A career is the work a person does. It is the sequence of jobs that an individual has held throughout his or her working life E.g. occupation of nursing.
  • 4. Career planning what’s that?? “Career planning consists of activities and actions that you take to achieve your individual career goals”
  • 5. Deeper insight … • It is the life- long process a person goes through to learn about himself such as – – – – – purpose, personality interests skills talents • Develop a self- concept, learn about careers, and work situations • Make a career choice, while developing and coping social skills
  • 6. Career planning : An ongoing process Here You… • Explore your interests and abilities • Strategically plan your career goals • Create your future work success by designing learning and action plans to help you achieve your goals.
  • 7. Contd.. • The major focus is matching personal goals and opportunities that are realistically available. • Career planning is building bridges from one’s current job/career to next job/career. • Well-conceived career plan is flexible to accommodate changing opportunities for development
  • 8. How important is career planning? • People leave an organisation due to lack of career growth • Deeper focus on an employee’s aims and aspirations • Degree of clarity • Helps in identifying handicaps & the blind spots to overcome • Significant motivator • Key retention tool • Critical human resource strategy
  • 9. Contd… • High-level vision and goals of company are clearly made known to employees • Growth of an organisation is intrinsically linked with the growth of an individual • Matching organization vision & employees aspirations is must
  • 10. A typical Employee views a career planning Programme as a path to upward mobility The manager Win-Win situation for all The top management view it as a tool for succession planning sees career planning as a retention And motivational tool
  • 11. Whose responsible for planning ones career?? Individual Organization
  • 12. Self Assessment Job Search Individual career planning process Relevant /Practical Experience Academic/ Career options
  • 13. 1. Self- Assessment • Aware of the interrelationship between self and occupational choice • Start by: – Learning interests, abilities, skills, and work values – Listing accomplishments – Understanding physical and psychological needs – Assessing aspirations and motivation level – Deciphering personal traits and characteristics I nt er est s Val ues Abi l i t i es Per sonal i t y
  • 14. 1. Self- Assessment Competency Areas • Gain self-awareness • Improve self-confidence • Understand time and stress management • Develop personal/professional management skills Strategies For Gaining Competencies • Take exploratory classes • Identify personality style • Identify work values • Demonstrate skills in overcoming self-defeating behaviors • Identify symptoms of stress
  • 15. 2. Academic / Career options • Investigate the world of work in greater depth, narrow a general occupational direction into a specific one • Start by: – Learning academic and career entrance requirements – Learning related majors and careers to one's interests – Investigating education and training required – Learning skills and experience required – Planning academic and career alternatives – Learning job market trends
  • 16. 2. Academic / Career options Competency Areas • • • Gain research and investigative skills Practice decision-making, problem solving and critical thinking skills Increase understanding of how abilities, interests, and values match career/academic requirements Strategies For Gaining Competencies • Read occupational resources • Get assistance from a counselor • Talk to people who work in your areas of interest • Attend Job/Career Fairs and/or Career Panels • transferable skills should be be gained
  • 17. 3. Relevant / Practical experience • Gain practical experience through internships, cooperative education etc.. • Start by: – Testing new skills and try diverse experiences – Deciding the type of organization in which to volunteer or work – Assessing likes and dislikes of work values, skills, work environments, – Assessing if additional/different coursework or skills are needed for your targeted career goals
  • 18. 3. Relevant / Practical experience Competency Areas • • • • • • Gain an appreciation for working with individuals from diverse cultures Understand and practice ethical behavior Gain supervisory/leadership/ teamwork skills Enhance self-management skills Obtain work related, transferable skills Develop conflict resolution skills Strategies For Gaining Competencies • • • • • Attend relevant conferences and seminars Become familiar with work settings and job descriptions Practice making decisions by supervising a group of people Talk to alumnus/a about your career goals Work part-time or during summer
  • 19. 4. Job Search • Start by: – Learning how to prepare resume and cover letters, and complete employment applications – Learning and implementing job search strategies – Learning and practicing interviewing skills – Narrow your choices
  • 20. 4. Job Search Competency Areas • Ability correspondent in a coherent, professional manner • • • Strategies For Gaining Competencies • Register with Career Planning & Placement Services Communicate verbally in a clear, concise manner • Review resume with a career counselor Effectively use networking, problem-solving, and decision making to reach career goals • Receive referrals Develop budgeting skills in relation to the job search, travel, and relocation
  • 21. Organizational career planning process Projected Outcome Career planning options Transitions Career Time Direction
  • 22. Organizational career planning process 1. Direction – – Assessing employee wants and organizational needs common goal setting 2. Career time – – Relates to distance & speed of an employee How far & how fast can employee move on career path?? 3. Transition – Relates to changes expected to a career goal – Analyzing transition factors – Setting goals and a timetable
  • 23. Contd… 4. Career planning options – – – – – – Advancement. Lateral Change to Lower Grade Mobility. Job Enrichment Exploratory Research 5. Projected Outcome – Calculate the risks attached – How well will it pay off?
  • 24. Some important guidelines Employees – Discuss any concerns regarding career or professional development with supervisor – Its your career, take all necessary initiative Supervisors/ Managers – Make career planning an ongoing process – Explain employees importance of growth, need for change – Personal commitment
  • 25. Contd… – – – – Acquire skills to be a good developer Give essential feedback to employees Provide a work environment that is conducive Supportive and motivational atmosphere • Organizational – Existence of supportive organizational structure suitable to employees needs – Provide resources dollars and time
  • 26. Career Planning is NOT… • Leaving the decision to chance • Getting information and never deciding • Going along with someone else’s plans It’s OUR future. WE need to make our career decision!!