Central Question 2 THE QUESTION: How do competent, credible, confident emerging leaders contribute to sustainable value creation for all stakeholders? PART OF THE ANSWER: Career Planning: Creating an Individual Career Development Plan = Competent & Confident Leaders
Learning objectives To build competent leaders by utilizing career theory to explain the steps involved in career choice, career development and career planning. To develop competent leaders by utilizing career theory to prevent job dissatisfaction, increase job satisfaction and identify short and long term goals. To equip emerging leaders with an individual career development plan that utilizes resources, tools and techniques tested by research and career development theories.
Proposed TOPICS 3 Developing Competence & confidence The Deeper Meaning of the Word Career (Richard Bolles) Your Skills Pyramid (Robert J. McGovern) Job Searching in an Evolving Economy Discovering Your Career in Business (see slide 4) Key Assessments The Career Compass: A Workbook for Career Planning Next Steps
A deeper meaning of the word career The ROAD ♦The HORSE ♦ The CART The Career Counselor’s Handbook*
Your Skills Pyramid Executing a Career Plan The Vertical Method The Platform Approach 3 Needs of the “Classic Manager” Bring Your “A” Game
Job Searching in an evolving economy A Brief Snapshot Steps to job searching The Internet and job searching Building a Brand (resumes, cover letters, elevator pitch, professional imaging, interviewing skills)
4 Your Career in Business Career Leader Overview The basic dimensions of business work: eight core activities Management & professional rewards Management & professional abilities Siren’s Songs: Avoid loosing your way in business work Overview of results Discovering Your Career in Business*
Career Leader Most respected and comprehensive business career development tool on the Internet. Developed by Dr. Timothy Butler, Director of MBA Career Development Programs at the Harvard Business School, and Dr. James Waldroop, Dr. Butler's associate at HBS for 18 years. Interactive, online program is currently being used by over 400 top businesses and universities around the world to help guide their employees and students.
Provide you with in-depth views into 30 business career paths, including information about the interests, rewards and abilities associated with each one. Many career paths also include an in-depth interview with an industry insider, for further insights.
Help you to understand key elements of corporate culture and how you will fit in with each.
Recognize and help you to cure your career "Achilles Heels".
Key assessments Strong Interest Inventory Brief overview of Holland Code Island activity Results Myers Briggs Type Indicator Brief overview of personality preferences Handwriting exercise Personality dichotomies Results
The Career Compass 6 Individual Career Develop Plan (ICDP) Brief overview of The Career Compass Steps 1 – 4 Step 1: Setting Out Step 2: History Step 3: Preferences & Possibilities Step 4: Work/Life Wheel Click below to learn about the Career Compass http://store.grove.com/product_details.html?productid=49 Click see a clip about The Career Compass
Next Steps: ICDP Career Compass Cont’d Steps 5 – 9 Step 5: Choices in Context Step 6: Networking Map Step 7: A Day in the Life Step 8: Path Exploration Step 9: Action Plan Leadership Styles Leadership style inventory Group discussion Suggested reading list
Works cited 7 Bring Your “A” Game by Robert McGovern What Color is Your Parachute by Richard N. Bolles The Career Counselors Handbook by Howard Figler & Richard Bolles The Three Boxes of Life by Richard N. Bolles Introduction to Type and Careers by Allen L. Hammer Type and Career Development by Donna Dunning