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A complete guide to Career planning and management. Explore the steps to find the best career for you and design a plan for the same.

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Career planning and management guide

  1. 1. A complete Guide to Career Planning -Atul Mittal
  2. 2. Introduction  What?  How?  The process  Conclusion  Resources 
  3. 3. Planning is the first and the most important step in our career path. You cannot just move ahead in your career unless you are aware of the possible problems and challenges. Career planning is necessary to make sure that you are prepared to face all the possible challenges in the path to your success.
  4. 4. What? Career planning as defined by Wikipedia “Career Management is the combination of structured planning and the active management choice of one's own professional career. The outcome of successful career management should include personal fulfillment, work/life balance, goal achievement and financial security.”
  5. 5. How?     Are you worried about your career? Are you worried how to find your career goal? How to prepare a career plan? How to achieve career goals? If you are also worried about these things, let us help you with the proper guidance and tips for your career planning.
  6. 6. Factors to affect Career Planning       Your interest Future scope Your knowledge Guidance and support Financial factor Self confident
  7. 7. Career Planning Process Choosing a career plan is not an easy task, and it requires time and research. It is very important to choose the right path in order to reach the right destination. For that, you must first know your desired destination. You can go with a career with good scope and earnings, but then, selfsatisfaction is also very important. There is no harm in giving it some time and thinking being the most important decision of your life. Follow up slides describe the detailed procedure for the same.
  8. 8. Step 1: Analyze yourself The first step in career planning is the self analysis. You can assess yourself with following points. • • • • • • Your hobbies and interests Your personality type Knowledge Attitude Ask your family and friends Give a personality test
  9. 9. Step 2: Career Options Once you analyze yourself, you can identify the career options that will be the best fit for your personality and interests. Then, you can do the following things.      Explore the possible career options. Find a mentor in the same field. Make a list and choose the best fit. Research the industry and gather as much information as possible. Start working on your goals right now.
  10. 10. Step 3: Research and Planning Once you have decided the industry for your career, you must start working on it. Never think it is too early because it is not. Explore the industry, career options, job profiles, required knowledge and proficiency, working scenario, etc. Make a plan of the things you need to do in order to become a part of the industry. A mentor can be very helpful in the same. Choose an education field that gives you a chance to work in the same industry. Make a plan and start implementing it.
  11. 11. Step 3: Action and Results        Identify your career goals. Choose a college or training programs for the same. Keep exploring the field updates and news. Enroll yourself for training or internship under a company in the same field. Prepare a resume and cover letter. Target a good company and prepare yourself for it. Apply for a job once you are prepared.
  12. 12. Conclusion This presentation just elaborated the basic process of the career planning. You may need to make some variations depending on your choices and career path. Sometimes, you may need to revise the process from the beginning. Many people fail in choosing the right goals in their life. Make sure that you do it right.
  13. 13. Resources     process.htm ml