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Career Development
Peter Gremett
July 16, 2008




                delight
Objective

• Provide education on career development options
  and tools in response to Annual Employee Survey
  Feedback
...
Myths




        Intuit Confidential
Myths

• Managers own developing employees

• Upward promotion is the only way to grow a career

• Managers don’t have tim...
Current state

• Working without a plan or sticking to an old outdated plan

• Lack of knowledge of options / tools

• Pot...
Future state

• Understand what a plan is and why its important

• Each employee has a career plan who is interested in ha...
Theory




         Intuit Confidential
Goal setting theory- Dr Edwin Locke

• Research on goal setting and motivation in the late 1960s

• Employees were motivat...
Career development process

1. Determine your professional goals & aspirations - After you determine
   your strengths and...
Career opportunity model

               Talent Needs of the Business




          Individual Skills                   Ca...
Career development options




11              Intuit Confidential
Personal “True North” exercise

• Help you get started and determine your professional goals &
  aspirations

Examples
• D...
Still not enough?

• 3 reasons to invest in yourself & your career




                             Intuit Confidential
You're the Boss of You




                   Intuit Confidential
The Greatest Return on Investment, Anywhere




                   Intuit Confidential
Life is too short




                    Intuit Confidential
Additional resources




17               Intuit Confidential
Conclusion

Have Clarity
• Know yourself and what you want to achieve ... Seek advice
  from others and build the right su...
"Why then the world's mine Oyster,
 which I, with sword will open.“

[Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," II.ii.2]
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Career Development Intuit

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This presentation was given to a department of Experience Designers and was intended to inspire and provide some instruction on career development.

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Career Development Intuit

  1. 1. Career Development Peter Gremett July 16, 2008 delight
  2. 2. Objective • Provide education on career development options and tools in response to Annual Employee Survey Feedback 2 Intuit Confidential
  3. 3. Myths Intuit Confidential
  4. 4. Myths • Managers own developing employees • Upward promotion is the only way to grow a career • Managers don’t have time to help employees • Learn Teach Learn is my manager telling me his POV • Projects are the work that has be done Intuit Confidential
  5. 5. Current state • Working without a plan or sticking to an old outdated plan • Lack of knowledge of options / tools • Potentially low interest due to reorganizations • Lack of ownership of a plan 5 Intuit Confidential
  6. 6. Future state • Understand what a plan is and why its important • Each employee has a career plan who is interested in having one • Employee and manager in synch on career plan (partnership) • Manager support (e.g. arranging training, mentorship and time for other opportunities) • Employees executing against their plan 6 Intuit Confidential
  7. 7. Theory Intuit Confidential
  8. 8. Goal setting theory- Dr Edwin Locke • Research on goal setting and motivation in the late 1960s • Employees were motivated by clear goals and appropriate feedback • Working toward a goal provided a major source of motivation to actually reach the goal – which, in turn, improved performance Intuit Confidential
  9. 9. Career development process 1. Determine your professional goals & aspirations - After you determine your strengths and talents, match them against skills that are in demand within the marketplace. What is the next best role for you? 3. Assess your current skills and capabilities - What are your strengths and opportunities for improvement? What are the requirements for your current and desired roles? How is your current performance? 5. Balance between current role and desired role - Are you outstanding in your current role? Do you need to grow or improve in your current role? What are the skills you'll need for your next role? 7. Select the right development options and activities - Research your development and mobility options. Select the right mix of self-help resources and learning opportunities for you. Create a personal network. 9. Document your next steps and commitments - Develop and document your career plan and discuss your plan with your leader. 9 Intuit Confidential
  10. 10. Career opportunity model Talent Needs of the Business Individual Skills Career Aspirations Intuit Confidential
  11. 11. Career development options 11 Intuit Confidential
  12. 12. Personal “True North” exercise • Help you get started and determine your professional goals & aspirations Examples • Deliver best we can be resulting the current period for employees, customers, shareholders, while building the foundation for a stronger future 12 Intuit Confidential
  13. 13. Still not enough? • 3 reasons to invest in yourself & your career Intuit Confidential
  14. 14. You're the Boss of You Intuit Confidential
  15. 15. The Greatest Return on Investment, Anywhere Intuit Confidential
  16. 16. Life is too short Intuit Confidential
  17. 17. Additional resources 17 Intuit Confidential
  18. 18. Conclusion Have Clarity • Know yourself and what you want to achieve ... Seek advice from others and build the right support relationships Make a Commitment • The glue that makes it work is dedicated time and effort. Take on Challenges • Recognize that you will have them! Be proactive ... Be considerate ... Be determined 18 Intuit Confidential
  19. 19. "Why then the world's mine Oyster, which I, with sword will open.“ [Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," II.ii.2] Intuit Confidential Flickr Chris Seufert

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