CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES After completing this chapter, you will be able to: • Define career planning, career path and career development • Identify roles of career planning and career development in career success • Determine steps of creating a career plan • Make a personal career plan CONTENTS • Career planning and development • How important career planning and development is • Career planning process • Guidelines for career planning and development The basics of career management career The occupational positions a person has had over many years Career Management The process for enabling employees to better understand and develop their career skills and interests, and to use these skills and interests more effectively Career Development The lifelong series of activities that contribute to a person’s career exploration, establishment, success, and fulfillment Career Planning The deliberate process through which someone becomes aware of personal skills, interests, knowledge, motivations, and other characteristics and establishes action plans to attain specific goals. WHAT IS A CAREER? • All types of employment ranging from betterment of life through skills, professional capacity and competency. • The profession which is being regarded as the means of livelihood for the entire working life of a person • It refers to changes or modifications in employment or profession during the foreseeable future YOUTH UNEMPOYMENT FACT Number of Vietnamese youth between the ages of 18-24 that are currently not working or enrolled in school? 3 in 10 What Is Career Planning? is a process for: • Identifying what you are good at • Knowing how your skills, talents, values, and interests translate into possible jobs or careers • Matching your skills, etc. to existing jobs or careers • Matching your career goals to your financial needs • Matching your career goals to your educational needs • Making good decisions for yourself • Finding ways to meet your educational and financial needs on your schedule Importance of career planning • Listen to a TV program about the importance of career planning • Listen and note down the roles of career planning to future success of the graduate Chapter 1\JA Inspire Video #1 Why is Career Planning Important-.mp4 Career Planning – Guide To Successful Future! IMPORTANCE OF CAREER PLANNING • Clear direction and road map for future, • Opportunity to analyze individual capacity, • Support for designing career goal, • To develop the life as true, meaningful and purposive life, • Motivation and Morale, • Grooming the potentialities, • Advancement in position and condition of the employee, etc. Career Planning Process Self Assessment Evaluation Career Planning Action Planning Career Exploration Goal Setting What is a Career Path? • routes that individuals take from their first foray into the job market through to their final position before retirement. I • is a sequence or series of job positions held leading to your shortterm and long-term professional goals. • is the route you take to achieve your career goal or goals Steps for career pathing 1.Outline your career goals 2.Create a five- and 10-year plan 3.Discover your personality type 4.Review your previous experience 5.Compare job requirements to your education 6.Assess your current skill set 7.Take note of your interests 8.Identify your core values 9.Consider your salary needs EXAMPLE #1: EDUCATION Dream Job: Principal • Starting Point: Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching • Milestone 1. Become certified as a teacher • Milestone 2. Work for 3+ years while attending conferences and training seminars • Milestone 3. Earn a master’s degree in teaching • Milestone 4. Get promoted to assistant principal • Milestone 5. Work for a few years before getting promoted to principal EXAMPLE #2: TECHNOLOGY Dream Job: Software Development Manager • Starting Point: Finance Manager • Milestone 1. Enroll in a coding bootcamp while working as a finance manager • Milestone 2. Leave current job to pursue a career in software development • Milestone 3. Get a job as a junior software developer • Milestone 4. Work for a few years before getting promoted to senior software developer • Milestone 5. Get promoted to software development manager EXAMPLE #3: ENTREPRENEUR Dream Job: Business Owner • Starting Point: Salesperson • Milestone 1. Start entry-level sales job • Milestone 2. Get promoted to sales manager • Milestone 3. Move sideways to take a position in the marketing department • Milestone 4. Get promoted to senior marketing manager • Milestone 5. Earn MA degree in marketing • Milestone 6. Get promoted to vice president of marketing • Milestone 7. Leave company to start your own marketing business What’s Career Development? • is the process of choosing a career, improving your skills, and advancing along a career path. • is a lifelong process of learning and decision-making that brings you closer to your ideal job, skillset, and lifestyle. • is the process of self-knowledge, exploration, and decision-making that shapes your career • is the process of wanting a position and developing the skills, knowledge and motivation to eventually pursue it. Why is career development important? • Higher productivity • More growth opportunities • Increase employee skills • Improves the organization overall • Healthy work environment • Reduces attritions of employees Factors Influence Career Development • Personality • Financial resources • Financial Obligations • Social and family responsibilities • Age • Family Obligations 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!!