DESCRIPTION: Your Career eLearning Course
Career development is about ensuring the right people have the right skills to drive your evolving strategy as well as their personal goals.
- Reflect on their identity—who they are, what’s important to them, what they are good at, and what they like to do
- Explore their reputation—how others perceive them and the impact of their reputation on the work they are attracting
- Identify actions for minimizing the disconnect between identity and reputation and maximizing alignment
- Establish goals and create actions plans for career
- Obtain ideas for building a vibrant, mutually beneficial “career community.
- Prepare for career disruptions—unintentional or intentional—with coping strategies and concrete steps that reinforce a focus on skills and experience
Your Career can be run in one session or three distinct chapters, depending on your organization’s specific needs.
- This is about understanding key aspects of who you are, how you’re perceived at work, and how the difference between the two affects your career development. This chapter explores:
- Identity: What’s important to you? What are you good at? What do you like to do?
- Reputation: How do others answer those questions for you and what kind of work are you attracting?
- Alignment: How do you bridge the gap between identity and reputation?
- This is the acknowledgment that, to get to where you’re going, you have to have a vision, you have to have a plan, and you have to have the right people around you. This chapter explores:
- Career Community: The five roles that everyone needs in their network.
- Networking: What it is and what it’s not for the short and long term.
- A Plan: Identifying steps for reaching your vision.
- This supports preparedness for when the inevitable change (either good or bad) happens. This chapter explores:
- Career Storytelling: How to envision your future and action plans based on your toolbox of accumulated skills and experiences.
- Resilience: How to move forward from career disruptions.
- Buffers: Ideas for creating distance and gaining perspective.