Planning Your Career

Step 4: Create MyCareer Plan

 

Once you have you have thought about what goals you want to set, formally developing a career plan is key. Use the MyCareer Plan template for tips to get you started.

You may also consider using a personal SWOT analysis to help you create your career plan. A personal SWOT analysis is a powerful technique that can be used when seeking a career change (or indeed any other personal change in your life). It can enable you to take advantage of your skills, talents and abilities to take your career to the next level.

SWOT stands for:

Strengths - What do you do well?

Weaknesses - What could you improve

Opportunities - What trends could you take advantage of?

Threats - What is your competition doing?

Quick Planning Links

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Setting Worksheet
Developing a Career Plan Tips
MyCareer Plan Template
SWOT Analysis Worksheet