In this article we are going to cover the following areas and it the end, one should be able to develop a plan that will be a guidepost to acquire your dream job.
Here are the contents to this article
- Definition and examples of a job, occupation and career
- What is a career plan?
- Importance of a career plan
- Steps in developing the career plan
- Growth areas of work
- Employability skills
What is Job
This is work that a person does regularly in order to earn money, whether they:
- An employer
- Self employed
- Work from home
Types of Jobs
What is an Occupation
An occupation is board term that describe a field of career interest that a person use to earn a living
What is a Career?
A career is what you do for money. It includes all the experiences and training which an individual receives within a particular industry over time.
What is a Career Plan?
This is essentially a road map or an organizer to determine your next step in your career and helps to identify the fields you want to pursue.
There are four main steps into developing a Career Map
- Self Assessment phase
- Information gathering phase
- Decision making phase
- Action phase
Self Assessment phase
1.What are your interest or what do you like doing?
2.What are your values?
3.What is your personality type?
Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional