Figuring out what career path to follow starts with knowing yourself and your options.
Where will you be in a year or in five years? While it's impossible to plan everything, it's always good to know where you're going and what career paths are available to you. You can continue to experience career growth by investing in your career development.
What is career development?
Career development is learning about your interests, skills, values and personality and exploring career options that fit you. This can be done through various methods of self-assessment.
The career development process involves:
- Discover yourself
- Explore your options
- Make choices
- Take action
It’s a continual process. And you’ll likely go back to revisit steps you've already taken because of new information you've discovered.
When exploring career choices remember:
- You not choosing one career for the rest of your life
- Create plans with flexibility... remember 'Plan B'
- Keep your eyes open for opportunity
- Focus on your next step
- Expect uncertainty
- Don't forget your dreams
Knowing about our interests, skills, personality, and values will help with career decisions and work search. Learn More
- Explore Options
Career exploration involves learning about your options – occupations, educational programs, or ways to develop personally. Learn More
- Look for Work
Tools and strategies to help you with an effective work search. Learn More
- Prepare for Further Education
Further education can be a rewarding experience which contributes to your personal and career development. Learn More
- Make Choices
Discover different approaches to making career decisions. Learn More
Developing Your Roadmap
How Career Services can Help ?
Learn more about the various services Careerspace has to offer