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How to Make Your New Year Career Resolution a Reality

  • Set your goal

  • Know yourself:

    • What are your strengths?
    • What are your weaknesses?
    • What do you like about your current job?
    • What don’t you like about your current job?
  • Explore careers to see what fits best with your work preferences.

  • Make a decision

    • Tools that may be useful
      • Mind Maps
      • SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) Analysis
      • Talking it over with family & friends
  • Plan towards your goal

    • What steps do you need to take before you apply for your dream job?
      • Do you need to study or train
      • Who can help you ie think of your network
      • Update your Resume
      • Do you need experience? Maybe volunteer.
  • Create a short term and a long term plan

    • Use the information you have gathered to:
      • Create a short-term detailed plan for 6-12 months
      • Create a long-term plan for 3-5 years or even 10 years
  • Put your short-term plan on a board near your workspace so you can see it at all times

  • Review both your short-term and long-term plans regularly

    • Create a new short-term plan every year (January is a good time)

So many things to consider when starting off in a career or when you want to change your career

We can help you navigate your way forward:

Book a free ½ hour “Getting to Know YouSession with Jo or Kate at Expand Careers Consulting. Booking a consultation with a Career Counsellor is your first step to taking control of your working life.