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 According to Edward B. rather than just referring to one position. order and meaning to a person’s life. especially those related to that person's occupations. titles earned and work accomplished over a long period of time. “a career is a sequence of separate but related work activities that provide continuity. . Flippo.What is a career?  Carrer is a sequence of positions/jobs held by a person during the course of his working life  The progress and actions taken by a person throughout a lifetime.  A career is often composed of the jobs held.

Career planning efforts need to pin-point and highlight those areas that offer psychological success instead of vertical growth Career planning is not an event or end in itself.or long-term career objectives. Individual and organizational careers are not separate and distinct. therefore. but a continuous process of developing human resources for achieving optimum results.Career Planning  The process of establishing career objectives and determining     appropriate educational and developmental programs to further develop the skills required to achieve short. The major focus of career planning is on assisting the employees achieve a better match between personal goals and the opportunities that are realistically available in the organization. organization should help the employees in career planning .

lifelong process to help you learn and achieve more in your career.  Career development is an on going. family life. learning curve. accomplishments and recognitions or felicitations.Career Development  Career development refers to set of programs designed to match an individual’s needs. self-actualization as an individual. shifting of careers and career growth. abilities and career goals with current and future opportunities in the organization  It also includes learning new skills.  Career development encompasses acquiring of educational qualifications and certifications. . career path. and making improvements to help you in your career.

Career And Succession Planning Career Anchors (E) Autonomy: These people seek a career that offers freedom of action and independence. you focus on a cause that you believe is important. (F) Dedication to a cause: If this is your anchor. .

you seek to integrate personal. you meet and overcome difficult barrier or obstacles. (H) Life-style: If this is your career anchor. career and family goals. You basically seek novelty and variety in your work. You choose job that enable you to fit all parts of your life together.Career And Succession Planning Career Anchors (G) Pure challenge: If this is your career anchor. .

Career And Succession Planning Individual Career Development Important steps that could help an individual cross the hurdles on the way ‘up’ may include: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) Performance Exposure Networking Leveraging Loyalty to career Mentors and sponsors Key subordinates Expand ability .