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PMS and Career Planning

What is career??
Job vs. Career
Job A paid position of regular employment
Career Chosen Profession for your life.

It is the sequence of jobs that an individual has held throughout his or her working life

Career planning ?? Career planning consists of activities and actions that you take to achieve your individual career goals

Deeper insight
It is the life- long process a person goes through to learn about himself such as
purpose, personality interests skills talents

Develop a self- concept, learn about careers, and work situations Make a career choice, while developing and coping social skills

Career planning is ongoing process

Explore your interests and abilities Strategically plan your career goals Create your future work success by designing learning and action plans to help you achieve your goals.

The major focus is matching personal goals and opportunities that are realistically available. Career planning is building bridges from ones current job/career to next job/career. Well-conceived career plan is flexible to accommodate changing opportunities for development

How important is career planning?

People leave an organization due to lack of career growth Deeper focus on an employees aims and aspirations Degree of clarity Significant motivator Key retention tool Critical human resource strategy

High-level vision and goals of company are clearly made known to employees Growth of an organization is linked with the growth of an individual Matching organization vision & employees aspirations is must

Career Planning Process

Self Assessment.

Goal Setting

Plan of Action

Career Development

Career Development invites you to review your work history and all the factors like
psychological sociological Economical

views a career planning Program as a path to upward mobility

The manager

Win-Win situation for all

as a retention And motivational tool

The top management

tool for succession planning

Whose responsible for planning ones career??



Self Assessment

Job Search

Individual career planning process

Academic/ Career options

Relevant /Practical Experience

1. Self- Assessment
Start by: Learning interests, abilities, skills, and work values Understanding physical and psychological needs Assessing aspirations and motivation level personal traits and characteristics





2. Academic / Career options

Start by:
Learning academic and career entrance requirements Learning one's interests Education and training required Learning skills and experience required Planning academic and career alternatives Learning job market trends

2. Academic / Career options

Strategies For Gaining Competencies

Read occupational resources Get assistance from a counselor Talk to people who work in your areas of interest

Attend Job/Career Fairs and/or Career Panels

3. Relevant / Practical experience

Gain practical experience through internships Start by: Testing new skills and try diverse experiences Deciding the type of organization in which to volunteer or work Assessing likes and dislikes of work values, skills, work environments,

4. Job Search
Start by:

Learning how to prepare resume and cover letters, and complete employment applications Learning and implementing job search strategies Learning and practicing interviewing skills
Narrow your choices

4. Job Search
Competency Areas Ability correspondent in a coherent, professional manner Communicate verbally in a clear, concise manner Effectively use networking, problem-solving, and decision making to reach career goals Develop budgeting skills in relation to the job search, travel, and relocation Strategies For Gaining Competencies

Register with Career Planning & Placement Services Review resume with a career counselor

Receive referrals

Organizational career planning process

Projected Outcome

Career planning options Transitions Career Time


Organizational career planning process

1. Direction
Assessing employee wants and organizational needs common goal setting 2. Career time Relates to distance & speed of an employee How far & how fast can employee move on career path?? 3. Transition Relates to changes expected to a career goal Analyzing transition factors Setting goals and a timetable

4. Career planning options
Advancement. Lateral Change to Lower Grade Job Enrichment 5. Projected Outcome Calculate the risks attached How well will it pay off?

Important guidelines
Discuss any concerns regarding career or professional development with supervisor Its your career, take all necessary initiative

Supervisors/ Managers
Make career planning an ongoing process Explain employees importance of growth, need for change Personal commitment

Acquire skills to be a good developer Give essential feedback to employees Provide a work environment that is conducive Supportive and motivational atmosphere

Supportive organizational structure Provide resources and time

Career Planning is NOT

Leaving the decision to chance Getting information and never deciding Going along with someone elses plans

Its OUR future. WE need to make our career decision!!