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What is Career Planning

Glimpse of Career Planning


Importance of Career Planning
Guidelines

What is Career Planning

Career planning consists


of activities and actions
that you take to achieve
your individual career
Goals.

Career planning : An ongoing


process
Here You.
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.

Contd..
The major focus is matching personal goals and
opportunities that are realistically available.
Well-conceived career plan is flexible to
accommodate changing opportunities for
development .

Importance of Career Planning

Career Planning has


undergone a revolutionary
change during the last decade
and redefined the way HR has
managed in organizations.

Why Career Planning ?

To succeed
To function effectively
Have added resources
Sharpen the competencies
Building skills
Adopting contemporary management
system

Relevance of Career Planning

The modern career planning in the


organizations shall be dependent on and
revolve around skills and competencies and
not designation.

Normal Level of Skills/ Competencies

Beginner level
Moderate Level
Matured Level
Experts Level
Champions

Impact of New Technology

Impact on employment.
Impact on job contract.
Changes in skills, qualifications and
training.
Changes in work culture.
Changing profiles.
Employment and retention of skilled
manpower.

Basic principles of development

Relevance and importance of self


development.

Different approaches would work better


for different persons.

Our development lies on our day to-day


job experience.

Learning- Education is a continuous


process of our life.

These Principles need to be aligned with


the action plan as under:

MY GOAL
Personal shortcoming

Efforts required

MYSELF NOW
My Initiative

Support from others

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT TRIANGLE

Job Responsibility

Useful Steps for Career Planning

Set goals and establish the action plan.


Organized and Consistent efforts.
Analyze situation and formulate
Respond to change through new strategies and reorganization.
Implement change by issuing new policies and
procedures
Get the desired results.

Process of Career Planning

The process of career planning is dependent on potential for


development by way of :

Technical Competencies:- Technical skills and Technical


Knowledge related to added job responsibility

Managerial competencies:- Planning and organizing,


problem solving and decision making, risk taking,
flexibility/adaptability etc.

Inter-personal Competencies:- Team building, motivating,


co-operation, communication skills, sociability, negotiation
ability.

Personal Competencies:- Ambition, integrity, stress


tolerance, self confidence

Skills and Career Planning

Skills and competency based career can motivate and


develop the potential development.
It reduces the stress of catching up with higher designations
and provides opportunity to all
It enhances the internal communication.
Individuals can facilitate their career by assessing their skills
and roles.
Competency based career planning helps to meet
organizational goals, as it prepares the HR needed.
It nurtures future executives and manager
It encourages skills acquisition and leads to better retention.

Providing career growth- professional


approach
Learning Diary
Membership of professional bodies
Reading of books, journals and related literature
Visiting institutes, attending events
Flexibility in working.
Participating in task-forces, professional groups and
policy teams

Benefits out of Career Planning

Attracting and retaining talent


Performance oriented working.
Rewards for achievements.
Opportunities for learning
Professional growth.
Career growth as professionals.

Towards Career Planning

Concept of career planning


Individuals vs. organizational perception
towards career planning
Role of seniors and HR in career planning
Career counseling
Facilitating career planning

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