The Importance of Career Goal Setting

By Victor Ghebre

A career goal is a great tool in your hand to manage your career effectively. A career goal is like a compass on a dark and endless ocean and it guides your progress in the proper direction. Without a compass, you would be lost in the high seas. Similarly, without a proper career goal, you would be lost in the world of jobs and will find yourself unable to reach your full potential.

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7 Life Changing Benefits of Setting Career Goals

By John Groth

Has your career stalled? Don’t have a clear view of your future? You could do your job in your sleep? Maybe you should develop a written career plan with clearly set out goals. If you have a career plan, with a focus of something to aim for, something to work for, a method to measure progress you’ll discover a variety of positive results.

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Setting Career Objectives – 9 Steps to Achieve Career Goals

By Elizabeth Conley

How to Set Career Objectives & Achieve Career Goals

Many people find that the pressures of juggling with work, family and everyday life means that our career goals and career plans are more difficult to achieve than we had hoped. Well-intended resolutions such as setting up new career objectives are soon given up.

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Career Planning – 5 Critical Mistakes

By John Groth

Career Planning: What not to do!

You’ve heard a lot about career planning. We’ve may have read what Brian Tracy said about developing career goals, “An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear focused goals.”

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Career Planning – Are You Following a Planned Career Path or Simply a Series of Jobs?

By John Groth

Successfully managing your own career is critical for your financial and personal well being. Yet it is rarely pursued on a strategic or informed basis. Career planning, particularly in the technology field, is more and more the responsibility of the individual. Particularly, since most people today end up working for many employers. The overall basis for more successful career management includes developing career plans that are applicable at different stages in your career.

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Career Planning – Your Guide to a Successful Future!

By John Groth

Having a career plan is a useful tool to monitor your career progress. It cannot be overemphasized the importance of having a realistic workable career plan. The operative words here are that you work the plan. You monitor your career progress and over time you make adjustments to your career plan as circumstances change.

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What Are Your Career Training Options?

By James Copper

The economy is in a recession, unemployment is on the rise, companies are consolidating, and the number of new jobs being created are few and far between. Career training has always been an important tool for helping further your job skills, but it may now be a necessity more than an option. The current employment market is demanding the best of the best, and having the appropriate career training can help place you in that top category.

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Career Training – Who’s Responsible?

By John Groth

Who’s responsible for your career training and advancing the learning necessary to grow your career?

You’re currently working but who is responsible for your career training? You need to stay current or you’ll be left behind. Changes in the technical arena are coming fast and furious. And many of these changes are causing jobs and career fields to be modified sometimes beyond recognition. So you need to on top of the newest and latest or your career and livelihood could be in jeopardy.

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Advanced Career Training – Pluses and Minuses

By John Groth

Advancing your career with additional training; consider both sides.

There is one basic reason to consider advanced career training. That is the reason to further and grow your current career. Whether your advanced training is in the medical, management, technology or some other field the main factor behind your decision is to advance your career.

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Career Training? Why Do You Need It?

By Roy Thomsitt

For people who are serious about their career, continuous career training is essential. The more professional their career, the more important career training is. Lawyers need to be up to date with the law, doctors need to be up to date with medical knowledge and treatments, and computer systems analysts need to keep track of all developments in the computer world, and in that of their particular markets; their careers demand it, otherwise they become incompetent. Continue reading