Keeping Your Career on Track, Association for Talent Development (c) 2015

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  • Susan A. Kaiden
  • Association for Talent Development
  • 2015

Where do you see yourself five years from now? It's important to consider where you want to go on your career journey, whether you re currently in the job market or not. Mapping out a plan for your professional life will help you stay abreast of changes in your field and identify any tune-ups that might be necessary.

This TD at Work will help you to:

  • Recognize what you have to offer employers.
  • Clarify your preferred skills and work environment.
  • Refine your career aspirations.
  • Evaluate your strengths and identify any gaps.
  • Develop an action plan.

About the Author

Sue Kaiden is the manager for the Career Development Community of Practice. This community helps professionals develop their careers and the careers of others within their organization. With more than 20 years of experience improving performance in the healthcare, IT, and nonprofit sectors, and 10 years of experience as a career coach, Sue is your point of contact for the ATD Career Development Community of Practice. She holds an MBA from Cornell University, a BS in business administration from Miami University, Ohio, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Myers Briggs (MBTI), and Strong Interest Inventory practitioner.

In this Book

  • Keeping Your Career on Track
  • Preface
  • Why Do I Need a Career Road Map?
  • Identify What You Have to Offer
  • Clarify Your Work Preferences
  • Refine Your Career Aspirations
  • Evaluate Yourself
  • Develop an Action Plan
  • Conclusion
  • References & Resources
  • Preference Grid
  • Gap Analysis