Take Charge of Your Career Path

  • 26m
  • Lisa Spinelli
  • Association for Talent Development
  • 2022

During this pandemic, many people have re-examined their careers and many have resigned. The task of developing your own career is work—but it can be fun work. In this issue of TD at Work, Lisa Spinelli details how to explore who you are and what career you want, not just what you think you should do. She also:

  • Offers guidance on creating tools to showcase your skills and capabilities including but going beyond a resume
  • Provides a step-by-step process on how to conduct an effective job search in today’s marketplace
  • Gives networking and interviewing tips

Tools & Resources in this issue are a worksheet for finding your career path and a resume tip sheet.

About the Author

Lisa Spinelli is the Senior Content Manager for the Career Development, Organization Development, and Talent Management communities, a Career Coach, and the ATD Job Bank administrator and host of the The Accidental Trainer podcast. She is also the creator and manager of the ATD transitioning military service member workshops, Troops to Trainers, and editor of the ATD Press book Teachers to Trainers.

Prior to joining ATD, Lisa worked as a content strategist, editor, and journalist for over 14 years. Some of her freelance work was previously published with Fast Company magazine, Huffington Post, Mental Floss, Northern Virginia Magazine, Houston Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Associated Press, to name a few. She grew up in Rome, Italy, and is an alumna of the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She currently resides in Northern Virginia with her three little divas and USAF veteran husband. Follow her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisamspinelli.

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  • Take Charge of Your Career Path