Step 3: How Will I Get There?

By completing steps 1 and 2 and answering questions 1 and 2, you should now have a clearer idea of what you want and where you want your career to go.

Step 3 invites you to:

  • Explore the information, tools, and resources provided on this page
  • Consider  how you might get there?
  • Consider what can you do to prepare yourself for moving forward with your career development?
  • Develop concise written statements related to your goals and add them to Section 3 of your Career Development Plan

Knowing the steps you need to take  to move forward will allow you to set clearer goals
We invite you to consider the following questions:

  • How can I prepare myself to achieve my goals?
  • What resources and tools/resources do I need? Resources might include:
    • environment (home office, computer, printer, etc.)
    • people (coach, manager,  friends, other contacts, brainstorming partner – sometimes it hard to recognize our own genius!)
    • skills
    • education
    • clear goals
    • having a Career Development Plan
  • What steps do I need to take to get from where I am now to where I want to be?
  • What new skills, knowledge do I need to possess?
  • What new skills do I want to learn?
  • What existing skills do I need to develop?
  • How can I commit to achieving my goals?
  • What barriers do I need to remove to make this happen?
  • How will I know I have been successful?

See the sidebar for resources and tools to assist you in answering these questions.

We now invite you to complete section 3 in your Career Development Plan.

Step 4: Who Can Help?