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By Sayaspora

Defining your career path is a great way to help you set clear goals and assess your career trajectory. This can include things like your education, experience and accomplishments, based on your interests and aspirations. It is important to take time to reflect on your career path and write a clear and concise statement that resonates with your career goal. In order to help you with these reflections, we have defined 10 key steps to follow to give you a better idea of how this process works. Here are the 10 steps to defining your career path…

10 key steps to defining your career

1- Define your professional goals. What motivates you?

2- Evaluate your skills and interests. What do you like to do, or do you dislike?

3- Research careers that interest you. What career fields might match your skills and interests?

4- Evaluate your career prospects. What are the job opportunities and growth prospects in your industry?

5- Make a plan. What are the steps you need to take to achieve your career goals?

6- Develop your skills. What skills do you need to develop your career? Find a way to improve them.

7- Participate in professional activities. Learn how to develop your network by participating in professional activities such as professional networks, conferences and workshops.

8- Build your professional network. Connect with people in your field and learn about their experiences and skills.

9- Update your resume and professional portfolio. Make sure your resume and portfolio reflect your achievements and skills.

10- Keep an eye out for opportunities. Follow the industries and companies that interest you, and keep an eye out for opportunities that may arise.



The added value of a vision board

A vision board is a powerful tool to help you make your professional goals and dreams come true. It’s a way to engage with visualization and connect with what you really want in your life. It’s a great way to create intention and focus your goals. Using a vision board to better define your professional goals is also a powerful tool for career achievement! Here are 5 steps to help you create your vision board:

  1. Define your career goals and dreams. Decide what images and words you would like to include in your vision board.
  2. Gather images and words that represent your goals. You can print them out, cut them out of magazines or download them from the Internet.
  3. Find a way to present your images and words. You can choose a large greeting card, a corkboard, a poster or even an online visual creation application like Canva.
  4. Place your images and words on the board. Use any other tools you like to personalize it.
  5. Place your visualization board in a visible place where you will see it often (in your room, as your phone or computer wallpaper etc.).
  6. (Bonus 😉 ) Take a few minutes each day to visualize your career goals and dreams and think about how you might achieve them.

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