Career Development:

Beyond Yourself

Unlocking Talent

Career Structure

Work Experience

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Managing Your Career

Content
Becoming Your Own Career Manager
  • To gain a full understanding of what is meant by the term ‘Career Management’.
  • To learn how to spot opportunities where your own needs and aspirations may correspond with those of your employer, in career development terms.
  • To determine your own career vision.
Preparation and Research
  • To identify your key strengths emerging from your career to date.
  • Understand where you need to improve the balance between work and the rest of your life.
  • Identify the key ‘building blocks’ of your career management plan.
Implementing Your Plan
  • How to select and develop a professional network that will support you in your career plan.
  • Understand priorities to identify viable ‘next step’ job roles.
  • How to create a development plan to be successful in your chosen role.
Essential Career Management
  • Identify preferred method of keeping track of your progress with your career management plan.
  • Refine and develop CV and letter writing skills.
  • Understand how to optimise use of telephone and social media platforms in order to enhance your career management activity.

Audience

All individuals who wish to progress in their chosen career.

Outcome

  • An awareness of how the human mind processes information and controls behavioural patterns.
  • A deeper understanding of personal and team barriers to success.
  • Ability to establish a rapport.
  • Ability to apply a range of tools and techniques to allow them to influence and lead others to achieve more.
  • An understanding of how to set goals, and the techniques used to achieve success.

Personal Development

Content
Motivation
  • Understand motivation in a work context and explore what motivates you personally.
  • Identify some of the key de-motivators that can have a negative impact in you and explore strategies for managing them.
Self-Assessment
  • Evaluate three of the key competencies at work and explore your own behaviours in relation to these.
  • Evaluate the make-up of less effective behaviour and the impact this can have on yourself and others.
Improving Competence
  • Explore the skills of planning and organising and the different ways in which we can waste time and procrastinate.
  • Understand how to communicate in a more constructive way with the use of positive phrasing, active listening and tone of voice.
Working with Others
  • Explore the make-up of work behaviour using the Five Factors of personality model.
  • Examine your own role within a team and how to operate effectively with your team members.

Audience

Those individuals wishing to enhance their performance within their organisations.

Outcome

  • An understanding of individual barriers to learning.
  • Creates a pragmatic approach to self-development and enhanced performance at work.
  • An understanding of the tools and techniques used in motivation, time management, and evaluating performance.
  • Ability to work more effectively in a team environment by understanding the characteristics that make a team successful.