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Charting a course of action is key to developing a career plan Having a personal career plan is essential to surviving the merger acquisition and spin-off activity present in todays workplace What may be good for the business or your employer may--or may not--be good for you How do you know if you are where you need to be now The answer can be found in evaluating your career plan your blueprint for action see Reevaluating Your Career Plan Powerplay November 1999 Once youve determined where you are in your career and where you want to go designing an action plan with goals must be next Even with a clear goal in mind its not always easy to stay focused especially when enticing offers that are not in line with your objectives come your way When do you decide to veer from your course and when do you hold the line What steps can be taken to assure that you will make progress To be focused means being prepared for the next move you want to take First look beyond your current narrow job description What are the skills you really use to perform your daily duties Which ones do you find most challenging and enjoyable Which skills will be most necessary in the position you want next Write them down You may even want to write your version of a job description for that next position Then make sure you have the qualifications--from education to experience--for that move If you like your current workplace environment and that next position exists or can be established there great But sometimes changing positions may mean changing companies Burnetta Williams has always dreamed of becoming the treasurer of a Fortune 500 company While she hasnt quite achieved her dream Williams is working toward it She began her career at the Equitable in New York City as an investment analyst after graduating with a masters
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