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Career planning is a lifelong process that can help you manage important life and work decisions. Find out how you can benefit from it.
Wondering what all this talk about planning for your future is about? Find out why it might be a good idea to start thinking about your career now.
Career planning helps you make decisions throughout your career, whether you are just starting or planning retirement. Follow these 4 steps to plan your career.
Knowing what to do after high school starts with knowing yourself. Take the first steps by understanding your values, interests, and abilities.
The first step in planning your career is to know what you value, your interests and the things you’re good at. It's time to get to know yourself. Take one or more of the quizzes to help plan your career path.
During the first step of planning your career, you got to know yourself better. Next, learn about occupations that may fit your skills, interests, and values.
The second step in planning your career is to explore the occupations you’re interested in and maybe discover some new ones. Find the tools you'll need.
Part of career planning is to compare and evaluate your career options. Follow these suggestions to help identify the best option for you.
The third step in planning your career is to make your decision and evaluate your career options. Follow these suggestions to help identify the best option for you.
By now, you’ve decided on your next career move. You also know there will be challenges. It's time to make sure your career move will be a success.
Get where you want to go. It can be exciting to identify a career direction and create a plan to pursue it! At the same time, where you are right now can seem like a long way from where you want to be. These 5 steps will help you take action and shorten the distance between you and your vision of the future.
Setting goals based on your dreams can help you face challenges and make changes in your life and career. Learn how to set SMART goals.
The first step in planning your career is to know what you value, your interests and the things you’re good at. It's time to get to know yourself. Take one or more of the quizzes to help plan your career path.
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Interests Exercise

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In this exercise, you'll rank your interests in 50 activities. Based on your results, you'll be presented with links to related occupational profiles.
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Abilities Exercise

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What are you good at? See how many skills and talents you have by rating these activities. Then discover the careers that best suit what you can do.
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Understand Your Interests

Learn how the 5 types of interests are defined, where they come from, and how you can use them to spot occupations that might be a good fit for you.

Skills Quiz

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Your skills are the things you've learned to do well arising from talent, training, or practice. They are an important part of who you are. According to the experts, the average person has up to 700 skills ready to be used at any time!

Traits Quiz

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Traits are the behaviours and characteristics you bring to an occupation and a workplace that make you who you are. Examples of traits include dependability, flexibility, curiosity, respect for others, cheerfulness and self-reliance.

Work Values Quiz

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To find a career that fits you discover what’s important to you. You’ll gain valuable insights into who you are.

Identify Your Experiences

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Choose experiences where you did something and were proud of the result. It doesn't matter what anyone else thought about the experience or even if anyone else knew about it. The important thing is that you did it and it made you feel proud.

Preferred Working Conditions Quiz

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Pick the way you want to work: Shift work or regular hours? In an office, at a warehouse or on the road? Explore these choices so you can find the occupations that fit your career.

Vision Exercise

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If you can envision the life you want to live, you’ll find it easier to make the choices and decisions that are right for you. Take a few minutes to concentrate on the big picture.
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Understand Your Abilities

Learn how the 9 types of abilities are defined, where they come from, and how you can use them to spot occupations that might be a good fit for you.

Multiple Intelligences Quiz

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Everybody is intelligent in different and diverse ways. Even if you have the same kind of intelligence as another person, the way you use your intelligences will be unique to you and your work. This quiz will help you discover your unique style of thinking and understanding in order to identify which learning strategies work best for you. Also discover occupational options that reflect your strengths.

Learn More About Yourself

Identify and record your personal career assets like abilities, accomplishments, and interests. Get to know your core skills and traits and be able to apply them to a new job or even a new way of working.

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