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Career development

Career development

Updated on:
August 23, 2022


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What is Career development? 

Career Development is the process of study and self-knowing and making decisions that put shape to your career. Career Development includes identifying and planning for learning, developing skills, managing a career, and advancing in a career.

  1. Self-Assessment.
  2. Exploration.
  3. Reality Testing.
  4. Implementation.


Career development is necessary for a number of reasons: 

First, it can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and how to best utilize your skills. 

Second, it can help you set goals and create a plan to achieve them. 

Third, it can provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and knowledge. 

Finally, it can help you stay motivated and focused on your career.