A Guide to Planning Your Career

This guide is specifically designed to assist job seekers through the career planning process. Career practitioners may find this guide useful for helping their clients plan their careers and discover more about themselves. This guide takes job seekers through a step-by-step career planning process from evaluating oneself, making decisions, setting career goals, to creating and implementing career plans. The guide includes information about career planning as well as self-assessment activities, worksheets, tips, and examples that job seekers can use to identify their strengths and interests.

The companion document, A Practitioner’s Guide to Planning Your Career, is also available to provide career practitioners with additional resources and tips for working with clients through the career planning process.