Determining your career path helps you to silence the many voices in your head while selecting and developing a path that suits you.
“It’s very simple: just look at your life and see where you’re heading. You’re always in the momentum of something” – Maria Ervin.
Here are a few tips that will help you to create a successful career path;
1. Be self-aware
Look inward to find talents and skills that could help you form a base for your desired career path. This inward assessment will help you identify your areas of strength and skills necessary to sustain your strengths.
2. Create a career plan
This plan should include the skills you would want to develop, the time frame and what you hope to achieve.
3. Set goals
When you outline your plans, set goals that will help you achieve the plan. When you outline your goals and prioritize, you tend to hold yourself accountable and this accountability keeps you on track.
4. Seek mentorship
There are many benefits to career mentorship. After identifying your career path, it is vital you seek mentorship from those who are highly experienced in your chosen career. It is highly beneficial to learn from the experience of your mentors, their experience will help you navigate your career path.
Mentorship is also very beneficial in expanding your existing network. A mentor helps you to stay focused on your career path and goals through advice and skill development.
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