A career plan may be what you need this year

Most of us are aware that we are performing below our capacities. We yearn for growth, however, this growth does not just happen. It comes as a result of continuous desire to learn and develop. Like everything else, this requires planning as well. This may be what you need for a fresh start, as we start off this New Year.

In her article on career planning in The Guardian, Penny de Valk the, chief executive of a leadership and management consultancy, Cedar (UK), explains that, “Career planning means thinking big while also being prepared for slow-burn development and responding to opportunities that come up. Luck favours the well prepared. The more you know what you are good at, what kind of work you want to be doing and how you will make a difference, the clearer the opportunities will become.”
Additionally, Noeline Muhumuza, a career guidance counsellor shares that having a career plan just helps one have a clear mind on; where they want to go; which is the goal, the requirements for getting there and the means to get there.

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