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Career goals are targets you set for yourself to guide your future career. They can be long-term or short-term goals that will motivate you to move toward a promotion, a better paying job or even a complete change in direction.
To be successful in your work and life in general, developing a strategic plan to guide you through setting achievable career goals is essential.
Be Specific – If you want to earn more money, write down how you plan to do it. It could be by advancing your education, learning new skills or even just becoming more productive.
Make sure your goals are Measurable. Figure out a way to measure your outcomes. Set a timeframe to accomplish a target within.
Your goals should be realistic and Attainable, making the process so much easier. Why put extra pressure on yourself to achieve the impossible?
Set goals that are Relevant to who you are and what you are good at. If you are a public accountant and set your goals to be an entertainer, this career path may not match your skills and lead to frustration and failure.
Time-Based goals will keep you on track. By breaking down your career goals into manageable parts, you will have a clear direction on how you can achieve them. Set a specific start and end date for each one.
Our team at ALIGN will help you develop your long-term goals and guide you to toward success. Our recruiters have established relationships with nationwide clients in numerous industries and will be happy to suggest appropriate opportunities that align with your long-term goals.
At ALIGN, we know how challenging career goal setting can be. We also know that following the tips we have shared in this blog will help you find your way and may even nudge you in the right direction.
“Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail” – Matt Armand