Week 4 – Journal
Creating a Career Goal
Developing a career goal is a great way to take charge of planning your career and a useful tool to manage your career effectively. Many individuals may not know how to develop a career goal; follow the steps below to help you determine where to start. There are a few steps that can be helpful in determining your career goal, which include: conducting a self-assessment, exploring industries and careers, and determining factors that are non-negotiable (e.g., geographic location, salary requirements, and health care benefits). The final step of goal setting is writing the first draft of your goal.
Using the document at this link: Career Goal Sheet download, review Steps 1 and 2, then complete Steps 3 and 4. Submit the completed Career Goal Sheet as your journal entry for Week 4.Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your journal entry.