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How to Plan Your Career Path

Make sure you pick the right career for your future by gaining some really valuable career planning and research skills.

Publisher: Stanford
This free online career planning course will help you give find a career direction by teach you about the best career planning tips, tricks and practices. Choosing the right career is a difficult decision for a lot of people, progressing in those careers even more so. In this course, you will acquire the knowledge you need to think clearly about where you want to go, and to get there with as little fuss as possible.
How to Plan Your Career Path
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
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The course will first guide you through the basics of planning a career, showing you not to be overly concerned with a linear path. By gaining skills of adaptability and information awareness, you will be able to put yourself to good use in several different jobs. The course will then show you how to use informational interviews to ensure you pick an enjoyable career path that is a good fit for your interests.

The course will then guide you through the most common mistakes people make that prevent then from finding the right job. You will learn how a career/life balance can be found so that you will avoid overworking yourself. The course will then explain the art of negotiation and relationship management, and show you how to handle salary and job negotiations. Finally, you will learn how the negotiations that are conducted when leaving a job are as critical as those conducted when starting one.

If you are a little unsure about what career path to follow, this course will give you a some guidance that can really make things easier. This can give you a little peace of mind and help you focus on getting the right career path sorted out now, rather than fixing a bad one later. That's quite a reward for just a few hours work on a free course. So why wait? Learn how to plan the right career for you, today.

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