Map your fututre
Map your future

Have you ever asked yourself that where will you be 10 years from now ?

In this article we tell you how to map your future. So read on and you will be amazed to see where you are lacking and what you can do to be successful.

Step1: Plan

Do a Self Assessment: WHAT DRIVES YOU? 1

You Weaknesses Communication skills, lack of confidence, social skills Interests Mobile apps, video games, books Values Open-minded, honest Lifestyle Rural lifestyle, minimalist Strengths Technology-savvy, math Personality Detail-oriented, practical, cool Priorities Develop an app, travel the world Skills Programming, analytic

EXPLORATION : WHAT ARE YOUR CAREER OPTIONS?

Check different types of employers. Look into working environments of companies Research nature of occupations. Make a note of growing and declining occupations Compensation and benefits Turnover rates Industries with largest employment.

Key questions for evaluating each option: 1. Does this career match your personality? 2. Do you have the right skills for this career? 3. Will you survive the competition in the industry?

DECISION MAKING : WHICH CAREER FITS YOU? Figure out what you are good at and what you are not good at and then choose an appropriate path.

CAN’T DECIDE? Go back to steps 1 and 2. ? Give yourself more time for reflection. Seek help from a career counselor.

Map your fututre
Map your future

Step 2: Implementation

CAREER PLANNING: HOW WILL YOU GET THERE? Find out which companies will provide you the kind of the job that you are looking for.

IDENTIFY: What else you need to know Additional skills you need to develop Sources of job opportunities

Step 3: Analyze

HOW WILL YOU ACCOMPLISH YOUR PLANS? Take one step at a time. Check your progress from time to time. Be flexible, make necessary changes.

Always remember : “DREAMS DON’T WORK UNLESS YOU DO.”

This article is based on this Slideshare Presentation

Featured image courtesy : Pixabay

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Jitu has done his MBA in Marketing, and is currently pursuing his dreams at Mantras2Success. He loves reading business & management related books, watching documentaries and listening music. Apart from being a marketer he also has a deep interest in Human Resources Management and is committed to helping individuals in making an informed choice about their careers. You can follow him on Twitter : @Jitu_Lakhwani

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