It isn’t enough to simply write down your goals, but you need to commit to making real change. So maybe the change is small at first, but committing to obtaining your professional goals is important. That’s where working with professionals in the industry can really benefit you. There are many qualified Career Coaches, Resume Writers, and Recruiters that can help you excel in your career goals.
However, there are also people who very unqualified in this profession. So how do you know who to work with? What is a Career Coach? How do you find one? What is a Resume Writers? What is a Recruiter? We will discuss all this in the next few days so stay tuned!
Goals are an ambiguous term. They can be very broad or specific.When making your professional goals though it’s best to you the SMART technique.SMART is a concept often attributed to Peter Drucker. Peter was from Austria but eventually move to the UnitedStates in the mid 1900’s. His philosophy and cutting-edge thinking continues tohave great influence in modern Business. Since then SMART has been implemented worldwide in the Business realmwhen writing professional goals.
Ourgoals should be specific in relation to what we would like to achieve professionally.
If ourgoals are specific enough, we should be able to measure how we are doing.Rather that’s in terms of capital brought in or how far we’ve advanced in acompany by a certain date. It’s vital we set a measurable component to ourgoals.
Our goals should be something we can actuallyachieve. It is great to want to be a nuclear scientist. However, is that reallyan achievable goal for you based on your skill sets, desires, and personalgoals?
Goals should be realistic. This meansgoals should be plausible. They should be something that is set in reality andsomething we can obtain in reality. For example we shouldn’t dream ofteleporting through space since that’s not a realistic goal.
T: TIME BOUND
Goals should be time oriented and havea date to hold you accountable in order to achieve each goal.
I suggest before using the SMART tactic you have a brainstormingsession. Brainstorming is an important part of setting tangible goals.