Managing Your Career

with Valerie Sutton
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Managing Your Career
Video duration: 0s 41m 14s Intermediate


What do you enjoy doing, and how are you uniquely qualified to build a rewarding career out of your interests, skills, and experience? In this course, author Valerie Sutton guides you through the process of proactively managing your career by identifying your options, needs, and interests.

Discover how to assess your experience, work-reward values, and qualifications, all with the goal of creating a robust career profile that charts your future growth. The course also shows how to fully investigate career options and perform a gap analysis in order to find key opportunities.

Topics include:
  • Identifying your skills, knowledge, and qualifications
  • Considering lifestyle choices
  • Completing a career profile
  • Researching possible roles
  • Exploring different industries
  • Researching salary ranges
  • Performing a gap analysis


- Most people spend more time thinking about what they're going to have for dinner than their career. It's time to change that. By taking the time to think about your career, you're opening doors to new opportunities. Maybe you want to explore a new industry, move up in your current career, or you'd like to boost your income. Whatever the opportunity you're seeking, this course is about knowing your options, opening doors, and keeping those doors open as you progress in life. I'll start by walking you through developing a career profile.

We'll identify the things you bring to the table as well as your lifestyle choices and preferred work culture. Second, we'll open the doors for you by discovering your career options. We'll look at researching roles and industries that match your needs. We'll talk about salary considerations, the type of people you'd like to work with, and the environment you'd like to work in. Once you have an idea of your career options, we'll then look at your top choice and identify what you need to do to get to that position.

By going through this course and spending time to focus on your career options, you're setting yourself up for getting your career of choice. So let's start opening those doors of opportunity by managing your career.

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