Understanding roles


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Understanding roles

Once you have a strong career profile you're ready to start phase two, which is exploring career options. I recommend that you begin by investigating roles that you'll want to perform. A role is not the same as a job title. A role is the function or task that you will perform for an organization. For example, the skills a teacher uses in a university will be similar to the skills a corporate trainer uses at an insurance company. Exploring roles can be one of the most difficult steps since many people define themselves by job positions they've previously held.

Don't limit yourself to your previous titles. Instead look at your transferable skills and qualifications as they fit into many industries. You'll want to examine your skills and qualifications and try to fit them into broad categories. Let me show you two examples of what I mean. Let's take management as our first example. Managers enjoy directing and coordinating a broad range of projects as well as managing pe...

Understanding roles
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