Planning your career
This section offers you tools, tips, advice and exercises for planning your career.
It takes you through our four stages of career planning which help you develop your own career management skills.
The career planning framework we recommend has four stages:
More information on each of these stages is below. If you are a doctor, you can also register with us and start building your personal profile with our career tools.
Self assessment is an honest appraisal of yourself and is the first step towards discovering the job role that suits you. These pages include activities to discover your values, skills and interests and how they can be used when considering your future career.
- Exploring your options
Once you have developed an understanding of yourself and the job role(s) you are interested, you’re in a great place to start making decisions. Here you will find ways to integrate what you’ve learned about your career options with your self-assessment so that you can put your career plan together.
Applications and interviews
Now you have made some career/job role choices, you’ll want to take the next step. Take a look at our applications and interviews section for advice on applying for jobs and courses, and how to succeed in interviews.