- Charting your professional vision and values:
We are all unique beings and since our professional life is undeniably effected by our private life it is important to reflect upon values that you hold that might prove to be challenges and opportunities for you as you move forward in your careers.
What are your values? What do you feel is most important to you? What ideals form the bedrock of your own value system?
Please identify and expand upon your TOP THREE values choosing from the list below; if you don’t see one that you feel fits your values you may add one of your own, Remember there are no rights or wrongs – this is for you!
Post your responses in the appropriate Dropbox (100 words per identified value).
2.Should I Stay or Should I Go? Thinking about starting to build a career where you are or moving on.
‘Younger generations appear to respond to informal learning opportunities (Hite & McDonald, 2008) such as networking, and mentoring. They see a lack of opportunities as disinterest in themselves by the organization, as a reason to move on to greener employment pastures (Hansen & Leuty, 2012). ‘
Hansen, JC & Leuty, ME 2012, ‘Work values across generations’, Journal of Career Assessment, vol. 20, no.1, pp. 34-52.
Hite, LM & McDonald, KS 2008, ‘A new era for career development and HRD’, Advances in Developing Human Resources, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 3-7.
In 200 words please comment on the above statement, personally agreeing or disagreeing, and stating your reasoning with your future career goals in mind.