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Career planning is an ongoing process through which a person sets career goals and identifies ways of achieving them. Through career planning, a person identify and evaluates his or her own abilities and interests, objectives, marketable skills, strengths, and weaknesses, etc., and considers alternative career opportunities, establishes career goals, and plans practical developmental activities. Career planning is not an event or end in itself, but a continuous process.


Business “Career Planning.” Online: (Retrieved on August 6, 2014) “Career Planning.” Human Resources Management, 2011. Online: (Retrieved on August 13, 2014)

McKinnon, Kerri and Kathleen Johnston, “Career Planning, Knowledge, and Skills.” In Blythe C. Shepard and Priya S. Mani (editors). Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles and Professionalism. Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), 2014, p.193.

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