Career planning is a lifelong process. It involves a series of decisions repeated over time as your priorities and opportunities change.
DOTS: a career-planning model
|D||Decision making and planning||Setting goals and making decisions|
|O||Opportunity awareness||Exploring available occupations and industries|
|T||Transition learning||Taking action and applying for jobs|
|S||Self awareness||Learning about your skills, values, interests and personal style|
Although called DOTS, the steps are done in the following order: