Step 1 - Operationally
define how education, training, skill and work
experience fits into the typical business organizational chart as
defined by job descriptions;
Step 2 - Research and identify the value of education, training, skill and
work experience based on the definition in Step 1 above and the
value of that job description in contributing to a company's
performance, achieve cost savings, increase revenues and add to
Step 3 - Research and identify the industries, work environments and companies where performance
improvements, cost savings, new revenues and profits defined in Step
2 above can be delivered.
Step 4 - Develop a Career Management
Plan to achieve the following goals:
Take affirmative steps to
make the present employer aware of the value being delivered to the
Company based on the individual's education, training, skill and
Take affirmative steps to be
visible to other Companies in the industry by making presentation at
conferences, seminars and writing articles for industry journals.
Monitor changes in the
present Company, work environment and industry. If an
indication of a potential threat to the existing employment
relationship surface, take immediate confidential steps to introduce
business value to Companies to create alternate employment
After mastering the skills
required for the present job description and role with the Company
and demonstrating performance and value to the Company, begin to
identify the next step to advancement and take affirmative steps to
educate supervisors as to the value that the Company can derive from
your promotion to that new job description and role.
If opportunity for promotion
is blocked in your present company, take affirmative steps to
introduce your value to alternate Companies where openings for
advancement may be available.
Step 4 - Always take
affirmative steps to negotiate any change in your employment status
whether it be a promotion, change in employment or termination from
employment. The primary goal of employment negotiations
is to protect and derive equitable respect and reward for the value
being added to the employing company.