Career assets include four, inter-related elements that work in harmony to help you achieve your career goals:
Your Career Assets represent your “whole” person, or your “unique you.” They include your:
- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – what you know and what you are good at;
- Interests – the things you are interested in and like to do;
- Values – what you hold to be important in your life, work, and workplace;
- Personal Characteristics – key aspects of your personal style and behaviors.
Being aware of your personal Career Assets, understanding their importance in your life and knowing how to market and apply them are crucial to your career success – whether you are trying to decide what career to pursue, make a career change, find a new job, or advance up the corporate ladder. Each of the Career Assets will be explained in the following articles.