Developing career resilience
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Developing career resilience

Week 8: Using your strengths


Congratulations! You’ve almost completed this course on developing your career resilience. Hopefully it has helped you recognise areas in which you are already resilient, spurred you to take small actions to test your muscles in new areas and given you food for thought. This week you will consider your future. You will look at your notes from the whole course to recall your strengths and consider the value of sharing your experiences and reflections with others. When you finish the course you have the chance to claim a badge and add this course to your personal resources. You will identify the next steps that motivate you.

As before, continue to write down your thoughts in your toolkit or notebook and put them into action.

Lynne Johnson introduces Week 8 in the video below.

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Last week you learned how resilience and adaptability work together. In this final week of the course, you use the strength-based model of career resilience to review your own career resilience model and make future plans. Sharing your ideas with others can help bring them to life, but also to make them more realistic. Telling carefully chosen others about your hopes and plans can help you get support, but action plans come to life when they're put into action. Be sure to review and adjust it from time to time.
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By the end of this week, you should be able to:

  • identify how you will work with the three strengths model
  • develop further goals to support career resilience
  • bring together your action plan for your next steps.
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