First Step to Career Goals: Make Them Attainable

The first step to career management is setting goals; and most of us were taught the importance of setting S-M-A-R-T Goals.

S: Specific

M: Measurable

A: Attainable

R: Realistic

T: Time-Defined

The article, “First Make Career Goals Attainable,” by Mary Nestor-Harper outlines the goal setting process when dealing with a new job search and how to set your goals the right way to make them attainable.  When searching for a new job, you goal is most likely land the role, but considering competition in today’s market not every interview will result in an offer, which is why the attainable piece can be the most difficult.  Nestor-Harper goes into extreme depth about how to master this goal setting segment in order to aim high while staying realistic!