Updated: May 30, 2021
Creating SMART Goals are the first step to successful career planning. These are goals that you set and should be used as the "blueprint" to your career plan. It is actually the structure of which to build your career plan off of. Setting goals that are important and most of all goals that DO-able and realistic. By doing this you now have a plan in bettering the outcomes of your career plan!
Here is an example:
Career goals should be streamlined to reflect what successful outcomes looks like.
Set benchmarks for your goal. Track progress toward your goal
Set realistic career goals
Ensure that both short term, and long term are in line with your goal
Create a schedule of when you will accomplish each goal.