Planning your pathway


One of the hardest parts of career planning is deciding what you want, then figuring out how to get there. In an institutional setting, there will be contracts or handbooks that spell out what is expected of new hires. Librarians in these setting should read these documents carefully and see how they are implemented. As time passes, assess where you are along the pathway towards your goal and amend it as needed.


Goal setting

Personal mission statement

Career planning

Contract language.

There is a simplicity to entering into a new venture. One walks through the doors of a new workplace and begins a journey, goes on an adventure, and enters a pre-existing culture, a unique human ecosystem with written ...

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