IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF CAREER
Analysing the definitional context, it is, therefore, clear that career has the following important elements:
- It is a properly sequenced job-related activity. Such job-related activities vis-à-vis experience include role experiences at different hierarchical levels of an individual, which lead to an increasing level of responsibilities, status, power, achievements, and rewards.
- It may be individual-centric or organization-centric. Individual-centric (internal) career is an individually perceived sequence of career progression within an occupation. For example, in the medical profession, we have clearly defined stages of education—internship, residency, hospital affiliation, or private practice. Similarly, in college ...