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Career Development Center University of Illinois Springfield


Self ReflectionWelcome to the Self Reflection section

At some point in your career you may come to a juncture where a need exists to reevaluate and reflect upon the current status of your career choice, career path or other external factors.

Circumstances may arise due to the following reasons:

  1. Ready for a change
  2. Forced into a different situation due to economic changes or downsizing
  3. Ready for upward mobility within your current profession

Therefore, is it important to realize that Self Reflection is crucial in the career development process and can occur at any given time whether intentional or forced due to unforeseen circumstances. This section of the GOALS program can assist you with the resources and the process, and entice you to consider the following areas:

  • Evaluating current employment status
  • Family considerations
  • Career transition
  • Career path clarification and options
  • Economic changes

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Begin the Self Reflection section of the GOALS program