Assessment 3: Detailed instructions
The purpose of this assessment is to conduct a self-case analysis on your career development plan.
In this current age, you are required to actively manage your own career path. This assessment will prompt you to think deeply and reflect on the jobs, career or industry that you really want to work in. Your task is to address the following questions in an essay/report format:
Some key issues to analyse and consider here include:
Two key issues you should address here include:
Here are links to some of the self-assessment survey to evaluate your values, skills, etc.:
You can use other survey assessments that you found interesting. You must attach the survey results as evidence to support your analysis in the Appendix section.
Plan of actions
In this section you need to outline three (3) strategies (plan of actions) that are able to assist you to obtain your career goals and also to overcome your gap identified in Section 2. This may be very specific if you are already very clear on your career goals and it can be very general if you are unclear of your career goals as yet. In either case, the idea is to discuss ways of pursuing a career that is most consistent with your lifestyle goals and values.
Analyse two (2) learning outcomes that you experience by conducting this self-analysis case study assignment. Some guiding questions are:
In this section, you also need to provide a visual career map that includes:
A satisfactory career map will be added to the Career Portfolio under the LTU Career Ready Advantage Award initiative. You can learn more about the Career Ready Advantage Award and eligible activities via the CRA webpage and Career Hub.
Your essay/report should have the following structure:
You must consult and reference a minimum of five (5) academic articles to support your analysis in Sections 2 and 3. You need to use APA7 referencing.
The total length of the assessment is a maximum of 1,500 words (+/- 10%) (Reference list and title page are excluded from the word count).
Resources and readings relevant to the assessment
It is recommended that you consider the following publications to identify relevant articles:
The document should be written as a clear, concise report. It is important that your report has a logical flow and good structure, makes use of relevant subheadings where appropriate and that you write using coherent, integrated text, avoiding grammatical and spelling mistakes.
For reading (and marking) ease please use a 12-point Calibri font with 1.5x spacing.
You are advised to consult the grading rubric before commencing your assessment piece.