Code with Agility wrapped up week 2 on 18th June 2021, with the Career Development Officer, Ms.Josephine Offei taking the participants through Career planning.
She introduced the session by talking about how planning for one’s career is essential. She explained Career planning as a deliberate process of knowing WHO you are so that you can be sure of WHERE you want to go or WHAT you want to be at some defined point in the future.
She later walked them through the steps of Career planning. This included; Self-Assessment, Work/Career exploration, Narrowing down list of work/career options, Choosing the best option and setting a Career goal.
She also talked about one’s goals being Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-Bound and Action-oriented.
She later explained the barriers to goals and plans. This included; negative self-image, self-imposed or psychological barriers, negative attitudes, negative emotions, victim mentality, intrapersonal conflicts, personality traits, habits, and negative thoughts against other people.
She ended her session by talking about how to prepare for setbacks and successes.
The day ended with the trainer, Setornam recapping all that was done all week through a kahoot game.