Appendix A: Action Planning Tool

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ACTION PLANNING TOOL

 

 

ACTIVITY 1: LIFE GOALS

SHORT-TERM GOAL TARGET COMPLETION DATE MEASURE OF SUCCESS
1
2
LONG-TERM GOAL TARGET COMPLETION DATE MEASURE OF SUCCESS
1
2

 

 

ACTIVITY 2: STRATEGIES TO KEEP MOTIVATED AT WORK

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

ACTIVITY 3: TALENTS AND GIFTS

Take a moment to reflect on what your top three personal talents and gifts are and write them down. How can they contribute to your work?

MY TALENT OR GIFT CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORKPLACE
1 1
2 2
3 3

ACTIVITY 4: SELF-CARE RESOURCES

RESOURCE/ORGANIZATION HOW IT HELPS CONTACT INFORMATION
 

1

 

2

 

3

ACTIVITY 5: DAILY SELF-CARE PRACTICES

List five self-care practices that you will incorporate into your daily life.

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

 

 

ACTIVITY 6: PERSONAL VALUES

List five personal values and how they influence your conduct at work.

VALUE CONDUCT AT WORK
1
2
3
4
5

    ACTIVITY 7: FINDING A MENTOR

NAME OF POTENTIAL MENTOR HOW TO REACH OUT WHEN TO REACH OUT
 

1

 

2

 

3

ACTIVITY 8: IDENTIFYING SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE GAPS

What are some of your key skills, knowledge, and experience?

 

 

What are some of your skills and knowledge gaps?

 

 

ACTIVITY 9: SMART CAREER DEVELOPMENT GOALS

S.M.A.R.T GOALS MEASURE OF SUCCESS TARGET COMPLETION DATE
Option 1
Company/Industry
Job Requirements
Option 2
Company/Industry
Job Requirements

 

 

ACTIVITY 10: MY JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

 

 

MY CHALLENGES

 

 

MY RESOURCES

 

 

ACTIVITIES

TARGET COMPLETION DATE  

COMPLETED (YES/NO)

Job Search Readiness

Ready for active job search? (Visa, Health, Time Commitment, Child Care, etc.)

Career Targeting

Have clear industry or job targets?

Resume Writing

Have a tailored and marketable resume?

Social Media Presence

Have a good social media presence especially LinkedIn?

Cover Letter Writing

Have a tailored and evidence- based CL?

Job Search Strategies Know and practice effective job search strategies?

(Information interviews, employer

connections, online networking, personal pitch etc.)

Interview

Equipped with strong interview skills? (Interview Q&A, non- verbal communication skills, references, dress for success)

Other

 

 

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