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Building a Career Within the City


Navigating your next job with the city cover image

The success of your career is dependent upon you. Although your manager/supervisor can provide assistance, you are ultimately responsible for your professional growth and for managing your career which encompasses several activities, such as:

  • identifying professional strengths, values, skills and interests
  • ensuring that your work fits with your personal circumstances
  • developing professional career goals
  • evaluating career options, both inside and outside the organization
  • finding and participating in learning and development programs 

Navigating Your Next Job with the City contains activities and other tools intended to help you to make thoughtful and informed decisions about where you are in your career and where you want to be. You can choose to progress through the document in order, or pick and choose the information and activities that meet your needs.