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Lead your employees, clients, or students on a career path to success with Career Anchors, the training package that’s been an industry standard for more than 40 years. Developed by Edgar Schein, a well-known author and professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, the learning starts with a 40-item self assessment that pinpoints one’s perceived areas of competence, motives, and values related to work choices. Schein cites eight different “career anchors:”
Technical/Functional Competence
General Managerial Competence
Entrepreneurial Creativity
Service/Dedication to a Cause
Pure Challenge

Following the diagnostic assessment, the Participant Workbook walks individuals through the next steps in analyzing and understanding their career values. Together, it’s a comprehensive tool that helps people to: Understand what career development is all about. Analyze and create a personal career history. Relate career anchors to both current and future jobs. Develop actionable “role maps”. The Facilitator's Guide Package explains how to administer and debrief both the Self-Assessment and Participant Workbook. It also includes a section on job/role analysis and how to use it in career coaching and several workshop designs that range from a 30-45 minute job/role analysis to a half-day workshop.

About the Author;
Edgar H. Schein is Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of numerous books, including Career Dynamics, Process Consultation Revisited, Organizational Culture and Leadership, and The Corporate Culture Survival Guide

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Career Anchors - Participant Workbook

Career Anchors - Participant Workbook
The Participant Workbook includes information about career development, a complete description of the eight Career Anchors categories, and an interview section to help participants analyze their career history and determine their Career Anchor more precisely. It also includes a section that enables participants to relate the Career Anchors to their current job and possible future jobs by providing an explaining how to create role maps of current job and conduct job/role analysis of possible future jobs,
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Career Anchors self assessment, a short description of the eight Career Anchors categories, and suggestions for next steps.

The Self Assessment includes the 40-item Career Anchors self assessment, a short description of the eight Career Anchors categories, and suggestions for next steps. Find this self assessment at HRDQ:

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