The career planning process can be divided in four steps. One might seek the services of a career development professional to help facilitate this process. Whether you choose to work with a professional, or work through the process on your own is less important than the thought and energy you put in it.
The first and maybe most important step is to gather information about oneself.
The second step is to mark the possibilities:
It is also importantt o gather more specified information such as:
The third step is to evaluate the specified occupation, see how your skills fit in, and explore wide range of alternatives.
Finally, narrow the steps needed to reach the goal, for example: