Guest:  April McHugh, Career and Educational Counselor, Division of Continuing Studies, UW-Madison

It is one thing to be employed.  But job security and advancement cannot be taken for granted in today’s working world.  Managing a career is a lifelong process where an individual takes charge of directing his or her professional growth and success.  It involves setting personal goals and regularly updating skills to ensure competency over the long term. The outcome should include personal fulfillment, work/life balance, goal achievement and financial security.

Sound easy? Not necessarily so says April McHugh.  In fact, it’s a relatively new concept to many professionals, but it can make all the difference in whether goals are achieved and sustained.  Learn more about the career management process from April McHugh on this program.