Career Masterclass: Discover Your Internal Career Compass


The "Career Masterclass:  Discover Your Internal Career Compass" addresses how motivation determines your career fulfillment because motivation drives you to fulfill meet your career needs and wants.  The instructor explains how you can determine what your desires are to develop your own career compass. 

The presentation includes:

  • The importance of knowing what you want
  • What makes up your career needs and wants
  • How you can discover your most important needs and wants
  • How you can put it all together to create a vision of what will make you feel fulfilled and satisfied
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Don’t Know What You Want To Do?

I've been there.  You feel pressured to move forward, but you're stuck.  You don't know want to do. There's a lot on the line because making a good career choice affects your future happiness - but how can you figure it out?

I’ve taken many career tests in my life - found them interesting but not very helpful.  I got bits of insight regarding my preferences, but they didn’t give me a clear career direction.  I wanted more than just a job where I could apply my skills;  I wanted career fulfillment. 

Identifying your top “Deeply Embedded Life Interests (DELI)” is a good starting point to find your direction.   These are enduring motivational drivers that crave expression.  Your happiness depends upon them unless you meet your needs in other areas of your life. 

Dr. Timothy Butler, a Harvard University career expert, proposed ten major DELI career themes:

  • Engineer, Application of Technology - likes technology and...
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