Career planning and development: the deliberate process through which a person becomes aware of personal career-related attributes and the lifelong series of activities that contribute to his or her career fulfillment. Career: a series of work-related positions, paid or unpaid, that help a person grow in job skills, success, and fulfillment. Career development: the lifelong series of activities that contribute to yzlz. Career planning: the deliberate process through which someone becomes aware of personal skills, interests, knowledge, motivations, and other characteristics; acquires information about opportunities and choices; identifies career-related goals ; and established action plans to attain specific goals. Individual must accept responsibility for his o her own career. Networking is the foundation of active career management and is essential for accessing people. Career anchor: a concern or value that you will not give up if a choice has to be made: technical/functional, managerial competence, creativity, autonomy and independence, security, service/dedication, pure challenge, lifestyle.