There are seven (7) stages of career/LifeWork development/planning and decision-making.
If you ...
- are a parent of a young child, please review Stages 1 and 2 below.
- have done LifeWork planning, please resume by clicking on the "Age ~nn" (Ie: Age ~16) that you worked on last.
- have never done any LifeWork planning, please start at Age ~13, even if you are an adult.
- # Stage 1 (Ages 1-5): Parents are encouraged to learn why career/LifeWork planning is so important for their child. (More)
- # Stage 2 (Ages 6-12): Children are encouraged to create a simply "list" of their interests without regard to relative importance or explanation. (More)
- # Stage 3 (Ages 13-15): Youth (and adults just starting this process) are encouraged to reflect upon and prioritize ttheir "interests" list and explore occupations that relate to those interests. (More)
- # Stage 4 (Ages 16-18): Youth (and adults just starting this process) are encouraged to create and maintain their LW (e)Portfolio. (More)
- # Stages 5, 6 and 7 (Ages 19-retirement): After you have chosen your career path and job, we encourage you to continually (annualy?) do your "10 Rs" of the documents in your LW (e)Portfolio so you are always prepared for your next planned or unplanned transition. (More)
- # Stage 6 - Age 21-65 Adults (More)
- # Stage 7 - Retirement (More)