Having a Plan for “career emergencies” and the act of daily planning are inextricably bound together by necessity. How can one plan for the future if one is not willing to make a to-do-list for today? This is where the discipline of professional focus comes into play. Within the “art” of planning the “duty” of goal setting manifests itself. We need a road map to get to a destination and we must have a plan to make a career long journey.
Chris Barton, President of outplacement and career coaching firm Barton Career Advisors, LLC, is a former Fortune 100 financial services Senior Vice President and has more than 15 years of experience working with professionals of all levels at some of the nation’s top companies. Chris is a highly sought career transition expert, HR consultant and speaker. His hallmark focus on people development and helping other people get what they want has defined his own career success. Chris received his MBA and BS from the Lerner College of Business at the University of Delaware and holds the prestigious Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) designation from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).