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A Professional Development Log Essay

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We propose the Purdue HR develop a professional development plan that will document the objectives, required skill and proficiency development, and objectives that a Purdue Clerical and Service staff will need to accomplish in order to support continuous improvement and career development. This professional development plan would be used by the Purdue Clerical and Service staff’s Supervisor working with the staff member to identify the necessary skills and resources to support the staff member's career goals and the Purdue’s professional needs. Professional development for a Clerical or Service staff member begins when they make a request for a professional development plan. Their Supervisor, with advice from HR, would help the staff…show more content…
• Staff member’s goals • Purdue’s goals • Departmental goals • Team goals 4. Search Professional Development opportunities with the staff member Help the staff member search for Professional Development opportunities within the community. Examples: • Identify new projects and responsibilities - Discover what new projects and responsibilities the staff member can assist within their own department to help the staff member develop new skills within their professional goals. • Workshop, Courses, and Seminars – provide short-term and long-term training programs with a designed curriculum to help develop skills and capabilities needed to fill recognized positions within Purdue and the area community. • Classes available within Purdue, Statewide Tech, Lynda.com, and Ivy Tech’s curriculum to accompaniment to the staff member’s professional goals. • Mentorship – Interested Clerical and Service Staff can be matched with a mentor for a range of activities including information for interviews, shadowing, tutorials, etc. (this is provided for the Clerical Staff, not sure for the Service Staff.) 5. Record and evaluate the staff member’s development Assemble response from the staff member about their development progress to assist in recognizing what the staff member is doing well, fix any problems that may came up, expand on their skills, and identify new abilities that they have developed that will improve
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