Personal Development Plan Essay

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Introduction

Personal Development Plan (PDP) is a specific plan for your future in short-term of six months or twelve months. It is necessary that you have objectives set up for yourself, and plans and actions to be taken in order to achieve those objectives. Following PDP is a good way to improve yourself, and to acquire skills and knowledge. Therefore, it is advisable to continue doing PDP one after another. Also, PDP includes your CV, so you can update it with new experiences or skills acquired.
Where am I now?

My performance on the degree so far has been fairly ok, although I could have done better. Most of the time, I have achieved second lower or second upper grades. It has been due to the fact that the course’s structure
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My final project is a link-up from the proposal I am doing right now, so it would be a 6 month worth of work before I submit my project. Therefore, managing time and arranging tasks are important in order to have a satisfied result in the end.

Where am I going?

I have a specific plan for my career after leaving education. I would take up the job as a human resource officer.

First of all, I am interested in interacting with people, and it would be a follow-up from my education, as I chose subjects along the human resources line.

Secondly, human resource is an important aspect of business; most of organizations nowadays view people as their most valuable resources. In fact, the part that intrigued me was the challenges derived from the changes in function and structure of HR department. HR is becoming a need for every aspects of day-to-day management, and job-seekers would find their jobs require more of generalists with more skills and competencies to perform multi-tasking (Larsen & Brewster 2003). Those are challenges as well as potential, on which you could learn and develop yourself.

Lastly, HR is also the area that fit my personality and skills, according to Prospect Planner online assessment (Prospect.co.uk). I had good matches, such as creative thinking, flexibility, logical thinking and etc, for job in HR area. There were some other professions that would suit me; however I chose to

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