Career Development Worksheets


Career development is a strategic process that involves engaging in introspection, honing (and adding) multiple skills, and aligning your job search with your career vision. The good news is that you do not have to do it all at once. More good news: as you evolve in your line of work, you continue to get better at setting priorities and focusing on one or two career growth tools at a time.

These free, printable career worksheets and checklists are designed to help you look through ideas, identify what applies to your situation, and start acting on the items of your choice—without the overwhelm.

I invite you to engage with these career development resources for 15-30 minutes at a time. The goal is not to add a lot to your schedule. The goal is to gain more clarity about certain aspects of your career development. Are there aspects where you could be more efficient? Are there career development activities that are not serving you anymore? Have you been forgetting to mention some of your significant achievements?

Use these worksheets before or after our Career Strategy Session or at any point in your self-assessment.

Career Development Plan is a holistic overview of what goes into building a career.

Career Direction is a worksheet where you can make notes on your desired role(s).

Professional Brand is about the alignment of your presentation on paper, in person, and online.

Differentiators worksheet will help you articulate all your strengths.

Job Search and Application is a checklist to help you move past online applications only and make better-informed decisions.

Cover Letter checklist is about customizing cover letters for each job application.

Networking on LinkedIn is a guide to help you start networking and adding your voice to the conversations on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Content Strategy is a worksheet to help you define your readers, subject matter expertise, content genres, consistency, and engagement goals.

If you have comments or questions about your reflections on these worksheets, I’m happy to connect: tanya@tm-editorial.com.