A process by which one undertakes personal improvements to achieve personal career plans or goals.
(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
A deliberate attempt by an individual to become more aware of his or her own skills, interests, values, opportunities, constraints, choices, and consequences.
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. “Career Development in the Federal Public Service – Building a World-Class Workforce.” Last modified April 8, 1999. Accessed August 11, 2009. http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pubs_pol/partners/workreport1-eng.asp.