How to set SMART career goals

13th July 2017 by NASGP

How to set SMART career goals

How to get the best from the SMART goal setting system

Using a framework is much more effective than just writing lists. The SMART system has been somewhat over egged but, as a goal setting methodology, it is simple and can get someone from setting rubbish goals (or not setting any at all) to setting goals that are more likely to become actioned.

SMART goals are

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Relevant and realistic
  • Time delineated and timely


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