W is for Way Forward

  • Here your focus is on your way forward by identifying clear goals and an action plan to help you to achieve them. If it helps you, you can create a contract with yourself to set out clearly what it is you want to achieve. As part of this, you can identify people to help you and share your plans with them.

    Questions to help you:

    What are your goals?

    What is your action plan for achieving your goals?

    How can you make your action plan happen?

    How can you use your PDR to help you to move forward?

    What do you need to do to get your CV up-to-date?

    Who can help you?

    Resources to help you:

    Your job description

    Generic job descriptions – academic staff and professional services staff

    Your CV or career history

    Resources and the CV builder on the careers website
    (Please note that you will need to create an account using your Brookes email ID and password)

    Your Personal and Development Review (PDR)

    Personal and Development Review (PDR) information

    OSCLD courses

    The leadership capabilities model

    The academic development framework

    The AUA CPD framework for professional services staff