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Professional development

Professional development

Lifelong learning will serve you well in your job or career.

Professional development simply means keeping up to date on the trends, skills, technologies, and other characteristics of your field.

So how do you find out about what’s new in your profession, or what short-term training opportunities are available in your workplace or your community? Here are a few suggestions.

  • Network with others in your field
  • Find professional associations by occupation or industry
  • Find local training programs that can help you get to the next level in your career
  • Contact your local school district to find short-term community education classes
  • Subscribe to newsletters and other lists to keep informed on the latest trends in your field