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Use of a Personal SWOT Analysis

Use of a Personal SWOT Analysis

Your Personal ...





... Analysis is a great tool to assess yourself in order to plan your career.


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When to do a personal SWOT analysis?

  • When going to an interview. 
  • When applying for a promotion. 
  • Before a career switch. 


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Find your "Opportunities"

  • Can you take advantage of any significant changes/advancements in your industry?
  • Has new technology or industry trend emerged that you can make use of future?
  • Is a new position advertised in your company that matches your skill set?
  • Is there a new project in your org...


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How to know your "Weaknesses"

  • Do you have the necessary skills/qualifications to be successful in your current or future roles?
  • Do you have bad habits?
  • What other traits can you improve to be more efficient?
  • What do others think as your weaknesses? 
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    Some "Threats" to consider

    • Is one of your peers doing a better job than you in a similar role? 
    • Is popularity of new technologies or demise of old technologies threatening your career?
    • Are your personal traits hurting your career advancements?
    • What are the obsta...


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    4 Steps to do your SWOT analysis

    1. List down the “strengths”. Knowing these will help you to be more confident in an interview or when looking for a job promotion.
    2. Know your “weaknesses”.  Identifying weaknesses is the best way to improve them.
    3. Find matching “opportunities”. Opportunities ...


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    What makes you stand out? "Strengths"

    • What are the professional qualifications/certifications you have?
    • Can your expertise in some area make a difference to the organization?
    • What projects/campaigns have you completed successfully?
    • Do you have powerful industry contacts?
    • What other skills make you...


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    The personal SWOT analysis

    Captures information about your internal (S) strengths and (W) weaknesses as well as external (O) opportunities and (T) threats.

    When to do a personal SWOT analysis?

    • When going to an interview. 
    • When applying for a promotion. 
    • Before a career switch. 

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