Career HORIZONS products are cost effective, simple to use and empowering software solutions.
They meet the need for all your employees to:
- Own a clear sense of career direction
- Increase self-insight
- Understand your career opportunities and options
- Commit to self managed knowledge and skill development
- Improve their interpersonal communications
Commercial and public sector organisations today need the flexibility of taking "best of breed" products such as the Career HORIZONS range whilst being able to integrate them according to the needs, style and unique culture of the company.
Career HORIZONS software products are available for use on corporate intranets and learning management systems using web technology, or on any standard Windows PC.
They use a set of tried and tested self assessment exercises and reports which identify areas for improvement including:
- Job satisfaction
- Work life balance
- Pressure and stress management
- Leadership and management
- Skills and competency upgrading
Clients using our software products include:
- Lloyds TSB
- Standard Life
- Ministry of Defence
- Allianz Cornhill
- HM Treasury
- Right Coutts
Solutions are tailor made or customised for our clients. Access can be global, regional or local.
Web Based Solutions
||Career Horizons provides an empowering 3 part process for planning personal, professional and career development: Understanding Yourself Better, Develop Your Options, Make Things Happen. Users access each part from a menu or navigation screen. They can do as much as they want at one session and return to review stored responses as frequently as they want. The program offers top tips for personal change and growth which the user develops into a vision for the future, a set of SMART goals with an attached set of Action Plans. The user has a box of self development tools and help on how to get the most from each tool. It is entirely confidential to the user.
|Advantages for your organisation: Career Horizons will have the look and feel of your internal web pages. It can be managed on your intranet or over the internet with restricted or unrestricted access. Customisation might include your competency framework, a self assessment or 360 degree competency assessment, with direct links to your internal directory of learning. You might include internal self marketing tools and exercise, together with links to your vacancy postings or learning maps. Career Horizons provides very comprehensive evaluations of usage, protecting user identify produces reports for analysis or impact and return on investment.
Career Horizons provides incredible flexibility to support performance appraisal, improvement and development
To find out more about web products for your organisation make contact with us now.
These products can used:
- Across a local area network
- Within a Learning and Development Centre
- On individual laptops and PCs
- At work, at home or while travelling
||Corporate HORIZONS has a similar capability for the user to the web based solution. Customisation for your organisation is possible. For over 12 years, Corporate HORIZONS has been used extensively by Standard Life, GlaxoSmithKline, Lloyds TSB and many other organisations as individual copies, within Self Managed Development Programmes or as part of Career Coaching Training Workshops.
Corporate HORIZONS, in conjunction with the OPQ, has been used internationally by a well known manufacturing conglomerate in Asia Pacific, US and Eastern European locations to develop the capability of their senior HR Managers.
Corporate Horizons offers a flexible solution for a reasonable budget.
|CareerBuilder 5 offers organisations many similar functions to Corporate HORIZONS, but is positioned as a career planning solution for employees.
CareerBuilder 5 contains the JobFile Database of 750 job titles owned and managed by the UKÕs leading careers advisory service, VT Career Progressions Ltd with search capabilities to fully comprehensive database of occupational information.
Users access up-to-date information on:
- Career descriptions
- Entry requirements
- Interests and skills matches
- Professional and vocational training
- Salary ranges
- Career websites
- Related careers
- Sources of job vacancies
CareerBuilder 5 is used extensively for career advisory, redeployment and outplacement assignments by organisations and advisory agencies. Customisation is possible and installation can range from single user, employee groups or company wide. CareerBuilder 5 is the software solution preferred by Right Coutts for their outplacement assignments.
||CV Builder offers organisations the opportunity to support employees in creating winning CVs for a range of applications: internal vacancies and project membership, course applications and external outplacement assignments. CV Builder recommends one of four CV formats and prints CVs or converts them into MS Word or Adobe documents for email to colleagues and others.
CV Builder is full of tips and exercises for supporting carer moves or assignments. It is simple to use with tremendous storage capability. Users report that it makes CV creation exciting and empowering and develops self belief and self confidence.
All our software products are licensed to use the Lifeskills International questionnaires on work values, interests, skills and learning styles and Patricia Hedges questionnaire, Understanding Your Personality. They are based on the best selling life and career management workbook, "Build Your Own Rainbow", and the career development consultancy work of the Stuart Mitchell Group of Companies with national and global organisations over the past 20 years.