Training & Development
Creating Your Career Plan in Chicago, IL
The Prinz Law Firm works with you well beyond the scope of negotiation
and litigation. We want to be your personal career agents and help you
achieve your aspirations. Additionally, professionals and executives cannot
afford to rely on long-term employment with any one employer. Companies
are loyal to their bottom lines, and in turn, employees need to be loyal
to their own financial and personal success goal.
A career plan, similar to a business plan, is a means by which to map out
those goals and the process by which you will achieve them. Treating your
career as an entity separate and apart from your employer allows you to
examine professional development from a new, detached perspective.
As our clients develop their lifelong career plans, we coach them to work
proactively with current and/or prospective employers in setting measurable
goals. We direct our clients to manage their employer’s expectations
by showing them how to properly present their goals and encourage employers
to support those goals. We inspire our clients to reach above and beyond
the ordinary to achieve the extraordinary.
Identifying Your Career Plan
Our team has helped countless professionals identify and map out their
career paths. We understand that compensation is only one aspect of personal
success. We know that, in today's market, it is more important than
ever to plan your career as if it was its own business. You need to be
an individual and stand out from the crowd.
Promoting Personal Advancement
Knowing your value gives you leverage in negotiations. Understanding weakness
is just as important, as even a routine meeting or chance encounter can
offer an opportunity for promotion or career advancement. Having a plan
for the unexpected can be the determining factor in whether you will achieve
your personal goals.
Once you know where you want to go and how you want to get there, you need
to know where to turn for help. We have developed a vast network of professionals
who are available to assist you along the way. Working with a team will
allow you to expand your perspective and find untapped avenues.
When corresponding with supervisors and colleagues, it is important for
an employee to temper assertive communication with a balanced perspective.
If assistance is requested in this area, we review each client’s
situation carefully and recommend creative solutions to repair miscommunications
between employee and employer. We provide an objective viewpoint in a
contentious situation, and our clients are empowered to resolve communication
matters and move forward.
We can also help you with any of the following matters:
- Implicit bias testing
- Discrimination and harassment prevention
- Internal investigations
- Company culture and employee relations
Identifying Opportunities for Growth
Assessment points and benchmarks are vital to your career path, and we
support your efforts to be fully involved in employer-driven assessment
procedures. We encourage you to collaborate with employers and employees
to develop specific, identified processes for gauging performance and
As a next step, we recommend that a plan be developed for identifying growth
opportunities. When the employee and employer have a shared understanding
of value, both parties may begin a conversation regarding the employee’s
best fit within the company.
Our Chicago attorneys make themselves available to coach clients with managing,
fulfilling, and communicating expectations. Call 312.212.4450 to
make an appointment for a