Career Navigation Journey Maps: Laid-off Workers in Manufacturing and Aviation

Career navigation is rarely – if ever – a linear journey. Enhancing career navigation for workers and learners provides a valuable opportunity to actively address structural barriers contributing to occupational segregation.

Follow Greg’s Career Navigation Journey

  • Greg’s journey represents laid-off workers searching for new work. The experiences represented align with the stories we heard, not a predetermined order or number.
  • Walk through her career navigation journey map by following his experiences, which are numbered, color-coded, and listed in chronological order.
  • Each phase is further illustrated through the Timeframe, Thinking, and Pain Points that were notable in each phase.
  • Career navigation phases varied in order, timeframe, and number of experiences.