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Keep up to date with the latest Career Manager news

We will regularly update this page to bring you the latest news about how the new version of Career Manager is evolving including what to expect in the coming months and key information for users such as common questions and launch dates.

When will the new version of Career Manager launch?

Career Manager will launch in Autumn 2020.

I’m using Career Manager for my CPD, what shall I do now?

Continue to use Career Manager as normal to record your 2020 CPD and look out for our emails in your Inbox and visit the webpage for the latest news and developments. If you have yet to submit your 2019 CPD Declaration, you can still submit this until 31 August for processing in the current version.

I’m using Career Manager to prepare my Professional Registration application, what shall I do now?

If you’re working towards Professional Registration but have a while to go then you can still assess your competence and develop your application. Continue to use Career Manager as normal and visit the webpage for the latest news and developments

If you are planning on applying in 2020, then you may be tempted to wait for the new system but we recommend getting your application as soon as you are ready to avoid any delay.

From 14 August the submit button in Career Manager will be unavailable so you will need to submit your application and supporting documents via email to us at: adminsupport@theiet.org.

You should keep a copy of your application and any supporting documents you have uploaded, but otherwise the process will be the same. If you have questions about Professional Registration, take advantage of one of our daily webinars by visiting our Registration Webinars page.

I am a volunteer who uses Career Manager, what should I do?

Continue using Career Manager as normal and assure those you are supporting that we will contact them to explain what is changing. We are encouraging those with applications in process to submit their applications when they are ready as they don’t have to wait for the new system – please do reassure them that any applications submitted will be dealt with through our usual processes.

From 15 August the submit button in Career Manager will be unavailable so they will need to submit their application and supporting documents via email to us at: adminsupport@theiet.org. If you or they have any questions that need answering, please email careermanager@theiet.org.

What features will change on the new Career Manager?

The new version of Career Manager will have the same functionality you are used to but aims to be mobile-responsive, provide a simpler and more modern user experience and takes into consideration feedback from our regular users.

Will there be an App version of the new Career Manager?

At this time, we are focussing on updating the existing system to make it a more modern user experience, but we have taken on board feedback about the existing system to make it more mobile-responsive.

Any App development would need to take into consideration a number of factors and work with a number of systems across the IET but is on our list for potential future development.

Will my data be migrated into the new Career Manager?

We are updating the reporting offered in the new version of Career Manager, so any documents that you have uploaded to support a Professional Registration application or any snapshots you have taken as IPD reports or CPD reports will not be migrated.

All other information will be migrated into the new system for members so you don’t need to worry about transferring any of the records you have entered.

You may find that the some field titles in the new version will change or we have consolidated similar fields into one new area however the data will be moved to the relevant area for you.

Why is it changing?

The current version of Career Manager is based on an outdated platform which means we can’t provide enhancements or improvements; so, to enable us to improve our members’ experience, it’s time for an update.

This will enable us to improve the appearance and develop new functionality for users making it easier to plan and log CPD or apply for Professional Registration.