Career Exploration. Workshop Goals:. Introduce key Labour Market Information concepts Discuss Informational Interviews Review components of Research Package Computer lab: Passport to Work Website ( CAREER PASSPORT ) research occupations LMI websites Education / training
Why care about LMI?
WHAT TO DO: work and career path.
Arrive on time
Research the company beforehand
Take notes to review later
Practice with a friend first
Politely ask if you could be referred to other contacts
Write a thank you note
WHAT NOT TO DO:
Take more time than agreed upon
Project negative body language
Answer phone calls or text messages
Use inappropriate language or slang
Forget to thank the person for their time
Treat it as “just part of the research package”Prepping for an info interview:
“Hello, my name is…
I am interested in going to school to become a ___ and was wondering if you had a couple of minutes to answer some questions about the occupation“
Section One – Rationale Letter
Section Two– Labour Market Information
Section Three– Informational Interviews
Section Four– Job Postings
Section Five– School Research
Section Six– Budget Worksheet
Section Seven – Resume (optional)
Introduction to online resources work and career path.
Online resources - work and career path.Occupational information Websites
Online resources – LMI Websites work and career path.
Online resources – Education Websites work and career path.
Online resources – Job Search Websites work and career path.
Online resources – Finance Websites work and career path.
Computer LAB time! work and career path.
Thank you! work and career path.