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Your Career Path Starts Here. . X. Purpose of this Assembly. To make you aware that the change in the economy and the workforce affects you . To explain the need for career planning NOW. To give information about the class, Career Pathways and Workforce Readiness

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purpose of this assembly
Purpose of this Assembly
  • To make you aware that the change in the economy and the workforce affects you.
  • To explain the need for career planning NOW.
  • To give information about the class,

Career Pathways and Workforce Readiness

  • To highlight Career-Readiness Resources available to all students
hopefully you
Hopefully, you…
  • Came in wondering…
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Dr. Geoff Yantz, SuperintendentJanice Hickey, Assistant SuperintendentSusan Aceves, Chief Business Officer

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john giovati director of programs operations lucy gutierrez career guidance specialist

John Giovati, Director of Programs & OperationsLucy Gutierrez, Career Guidance Specialist

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internship partners
Internship Partners

Davis and Derosa Physical Therapy

resources provided by sbwib
Resources Provided by SBWIB
  • Eureka Career Exploration Licenses
  • Computers
  • Blueprint for Workplace Success Curriculum
  • Paid Interns
  • Job Board Resources
  • Career-based Field Trips
introducing

Introducing

The future leaders of the workforce

pay attention to what s going on around you
Pay attention to what’s going on around you.

-Stay on top of current events.

-Develop an opinion.

-Take social responsibility.

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It is indeed true that the majority of today\'s students are beginning to acknowledge and fear the existence of a spiraling recession. However, American students are not reacting strongly enough to the impending crisis ahead of them. Gordon, in his editorial "College Freshmen Focused on Jobs," gives "optimistic" statistics such as "those who said they spent some time \'partying\' every week during high school declined from 69.7% to 65.3%." Although the editorial argues that this decrease of 4.4% is ground-breaking, 65.3% is still a HUGE number. Students should be studying…like students in Asia or other countries that do not have such a luxurious life as Americans.  -Timothy Liu, El Segundo

has your teacher ever been absent
Has your teacher ever been absent?

What kind of employee will you be when your boss is away???

career exploration
Career Exploration

Step 1: Who am I? (Personality, Learning Styles, and Skills)

Step 2: Where am I going? (Careers)

Step 3: How do I get there? (Education and Training)

your personal career path
Your personal career path

Set goals. Have a plan. Write it out. Rehearse it!

time management
Time Management

Could you part with your mobile device for one whole day???

  • Stop wasting time.
  • Stop making excuses.
  • Make wise choices now that will benefit you later.
  • Make time to REST!
teamwork
Teamwork

“Your team is only as strong as your weakest player.”

Learn to work together, despite your differences.

critical thinking and problem solving
Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Don’t wait for someone to tell you what to do.
  • Take initiative and use your creativity.
listen to the wisdom of experience
Listen to the wisdom of experience…

Reflect on what you’ve heard and learned.

Hard work

Perseverance

Commitment

Integrity

Opportunity

Success

21 st century skills
21st Century Skills

Communication

Collaboration

Critical Thinking

Creativity

Beyond the school setting!

transferable skills
Transferable Skills
  • Internships
  • Work Experience
  • So Cal ROC courses/Career Technical Education
money management
Money Management
  • Learn it NOW!
  • Saving vs. spending
  • Plan ahead for your future
employment preparation
Employment Preparation
  • Know the

job market

  • Applications
  • Cover letters
  • Interviewing skills
  • Resumes
  • References
career opportunities
Career Opportunities
  • Career Fairs
  • Career-based field trips
  • Job-shadowing
e portfolios
E-Portfolios
  • Communication/Collaboration
  • Global Awareness
  • Community Service
  • Media/IT Literacy
  • Health/Wellness
  • Reflection
it s who you know
It’s Who You Know
  • Networking
  • Business cards
special thanks to
Special thanks to…

Morgan Rojas – Production Assistant; ESHS Class of 2006

Ryan Rojas – Class of 2008

richard taylor theater director

Richard Taylor, Theater Director

Sound and Lighting Interns:

Sean Rodriguez, Julia Sison , Taylor Cahn, Anthony Rico

el segundo city cable

El Segundo City Cable

Abby Pinto, Video Production Class

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