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  1. Career Crossroads

  2. What do YOU do when you come to a crossroad? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  3. What job or career choices will you make in your lifetime? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  4. Strategies for Personal Choices B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  5. Individual Interests • Consider key questions when identifying interests • Use career interest inventories • Research careers in clusters based on inventory results • Match career paths with personal interests B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  6. Personality • Identify personal qualities, values, and goals • Choose a career path to match personal qualities • Develop personal qualities that employers seek • Become involved in informal experiences in which qualities for success are learned B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  7. Qualities of a Successful Employee* • Appearance • Attendance • Attitude • Effort • Initiative *Source: Oregon Business News, Tom Maginnis, Portland Oregon Restaurant Ownerhttp://oregonbusinessreport.com/2008/05/five-qualities-of-a-sucessful-worker/

  8. Personal Priorities & Goals • Analyze ideals and principles that are important to you • Identify types of work that would make you feel you are making a difference • Identify types of work where you have developed skills • Identify specific achievements you want to realize • Find work that is enjoyable and challenging B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  9. Strategies for Education Choices B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  10. Invest in Your “Human Capital” “Human capital” = the complete set of skills that a person has acquired B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  11. An investment in your “human capital” can increase productivity and increase earnings . . . B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  12. Community College, College & University Programs • Begin planning early for college • Choose a school that satisfies your goals and reasons for going to college • Decide on the size of school in which you would be most successful • Decide how close to home you would like to be • Investigate options for online courses • Consider costs • Consider your high school record and performance • Compare available college/university choices B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  13. Occupational Training Programs • Specialize in a specific field of employment • Consider occupational training programs that • match your talents, skills, and interests • Evaluate carefully the quality and content of any program before enrolling B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  14. Other LearningOpportunities • Investigate internships and apprenticeships • Find out about military programs • Take advantage of opportunities for continuing education B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  15. Strategies for Job and Career Choices B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  16. Job or Career? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  17. Job OR Career? Is there a CAREER in sight? Does anyone see a JOB anywhere? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  18. Job AND Career Thanks for getting me to the hospital on time. I have to assist in surgery at 9:00. I love my job as a taxi driver. It’s been a good source of extra income since I retired. And, it gets me out of the house! B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  19. Job or Career?Part 1 B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  20. Job or Career?Part 2 B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  21. Job or Career? Let’s share our findings! B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  22. Work Strategies- Jobs & Careers • Select jobs for short-term purposes • Plan a career for the long term • Use jobs to supplement income when needed • Use jobs as stepping-stones to careers • Think of a career as a lifetime investment B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  23. What are some of the crossroads you will come to as you plan your career? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  24. Remember to considerall of these factorswhen you reach eachCareer Crossroad.