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Wendy-Lee Magnarelli -Sweet ITC 525-Summer 2010

Wendy-Lee Magnarelli -Sweet ITC 525-Summer 2010. A Course Introduction This is what you need to do- To do what you want to do. Your Menu Today Includes. Who are you? Career, Education, Work Introduction Explore Cooking Explore Working with Kids Explore Working with Computers

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Wendy-Lee Magnarelli -Sweet ITC 525-Summer 2010

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  1. Wendy-Lee Magnarelli-SweetITC 525-Summer 2010 A Course Introduction This is what you need to do- To do what you want to do

  2. Your Menu Today Includes • Who are you? • Career, Education, Work Introduction • Explore Cooking • Explore Working with Kids • Explore Working with Computers • Assessments • Awareness (and job projection) Awareness (and affects on job availability) • Wrap-up & REVIEW References To return to the beginning, press the Star on the screen

  3. Career, Education, Work (CEW)Introduction • Finding a job you can do starts with knowing what you can do • Finding a successful career match means: Finding something you love to do and are good at But, how do you go about learning what you are really good at? Main Menu

  4. Career, Education, Work (CEW)Introduction Part Two • Who are you? • Create a career portfolio • Show the world who you are Main Menu

  5. COOKING Be a taste tester Be a food server Run a restaurant Be a chef See what my job is like Be a caterer Be a recipe designer Main Menu Be a pastry chef

  6. Working with kids you can be… An aide in a school, a therapist, a camp director The Owner of a Day Care A Teacher A Nanny Child Care worker, Social Worker, Adoption Counselor A Pediatrician, Nurse, School Nurse Main Menu See what a school nurse does!

  7. Working with computers can mean… Software Designer, Software Engineer, Computer Programmer, Database Management Internet: Website Designers, Web Administrators Graphic Designer, Advertising Computer Repair and Design, IT Support and Training Main Menu Learn about options in the computer field

  8. CEW Introduction Cont.Assessments • “You do your best work if you do a job that makes you happy.” -Bob Ross, Best of Joy of Painting, Winter Elegance Online assessments are great resources for finding jobs that could bring you joy based on your skills and abilities. Assessments allow you to find out what you are good at and combine that with what you would like to do to create a match! Let’s get to work on getting to work… Achieveworks.com Assessment Build a career out of who you are. Get descriptions of the careers you appear best suited for Career Cruising-thanks to the Berks Business Education Coalition Main Menu

  9. CEW Career Opportunity Awareness • “How do I know my job will be there after all my hard work?” Jobs are not guaranteed. Job availability changes. You must be aware of what jobs may be more (or less) available in the future as you plan. This is called “ Job Projection ”. The PA Dept of Labor & Industry produces records of changes in job availability in different areas. PA Dept Of Labor Page 13 (Dec 2009 Stats) It also justifies continued education on page 17…. Main Menu

  10. CEW Career Opportunity Awareness What changes affect career opportunities? Social Pressures Economic Changes Environmental Changes Natural Disasters Main Menu Technological Changes

  11. Social Pressure and Economic Change • Social Pressure: The culture determines what is appropriate and as it changes, the jobs change. When smoking was determined to be a bad thing, jobs (like tobacco farmer, cigarette manufacturer, Vending machine filler) decreased. • Economic Change: Think “Recession”. Less income=less home buying=less home building=less construction jobs, less manufacturing of building supplies. Main Menu

  12. Environment, Technology • Environmental Changes and Natural Disasters Changes in how we treat the environment have created new jobs and reduced the need for other jobs (less Freon now and more green cars). Natural Disasters can create jobs as people rebuild. They can shift jobs as people can not stay where they were. Changes in Technology create new jobs and reduce the need for others (more computer programmers, less telephone operators; telecommuting). Main Menu

  13. CEW Wrap-up Completing your assessments Determining your skills and abilities Career options Career Options + Career Availability=Potential Career Success* *All definitions of “career success” are subject to change without notice due to social pressures, natural disasters and changes in the economy, environment, and/or technology. Changes can be predicted and effort must be taken to assure preparedness. Main Menu

  14. REVIEW TIME Can a hurricane affect career opportunities in a specific area? • Click on your answer choice below. Main Menu YES ON

  15. GREAT JOB!!!!! Main Menu

  16. REVIEW TIME What is one method of determining a career path that will work for you and use your skills and strengths? • Click on your answer choice below. Take lots of classes in school to see what you like Perform paper or online assessments Ask your friends what they think you would be good at doing Main Menu

  17. Hmmmmm….sounds like you need to go back and try again Main Menu

  18. GREAT JOB!!!!! Main Menu

  19. REVIEW TIME What is it called when you look at statistics and trends to figure out if a job will be more or less available in the future? • Click on your answer choice below. CareerAssessment Shadowing Job Projection Main Menu

  20. GREAT JOB!!!!! Click here to go to the end Main Menu

  21. Let’s give that one more try toget it right…remember, you went to the Pennsylvania state site… Main Menu

  22. The End • Remember, assessments help you select a career match that works for you! • Think about job projections when planning on your career. • Next…. Using your career path to help build your college and career plan. Main Menu

  23. Standards Addressed • 13.1 Career Awareness and Preparation • Abilities and Aptitudes • Personal Interests

  24. This CEW presentation has been brought to you by Wendy Sweet.Sources:Career Cruising. Retrieved June 1, 2010 from http://www.careercruising.com/ .Citytowninfo.com. Retrieved June 3, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usEmBNoBuG0 .Ross, B. Best Joy of Painting, Winter Elegance. Retrieved June 1, 2010 from http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/40531.html .Icouldstories. Retrieved June 3, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O-JGWHRPLI .Achieveworks.com: Bridges. Retrieved June 1, 2010 from https://www.humanesources.com/happ/login.php?url=16670 .Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Pennsylvania Employment Briefing April 2010. Retrieved from http://www.paworkstats.state.pa.us/newsrel/PA_news_rel.pdf .Using Computers: Types of Computer Careers. Retrieved June 3, 2010 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV6OpNBryuQ.Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards. Pennsylvania Department of Education. Retrieved June 3, 2010 from http://www.pacareerstandards.com/. Main Menu

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