Career Research - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

career research n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Career Research PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Career Research

play fullscreen
1 / 19
Career Research
182 Views
Download Presentation
rufina
Download Presentation

Career Research

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Objective: Students will identify possible careers paths IOT conduct research into that career Drill: How does someone decide what career they may want to pursue? Once you decide, what do you think you need to do to get into that career or stay in that career? Career Research

  2. Career Research! WHAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

  3. Review of Key Terms • Job vs. Career A career is a series of related jobs built on a foundation of interests, skills, experience and education.

  4. Which witch is which? JOB • Cashier at Wendy’s • Restaurant Manager • Oil mechanic at Jiffy Lube • Automotive Technician • Educator • Teacher at HHS CAREER JOB CAREER CAREER JOB

  5. So, careers are basically good jobs, right? • Try this one: Chief Executive Officer Fast Food Executive What other kinds of jobs might a CEO in the fast food industry have had earlier in his career? JOB CAREER

  6. CHALLENGE! Now, think of a career field. When I say GO, you will have 2 minutes to write down as many jobs that would fit in that career as possible in the box on your worksheet.

  7. Practice Round • Career Field: Education • Possible Jobs: • Teacher • Administrator • Guidance Counselor • Student • What else?

  8. Career Research • Finding information about all aspects of a career field, including: • Nature of the Work • Education & Training • Work Environment • Salary & Benefits • Employment Outlook • Work-Life Balance • Related Occupations Websites • www.bls.gov/audience/students.htm • www.payscale.com

  9. What is the Bureau of Labor Statistics? • A research agency of the US Department of Labor; it compiles statistics on hours of work, average hourly earnings, employment and unemployment, consumer prices and many other variables. • Run by Federal Government • Includes information for just about every cluster, career, and job in the U.S.!

  10. Why use research data? • Time is money. • College is expensive. • This is the only life you get!! The average person spends 10 years of their life at work. You should probably do something you enjoy 

  11. Career Research • Finding information about all aspects of a career field, including: • Nature of the Work • Education & Training • Work Environment • Salary & Benefits • Employment Outlook • Work-Life Balance • Related Occupations Websites • www.bls.gov/audience/students.htm • www.payscale.com

  12. You’re Living in a DREAM WORLD! • What would the PERFECT JOB include??

  13. Exit Ticket • Based on your research today, explain in a single paragraph… • Why one of the careers you researched today (your choice!) would or would not be a good career field for you to pursue directly after high school. Give specific reasons. • Should you consider intangible rewards when choosing to pursue a career? Why or why not?

  14. Objective • Using the Occupational Outlook Handbook, students will begin to research jobs and careers of interest in order to make an informed career decision.

  15. Today’s research: • Today, you will continue career research by learning about oneadditional career/jobs. • Be sure to accurately summarize the nature of the work, the required skills and training, and the work environment of your careers. • You will receive oneresearch worksheet.

  16. Review – Academic Skills • What are academic skills? • Where do you learn academic skills? • Examples?

  17. Review – Employability Skills • What are employability skills? • Where do you learn employability skills? • Examples?

  18. Review – Technical Skills • What are technical skills? • Where do you learn technical skills? • Examples?

  19. Research Time! Using the BLS website, review your career research and ensure that you have a complete understanding of the skills required for entry into each career. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/