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  1. What does your future hold? Practical career guidance for teens

  2. Career Planning Do you currently have a job? Would you want to do your current high school job for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your future plans? Do you want to enjoy going to work and doing something that you want to do? With proper planning, you can have a CAREER!

  3. Labor Market Information • Labor Market Information (LMI) is statistical data that provides details of job growth for a particular area • http://www.careerinfonet.org/oview1.asp?next=oview1&Level=Overall&optstatus=&jobfam=&id=1&nodeid=3&soccode=&ShowAll=&stfips=39

  4. Miami County Major Employers(Miami County Profile 2012)Manufacturing, Trade, Government, Service Regal ConAgra Inc Crane Co Evenflo Co Inc F-Tech Inc/F&P America United Technologies Hartzell Illinois Tool Works Inc/Hobart Meijer Inc Piqua City Schools Troy City Schools Upper Valley Medical Center Mfg Mfg Mfg Mfg Mfg Mfg Mfg Mfg Trade Govt Govt Serv

  5. Establishments, Employment, and Wages by Sector: 2010 (Miami County Profiles)

  6. Earnings potential, What is it? • Choose the level of education you wish to achieve • Choose the annual wage range that you wish to make • http://ohiolmi.com/jobs/CareerEdWage.htm

  7. The following information came from : http://www9.georgetown.edu/grad/gppi/hpi/cew/pdfs/collegepayoff-complete.pdf

  8. Job Market in Ohio • Buckeye Top Fifty http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections/ohio/Buckeye50.pdf • Occupations with High Employment Prospects in Ohio A high prospect occupation is defined as an occupation that pays at least the median wage in Ohio ($15.30 / hour) and has at least 500 annual openings. http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections/ohio/HighOccupationProspects.pdf

  9. Advanced manufacturing • High tech jobs in manufacturing are emerging Ohio has a higher concentration of employment in manufacturing than most other states. • Many local employers have high wage jobs that are unfilled due to lack of skills and training in advanced manufacturing • Edge Factor - www.edgefactor.com • http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2012/09/10/slideshow-manufacturing-investments.html?s=image_gallery

  10. Still undecided? • College? Technical School? Military? Now is the time to research • Many students begin college without declaring a major • You can research careers before and during your first year of college • http://www.mynextmove.org/

  11. College or Tech School : Where do I go? • It’s important to compare schools • Do they have the degree you desire? • How much will it cost? • There are over 50 career technical schools in Ohio • http://students.ohiohighered.org/awe/locations • There are 82 four year colleges and universities in Ohio • http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

  12. But how do I pay for continued education? • Yes, college and technical school is expensive but assistance is available • Scholarships, grants, work-study and loans • http://www.aie.org/ • Free Application for Federal Student Aid… • http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

  13. The age of technology • Be cautious of your electronic communication • Your Facebook or MySpace pages • Email addresses must be appropriate; partydude@yahoo.com is NOT appropriate • Voicemail messages must be appropriate; “Yo, you know what to do, wait for the beep dogg!” is NOT appropriate • Ring back tones must be appropriate; Anything that you wouldn’t want your Grandma to hear is NOT appropriate • http://blog.simplyhired.com/2011/02/professional-email-address-and-voicemail-message.html

  14. Labor Market Sites • http://lmi.state.oh.us • http://online.onetcenter.org

  15. Self Assessment Tools • www.myskillsmyfuture.org • www.mynextmove.org • www.careerinfonet.org/skills • www.jobfit.com/area8workforce

  16. Other Helpful Websites • Help with career travels… • http://www.knowhow2go.org/ • Information on Ohio Workforce… • http://workforce.ohio.gov/ • Entrepreneur Information… • http://ohiomeansbusiness.com/

  17. Questions & Contact Info • Local One-stop office: The Job Center Network of Miami County 2040 N County Rd 25A Troy, OH 45373 937-440-3465 ODJFS Rep. & Presenter: Barbara Nicodemus Barbara.Nicodemus@jfs.ohio.gov