unemployed and looking for answers n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Unemployed and Looking for Answers PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Unemployed and Looking for Answers

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 22

Unemployed and Looking for Answers - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 49 Views
  • Uploaded on

Unemployed and Looking for Answers. Kathleen High, M.Ed. Independent Education/Career Consultant Dream Chasers & Goal Setters. Why Are You Here today?. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? WHAT ARE YOUR EXPECTATIONS?. Why This Workshop?. MY LIFE EXPERIENCE: Laid off of nine-year position

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Unemployed and Looking for Answers' - seth-emerson


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
unemployed and looking for answers

Unemployed and Looking for Answers

Kathleen High, M.Ed.

Independent Education/Career Consultant

Dream Chasers & Goal Setters

why are you here today
Why Are You Here today?

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

WHAT ARE YOUR EXPECTATIONS?

why this workshop
Why This Workshop?
  • MY LIFE EXPERIENCE:
  • Laid off of nine-year position
    • went to school to finish my degree
  • From: Secretary – business world (1997)
  • To: Counselor/professor – Higher Education (the process: 13 + years)
  • Wanted to make a career change
  • No one could answer my questions
why this workshop cont d
Why This Workshop? (Cont’d)

TODAY’S ECONOMIC CONDITIONS:

  • Too many are unemployed and lost
  • They often don’t know what to do
  • Their learning is often distracted “by life”
  • Difficult to stay focused on learning new skills when worried about meeting needs
  • Access to education is now limited due to the budget crisis
  • Colleges/Universities and Unemployment Offices are swamped
information

Education

  • How to set appropriate educational goals
  • How to achieve desired educational goals
Information:
  • Work
  • How to identify jobs that will help you achieve your goals (now and in the future)
  • Needs
  • How to provide for various needs without a regular paycheck
what you will get today information
What You Will Get Today: INFORMATION
  • To help you figure out what to do next
  • Change your expectations and perspective:
    • Today’s Reality
    • Setting Goals
    • Meeting Your Needs
information education workshops recommended
INFORMATION - Education:(Workshops Recommended)
  • Education and Career Research Skills:
    • Identifying Your Transferrable Skills
      • Are You a Team Player, Problem-Solver, Leader, Great Communicator?
    • Planning for an Unpredictable Future
      • How to Respond to a World of Constant Change
    • Career Assessments
    • Educational Choices You Won't Regret Later 
      • What You Need to Know  and Do To Ensure You are Making  Wise Decisions about Your Education
slide9

INFORMATION - Work:(Workshops Recommended)

  • Job Search Skills
    • Job Search Tips for Unique Populations:(Unemployed, Over 40, Over Qualified, Not So Hot Past, Disabled, etc.)
    • Maintaining a Positive Online Presence (Social Networking, Photos & Videos, Email, Websites, Blogging and "Personal Branding")
    • Unemployed and Looking for Answers
    • Resumes
    • Interviewing
information needs workshops recommended
INFORMATION - Needs:(Workshops Recommended)
  • Developing Coping and Life Skills for Success
    • Generational Differences
      • Four Generations -- Worlds Apart on Perspective, Values, Priorities, and Lifestyle
    • Help - Asking, Giving, and Receiving
      • Solving Problems Without Ruining Relationships
    • Managing Conflicting Priorities
      • School, Work, Personal Life? (Making Decisions About What is Important and What is Not)
    • Managing Financial Responsibilities: 
      • Meeting Your Needs By Not "Putting All Your Eggs into One Basket“
    • Managing Life's Transitions
      • Personal, Relationships, Societal, Education, Work, and Military
information handouts recommended
INFORMATION:(Handouts Recommended)
  • TODAY’S REALITY:
    • Rapidly-Changing World
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMcfrLYDm2U
      • The world is changing – how should you respond?
    • Generational Values
      • Your generation affects your worldview
    • Discerning Seasons
      • Life is like the weather: Seasons change
      • End of a season: Not the end of the world
    • Paradigm Shifts
      • When “reality” is shattered
information handouts recommended cont d
INFORMATION:(Handouts Recommended-cont’d)
  • SETTING GOALS:
    • Dream Chaser’s & Goal Setter’s Journey
      • A visual of what affects your success
    • Reaching Career Goals
      • Career Changes: A two-step process
      • Types of jobs: Survival, Entry-Level, Transition, Dream Job
      • Importance of Missions/Values Fit
    • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
      • Managing multiple needs
    • Priorities
      • Identifying what is important and what is not
information handouts recommended cont d1
INFORMATION:(Handouts Recommended-cont’d)

MEETING YOUR NEEDS:

  • Managing Financial Responsibilities
    • Lessons learned the hard way:
      • Change Your Perspective
      • Establishing a Source of Income
      • Lowering Your Financial Obligations
      • Strategies and Tips for Reducing Expenses
      • Solutions for Emergency Situations
  • Unemployed Resources
    • Meeting needs through alternative resources:
      • Federal and state government, non-profit,and others
slide15

RESOURCES:

  • On Most College Campuses
  • CAREER CENTER
    • One-On-One Career Counseling
    • Career Assessments (Personality, Interests, Values, Skills, etc.)
    • Workshops (Resumes, Interviewing, Studying, Success, etc.)
    • Handouts (Labor Market Trends, Goal Setting, Choosing Majors, etc.)
    • Career Research Resources (Online programs, books, etc.)
    • Computer Lab
  • COUNSELING DEPARTMENT:
    • One-On-One Counseling
    • Counseling Classes (for academic/career success)
  • Disabled Student Services
    • Vocational Counseling, Accommodations, Resources, Support
  • TRANSFER CENTER:
    • Help/Information for Transfer Planning (future school research)
  • SEE “UNEMPLOYED RESOURCES” FOR MORE
slide16

RESOURCES:

  • Non-College Campus Resources
  • IF YOUR PRIORITY IS TO OBTAIN GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT ASAP:
    • Local “One-Stop” Center - (Unemployment Office)
    • Hire a “career coach” – Professional skilled in the job search process
    • Their objective is to get you back to work ASAP
  • SEE “MANAGING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES”
    • For non-traditional solutions for meeting your needs
  • SEE “UNEMPLOYED RESOURCES” HANDOUT
    • For Resources:
      • State Government
      • Federal Government
      • Community/Non-Profit/For-Profit organizations
slide18

SUPPORT:

  • On Most College Campuses
    • CAREER COUNSELING
    • Career Center
    • ACADEMIC COUNSELING
    • Counseling Department (or Academic Department)
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING
    • Student Health Center
    • DISABILITIES (Physical, Learning, Etc.) COUNSELING
      • Disabled Students Programs & Services
  • FOR VALIDATION OF YOUR JOURNEY
    • Workshops and Handouts Mentioned Earlier
      • Often validate what individuals are experiencing
      • Often leads to healing of some unresolved issues
  • “UNEMPLOYED RESOURCES” LISTS MORE
slide19

SUPPORT:

  • Off Campus
  • SEE:
    • “Managing Financial Responsibilities”
    • “Unemployed Resources”
  • YOUR OWN PERSONAL SUPPORT SYSTEM
    • (See “Dream Chaser’s Journey”)
support wish to follow up with me
SUPPORT:Wish to follow up with me?
  • You have three options:
    • Dream Chasers & Goal Setters: Individual consulting
      • http://www.dreams-goals.com/index.html
    • Mt. SAC: Enroll in my STDY 80 class
      • http://faculty.mtsac.edu/khigh/
    • Cypress:
      • Counseling classes offered on campus
      • Outreach activities offered off-campus
      • http://www.cypresscollege.edu/ad/adjunct.aspx?ID=khigh
wrap up answer the following
Wrap Up – Answer the Following
  • What are your needs?
  • Where are your priorities?
  • Which resources presented today can help?
  • What should you do next?
    • REFLECT:

What is your “inner voice” saying

to you right now?

wrap up help us to help you
Wrap Up – Help Us to Help You
  • Let us know what additional information you need
  • What workshops do you want?
  • Please fill out the survey