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FINDING YOUR PLACE CAREERS

FINDING YOUR PLACE CAREERS

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  1. FINDING YOUR PLACECAREERS

  2. Planning is an essential part of travel, not just on a vacation, but through life. • Education, how you will get to school, what you will do for the day, after school, weekends, etc. • The kind of work/career you will do/have should require some planning • Planning leads to being prepare – leads to being successful • Career planning, helps develop the skills we need to be successful.

  3. CAREER PLANNING: • Career- general area of work, the direction of a persons life as related to work • May include work related activities • May involve several jobs from entry level, etc • Some choose to be Self Employed-work for themselves • Most people are employees and work for an employer either for large corporations or small businesses

  4. GOALS • Everyone’s goals toward careers are different • Some want fame, money, to be a leader, to help others. What do you want? • GOAL-something you want to achieve • Must be realistic, practical, challenging, attainable • 3 types of goals based on length of time to achieve • Short term: achieved in 1 year or less • Intermediate: achieved in 1 to 4 or 5 years • includes short term goals • Long term: achieved in 4 or more years • includes both short term and intermediate goals

  5. Once goals are made, they often need to be revised. Our interest may change. New goals may be needed. • Ways and means: how to achieve goals, action • Target dates are necessary, so you know if you are where you should be w/your goal

  6. Career Ladder • :the upward movement of people in their careers • People start in lower level jobs move up to higher level jobs (climbing a career ladder) • Advancement comes from experience, being productive, • Advancements bring more responsibility, demands, better pay, and other benefits • Advancements may also require more education and risks

  7. Career Skills • Skills are required for most jobs, the kinds of skills vary • Skills include: • education-provides preparation, varies per career, high school, community college, college, vocational training • people skills-abilities that help people get along, having PS helps you to gain others respect • Experience-having personally done something, it helps you to know the job/work, what’s expected • -get experience from volunteering, should be related to field of work interest

  8. People skills • being courteous • being honest • respecting others • seeking suggestions from others • having good communications skills • allowing others to help • having a pleasant personality –w/a smile • helping others feel good about themselves