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Career Crossroads. What do YOU do when you come to a crossroad?. What job or career choices will you make in your lifetime?. Strategies for Personal Choices. Individual Interests. Consider key questions when identifying interests Use career interest inventories - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Career Crossroads

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*What do YOU do when you come to a crossroad?

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*What job or career choices will you make in your lifetime?

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Strategies for Personal Choices

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Individual InterestsConsider key questions when identifying interestsUse career interest inventoriesResearch careers in clusters based on inventory resultsMatch career paths with personal interests

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*PersonalityIdentify personal qualities, values, and goalsChoose a career path to match personal qualitiesDevelop personal qualities that employers seekBecome involved in informal experiences in which qualities for success are learned

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Personal Priorities & GoalsAnalyze ideals and principles that are important to youIdentify types of work that would make you feel you are making a differenceIdentify types of work where you have developed skillsIdentify specific achievements you want to realizeFind work that is enjoyable and challenging

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Strategies for Education Choices

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Invest in Your Human CapitalHuman capital = the complete set of skills that a person has acquired

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*An investment in your human capital can increase productivity and increase earnings . . .

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Community College, College & University ProgramsBegin planning early for collegeChoose a school that satisfies your goals and reasons for going to collegeDecide on the size of school in which you would be most successfulDecide how close to home you would like to beInvestigate options for online coursesConsider costsConsider your high school record and performanceCompare available college/university choices

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Occupational Training ProgramsSpecialize in a specific field of employmentConsider occupational training programs that match your talents, skills, and interestsEvaluate carefully the quality and content of any program before enrolling

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Other Learning OpportunitiesInvestigate internships and apprenticeshipsFind out about military programsTake advantage of opportunities for continuing education

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Strategies for Job and Career Choices

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job or Career?

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job OR Career?Does anyone see a JOB anywhere?Is there a CAREER in sight?

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job AND CareerI love my job as a taxi driver. Its been a good source of extra income since I retired. And, it gets me out of the house!Thanks for getting me to the hospital on time. I have to assist in surgery at 9:00.

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job or Career? Part 1

    Work FactorsJOBCAREEREarnings

    Income level

    Length of commitmentPurpose

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job or Career? Part 2

    Work FactorsJOBCAREERType of training

    Work schedule

    Extra work time

    Opportunities to advance

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Job or Career?Lets share our findings!

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*Work Strategies- Jobs & CareersSelect jobs for short-term purposesPlan a career for the long termUse jobs to supplement income when neededUse jobs as stepping-stones to careersThink of a career as a lifetime investment

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices*What are some of the crossroads you will come to as you plan your career?

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

  • Remember to consider all of these factors when you reach each Career Crossroad.

    B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices

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