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Career launch ppt2010

  1. 1. CareerLaunch ® Sponsored by Session 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment in the U.S. is expected to increase by 21.3 million jobs over the period 2000-2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs requiring a postsecondary or vocational degree or award will account for 42% of total job growth during this period. </li></ul>Why is CareerLaunch Important?
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Hudson Institute’s Workforce Center indicates that Baby Boomers are leaving the workforce in unprecedented numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>This departure will leave a need for skilled and trained workers which will unlikely be filled by the sector of untrained and unskilled workers who are becoming known as “techno-peasants”. </li></ul>Why is CareerLaunch Important?
  4. 4. The goal of this session is to help Clubs increase members’ academic success through goal setting , career exploration and job readiness. CareerLaunch
  5. 5. By the end of this session you will be able to develop an action plan to implement the CareerLaunch program. CareerLaunch Session Outcome
  6. 6. <ul><li>CareerLaunch Program Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Action Plan </li></ul>This session includes the following lessons: CareerLaunch Session Titles
  7. 7. Lesson One: CareerLaunch Program Foundation
  8. 8. After completing this lesson you will be able to describe the CareerLaunch Program. CareerLaunch> CareerLaunch Program Foundation Lesson Objective
  9. 9. CareerLaunch Program Foundation “ Get Acquainted” Exercise This exercise is designed to help you get acquainted with other participants and remember who influenced your career choice when you were a teenager.
  10. 10. Core Competencies This exercise will help you identify core employment competencies job seekers need to obtain and retain career-oriented jobs.
  11. 11. CareerLaunch Program Foundation <ul><li>Making career decisions </li></ul><ul><li>2. Using labor market information </li></ul><ul><li>3. Preparing resumes </li></ul><ul><li>4. Filling out applications </li></ul><ul><li>Possessing interviewing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Being consistently punctual </li></ul>CareerLaunch U.S. Department of Labor’s Essential Core Employment Competencies continued
  12. 12. CareerLaunch Program Foundation <ul><li>7. Maintaining regular attendance </li></ul><ul><li>8. Demonstrating positive attitudes and behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>9. Presenting appropriate appearance </li></ul><ul><li>10. Exhibiting good interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>11. Completing tasks effectively </li></ul>CareerLaunch U.S. Department of Labor’s Essential Core Employment Competencies
  13. 13. CareerLaunch Program Foundation CareerLaunch Program Materials BGCA’s CareerLaunch materials provide everything you need to facilitate the program with Club teens.
  14. 14. CareerLaunch Program Foundation CareerLaunch Program Materials CareerLaunch Video
  15. 15. CareerLaunch Program Foundation CareerLaunch www.careerlaunch.net CareerLaunch Website
  16. 16. <ul><li>Distribute to each teen </li></ul><ul><li>Resource guide for teens </li></ul><ul><li>Same topics as Staff Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Comes with colorful folders </li></ul>CareerLaunch CareerLaunch Program Foundation Program Materials Teen Tip Booklet
  17. 17. <ul><li>UNIT 1: GOAL SETTING </li></ul><ul><li>UNIT 2: CAREER EXPLORATION </li></ul><ul><li>UNIT 3: JOB SEARCH SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>UNIT 4: KEEPING THE JOB </li></ul>CareerLaunch CareerLaunch Program Foundation Program Materials Quick Reference Guide for Staff
  18. 18. CareerLaunch Program Foundation Three Implementation Plans This exercise will help you identify which of the three CareerLaunch implementation plans is right for your Club.
  19. 19. CareerLaunch Program Foundation Role Playing This exercise provides an opportunity for you to practice using the CareerLaunch resources to role play a session with teens.
  20. 20. <ul><li>find a potential career that matches their interests; </li></ul><ul><li>make sound educational decisions; and </li></ul><ul><li>prepare for success in the workplace. </li></ul>CareerLaunch Program Foundation CareerLaunch As Club professionals, you can play a pivotal in helping teen members:
  21. 21. Lesson Two CareerLaunch Action Plan
  22. 22. Action Plan By completing this lesson you will be able to create a CareerLaunch action plan.
  23. 23. Action Plan <ul><li>It will demonstrate what you have learned during this session. </li></ul><ul><li>It will serve as a tool to help you mobilize the people you need to help you implement CareerLaunch in your Club. </li></ul>Developing An Action Plan
  24. 24. Action Plan <ul><li>Lend credibility to your project; </li></ul><ul><li>Increase efficiency; </li></ul><ul><li>Provide accountability; </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the tasks needed to accomplish objectives; </li></ul><ul><li>Get organized by indicating project milestones and timelines to keep you on track. </li></ul>It will also:
  25. 25. CareerLaunch Action Plan <ul><li>R: Who is responsible for the task or issue? </li></ul><ul><li>A: Who is accountable ? </li></ul><ul><li>S: Who will support getting the task completed? </li></ul><ul><li>I: Who needs to be informed ? </li></ul>R.A.S.I. Tool
  26. 26. Action Plan This exercise provides an opportunity for you to create an action plan for your CareerLaunch program.
  27. 27. Action Plan “ Good plans shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.” Lester R. Bittel
  28. 28. You have demonstrated through your role plays that you know how to use the CareerLaunch materials. Likewise, your action plan ensures that you will implement CareerLaunch with Club teens in the near future.
  29. 29. CONTACT INFORMATION Brazellia Baker Senior Director, Teen Services [email_address] Demetria Hatcher Assistant Director, Teen Services [email_address] Kim Berry Administrative Support [email_address] 1275 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 487-5817
  30. 30. <ul><li>CareerLaunch </li></ul>

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