Professional Studies 3A
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By Ditshego Mokobodi
Student No: 201214576
LIFE ORIENTATION GRADE 10

TOPIC : Careers and career choices
Career Choices
Putting the Pieces Together
Career Choices
Interest
Planning

Skills

Preparation

Goals

Salary

Education
Introduction


The concepts of career and career management is
important in order to retain and motivate employees.



T...
Career planning what’s that??

“Career planning consists
of activities and actions
that you take to achieve
your individua...
WHAT IS A CAREER?



A career is a person’s chosen profession or
occupation.



A Career is all the jobs that held durin...
WHAT IS CAREER??


Job vs. Career
 Job

– “What can I do now to make money?”

 Career

– Chosen Profession for your lif...
11-11

W career planning?
hy
Career planning seeks to meet the following objectives


Attract and retain talent.



Use ...
Career planning : An ongoing
process
Here You…
 Explore your interests and
abilities
 Strategically plan your
career goa...
How important is career
planning?


People leave an organization due to lack of career
growth



Deeper focus on an empl...
Planning


Steps:
 What

are your interest?

 What

do you want to be?

 What

are your skills?

 What

types of care...
Interest


What are your interests?



What do you like to do? Think about experiences you
have enjoyed. What kind of sc...
Interest


What are your interests?
 Evaluate

those interests. Think about what you

liked about the activities. What c...
Career Goal
What

is your Career Goal?

A career goal helps you focus on what you want to do for
a living. A career goal ...
Career Goal
What

is your Career Goal?

Rather than limiting your future, a career goal
may help you discover career poss...
Career Goal

 What is your Career Goal?
A career goal will also guide you into doing what you want
with your life -- rath...
Career Development Cycle
1.Self Awareness &
Assessment- interest, ability
and
skills,aptitude,values.prioriti
es

g
in tn
...
11-5

Career stages



Exploration: the transition that occurs in mid-twenties
as one looks at

work after college educat...
Career stages


Mid-career: Between 35 and 50 one is typically
confronted with a

plateaued career, where your

maturity ...
Deeper insight …


It is the life- long process a person goes through to
learn about himself such as
 purpose,
 persona...
Contd..


The major focus is matching personal goals and
opportunities that are realistically available.



Career plann...
A typical
Employee
views a career
planning
Programme
as a path to
upward
mobility

The manager

Win-Win situation
for all
...
Self Assessment

Job Search

Individual career
planning process

Relevant /Practical
Experience

Academic/ Career
options
Organizational career planning
process
Projected Outcome

Career planning options
Transitions
Career Time
Direction
11-3

Career: Important features


A career develops over time



The success of one's career depends, most often,
on on...
11-14

Individual career development


Performance



Exposure



Networking



Leveraging



Loyalty



Mentors and...
Career-Impacted Life Stages
 Exploration
 Establishment
 Mid career
 Late career
 Decline
Stages of Career Development
Stage 5: Late Career (ages 55–retirement):
Stage 5: Late Career (ages 55–retirement):
Remain ...
Reference
 http://www.slideshare.net/dongardiv

e_leena/careers-and-careermanagement
 http://www.slideshare.net/anirudh1...
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  1. 1. Professional Studies 3A Slide share Presentation By Ditshego Mokobodi Student No: 201214576
  2. 2. LIFE ORIENTATION GRADE 10 TOPIC : Careers and career choices
  3. 3. Career Choices Putting the Pieces Together
  4. 4. Career Choices Interest Planning Skills Preparation Goals Salary Education
  5. 5. Introduction  The concepts of career and career management is important in order to retain and motivate employees.  These companies do provide resources supporting careers such as development opportunities, mentoring, and training managers in how to coach employees.  A major challenge is how to balance advancing current employees’ careers with simultaneously attracting and acquiring employees with new skills. 11 - 5
  6. 6. Career planning what’s that?? “Career planning consists of activities and actions that you take to achieve your individual career goals”
  7. 7. WHAT IS A CAREER?  A career is a person’s chosen profession or occupation.  A Career is all the jobs that held during ones working life.
  8. 8. WHAT IS CAREER??  Job vs. Career  Job – “What can I do now to make money?”  Career – Chosen Profession for your life. Requires a willingness to get the training needed to build your skills for the future.  A career is the work a person does. It is the sequence of jobs that an individual has held throughout his or her working life E.g. occupation of nursing.
  9. 9. 11-11 W career planning? hy Career planning seeks to meet the following objectives  Attract and retain talent.  Use human resources properly and achieve greater productivity.    Reduce employee turnover. Improve employee morale and motivation. Meet the current and future human resource needs. of the organization. Career And Succession Planning
  10. 10. Career planning : An ongoing process Here You…  Explore your interests and abilities  Strategically plan your career goals  Create your future work success by designing learning and action plans to help you achieve your goals.
  11. 11. How important is career planning?  People leave an organization due to lack of career growth  Deeper focus on an employee’s aims and aspirations  Degree of clarity  Helps in identifying handicaps & the blind spots to overcome  Significant motivator  Key retention tool  Critical human resource strategy
  12. 12. Planning  Steps:  What are your interest?  What do you want to be?  What are your skills?  What types of careers fit your skills and interest?  How do you prepare for the career?
  13. 13. Interest  What are your interests?  What do you like to do? Think about experiences you have enjoyed. What kind of school, religious, social, or sports activities do you like?  What are your interests?  Make a list of 10 activities you have enjoyed doing in the past four years.
  14. 14. Interest  What are your interests?  Evaluate those interests. Think about what you liked about the activities. What challenges did the activities offer? What skills do you need to develop further to continue in those activities?
  15. 15. Career Goal What is your Career Goal? A career goal helps you focus on what you want to do for a living. A career goal can be a specific job you want to do -- such as doctor or teacher -- or a career goal can be a particular field you want to work in, such as medicine or education.
  16. 16. Career Goal What is your Career Goal? Rather than limiting your future, a career goal may help you discover career possibilities that you wouldn't have thought of otherwise.
  17. 17. Career Goal  What is your Career Goal? A career goal will also guide you into doing what you want with your life -- rather than just drifting into a job. Generally, a career goal is based on your skills and interests, career possibilities, and job trends.
  18. 18. Career Development Cycle 1.Self Awareness & Assessment- interest, ability and skills,aptitude,values.prioriti es g in tn an men ng Pl ce i r ee Pla view ual ar & er in n C t o t 4. in con visi d oo ills, ing, g k s arn le The Career Development Cycle 2 Aw .Care are er Ex plo n rat ess & emp requir ionem lo or 3.Career Decision Making- establish goals, make plans,impliment,eval uate and progress y e glo ment nts, gn bal t issu rends , es
  19. 19. 11-5 Career stages  Exploration: the transition that occurs in mid-twenties as one looks at work after college education, seeking answer to various questions about careers from teachers, friends etc.  Establishment: this is the stage where one begins the search for work, picks up the first job, commits mistakes and learns thereafter.  Career And Succession Planning
  20. 20. Career stages  Mid-career: Between 35 and 50 one is typically confronted with a plateaued career, where your maturity and experience are still valued but there is the nagging feeling of having lost the initial fire in the belly  Late career: This is the stage where one relaxes a bit and plays an elderly role, offering advice to younger ones as to how to avoid career mistakes and grow continually.  Decline: This is the stage where one is constantly
  21. 21. Deeper insight …  It is the life- long process a person goes through to learn about himself such as  purpose,  personality  interests  skills  talents  Develop a self- concept, learn about careers, and
  22. 22. Contd..  The major focus is matching personal goals and opportunities that are realistically available.  Career planning is building bridges from one’s current job/career to next job/career.  Well-conceived career plan is flexible to accommodate changing opportunities for development
  23. 23. A typical Employee views a career planning Programme as a path to upward mobility The manager Win-Win situation for all The top management view it as a tool for succession planning sees career planning as a retention And motivational tool
  24. 24. Self Assessment Job Search Individual career planning process Relevant /Practical Experience Academic/ Career options
  25. 25. Organizational career planning process Projected Outcome Career planning options Transitions Career Time Direction
  26. 26. 11-3 Career: Important features  A career develops over time  The success of one's career depends, most often, on one's own careful planning and timely steps taken at a right time  The important element in one's career is experiencing psychological success.  The typical career of a person today would probably include many positions and transitions. Career And Succession Planning
  27. 27. 11-14 Individual career development  Performance  Exposure  Networking  Leveraging  Loyalty  Mentors and sponsors  Key subordinates  Expanding capabilities over time Career And Succession Planning
  28. 28. Career-Impacted Life Stages  Exploration  Establishment  Mid career  Late career  Decline
  29. 29. Stages of Career Development Stage 5: Late Career (ages 55–retirement): Stage 5: Late Career (ages 55–retirement): Remain productive in work, maintain self-esteem, prepare for Remain productive in work, maintain self-esteem, prepare for effective retirement. effective retirement. Stage 4: Midcareer (ages 40–55): Stage 4: Midcareer (ages 40–55): Reappraise early career and early adulthood goals, reaffirm or Reappraise early career and early adulthood goals, reaffirm or modify goals, make choices appropriate to middle adult years, modify goals, make choices appropriate to middle adult years, remain productive. remain productive. Stage 3: Early Career (ages 25–40): Stage 3: Early Career (ages 25–40): Learn job, learn organizational rules and norms, fit into chosen Learn job, learn organizational rules and norms, fit into chosen occupation and organization, increase competence, pursue goals. . occupation and organization, increase competence, pursue goals Stage 2: Organizational Entry (ages 18–25): Stage 2: Organizational Entry (ages 18–25): Obtain job offer(s) from desired organization(s), select appropriate Obtain job offer(s) from desired organization(s), select appropriate job based on complete and accurate information. job based on complete and accurate information. Stage 1: Preparation for Work (ages 0–18): Stage 1: Preparation for Work (ages 0–18): Develop occupational self-image, assess alternative occupations, Develop occupational self-image, assess alternative occupations, develop initial occupational choice, pursue necessary education. develop initial occupational choice, pursue necessary education.
  30. 30. Reference  http://www.slideshare.net/dongardiv e_leena/careers-and-careermanagement  http://www.slideshare.net/anirudh19 87/career-2842706  http://www.slideshare.net/anushaish ere/hrm-final  http://www.slideshare.net/SunilKuma r148/career-planning1  http://www.slideshare.net/bpjslogan/ career-choices-14808350
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