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    1. 1. WHY DO I NEED A CAREER COUNSELLOR?<br />Presenter <br />Tony Wright<br />The Career Clinic <br />for<br />Career Development Association of Australia<br />
    2. 2. A Third of our Lives Spent at Work<br />Yet we spend more time planning a holiday than choosing a career<br />Fall into a job<br />Gain experience and do more of the same <br />Go on doing what we know and look for what we know when we move on<br />You need a Career Counsellor to help you break the pattern<br />The Career Clinic 2<br />
    3. 3. Careers Often Happen By Chance<br />I need a job, I need to earn money<br />What can I do?<br />What’s available?<br />Who chooses?<br />Family<br />Peers<br />Teacher<br />A Career Counsellor will help YOU choose<br />The Career Clinic 3<br />
    4. 4. Is My Job Right for Me?<br />However chosen, you may have a job<br />The above question is often raised but seldom explored<br />It can take the shock of retrenchment or other major event to make you think and REINVENT YOUR CAREER <br />You use experts for your fitness, health, over finances, car repairs<br />You also need an expert on careers, you need a Career Consultant<br />The Career Clinic 4<br />
    5. 5. A Career Consultant will help you <br />Explore your dream<br />Challenge why “I couldn’t”, find out “how I could”<br />Objectively analysestrengths, skills and values<br />Overcome limitations and clear false obstacles<br />Move you from knowing what you want to getting it<br />Develop strategies<br />Market yourself effectively, through a compelling resume, in networking and interviewing<br />The Career Clinic 5<br />
    6. 6. The Job is/was Right but<br />It’s changed<br />It’s not what it was<br />I’m not going anywhere<br />I’m being overlooked<br />It’s becoming too stressful<br />I don’t get along<br />I need a change<br />The Career Clinic 6<br />
    7. 7. A Career Consultant will help you<br />Reconnect to your passion<br />Increase your effectiveness <br />Develop ways to manage change, stress or conflict<br />Create a better work/life balance<br />Establish richer and more enjoyable working relationships<br />improve your profile and be recognized<br />Plan moves up or out<br />The Career Clinic 7<br />
    8. 8. Expense or Investment ?<br />Earnings at $50,000 pa for 20 years will return $1m<br />Earnings at $100,000 pa for 20 years will return $2m<br />Five sessions with a Career Consultant will cost less than $1000<br />You need a Career Consultant to help increase your financial returns and quality of life<br />The Career Clinic 8<br />
    9. 9. How long will you put your life on hold?<br />Whether it’s a first job, changing jobs or changing your experience of your current job<br />Will you wait till someone else makes the decision for you?<br />Or will you be proactive and REINVENT YOUR CAREER<br />You need a Career Counsellor to help you “Get the music out before you die”, Maslow<br />The Career Clinic 9<br />
    10. 10. Tony Wright<br />The Career ClinicEdgecliff0417 447 242<br />www.freshperspectives.com.au<br />CDAA, Career Development Association of Australia<br />www.cdaa.org.au<br />The Career Clinic 10<br />

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