Career Development Presentation July 2010

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Workshop on the field of Career Development presented to students in a Master\'s Level career counseling course (with a plug to use Career Services as well!).

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Career Development Presentation July 2010

  1. 1. Career Development Aisha Ghori, Director, Career Services
  2. 2. Career Development Introduction Career opportunities in career development Top 5 client career issues Resources for Career Professionals How can you access Career Services Q&A The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  3. 3. Background Student Affairs ~ 2 years Career Services – 10+ years – Events – Advising – Employer Relations http://www.linkedin.com/in/aishaghori The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  4. 4. Career opportunities in career development Some Titles Career Development Career Advisor Career Counselor Career Specialist Assistant Director Higher Education Senior Associate Director Senior High Schools/Grade Schools Director Managing/Executive/Senior Director Public/Private sector The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  5. 5. Career Development – a snapshot A wealth of resources; know a little about everything Employment market Helping and facilitating – transitions, new entry, career changers Career development – models/theories Career assessments – MBTI, Strong, Choices and so much more! Training and skill development Referral process and or system Managing case load Promoting services or department Technology! The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  6. 6. Top 5 client career issues Initial career launch Unemployed/Underemployed Career change/transition Networking/Mentoring Finances Resume/CV Cover Letter Social Media Technology Interview Preparation Career Plan The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  7. 7. Trends Technology & Social Media LinkedIn Facebook Foursquare Twitter Blogs Video Resume/CV To cover letter or not! Portfolio Website The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  8. 8. Employment Resources Higheredjobs.com - http://www.higheredjobs.com/ NACE Job Wire http://www.naceweb.org/Jobwire/Jobwire.aspx StudentAffairs.com - http://jobs.studentaffairs.com/ The Chronicle of Higher Education - http://chronicle.com/section/Jobs/61/ Inside Higher Ed - http://www.insidehighered.com/career/seekers The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  9. 9. Professional Associations NACE MwACE SHRP ICDA NCDA ILACE GCRC ICF So many more! The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  10. 10. Employment Resources Certifications/Training – not always required or necessary: LPC, LCPC CDF/GCDF Coaching Resume Coach Life Coach Career Coach PHR/SPHR Career Change Continuing education courses, an advanced degree or volunteer experience could help facilitate the shift. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  11. 11. Your Career Development The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  12. 12. Career Services Resources for you! Create or expand CV and/or Resume Share CV and/or Resume with Career Services for review Upload your resume and/or CV into Optimal Resume Develop a job search plan (Career Services can assist) Research organizations and employers in your field; identify a target list of employers (40 – 50) using Career Search database. Review interview preparation tips and techniques; identify relevant questions Record a practice interview on Interview Stream; request a review of your interview by Career Services View open positions on TCS job board in Optimal Resume Begin applying to relevant positions using customized correspondence (resume/CV and cover letter) The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  13. 13. Career Services Job Search Tips: Join professional associations (look for student discounts) Attend events and build (or expand) your professional network Follow-up with employers Continue to revisit job search plan and make adjustments as necessary Visit with Career Services as needed The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  14. 14. Questions The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved
  15. 15. Aisha Ghori, M.A. Director, Career Services 312.467.2309 aghori@thechicagoschool.edu The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ▪ proprietary and confidential information ▪ all rights reserved

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