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  • 1. Career Crossroads
  • 2. What do YOU do when you come to a crossroad? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices
  • 3. What job or career choices will you make in your lifetime? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices
  • 4. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Strategies for Personal Choices
  • 5. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Individual Interests
    • Consider key questions when identifying interests
    • Use career interest inventories
    • Research careers in clusters based on inventory results
    • Match career paths with personal interests
  • 6. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Personality
    • Identify personal qualities, values, and goals
    • Choose a career path to match personal qualities
    • Develop personal qualities that employers seek
    • Become involved in informal experiences in which
    • qualities for success are learned
  • 7. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Personal Priorities & Goals
    • Analyze ideals and principles that are important to you
    • Identify types of work that would make you feel you
    • are making a difference
    • Identify types of work where you have developed skills
    • Identify specific achievements you want to realize
    • Find work that is enjoyable and challenging
  • 8. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Strategies for Education Choices
  • 9. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Invest in Your “Human Capital” “ Human capital” = the complete set of skills that a person has acquired
  • 10. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices An investment in your “human capital” can increase productivity and increase earnings . . .
  • 11. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Community College, College & University Programs
    • Begin planning early for college
    • Choose a school that satisfies your goals and reasons for
    • going to college
    • Decide on the size of school in which you would be most
    • successful
    • Decide how close to home you would like to be
    • Investigate options for online courses
    • Consider costs
    • Consider your high school record and performance
    • Compare available college/university choices
  • 12. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Occupational Training Programs
    • Specialize in a specific field of employment
    • Consider occupational training programs that
    • match your talents, skills, and interests
    • Evaluate carefully the quality and content of any
    • program before enrolling
  • 13. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Other Learning Opportunities
    • Investigate internships and apprenticeships
    • Find out about military programs
    • Take advantage of opportunities for continuing
    • education
  • 14. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Strategies for Job and Career Choices
  • 15. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job or Career?
  • 16. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job OR Career? Does anyone see a JOB anywhere? Is there a CAREER in sight?
  • 17. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job AND Career I love my job as a taxi driver. It’s 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.
  • 18. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job or Career? Part 1 Work Factors JOB CAREER Earnings Income level Length of commitment Purpose
  • 19. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job or Career? Part 2 Work Factors JOB CAREER Type of training Work schedule Extra work time Opportunities to advance
  • 20. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Job or Career? Let’s share our findings!
  • 21. B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices Work Strategies- Jobs & Careers
    • Select jobs for short-term purposes
    • Plan a career for the long term
    • Use jobs to supplement income when needed
    • Use jobs as stepping-stones to careers
    • Think of a career as a lifetime investment
  • 22. What are some of the crossroads you will come to as you plan your career? B-3.01 - Job/Career Choices
  • 23. Remember to consider all of these factors when you reach each Career Crossroad.