Objectives • Understand career planning
• Have important information about working • Determine their personality and career interest • Explore different free online resources they can use for career planning • Understand in simple terms the trends of the labor market
Program Schedule Session Title Duration
Cruise into your future 15-20 mins Let Rabbits Run 15 mins Icebreaker 5 mins Who am I: Self-assessment tests 45-60 mins Where am I headed: Facts and Figures about Work 15-20 mins Discovering the O*Net: The language of occupational intelligence 15-20 mins Icebreaker 15-20 mins How do I get there: Goal setting and career planning 30- 45 mins Topics on labor market 30- 45 mins
HOW TO KNOW YOUR INTEREST
The RIASEC Test Personality Type Test Values Test Skills for School and Workplace Test World of Work Test
RIASEC Summary Realistic Mechanical
Careers Investigative Technical/Science Careers Artistic Creative/Artistic Careers Social Social Service/People-Oriented Careers Enterprising Business and Sales-Oriented Careers Conventional Office-based or Financial-oriented Careers
Personality Type Test Overview: help
students identify their personality type based on their self-development and interaction with others Objectives: Determine personality type Explore career types
Values Test Overview: Help students
identify their personal traits. Objectives: 1. Determine students’ personal traits and values 2. Give examples of how these traits affect their personal life Link to Values Test (now or later)
Skills for School and Workplace
Test Overview: Help students understand the importance of skills in school and at work Objectives: Students will be able to: 1. Rate their skill mastery 2. Describe the relevance of the skill to school 3. Describe the relevance of the skill to work 4. Develop a plan to improve their skills Link to Workplace Test (now or later)
World of Work Test Overview:
Test students’ knowledge on the world of work Objectives: Students will be able to: 1.Understand the importance of career planning 2.Understand the importance of continuous learning and upgrading skills 3.Understand vocabulary used in career planning Link to Test
The Story “ Let the
Rabbits Run” From “Soar with your Strengths” by Donald Clifton and Paula Nelson
Life After High School What
do you want to be when you grow up? It is never too early to start thinking about the future! What you are doing in school now will have an impact in what you do in the future.
Who Are You? • What
do I like doing? What are activities I don’t like? • What are my interests? • What values are important to me? • What are my talents? • What am I good at doing?
Where Are You Going? •
What are my goals? • What kind of jobs are available? • What are the different jobs that match my skills?
Take Action! • Set goals
for yourself • List down all the kinds of jobs that you can do Find out more about the jobs that you can do Find out what college courses you can take to develop skills for these jobs What are other things you can do?
After High School It is
IMPORTANT to go to college or vocational school Students who go to college or vocational school can get better jobs than those who don’t. There are some jobs available to high school graduates… … but there are MORE jobs available to graduates of college or technical schools.
Definitions Task Job Career activities
that you accomplish each day that comprise your job position that you fulfill each day as a Step in your Career Ladder the progression of Jobs fulfilling your goals within your Occupation… Occupation the Area of Interest or Industry within which you work You can explore various occupations at: www.onetcenter.org
WRONG QUESTIONS x What jobs
are in demand? x What are the most high paying jobs? x What jobs can I do abroad? x What jobs require minimal effort for high salary? x What jobs have the shortest hours? x Which career can get me promoted faster? x What jobs are expanding quickly?
Right questions What will make
me happy? What am I passionate about? What do I dream of doing? What do I really want to do? Let’s start with finding out who you are.
Realistic o You are: mechanical
o You like: working with mechanical or electric equipment, building things, using tools o You can be a: o Engineer o Architect o Forester o Pilot o Military Officer o Crafts Person o Fish and Game Warden o Industrial Arts Teacher Realistic
o You are: curious and
science-oriented o You like: science, technology, research, investigating or studying natural science o You can be a: o Chemist o Economist o Physician o Anthropologist o Dentist o Engineer o Physicist o Production Planner o Biologist o Psychologist o Research or system analyst o Surgeon Investigative
Artistic o You are: creative
and artistic o You like: painting, designing, singing, dancing, writing, reading literature, listening to music o Job Prospects: o Artist o English Teacher o Musician o Singer o Actor o Interior Decorator o Interpreter o Orchestra Conductor o Advertising Executive o Public Relations Specialist o Writer o Reporter
Social o You are: service-oriented
o You like: teaching, helping, counseling Job Prospects: Counselor Social Service Director Interviewer Teacher Nurse Therapist Training Director Recreation Leader Educational Administrator
Enterprising o You are: business-oriented
o You like: selling, persuading, directing, influencing, supervising, managing a business o Job Prospects: o Manager o Salesperson o Market Analyst o Broker o Contractor o Personnel Recruiter o Insurance Underwriter o Salary Administrator
Conventional o You are: highly
organized o You like: maintaining orderly files/records, designing systematic procedures • Job Prospects: – CPA – Banker – Business Teacher – Clerk – Financial Expert Office Manager Secretary Data Processor Proofreader Credit Manager
Energy Extroverts • Outward looking
• Seek interaction with other people • Likes group activities, brainstorming, presentations Introverts • Inward looking • Prefer to be by themselves • Likes working with thoughts, ideas, imagination
Sensors • Details-oriented • Likes
clear instructions, plans, timelines • Enjoys working with data Intuitives • Idea-oriented • Likes to think big • Thinks of theories • Enjoys hands-on experiments Information
Thinkers • Use facts &
figures in making a decision • Logic and consistency • Likes editing others’ work Feelers • Looks at people & circumstances in decision making • Looks for value in work • Likes building team work Decision-making
Skills you Need • Communication
Skills • Problem Solving • Responsibility • Eagerness to Learn • Creative Thinking • People Skills (or Social skills) • Personal Skills • Self-management • Technical Skills
Personality Test Personality Type tests
utilizing the Jungian model of which the MBTI and 16PF are the most common use four letters to describe how people prefer to do things and how they think about the world. After completing the assessment, you are assigned one of two letters in four personality areas 1. E for Extroversion or I for Introversion, 2. S for Sensing or N for iNtuition, 3. T for Thinking or F for Feeling, 4. J for Judging or P for Perceiving
How does your energy flow?
EXTROVERTS (E) INTROVERTS (I) Have a lot of energy Have quiet energy Like to be around people Like to be alone Act now, think later Think first, and then act Like doing many things at the same time Like to focus on one thing at a time Talk more than listen Listen more than talk Which best fits you? Extroverts (E) OR Introverts (I)
What kind of information do
you notice and remember? SENSORS (S) INTUITIVES (N) Like concrete information Like creative ideas Like step-by-step instructions Like to figure things out Prefer to stick to the facts Think about the possibilities Rely on past experiences Trust your gut instincts Like clear and precise data Like abstract concepts Which best fits you? Sensors (S) OR Intuitives (N)
How do you make decisions?
THINKERS (T) FEELERS (F) Base decisions on facts Base decisions on your feelings Look for logical solutions Consider how other people feel Go for honesty and directness Go for courtesy and tact Make decisions with your head Make decisions with your heart Love to debate issues Avoid arguments and conflicts Which best fits you? Thinkers (T) OR Feelers (F)
How do you relate to
your school and the outside world? JUDGERS (J) PERCEIVERS (P) Like to make “to do” lists Like to stay loose and casual Have a plan for each day Take each day as it comes Study first, play later Play first, study later Finish projects that you start Start projects, but don’t finish Get to class on time Like to be fashionably late Which best fits you? Judgers (J) OR Perceivers (P)
Discover The “U” In Values!
This activity will help you identify your personal traits or values. Your journey through life will offer a variety of experiences, so as you change and grow, your values may as well. The list below contains a variety of satisfactions that people get from the activities they do. Using the scale listed below, rate the degree of importance to you. 1 = Not Important At All 2 = Somewhat Important 3 = Very Important Helping Society: Doing something that contributes to improving our world. 1 2 3 Helping Others: Being involved in helping other people in a direct way. 1 2 3 Competition: Engaging in activities that rival my abilities against others. 1 2 3 Creativity: Creating new ideas, programs, or organizational structures. 1 2 3 Artistic Creativity: Engaging in creative activities such as painting, writing, or acting. 1 2 3 Knowledge: Engaging in learning and understanding new things. 1 2 3 Example of a Values Test
Having Power and Authority: Controlling
or influencing the opinions and activities of others. 1 2 3 Public Contact: Having a lot of day-to-day contact with others. 1 2 3 Working Alone: Doing projects alone without much contact with others. 1 2 3 Religious: Participating in activities to better relate to the divine, mystical, or spiritual. 1 2 3 Recognition: Being recognized for the things I do in a public way. 1 2 3 Physical Challenge: Doing activities that will require strength, speed, or agility. 1 2 3 Excitement: Doing stimulating or thrilling work. 1 2 3 Intellectual Status: Being thought of as an intellectual or an expert. 1 2 3 Change and Variety: Having responsibilities that frequently change. 1 2 3 Stability: Having structure and routine in my activities. 1 2 3 Profit-Gain: Making lots of money. 1 2 3 Fun: Finding pleasure in what you do. 1 2 3 Working with Others: Working as a team member toward common goals. 1 2 3 Adventure: Participating in risk-taking activities. 1 2 3 Independence: Being my own boss. 1 2 3 Technology: Working well with machines and tools. 1 2 3 Discover The “U” In Values
Now look through the completed
list. Of the items you’ve marked as a 3 (Very important), pick the five that are most important to you. List your top five values: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. TOP 5 VALUES
Skills for School and Workplace
Test Think of yourself now, in school, and evaluate each skill as used in school. Choose the description (Can Do or Needs Work) that best describes your level of each skill.
Communication Skills Giving class presentations
Can Do Needs Work Reading manuals Can Do Needs Work Writing clearly and concisely Can Do Needs Work Listening and responding to what others say Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Problem Solving Analyzing information Can
Do Needs Work Understanding the problem Can Do Needs Work Identifying the problem Can Do Needs Work Solving the problem Can Do Needs Work Applying the solution Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Knowing How to Learn Asking
questions Can Do Needs Work Reading information Can Do Needs Work Using the library Can Do Needs Work Researching information Can Do Needs Work Joining activities and clubs Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Responsibility Doing homework Can Do
Needs Work Meeting project deadlines Can Do Needs Work Getting to class on time Can Do Needs Work Following a schedule Can Do Needs Work Being on sports teams or clubs Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Creative Thinking Can Do Needs
Work Can Do Needs Work Can Do Needs Work Can Do Needs Work Learning how others have been creative Using your imagination Trying new ways of doing things Looking at issues from a different point of view Skills for School and Workplace Test
People Skills Getting along with
others Can Do Needs Work Meeting new people Can Do Needs Work Working on a team Can Do Needs Work Respecting the ideas of others Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Personal Skills Making ethical choices
Can Do Needs Work Motivated and enthusiastic Can Do Needs Work Reliable and dependable Can Do Needs Work Pride in appearance Can Do Needs Work Courteous and respectful Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Self-Management Scheduling your day Can
Do Needs Work Setting priorities and goals Can Do Needs Work Being flexible Can Do Needs Work Positive attitude toward change Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
Technical Skills Using a keyboard
Can Do Needs Work Using a word processing program Can Do Needs Work Organizing and analyzing info with spread sheets Can Do Needs Work Developing PowerPoint Can Do Needs Work Learning to cut and paste Can Do Needs Work Using the Internet for research Can Do Needs Work Using e-mail Can Do Needs Work Skills for School and Workplace Test
What Do You Know About
the World of Work? 1. Most people work in the same job for 25-30 years. True False 2. Career planning should begin by deciding how much money you want to earn. True False 3. Most people spend more time with family and doing leisure activities than they do at work. True False
4. A career cluster is
__________________. A. a group of workers clustered in a particular career B. a group of careers that have something in common C. a group of careers clustered in a geographical area 5. Jobs of the future will require a ___________ level of skills than jobs in the past. A. higher B. lower C. about the same
6. People with disabilities have
very few career options. True False 7. During the last decade, the number of women in the workforce has A. increased B. decreased C. stayed the same 8. The majority of jobs in the future will require education and training past high school. True False
9. It’s best to wait
until you are a senior in high school to decide on a definite career. True False 10. The Child Labor Law says that a minor may start to work at age ____. A. 13 B. 14 C. 15 11. An entrepreneur is a ____________________. A. new hybrid automobile B. section of the official 16 Career Clusters C. person who starts a new business 12. Career planning is something you do once in your life and never have to think about again. True False
O*NET http://online.onetcenter.org/explore/interests The O*NET program
is: Primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database, contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, is available to the public at no cost Continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET On-Line, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
Traditional Sources National Statistical
Coordination Board National Statistics Office Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Bureau of Local Employment Commission on Higher Education Department of Education Bureau of Agricultural Statistics Department of Trade and Industry School Organizations School Placement Offices Current Sources Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) Local and Global Job Websites Philjob.net POEA Website Labor Attaches and Welfare Officers Classified Ads OFW and OFW Organizations Placement Agency Organizations Sources of Labor Market Information
Labor Market Information Primary labor
market information: • House Hold Population over 15 years old • Labor Force • Employment • Unemployment • Underemployment Other important labor market information: • Numbers of graduates in all levels of schooling by institutions, area skills and courses • Highest educational attainment of the Labor Force, Employed, Unemployed and Underemployed • Productivity • Wages and Earnings • Turn- Over Rates • Industrial Disputes, CBAs Employment Contracts • Unionism • Occupational Health and Safety Statistics • No. of Educational and Training Institutions
The Job Market • Check
classified ads, online job boards • Competition is harder for advertised jobs. • When you identify companies that you want to work for, you can request informational interviews, leave a resume, or fill out an application form, and then check back periodically.
Public Employment Service Office (PESO)
Job Placement Job Fairs Livelihood and Self-employment Bazaars Special Credit Assistance for Placed Overseas Workers Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) Skills Training Work Appreciation Program (WAP) Workers Hiring for Infrastructure Projects (WHIP) Tulong, Alalay Sa Taong May Kapansanan (TULAY) and programs from other offices of DOLE. A non-fee charging multi-employment service facility or entity which ensures the prompt, timely and efficient delivery of employment service and provision of information on the other DOLE programs.
How to avail of PESO
Services For Employment Seekers: Report to PESO in your respective provincial, city, municipal, NGOs, CBOs or SUCs for registration and employment interview. For Employers: Inform nearest PESO of the vacancies for job matching. For Researchers, Planners and LMI Users: o Inquire personally and secure available materials at nearest PESO.
Open Search Feature: Anyone who
visits the Phil-Jobnet website http://phil-jobnet.dole.gov.ph may view or search for the recent job vacancies posted by Employers. Free Registration Feature: Jobseekers and Employers are free to register and avail of the Phil-Jobnet’s services. Skills for Hire Feature: Skilled workers are free to advertise their skills for anybody who needs special services. FEATURES SMS Feature: A facility which allows the Open Search Feature of the Phil- Jobnet to be accessed through texting.
The use of Job search
engines have become a norm for most jobseekers. It makes job- hunting in this modern age much easier and convenient for as jobseeker. http://www.peopledynamics.ph SEARCH JOB
You can post your Rèsumé
online, and get selected by different companies. You can also choose to get daily alerts thru E-mail about vacant positions tailor-fit to your qualifications and skills. All you need to do is to create an account in the website. Creating an account is very easy, what’s more its FREE.
Once you have your own
account, you can also update your rèsumé online and make additions to your job history You can also keep track of how many job applications you have made, and also the status of your applications for For continuing professional development, an individual may also use the website to search for available training courses that they may avail.
Qualities of the Entrepreneur
A risk-taker Committed to an idea Willing to work hard Passionate about pursuing a business idea Not afraid to lose (money, time, face) Can easily bounce back when things fail Physically and emotionally able to withstand the pressures Resourceful and innovative Positive in outlook Can communicate and relate well with all kinds of people Can envision the future Knows how to sell and market (products and services) Can handle money well
What does it take to
become an Entrepreneur? Assess yourself Study the business you want to go into Ask advice and ask for help Prepare for both success and failure
Get some paper and take
this quiz! Circle the number that you feel describes you best. (5= strongly agree 1= strongly disagree) Can you be your own boss?
1. You have excellent time-management
skills. 5 4 3 2 1 2. You are competitive. 5 4 3 2 1 3. You stick to a goal even if it means changing your plan of action. 5 4 3 2 1 4. You are well organized. 5 4 3 2 1 5. You are independent. 5 4 3 2 1 6. You would rather do something right than finish quickly. 5 4 3 2 1 7. You are self-confident. 5 4 3 2 1 8. You are willing to work hard. 5 4 3 2 1 9. You are a creative problem solver. 5 4 3 2 1 10. You like to work under pressure. 5 4 3 2 1 How did you score? Your Total Score: ________
Microfinance - tool for socio-economic
development. Micro Financing If you do not have money or capital Micro Financing Institutions can give you: • a source of capital to start a small business • a chance to "uplift“ economic condition and access credit possibilities • an opportunity to raise confidence to be able to stabilize and improve your life.
Web-based Recruiting Resources. Presentation given
to participants of the Training for Trainers on Career and Employment Coaching, 2009, Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc. Journal of Vocational Behavior- Volume 40, Issue 2, April 1992, Pages 171- 178 (R.I.A.S.E.C) Fouad and Dancer (1992) and Swanson (1992) Guiding Youth Careers - A Handbook for those who help young jobseekers. Publisher International Labour Organization, 2007 Minute Guide for Young Jobseekers, International Labour Organization, 2007 Department of Education, State of Florida, Division of Workplace Education Department of Labor (USA), Occupational Network (ONET) References acknowledged by Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc used in the development of this training material
Next morning…. The instructor said
“Today we jump in the water.” “Wait, my parents didn’t learn to swim. I don’t like to get wet! I like to drop this course!” “You can’t drop it for the drop period is over!”
“Either you jump or you
flunk” The rabbit jumped in. He went down twice and bubbles came up. The instructor saw he was drowning and pull him out. All the animals were laughing. The rabbit was more humiliated that he had ever been in his life.
At home… His parents said
“You have to get a diploma or other rabbits are going to get ahead of you.” I don’t like school… I just want to be free….
At school at the counselor's
office… The rabbit told the counselor that he doesn’t want to go to school anymore and the reasons behind it. “Rabbit, I tell you you’re good at running. I don’t know why you need to work on it…”
…”what you need to work
on is swimming. I’ll arrange it so you can have two periods of swimming…” When the rabbit heard that, he just threw up!
The rabbit was inspired… “When
I graduated.. I will start a business where rabbits would do nothing but run, the squirrels could just climb trees, and the fish could swim.” “Oh, what a great place that would be!”
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