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    • 1. Seminar on Career Planning
    • 2. What do you want to be? Civil Servant Fashion Designer Engineer Economist
    • 3. What do we want
      • Respect in society
      • Money
      • Fame
      • Satisfaction
      • Security
      • Happiness and Joy
    • 4. Don’t we want all or some of these for ourselves while thinking about a career?
      • Respect in society
      • Money
      • Fame
      • Satisfaction
      • Security
      • Happiness and Joy
    • 5. What leads to lack of career success?
      • Career not matching with one’s interest
      • Career not matching with one’s potential
      • Career not matching with one’s personality
    • 6. Why does one go for a career that’s not a good match?
      • Opportunity Perception
      • Parental influence
      “ This is a growing field, many opportunities” “ This will ensure a good job” “ I have read that it is a very good career” Opportunity perceptions “ My Dad is an engineer” “ My sister has done biotechnology and she has told me about it ” “ My brother is also an engineer and I also want to do it” Parental Influence
    • 7.
      • Peer pressure
      • Lack of knowledge or information
      • Parental pressure
      • Lack of resources
      “ My friends would go for this” “ All of my friends will prepare for MBBS” Peer Pressure “ My Parents say I should go for MBBS” “ My Parents want me to take care of the business” Parental pressures
    • 8. The Need of the Hour….
      • Effective Career Management .
      • which should be a:
              • Systematic approach
              • Objective
              • Individualized
    • 9. CAREER MANAGEMENT “ The Three step Mantra”
    • 10. CAREER MANAGEMENT Know yourself Career Awareness Take ACTION
    • 11. Know yourself…
      • What should one know about oneself?
    • 12. Know yourself…
      • What are your interests & talents?
      • Note down at least 5 interests & 5 talents on a piece of paper
      Exercise
    • 13. Know yourself…
      • Exercise
      Do not proceed till you have finished the exercise
    • 14. Know Yourself…
      • Identification of
        • Interests
        • Inclinations
        • Talent
        • Skills
        • Strengths
        • Areas to improve upon
        • Personal Characteristics
      • How?
        • Inputs from friends, family
        • Hobbies
        • Extra-curricular activities
        • Career assessment program
    • 15. Examples of interests & talents
      • Writing
      Reading Communication Listening Painting Sports Singing Dancing
    • 16. What aptitude is Shakuntala Devi gifted with? Manish Malhotra is gifted with this talent
    • 17.
      • Every professional who is successful in a certain career, possesses certain aptitudes that increases their effectiveness
    • 18.
      • Shakuntala Devi is gifted with Numerical aptitude
          • Successful Designers are gifted with good observation & visualization ability
    • 19. PERCEPTIONS ABOUT EXPLORING CAREERS
      • Looking only at 2-3 careers…
      • Limited awareness of other avenues
      • Perception about those 2-3 careers
        • There is more opportunity in this career
        • There is more status & prestige in this career - Social acceptability
      • Apprehension to try new things
      • You may be tempted to have your son or daughter major in a particular field because it’s “hot” and the job prospects and earning potential are very high.
      • Reality – the career is hot for you if you have the required interest, potential & the personality to meet the requirements of the Career
      • Do we know there are 150+ possible career options today?
    • 20. Pointers for Exploring Careers…
      • Know more about the career of your choice
        • Nature of work
        • Work roles
        • Emerging trends
        • Career path / Study route
        • Prospects
        • Related careers/ back-up options
      • How?
        • Reading
        • Surfing
        • Career Talks
        • Seminars
        • Self Awareness Workshops
        • Career Exhibition
        • Career Guidance
    • 21. Some Career Options
      • Engineering
      • Architecture
      • Medicine
      • Para-medicine
      • Pharmacy
      • Nursing
      • Biological Sciences
      • Physical Sciences
    • 22.
      • Merchant Navy
      • Defense
      • Commercial Pilot
      • Product Designing
      Some Career Options
    • 23.
      • Psychology
      • Economics
      • Languages
      • Social Work
      • Chartered Accountancy
      • Company Secretaryship
      • Cost Accountancy
      Some Career Options
    • 24.
      • Management
      • Journalism
      • Advertising
      • Fashion Designing
      • Commercial Art
      • Hotel Management
      • Law
      • Civil Services
      Some Career Options
    • 25. Offbeat Careers
      • Nutrition & Dietitics
      • Broadcast Journalism
      • Fitness Training
      • Animation
      • Game Designing
      • Instructional Designing
      • Merchandising
      • Cinematography
      • RJ, VJ
      • Training
    • 26. Taking Action…
      • Which career is most suited
      • Best route to reach there
      • Develop important skills needed
      • Develop the right attitude for Success
    • 27. Taking action… School Class X School Class XII Graduation Post Graduation
      • Selecting the right stream
      • Professional programs after XII
      • Exploring talents
      • Developing confidence
      • Public speaking
      • Identifying degree options
      • Preparing for Entrance exams
      • Using talents
      • Setting goals
      • Effective Time management
      • Developing critical thinking skills
      • Communications skills
      • Interpersonal skills
      • Enhancing creativity
      • Taking initiative
      • Identify PG options
      • Part time job / project options
      • Preparing for entrance exams
      • Leadership
      • Planning and organizing
      • Getting placements with best companies
      Making the right decisions Honing key skills
    • 28.
      • Aids in all 3 Stages
        • Know Yourself
        • Exploring Careers
        • Taking action
      CAREER ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
    • 29. CAREER ASSESSMENT PROGRAM Our Career Planning Approach Know Yourself (Knowing Interests, Aptitude, Personality) Exploring Careers (Based on Interests, Aptitude, Personality) Taking action (Planning Education and Skills development )
    • 30.
      • Focuses on identifying one’s strengths, potentials, one’s areas of interest and personal qualities.
      • Intensive career guidance and counseling is done to aid the student in making effective and informed career choices.
      • The various aspects covered are:
      • Short-listing of Professional Options (Engineering, Designing, Medicine), which facilitates the process of planning their careers
      • Career Information about the options recommended to the students. This information would cover
        • Premier institutes and the eligibility criteria
        • Work roles
        • Important personal skills and qualities required
        • Future prospects
        • Information about entrance exams and scholarships
      • Choice of suitable stream (Arts, Commerce, Science), which is an immediate need for class X students.
      CAREER ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
    • 31.
      • BENEFITS
      • Awareness of one’s strengths and potential.
      • Clarity regarding the areas of interest and personal qualities
      • Focus on the career front and motivation to explore the career process on the basis of guidelines provided
      • Charting a clear career path for the students
      • Charting a clear career path for the parents to enable them to act as facilitators in their child’s pursuit for achieving success in the chosen career
      CAREER ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
    • 32. CAREER ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
      • Areas Assessed
        • Interest
        • Aptitude
        • Personality
    • 33. Evaluating Interest…
      • Things that grab your curiosity; activities that give pleasure
      • Need to assess the interests and match them with job profiles to see how they can be incorporated into a professional career
      Output of Career assessment Interest Test
    • 34. Evaluating Interest… Output of Career assessment Interest Test 14 Areas marked on a scale of 1 to 10 8 Nature & Outdoor 3 Working with Computers 6 Office & Project management 8 Business, Sales & Marketing 3 Teaching & Training 1 Law & Politics 8 Protective Services 5 Engg. & Construction 7 Helping others 5 Commerce 2 Writing & Mass Communications 8 Music & Arts 2 Health & Science 8 Working with Numbers
    • 35. Aptitude… Every job requires a specific set of skills / abilities to perform them effectively Output of Career Assessment Aptitude Test
      • Closure ability
      • Clerical ability
      • Mechanical ability
      • Numerical ability
      • Reasoning ability
      • Spatial ability
      • Verbal ability
    • 36. Aptitude… Closure ability Clerical ability Mechanical ability Numerical ability Reasoning ability Spatial ability Verbal ability Every job requires a specific set of skills / abilities to perform them effectively Output of Career Assessment Aptitude Test
    • 37. Personality… Motivational drives, needs and attitudes are important factors in determining career choices
      • Output of Career Assessment Personality Test
      14 personality factors marked on a scale of 1 to 10
    • 38. Personality…
      • Motivational drives, needs and attitudes are important factors in determining career choices
      • Output of Career Assessment Personality Test
      Tense, frustrated, driven, overwrought Relaxed, torpid, unfrustrated. Q4 Controlled, socially precise, self-disciplined. Undisciplined, self conflict, follows own urges Q3 Self sufficient, prefers own decisions, Group dependent, a joiner & sound follower Q2 Apprehensive, easily troubled, Placid, self- assured, complacent, serene O Individualistic, inhibited, reflective. Goes readily with the group, zestful, J Tender minded, dependent, sensitive. Tough minded, self reliant, realistic. I Venturesome, socially bold, impulsive, Shy, restrained, hesitant. H Conscientious, persevering, moralistic, Evades rules, quitting, feels few obligations. G Cheerful, enthusiastic, expressive, alert. Serious, introspective, taciturn, F Independent, competitive, stubborn. Obedient, conforming, humble. E Excitable, impatient, demanding. Complacent, undemonstrative, D Emotionally stable easily upset. C Abstract Thinking Concrete Thinking B Outgoing, easygoing Reserved, critical, A
    • 39. Ensuring Extra Edge!
      • Academics – top priority
      • Extra – curricular activities
      • Foreign Language
      • Math & English concepts
      • Development of right set of skills
      • Communication
      • Public Speaking
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Life Skills (handling pressures, managing stress, effective management of time, creativity…)
    • 40. TO KNOW MORE MEET OUR COUNSELLERS AT THE DESK OR CONTACT ME ON [email_address]