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Applying for JobsObjectives:- Discuss how to decide which jobs toapply for- Learn how to find job openings- Practice filli...
Making a Career Plan Do a self-assessment – what are yourInterests, aptitudes, and abilities?Strengths and weaknesses?...
Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTraining...
Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTraining...
Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTraining...
Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTraining...
ExampleLook at page 312 in the bookIf a 12-year-old wants to be aconservation scientist, what steps shouldthey take?Use...
Split into two groupsGroup 1: Read p. 314 and discuss.Group 2: Read p. 316 and discuss.Explain your group’s case to the...
Workbook pp. 101 and 102
LinkedInWhat is LinkedIn?What can LinkedIn be used for? - Finding a job - Finding an employee - Advertising to custom...
LinkedIn ExamplesMy LinkedInMiner LeaksMichelle
Where can you find a job?What are your ideas?
Where can you find a job?Friends and relativesNetworkingSchool placement servicesDirect employer contactIdentify wher...
Where can you find a job?Government jobs:usajobs.govweb.detma.org/JobQuestwww.doleta.gov/jobseekers
Where can you find a job?Want adsNewspaperOnlineLook for signsEmployment agenciesBeware of sites asking you for mone...
Before you apply . . .Collect data:Previous employers: name, address, phonenumber, supervisor3 references – people who ...
AssignmentCollect information for your resume.
Resumes
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  1. 1. Applying for JobsObjectives:- Discuss how to decide which jobs toapply for- Learn how to find job openings- Practice filling out job applications- Create resumes, letters of application- Understand LinkedIn and how it canhelp
  2. 2. Making a Career Plan Do a self-assessment – what are yourInterests, aptitudes, and abilities?Strengths and weaknesses?Significant personality traits?Values?Short- and long-term goals?Resources? (Use the information we created last week!) What steps do you need to take?Extracurricular and volunteer activitiesWork or job experienceEducation and training requirements
  3. 3. Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolDuring HighSchool
  4. 4. Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring CollegeAfter College
  5. 5. Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring College Organize swim-a-thonsCamp WaterfrontDirector, HeadLifeguardB.S. in LeisureStudies, AquaticsManager andWilderness FirstAid certificationsAfter College
  6. 6. Career plan for “GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring College Organize swim-a-thonsCamp WaterfrontDirector, HeadLifeguardB.S. in LeisureStudies, AquaticsManager andWilderness FirstAid certificationsAfter College Organize charityswimming eventsAquatics Director,Beach Manager,Camp DirectorMaintaincertifications
  7. 7. ExampleLook at page 312 in the bookIf a 12-year-old wants to be aconservation scientist, what steps shouldthey take?Use your first job as the first step on yourcareer ladder.
  8. 8. Split into two groupsGroup 1: Read p. 314 and discuss.Group 2: Read p. 316 and discuss.Explain your group’s case to the class.
  9. 9. Workbook pp. 101 and 102
  10. 10. LinkedInWhat is LinkedIn?What can LinkedIn be used for? - Finding a job - Finding an employee - Advertising to customers - Creating a network – Someday you will needa plumber, wedding cake baker, auto repairperson, etc. – keep in touch with yourclassmates!!!
  11. 11. LinkedIn ExamplesMy LinkedInMiner LeaksMichelle
  12. 12. Where can you find a job?What are your ideas?
  13. 13. Where can you find a job?Friends and relativesNetworkingSchool placement servicesDirect employer contactIdentify where you’d like to workGo online and look at the website, apply ifpossible, then call to follow upWalk in and talk to someone
  14. 14. Where can you find a job?Government jobs:usajobs.govweb.detma.org/JobQuestwww.doleta.gov/jobseekers
  15. 15. Where can you find a job?Want adsNewspaperOnlineLook for signsEmployment agenciesBeware of sites asking you for money!!!
  16. 16. Before you apply . . .Collect data:Previous employers: name, address, phonenumber, supervisor3 references – people who are not related toyou who can say nice things about you:Ask first!Consider teachers, advisors, club leaders,pastors, people you’ve worked or volunteered forName, address, phone number, how long you’veknown them
  17. 17. AssignmentCollect information for your resume.
  18. 18. Resumes
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