Career Coaching• Provides a bridge between school and work• Assists young adults in choosing an appropriate and sensible career
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 ScheduleSession Title DurationCruise into your future 15-20 minsLet Rabbits Run 15 minsIcebreaker 5 minsWho am I: Self-assessment tests 45-60 minsWhere am I headed: Facts and Figures about Work 15-20 minsDiscovering the O*Net: The language of occupational intelligence 15-20 minsIcebreaker 15-20 minsHow do I get there: Goal setting and career planning 30- 45 minsTopics 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
The RIASEC Test What is your interest?• RIASEC is a commonly used test to determine career interests.
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 TestOverview: help students identify their personality type based on their self-development and interaction with othersObjectives: Determine personality type Explore career types
Values TestOverview: Help students identify their personal traits.Objectives:1. Determine students’ personal traits and values2. Give examples of how these traits affect their personal lifeLink 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 TestOverview: Test students’ knowledge on the world of workObjectives: Students will be able to:1. Understand the importance of career planning2. Understand the importance of continuous learning and upgrading skills3. Understand vocabulary used in career planningLink to Test
Cruise into your future!A Guide for High School StudentsWhat do you knowabout the world of work ?
The Story “ Let the Rabbits Run” From “Soar with your Strengths” by Donald Clifton and Paula Nelson
Life After High SchoolWhat 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 jobsWhat are other things you can do?
Steps1 Learn about yourself 2 Learn about careers 3 Make a plan
Career Map High SchoolElementary College / Work Vocational
After High SchoolIt is IMPORTANT to go to college or vocational schoolStudents 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 activities that you accomplish Task each day that comprise your job position that you fulfill each day Job as a Step in your Career Ladder the progression of Jobs fulfilling Career your goals within your Occupation… the Area of Interest or Industry Occupation within which you work You can explore various occupations at: www.onetcenter.org
WRONG QUESTIONSx 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 questionsWhat 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.
RealisticRealistico You are: mechanicalo You like: working with mechanical or electric equipment, building things, using toolso You can be a: o Engineer o Military Officer o Crafts Person o Architect o Fish and Game Warden o Forester o Industrial Arts Teacher o Pilot
Investigativeo You are: curious and science-orientedo You like: science, technology, research, investigating or studying natural scienceo You can be a: o Chemist o Physicist o Economist o Production Planner o Physician o Biologist o Anthropologist o Psychologist o Dentist o Research or system analyst o Engineer o Surgeon
Artistico You are: creative and artistico You like: painting, designing, singing, dancing, writing, reading literature, listening to musico Job Prospects: o Artist o Interpreter o English Teacher o Orchestra Conductor o Musician o Advertising Executive o Singer o Public Relations Specialist o Actor o Writer o Interior Decorator o Reporter
Socialo You are: service-orientedo You like: teaching, helping, counseling Job Prospects: Counselor Therapist Social Service Director Training Director Interviewer Recreation Leader Teacher Educational Administrator Nurse
Enterprisingo You are: business-orientedo You like: selling, persuading, directing, influencing, supervising, managing a businesso Job Prospects: o Manager o Contractor o Salesperson o Personnel Recruiter Insurance Underwriter o Market Analyst o o Salary Administrator o Broker
Conventional o You are: highly organized o You like: maintaining orderly files/records, designing systematic procedures • Job Prospects: – CPA – Banker Office Manager – Business Teacher Secretary – Clerk Data Processor – Financial Expert Proofreader Credit Manager
Does Personality Matter?• Yes! Your personality should fit your career choice!• Knowing your personality will help you understand yourself better and will help you in interacting with others.
What is your PersonalityType?Let’s find out!
Energy Extroverts Introverts• Outward looking • Inward looking• Seek interaction with • Prefer to be by other people themselves• Likes group • Likes working with activities, thoughts, ideas, brainstorming, imagination presentations
Information Sensors Intuitives• Details-oriented • Idea-oriented• Likes clear • Likes to think big instructions, plans, • Thinks of theories timelines • Enjoys hands-on• Enjoys working with experiments data
Decision-making Thinkers Feelers• Use facts & figures • Looks at people & in making a decision circumstances in• Logic and decision making consistency • Looks for value in• Likes editing others’ work work • Likes building team work
Personality TestPersonality Type tests utilizing the Jungian model of which the MBTI and 16PFare the most common use four letters to describe how people prefer to dothings 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 andremember? 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 schooland 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)
Values TestIdentify your personal traits or values
Example of a Values Test Discover The “U” In Values!This activity will help you identify your personal traits or values. Your journeythrough life will offer a variety of experiences, so as you change and grow, yourvalues may as well. The list below contains a variety of satisfactions that peopleget from the activities they do. Using the scale listed below, rate the degree ofimportance to you. 1 = Not Important At All 2 = Somewhat Important 3 = Very ImportantHelping Society: Doing something that contributes to improving our world. 1 23Helping Others: Being involved in helping other people in a direct way. 1 23Competition: Engaging in activities that rival my abilities against others. 1 23Creativity: Creating new ideas, programs, or organizational structures. 1 23Artistic Creativity: Engaging in creative activities such as painting, writing, or acting. 1 23Knowledge: Engaging in learning and understanding new things. 1 23
Discover The “U” In Values Having Power and Authority: Controlling or influencing the opinions and activities of others. 123 Public Contact: Having a lot of day-to-day contact with others. 123 Working Alone: Doing projects alone without much contact with others. 123 Religious: Participating in activities to better relate to the divine, mystical, or spiritual. 123 Recognition: Being recognized for the things I do in a public way. 123 Physical Challenge: Doing activities that will require strength, speed, or agility. 123 Excitement: Doing stimulating or thrilling work. 123 Intellectual Status: Being thought of as an intellectual or an expert. 123 Change and Variety: Having responsibilities that frequently change. 123 Stability: Having structure and routine in my activities. 123 Profit-Gain: Making lots of money. 123 Fun: Finding pleasure in what you do. 123 Working with Others: Working as a team member toward common goals. 123 Adventure: Participating in risk-taking activities. 123 Independence: Being my own boss. 123 Technology: Working well with machines and tools. 123
TOP 5 VALUESNow look through the completed list. Of theitems 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.
Skills for School and Workplace TestThink of yourself now, in school, and evaluateeach skill as used in school.Choose the description (Can Do or Needs Work)that best describes your level of each skill.
Skills for School and Workplace Test Communication SkillsGiving class presentations Can Do Needs WorkReading manuals Can Do Needs WorkWriting clearly andconcisely Can Do Needs WorkListening and respondingto what others say Can Do Needs Work
Skills for School and Workplace Test Problem SolvingAnalyzing information Can Do Needs WorkUnderstanding the problem Can Do Needs WorkIdentifying the problem Can Do Needs WorkSolving the problem Can Do Needs WorkApplying 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 ResponsibilityDoing homework Can Do Needs WorkMeeting project deadlines Can Do Needs WorkGetting to class on time Can Do Needs WorkFollowing a schedule Can Do Needs WorkBeing on sports teams or clubs Can Do Needs Work
Skills for School and Workplace Test Creative ThinkingLearning how others have Can Do Needs Workbeen creativeUsing your imagination Can Do Needs WorkTrying new ways of doing things Can Do Needs WorkLooking at issues from Can Do Needs Worka different point of view
Skills for School and Workplace Test People SkillsGetting along with others Can Do Needs WorkMeeting new people Can Do Needs WorkWorking on a team Can Do Needs WorkRespecting 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-ManagementScheduling your day Can Do Needs WorkSetting priorities and goals Can Do Needs WorkBeing flexible Can Do Needs WorkPositive 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
What Do You Know About the World of Work?1. Most people work in the same job for 25-30 years. True False2. Career planning should begin by deciding how much money you want to earn. True False3. 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 area5. 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 False7. During the last decade, the number of women in the workforce has A. increased B. decreased C. stayed the same8. 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 False10. The Child Labor Law says that a minor may start to work at age ____. A. 13 B. 14 C. 1511. An entrepreneur is a ____________________. A. new hybrid automobile B. section of the official 16 Career Clusters C. person who starts a new business12. 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/interestsThe 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.
Sources of Labor Market InformationTraditional Sources Current Sources National Statistical Coordination Board National Statistics Office Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) Bureau of Labor and Employment Local and Global Job Websites Statistics Philjob.net Technical Education and Skills Development Authority POEA Website Bureau of Local Employment Labor Attaches and Welfare Officers Commission on Higher Education Classified Ads Department of Education OFW and OFW Organizations Bureau of Agricultural Statistics Department of Trade and Industry Placement Agency Organizations School Organizations School Placement Offices
Labor Market InformationPrimary labor market information: • House Hold Population over 15 years old • Labor Force • Employment • Unemployment • UnderemploymentOther 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)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.Job Placement Job Fairs Livelihood and Self-employment Bazaars Special CreditAssistance for Placed Overseas Workers Special Program for Employment of Students(SPES) Skills Training Work Appreciation Program (WAP) Workers Hiring forInfrastructure Projects (WHIP) Tulong, Alalay Sa Taong May Kapansanan (TULAY) andprograms from other offices of DOLE.
How to avail of PESO ServicesFor 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.
FEATURESOpen 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.SMS Feature: A facility which allows the Open Search Feature of the Phil- Jobnet to be accessed through texting.
http://www.peopledynamics.ph SEARCH JOB 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.
You can post your Rèsumé online, and get selected bydifferent companies. You can also choose to get dailyalerts thru E-mail about vacant positions tailor-fit toyour 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.
You can browsefor job vacancies based on your specialization,and what industry you belong to
An applicant can even specify the level or position that he wishes to look for based on his skills, competencies, and experience in the industry
You can also search for jobs in different locations in the country
Once you have yourown account, youcan also update yourrèsumé online andmake additions to For continuing professionalyour job history development, an individual may also use the website to search for available training courses that they may avail. You can also keep track of how many job applications you have made, and also the status of your applications for
Entrepreneurship• Working for oneself• An alternative to employment• Starting your own business
Qualities of the Entrepreneur A risk-taker Positive in outlook Committed to an idea Can communicate and Willing to work hard relate well with all kinds of Passionate about pursuing people a business idea Can envision the future Not afraid to lose (money, Knows how to sell and time, face) market (products and Can easily bounce back services) when things fail Can handle money well Physically and emotionally able to withstand the pressures Resourceful and innovative
What does it take tobecome an Entrepreneur? Assess yourself Study the business you want to go into Ask advice and ask for help Prepare for both success and failure
Can you be your own boss? Get some paper and take this quiz! Circle the number that you feel describes you best. (5= strongly agree 1= strongly disagree)
1. You have excellent time-management skills. 543212. You are competitive. 543213. You stick to a goal even if it means changing your plan of action. 543214. You are well organized. 543215. You are independent. 543216. You would rather do something right than finish quickly. 543217. You are self-confident. 543218. You are willing to work hard. 543219. You are a creative problem solver. 5432110. You like to work under pressure. 54321How did you score? Your Total Score: ________
Micro Financing Microfinance - tool for socio-economic development. 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.
References acknowledged by Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc used in the development of this training materialWeb-based Recruiting Resources. Presentation given to participants of theTraining for Trainers on Career and Employment Coaching, 2009, ProfilesAsia 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, 2007Minute Guide for Young Jobseekers, International Labour Organization,2007Department of Education, State of Florida, Division of WorkplaceEducationDepartment of Labor (USA), Occupational Network (ONET)
Acknowledgements• International Education Specialists (InterEd)• PESO Bulacan• “Let the Rabbits Run” from Soaring with your Strengths, by Donald Clifton and Paula Nelson
Running Class “I can’t believe it. At school, I get to do what I do best!”
“Wait, wait! Swimming Class Rabbits don’t like to swim.”The instructor said “Well, you may not like it now but five years from now it was a good thing for you.”
Tree Climbing Class A tree trunk was set at a 30-degree angle so all the animals had a chance to succeed. The rabbit tried so hard that he hurt his leg.
Remedial Flying Class Flying is not my forte….
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 werelaughing. The rabbit wasmore humiliated that hehad ever been in his life.
At home… I don’t like school… I just want to be free….His parents said“You have to get adiploma or otherrabbits are goingto getahead of you.”
At school at the counselors 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… “Oh, what“When I graduated.. I will start a business a great placewhere rabbits would that would be!” do nothing but run, the squirrels could just climb trees, andthe fish could swim.”
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