CareerCycles
Narrative Method of Practice
Training Intro
Professional Training
Level 1: Get Started
Jan. 23-24, 2014, Otta...
Hi, I‟m Mark
Franklin, practice
leader and
president of
CareerCycles
You can find out more
about me at
http://careercycles...
Overview
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Intro to CareerCycles
Benefits of a consistent method of practice
Overview of CareerCycles framework...
CareerCycles

MISSION
To be at the leading edge of the
evolution of “career” - helping people fully express
who they are a...
Our track record
Trusted career management social enterprise
with key clients and strategic relationships

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Client questions emerging from
THEIR situations….
• Am I in the right career? What would make me happy?
• What can I do to...
We evolved a narrative method of
practice to answer their questions…
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3500+ clients
215 trainees in Canada and U...
What's great is that the
method provides a framework,
though if it were 'cookie cutter'
I'd be bored.
Instead, I bring all...
Benefit 1: Attract More Clients, and
Retain Them
• Benefit 2: Deliver
Consistent, Consistently Good Service
• Benefit 3: T...
A client speaks…
Session 1: “I am fascinated by the process
and what the results might be. I like how this
is going the ne...
We corral elements from client‟s stories to get
what matters from what happened, using
leading edge processes & life chang...
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Tap each story to gather and organize…
desires, strengths, personal qualities,
assets, influences, possibilities

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Refine and crystallize into a
concise, client-generated and
empowering Career Statement

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Charlotte‟s Career Statement
Here’s what I bring with me (Assets):
Here’s what I want… (Desires)
I am working with people ...
Career
Statement
Traditional
Resume

Focus is on present
and future. Opens
you to change.

Focus is on past.
Can limit cha...
CareerCycles Framework
Framework Elements For Students/Clients

For Career
Professionals

1.Model

Acts as roadmap

Guides...
Holistic method draws on, grounded in…
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Narrative approach (M White, L Cochran, M Savickas, P Brott…)
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Statistically significant increases in six key
measures: Outcomes study (N=68)

• hope, optimism, confidence, resilience, ...
CareerCycles Method of Practice is aligned with

Who You Are MATTERS!®
Career and life clarification game
And, CareerCycle...
Professional Training Opportunities
Learn a Positive, Holistic and Narrative Method of Practice
Level 1. GET STARTED: Lear...
What you will learn in Level 1
• How to listen to stories with a greater understanding to help clients
reframe dissatisfac...
What you get from Level 1
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Two full days of training
One 75-minute group follow up meeting
Certificate in the Care...
Nov. 2013 trainees speak:
• Kate Kavanagh came from Boston, and said, "What I
like most about the training was how well-gr...
Who should register?

• Career professionals, counsellors,
coaches, advisors, HR professionals,
recruiters, therapists, so...
“The major motivating factors for embracing
the CareerCycles narrative method of practice at our
Centre had to do with bot...
Level 1. GET STARTED: Learn to Use a Positive,
Holistic and Narrative Method of Practice
Jan. 23-24, 2014, Ottawa, immedia...
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Mark Franklin, practice leader and president, gives overview of the narrative method of practice training for career counsellors, career advisors, HR professionals, counsellors, psychotherapists. Level 1: January 23-24 2014 in OTTAWA

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    1. 1. CareerCycles Narrative Method of Practice Training Intro Professional Training Level 1: Get Started Jan. 23-24, 2014, Ottawa Presented through CCDF Level 2: Earn „Holistic Narrative Career Professional‟ (HNCP) designation tbd, 2014 Mark Franklin, M.Ed.,P.Eng.CMF president & practice leader producer & host, Career Buzz CareerCycles www.careercycles.com
    2. 2. Hi, I‟m Mark Franklin, practice leader and president of CareerCycles You can find out more about me at http://careercycles.com/amazing -team/mark-franklin 2
    3. 3. Overview 1. 2. 3. 4. Intro to CareerCycles Benefits of a consistent method of practice Overview of CareerCycles framework Overview of training, Jan. 23-24, 2014 3
    4. 4. CareerCycles MISSION To be at the leading edge of the evolution of “career” - helping people fully express who they are and how they want to be in the world VISION Enriching the career well-being of humanity 4
    5. 5. Our track record Trusted career management social enterprise with key clients and strategic relationships 5
    6. 6. 6
    7. 7. Client questions emerging from THEIR situations…. • Am I in the right career? What would make me happy? • What can I do to re-invent myself with a career that is fun and does not "feel" like work? • How do I create my future taking into account my whole life? • I am all over the map and interested in a variety of things; how do I figure out what to do as my first career following graduation? 7
    8. 8. We evolved a narrative method of practice to answer their questions… • • • • • 3500+ clients 215 trainees in Canada and US 40+ documented interventions 68 participants in outcome study 1 peer-reviewed journal article Zikic,J., Franklin,M. (2010). Enriching careers and lives: introducing a positive, holistic, and narrative career counseling method that bridges theory and practice. Journal of Employment Counseling, 47-4 8
    9. 9. What's great is that the method provides a framework, though if it were 'cookie cutter' I'd be bored. Instead, I bring all my clinical skills and professional judgment to apply the right interventions at the right time for each client. It's effective, fast, easy to use and clients love it. -Jayne Greene-Black,M.Ed., CareerCycles Associate 9
    10. 10. Benefit 1: Attract More Clients, and Retain Them • Benefit 2: Deliver Consistent, Consistently Good Service • Benefit 3: Training and mentoring/ supervising is better & easier • Benefit 4: Improve Programming • Benefit 5: Evaluate Services 10
    11. 11. A client speaks… Session 1: “I am fascinated by the process and what the results might be. I like how this is going the next level, deeper and really liking how process is taking me to next level.” Session 2: “Saying stuff out loud and will help me realize what I really want to do…thrilled with it all. 11
    12. 12. We corral elements from client‟s stories to get what matters from what happened, using leading edge processes & life changing tools
    13. 13. 13
    14. 14. Tap each story to gather and organize… desires, strengths, personal qualities, assets, influences, possibilities 14
    15. 15. 15
    16. 16. 16
    17. 17. Refine and crystallize into a concise, client-generated and empowering Career Statement 17
    18. 18. Charlotte‟s Career Statement Here’s what I bring with me (Assets): Here’s what I want… (Desires) I am working with people and loving it;  6+ years experience in advertising I‟m having a reasonable workload, and  wedding planning experience  Carleton university courses job advancement…  Director, student advocacy at college Here’s what I want to do or use…  Cosmetician – loved it (Strengths)  Diploma in Advertising I want to teach, coach, mentor and Here are other people’s influences manage. I want to use interpersonal I‟m mindful of how my role as a parent and verbal communication. I want to of a young child continues to develop relationships, conflict influence my career and life choices. resolution… Here’s the kind of person I am… These are the possibilities I’m most (Personal Qualities): curious about exploring now: I am a person with a tremendous sense  mom website – self employment of responsibility. I‟m reliable though a  post secondary student services  fundraising, event coordinator bleeding heart. I‟m a reader, introspective and either really on or off.  ad agency with a focus on non profit 18
    19. 19. Career Statement Traditional Resume Focus is on present and future. Opens you to change. Focus is on past. Can limit change.    Career Statement is part of the CareerCycles narrative method of practice. Copyright © Mark Franklin Crystallization of narrative interventions “Finally, my truth!” Acts as compass for Intentional Exploration 19
    20. 20. CareerCycles Framework Framework Elements For Students/Clients For Career Professionals 1.Model Acts as roadmap Guides practice and communication 2.Tools & handouts Between-session tasks, e.g. Your Story, Getting Feedback 20+ handouts, consistency 3.Method of practice Trust there‟s a „method in your madness‟ 40+ written interventions 4.Learning program Feel reassured Initial learning. Ongoing „playbook‟ 5.Career definition Enlarge scope, from job to life. Use when needed Common understanding 20
    21. 21. Holistic method draws on, grounded in…           Narrative approach (M White, L Cochran, M Savickas, P Brott…) Positive Psychology (S Lyubomirsky, B Fredrickson…) Cognitive methods (A Beck…) Happenstance approach (Mitchell, Levin, Krumboltz…) Constructivist perspective (V Peavey…) Chaos theory & careers (D Bloch, J Bright…) Law of Attraction processes (E Hicks, L Grabhorn…) Adlerian Psychology (A Adler…) Client Centered Therapy (C Rogers…) Canadian Standards21& Guidelines
    22. 22. Statistically significant increases in six key measures: Outcomes study (N=68) • hope, optimism, confidence, resilience, curio sity and exploration, personal growth • Correlations with: – career clarity, job satisfaction, job fit – suggests this approach leads to sustainable and positive employment and career outcomes hopeful students graduated at rates 16 percent higher…; hope a better predictor of academic success than intelligence Source: Inside Higher Ed, Here‟s Hoping, by Allie Grasgreen (July 2012) 22
    23. 23. CareerCycles Method of Practice is aligned with Who You Are MATTERS!® Career and life clarification game And, CareerCycles online narrative career assessment tool, for blended-delivery career management 23
    24. 24. Professional Training Opportunities Learn a Positive, Holistic and Narrative Method of Practice Level 1. GET STARTED: Learn to Use a Positive, Holistic and Narrative Method of Practice Jan. 23-24, 2014, Ottawa Immediately after Cannexus / Presented with CCDF Level 2. BUILD SKILLS & CONFIDENCE: Earn ‘Holistic Narrative Career Professional’ Designation dates tbd Led by Mark Franklin, MEd, PEng, CMF, practice leader of CareerCycles www.careercycles.com For registration, full descriptions, testimonials and details, visit http://www.ccdf.ca/ccdf/index.php/training 24
    25. 25. What you will learn in Level 1 • How to listen to stories with a greater understanding to help clients reframe dissatisfaction into career and life desires • How to map what is happening in a narrative session, and to gather and organize elements from client stories • How to align clients‟ plans with their mindsets so they welcome opportunities and take inspired action • Skills to transform a client‟s career and life clarification into a succinct „Career Statement‟ • Specific exercises and tools to help clients research and explore career possibilities and maintain momentum • Ways to link this holistic, narrative approach to traditional career counselling, employment advising • How to apply this framework effectively with a diversity of clients and in a variety of settings 25
    26. 26. What you get from Level 1 • • • • Two full days of training One 75-minute group follow up meeting Certificate in the CareerCycles Method of Practice Guidebook of CareerCycles Method of Practice containing 20+ core interventions, and accompanying working documents, learning program, client samples • Client Handout set in PDF format (soft copies) for 20+ core interventions • Licence to use 20+ core interventions of CareerCycles Method of Practice 26
    27. 27. Nov. 2013 trainees speak: • Kate Kavanagh came from Boston, and said, "What I like most about the training was how well-grounded, organized and integrative it is. The concept, tools, presentation and practice are so well conceived and executed. I can‟t wait for the online tools!" • Kerri Latham came from McMaster in Hamilton and said, "I liked being able to learn from others, hear their stories and be a practice client. This was an extremely helpful and meaningful training experience. I feel I can take what I learned and apply it. Thanks!" 27
    28. 28. Who should register? • Career professionals, counsellors, coaches, advisors, HR professionals, recruiters, therapists, social workers, helping professionals When should you register? • Early bird deadline Tues. Dec. 17 • http://www.ccdf.ca/ccdf/wpcontent/uploads/2010/12/Brochure28 FINAL-2.pdf
    29. 29. “The major motivating factors for embracing the CareerCycles narrative method of practice at our Centre had to do with both consistency and quality assurance. As a manager, I feel more confident knowing there’s a consistent approach and a common language used when supporting students with their career exploration. In addition, the framework is flexible enough to allow professional staff to draw on their personal styles and experiences, while adding to their professional skill set.” -Tony Botelho, Manager, Career Services & Volunteer Services, Simon Fraser University 29
    30. 30. Level 1. GET STARTED: Learn to Use a Positive, Holistic and Narrative Method of Practice Jan. 23-24, 2014, Ottawa, immediately after Cannexus / Presented with CCDF Led by Mark Franklin, MEd, PEng, CMF, practice leader of CareerCycles www.careercycles.com For registration, full descriptions, testimonials and details, visit http://www.ccdf.ca/ccdf/index.php/training 30
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