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  • 1. HELPING CLAIMANTS MAKEEDUCATED CAREER ANDJOB TARGET DECISIONSPRESENTED BY:MARSHALL J. KARP, MA NCC LPCCAREER COUNSELOR
  • 2. What are We Up Against?Injured Workers PainNo Job MedicationNo Money DepressionFinancial Worries SystemLosing Possessions ConcentrationRelationships Going Fear
  • 3. Career & Job Target Workshop Why do career assessment? What is a good assessment? How to do basic assessment? How to make educated career decisions
  • 4. Why do assessment? Improvement Accountability Goals and Plans
  • 5. Improvement Determine where they are at Set timeframes Achievement
  • 6. Sun Tzu If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself,  you will succumb in every battle.
  • 7. Accountability  Meeting Expectations  Clear and Understandable Guidelines
  • 8. Goals and Plan  Need to Know Where the Finish Line Is  Plan Out the Work  Work the Plan
  • 9. What is assessment? Assessment is a systematic process of looking at client achievement by gathering, interpreting and using information for improvement.
  • 10. Basic Vocational Assessment Verbal Written
  • 11. Verbal Assessment What do you want to do? Describe your background/experience/training? Why aren’t you doing this? Set objectives If a realistic and feasible job target, no need for written assessment Set this as a goal
  • 12. Written Assessments Identify potential client goals Collect, analyze and interpret data Develop a direction in writing People are enamored with assessments
  • 13. The 3 Laws of Unemployotics A term coined in late 2010 to describe the study of the reasons for the long term unemployed. 
  • 14. The 3 Laws of Unemployotics A term coined in late 2010 to describe the study of the reasons for the long term unemployed.  I coined it
  • 15. The 3 Laws of Unemployotics Improper Job Search Technique Element of Choice Long, Nasty Job Hunt
  • 16. Job Search Technique Lack of Job Hunting Fundamentals Traditional Versus Non-Traditional Good Economy Versus Bad Economy Waiting for Rescue Why Bother?
  • 17. Element of Choice Voluntary Non-Voluntary
  • 18. Long, Nasty Job Hunt Doing Everything Correctly Really Trying Encourage Along
  • 19. Basic Vocational Assessments Interest Inventory Transferable Skills
  • 20. Interest Inventory Holland Self-Directed Search Matches Interest Areas to Job Titles Generates Ideas Generates Discussion Taking a Step People are enamored with assessments
  • 21. Transferable Skills Portable Traits and Characteristics that Move from Environment to Environment Often Referred to as “The Basics”
  • 22. Transferable Skills Scale Breaks Skills Areas Into Categories Matches Categories with Job Titles Useful with Interview Skills Useful with Resume
  • 23. O*NET Career Interest Inventory U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Information Network Matches interests to job titles
  • 24. Assessment Goals Consistency Ideas Discussion Self-Direction Self-Motivation Realistic and Feasible Goals
  • 25. Ultimate Goal Develop a Written Ideal Job Description Interests Transferable Skills Physician’s Restrictions What is it?
  • 26.  Car  Great Test  Single Green  Jelly Zero  Season Paper  Tree Up  Window Gross  Lion Search  Share Down  Purple
  • 27.  Car  Great Test  Single Green  Jelly Zero  Season Paper  Tree Up  Window Gross  Lion Search  Share Down  Purple
  • 28.  Car  Great Test  Single Green  Jelly Zero  Season Paper  Tree Up  Window Gross  Lion Search  Share Down  Purple
  • 29. What If No Realistic Goal? Indicator of Possible Field Need to Find Entry Level Position Ask for Ideas Post Job Description on Internet Forums Beyond the Basic Level of this Workshop Referral to Career/Vocational Specialist
  • 30. Career Exploration Books Internet Information Interviews
  • 31. Books Occupational Outlook Handbook Dictionary of Occupational Titles O*NET Career Books Reference USA
  • 32. O*NET U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Information Network http://www.onetonline.org/ Hundreds of Occupation Descriptions Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Replaced Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • 33. Internet Google Searches www.bls.gov/oco Occupational Outlook Handbook LinkedIn U.S. Department of Labor http://lmi.state.oh.us ODJFS Labor Market Information
  • 34. Caution Never base a career or training decision on book or internet labor market information
  • 35. Employment Projection Limitations Employment projections are based on assumptions about economic and labor force growth. These assumptions reflect long-term trends, but because the economy is affected by unforeseeable events, assumptions and projections are subject to error. Assumption - The projected U.S. economy will be at approximately full employment http://www.bls.gov/opub/hom/homch13.htm
  • 36. Employment Projection Limitations Updated biennially As with all forecasts and projections, Labor Market Projections are subject to error, especially if events negate underlying assumptions.  http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections.htm
  • 37. Never Base Career Decision on Trends 1960s – Math, Science, Engineering 1970’s – Solar, Wind, Gasohol 1980s – Teaching 1990s – Computers, Y2K 2000s – Internet, Telecommute, Security 20--s – Healthcare, Green Energy, Fracking
  • 38. Never Base Career Decision on Trends Trends Come and Trends Go The Winds of Politics Blow Hot and Cold Timing is Everything Those Finishing are in the Drivers Seat Those Starting Out are in the Back Seat Multiple Education and Degrees Symptom
  • 39. Making Educated Decisions Direct Labor Market Survey Information Interviewing
  • 40. Information Interviewing Talking to people to research the job or career Always have questions prepared in advance Stress this will help make a career/training decision Get names of two other people Always send a thank you note
  • 41. Questions What skills are important? What personality traits are important? What training/school would you suggest? How many employees do you have? How often do you hire here? Is this industry expected to grow? Starting salary and after one year? What are the physical requirements? Names of two other people?
  • 42. Look for Consensus People in the field are considered subject matter experts Do five information interviews and look for consistency Continue to do information interviews until a trend develops Verify!
  • 43. Making Educated Decisions Labor market information is crucial Need to know what to expect when done Get subject matter experts to lay out the training/school
  • 44. Effective Performance Documentation Relate to goals Focus on the vital few elements to measure Foster improvement Are well communicated and measurable Are reviewed as often as appropriate Provide information on level, trend and comparative/competitive data Focus on the long-term well-being of the client
  • 45. Achievement Blockers Fuzzy goals or action strategies Incorrect focus No agreement on priorities
  • 46. AssessmentReveals the Gap Client Start PointBridgeing the Gap Client Goal
  • 47. Effective Career Planning Closes the Gap Client Start Point Client Goal
  • 48. Identify Strategies for Change  What will you do to reach goal?  Which program elements could assist?
  • 49. Remember Be flexible, adaptive and prepared to adjust to change There will always be problems Things always change (mandates, circumstance, personal priorities) View assessment and goals as an evolutionary process
  • 50. Bibliography Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2009-10 Edition The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Jist Works, Inc. Indianapolis, IN. 1998 U.S. Department of Labor, Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Jist Works, Inc, Indianapolis, IN. 1991 What Color Is Your Parachute?: A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers, Richard N. Bolles, 2010 JIST Inc. – (800) 648-JIST Handouts are at www.marshalljkarp.com Handouts are at www.slideshare.net/marshallkarp
  • 51. NEED MORE INFORMATION?Marshall J. Karp MA NCC LPCCareer Counselor marshallkarp@hotmail.com