Like a flower, you will flourish in some job environments and wither in others. The flower diagram of yourself is to help you identify what kind of work environment you will flourish in, and thus where you will do your best work. Your goals should be to be as happy you can be at your job, while at the same time doing your most effective work.
Identify Transferable Skills Step 1: Favorite Values Step 2: Favorite Special Knowledges Step 3: Favorite People-Environments Step 4: Favorite Working Conditions Step 5: Level of Responsibility Step 6: Favorite Geography Step 7: Your Career Choice
Create a PowerPoint with all 7 Steps to describe yourself and the job of your dreams. Include a Title Slide, Introductory Slide, the 7 Steps, and a Closing Slide. Put in animations, clipart, and slide transitions. Print handouts, 3 per page. Do not print if you do not know how to print handouts!!
How do you want to be remembered? Served or helped others Influenced people Mastered a skill Fixed something broken Great listener Began a new project Good decision maker Was a good decision Worked to bring beauty to maker world Brought people closer to Developed or built God something Develop or build Able to acquire possessions something or money Able to acquire Began a new project or possessions or money business Began a new project or Improved something, made business it better Was in the spotlight gained recognition.
KNOWLEDGE OR SUBJECT SKILLS-Nouns Computers—digital design—dance—math—language— drawing—fashion—tools—plants—animals FUNCTIONAL OR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS-Verbs Cooking—analyzing—planning—mentoring—gathering info—inventing—organizing—problem solving— adapting—evaluating—retrieving info SELF MANAGING SKILLS/TRAITS-Adjectives or Adverbs Systematic—thorough—calm—persistent— creative— resourceful—accurate—cooperative—dependable— realistic—self-motivated—uniqueThink of your life story…when you gained skills Divide into: Physical, Mental, or Interpersonal Skills
How do you deal with time and promptness? How do you deal with people and emotions? How do you deal with authority and being told what to do? How do you deal with supervision and being told how to do? How do you deal with crises or problems?Traits describe how you perform your transferable skills…
Subjects People Problems Studied in high school What problems or Learned@home needs do you like to Learned on job help people with? Clothing, food, housin Learned in free time g, languages, personal Things, Tools, or services, family and Products consumer economics, auto/retai Do you love to deal with l handle, construct, opera sales, medicine/healt te, market, or repair: h, physical Bicycles, clothing, comp fitness, child uters, gardens, machine development, enterta s, phones, toys, trains, inment, training, ani planes, wood mals or plants
Realistic Investigative R=like I= curious, like to nature, athletics, or investigate or analyze tools and machinery Artistic data or people or how things work A= artistic, imaginative, an d creative Social Enterprising S=bent on trying to E=start up projects or help, teach, or serve organizations, and/or people. be upfront as to Conventional entertain, influence, pe C= detailed work, and like rsuade, or sell to people to complete tasks or projects
Under what circumstances do you do your most effective work? Distasteful working Keys to my conditions effectiveness Too noisy Some noise, but not too Too much supervision quiet No windows Moderate amount of Working at 6 am supervision Working at night Outdoors part of the day Work from 9-5 am Earn commission No people around Steady paycheck With sick people People around sometimes Healthy people
At what level What salary would would you like to you like to be work? aiming for? Boss, CEO, Owner Minimum, barely Manager getting by Head of a team Maximum Member of a team Figure out expenses Work with a partner from budget and how much you need Works alone as an to make to survive employee or consultant
Adventure Chance to exercise Challenge leadership Respect Chance to be Influence creative Chance to make Popularity decisions Fame Chance to use my Power expertise Intellectual Chance to help stimulation others
Where would you like to live and work, if you had a choice (besides where you are now)? Geographical Factors important to you Compile a list of positive and negatives of places you’ve lived in or visited in the past and where you live now. Google the city of your choice’s Chamber of Commerce to find out more information. Include a picture of the place on your slide.
Take two career assessments and report results Myers-Briggs- http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp Holland Code- http://www.roguecc.edu/Counseling/HollandCodes/test.asp Career Test- http://123test.com/career-test/ (15 PICTURE Questions) Keirsey Temperament Sorter- http://www.keirsey.com/sorter/instruments2.aspx Self assessment on Coin3.com (40 Questions) User: Student ID#, PW: dob (052894), Site id: CA15275 Take an IQ Test- http://www.123test.com/iq-test/ (10 Questions) Research careers on Coin3 or Occupational Outlook Handbook Pick A Career!! Include a picture of the career on this slide.