E-Tools to Help College Students with Career Planning and Job Search

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Overview of how ISEEK,CareerOneStop and other online tools to help college students with career planning.

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  • Website product of joint-powers partnership, including UofM (list partners)100,000 people look at ISEEK every month112,000 education section page viewsSkills Assessment is ISEEK’s #1 Web Page Visited All Minnesota specific, very comprehensiveThree main sections of ISEEK
  • AssessmentsGoal settingCareer information – career profiles, clusters, industries, emerging careersNews related to this sectionSearch specific to this section
  • Can print profile to put in student’s file
  • Skills Assessment: Skills Match UpIn the skills match up, users see how closely their skills match the selected occupation.For each skill, the bar charts show the comparison between the level the user selected and the average level for people in the job.Users visually see how they measure up.
  • Reality Check Tool Interactive lifestyle calculator. Matches the cost-of-living for the lifestyle users want to lead to their career goals.We I-frame (display within our own page template) the tool from intoCareers.All living expenses based on Minnesota regional cost of living. Living expenses include housing, utilities, health care, entertainment, transportation, savings, and others.
  • Reality Check Tool: Summary of ExpensesResults show monthly expenses and the annual salary needed to support the chosen lifestyle
  • Reality Check Tool: Occupation MatchAfter selecting an education level, given a list of occupations matching salary and education preferences.Can also start tool with an occupation and work backwards with expensesFuture enhancement will include links to detailed occupations and ability to save results.
  • Added flexible schedules and short-term training in MN
  • ISEEK has resources to help customers create resumes and cover letters, and go through the job application processes. Much of this information comes from the Creative Job Search, but it’s often helpful to give customers another resource to reinforce what you are telling them.
  • ISEEK has resources to help customers create resumes and cover letters, and go through the job application processes. Much of this information comes from the Creative Job Search, but it’s often helpful to give customers another resource to reinforce what you are telling them.
  • Job Search After a Job LossJob hunting during a recessionNetworking during a recessionJob banks and re-employment
  • Next we’ll talk about the industry specific sections of ISEEK.The size of the industry pages varies depending on needs of the sector and the partners who created the sections.
  • Next we’ll talk about the industry specific sections of ISEEK.The size of the industry pages varies depending on needs of the sector and the partners who created the sections.
  • Feature is back. Can bookmark pages, save assessment in middle and save results. Saver search results for schools, etc.Counselors working with people in same industry can save occupation profiles or tools frequently used.
  • Post to all social networking sites. Can also e-mail to counselor or to client.
  • Quarterly newsletter with career and education info from partners and other sources – news, not just ISEEK updates.Next one comes out in June, sign up at top or bottom of every page of ISEEK.
  • Another interactive tool we added is our blog called iSpeak. You can access the blog on the top of any page on ISEEK. It’s updated several times a week and we encourage you and your customers to leave comments.We also welcome guest blog writers. So if any of you on this webinar today have an idea for a blog post about a workforce, job search or education topic, just let me know.
  • RSS feeds on all section of ISEEK. Each section has news stories from outside sources on each page.Sign up for RSS feeds to get articles on specific topics sent to you. Sources include newsletter, ISEEK blog, FutureWorks, and latest news from other media.Let us know of new sources you use.
  • Next we’ll talk about the industry specific sections of ISEEK.The size of the industry pages varies depending on needs of the sector and the partners who created the sections.
  • Before we open it up to questions, reminder of ISEEK’s outreach and training section.ISEEK Outreach & Training MaterialsISEEK LogoPublicationsHandouts & Fact SheetsPresentations
  • E-Tools to Help College Students with Career Planning and Job Search

    1. 1. E-Tools to Help College Students with Career Planning and Job Search<br />www.ISEEK.org | www.CareerOneStop.org<br />
    2. 2. Presenters:<br />Shirley Fenlason<br />ISEEK / CareerOneStop Content and Outreach<br />Shirley.Fenlason@so.mnscu.edu<br />Denise Felder<br />MnCareers Editor<br />Denise.Felder@ISEEK.org<br />
    3. 3. How to Help Students?<br />What information are students asking for?<br /><ul><li>Career plans?
    4. 4. Grad school?
    5. 5. Immediate job search?
    6. 6. What else?</li></ul>What tools/resources do you use now?<br /><ul><li>Online?
    7. 7. Printouts?
    8. 8. Workshops?
    9. 9. Other?</li></li></ul><li>Today’s Agenda<br />Overview of Career Tools<br />Industry Career Information<br />Social Media Resources<br />Counselor & Adviser Resources<br />Questions, Comments?<br />
    10. 10. www.iseek.org<br />
    11. 11. www.CareerOneStop.org<br />
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    13. 13.
    14. 14. www.iseek.org/careers/indemand.html<br />
    15. 15. www.iseek.org/careers/clusters.html<br />
    16. 16.
    17. 17. www.iseek.org/careers/assessyourself.html<br />
    18. 18. www.getreadyforcollege.org/sPagesGR/interestAssessment.cfm<br />
    19. 19.
    20. 20. www.iseek.org/careers/skillsAssessment<br />
    21. 21. ISEEK<br />Skills Assessment<br />
    22. 22. www.iseek.org/careers/setgoals.html<br />
    23. 23. www.iseek.org/careers/studentcareers.html<br />
    24. 24. www.iseek.org/careers/realitytool.html<br />
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    26. 26.
    27. 27.
    28. 28.
    29. 29.
    30. 30. www.iseek.org/education/highereducation.html<br />
    31. 31. www.iseek.org/education/pay.html<br />
    32. 32.
    33. 33. www.iseek.org/jobs/employers.html<br />
    34. 34. www.iseek.org/jobs/regional.html<br />
    35. 35. www.iseek.org/jobs/developresume.html<br />
    36. 36.
    37. 37. www.iseek.org/jobs/applyjobs.html<br />
    38. 38. www.iseek.org/jobs/jobsearchtips.html<br />
    39. 39. www.iseek.org/jobs/jobloss.html<br />
    40. 40. www.MinnesotaWorks.net<br />
    41. 41. www.CareerOneStop.org<br />
    42. 42. www.careeronestop.org/StudentsandCareerAdvisors/StudentsandCareerAdvisors.aspx<br />
    43. 43. www.careeronestop.org/EducationTraining/Pay/<br />Scholarships.aspx<br />
    44. 44. www.careeronestop.org/SalariesBenefits/Sal_default.aspx<br />
    45. 45. www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/COS_jobsites.aspx<br />
    46. 46. www.myskillsmyfuture.org<br />
    47. 47.
    48. 48. Today’s Agenda<br />Overview of Career Tools<br />Industry Career Information<br />Social Media Resources<br />Counselor & Adviser Resources<br />Questions, Comments?<br />
    49. 49. www.careeronestop.org/GreenCareers/GreenCareers.aspx<br />
    50. 50. Special Sections on ISEEK<br />
    51. 51. www.MnEnergyCareers.org<br />
    52. 52. www.iseek.org/industry/energy/careers/green-careers.html<br />
    53. 53. www.iseek.org/industry/energy/careers/careers-in-residential.html<br />
    54. 54. Interviews with professionals in various energy occupations <br />www.iseek.org/industry/energy/careers/day-in-the-life.html<br />
    55. 55. Today’s Agenda<br />Overview of Career Tools<br />Industry Career Information<br />Social Media Resources<br />Counselor & Adviser Resources<br />Questions, Comments?<br />
    56. 56. Special Sections on ISEEK<br />
    57. 57. Videos & Quizzes<br />www.iseek.org/guide/counselors/videos.html<br />www.iseek.org/guide/counselors/quizzes.html<br />
    58. 58. www.dol.gov/dol/videochallenge.htm<br />
    59. 59. www.iseek.org/myaccount/<br />
    60. 60. Job Seekers<br /><ul><li>Create education plans
    61. 61. Discuss skill assessment results
    62. 62. Focus on content specific to their needs</li></ul>Counselors<br /><ul><li>Save common searches such as training, employers, or types of occupations </li></li></ul><li>
    63. 63.
    64. 64. http://iseekinteractive.org/blog/<br />
    65. 65. www.iseek.org/news/index.html<br />
    66. 66. www.iseek.org/industry/energy/news-events.html<br />
    67. 67. www.facebook.com/ISEEK.org<br />
    68. 68. Today’s Agenda<br />Overview of Career Tools<br />Industry Career Information<br />Social Media Resources<br />Counselor & Adviser Resources<br />Questions, Comments?<br />
    69. 69. Special Sections on ISEEK<br />
    70. 70. www.iseek.org/guide/counselors/college.html<br />
    71. 71. www.iseek.org/info/outreach.html<br />
    72. 72. www.iseek.org/info/outreach_webinar.html<br />
    73. 73. MnCareers<br /><ul><li>What do I want to do with my life?
    74. 74. What do I needto know?
    75. 75. Where do I go from here?</li></ul>www.MnCareers.org<br />
    76. 76. Partner Websites<br /><ul><li>ISEEKwww.iseek.org
    77. 77. MnCareerswww.MnCareers.org
    78. 78. CareerOneStopwww.CareerOneStop.org
    79. 79. mySkills myFuture www.mySkillsmyFuture.org
    80. 80. O*NET OnLine http://online.onetcenter.org/
    81. 81. MinnesotaWorks.net www.minnesotaworks.net</li></li></ul><li>Questions? Comments?Best Practices? <br />Which job search tools and resourcesdo you use with students? <br />online, software, publications, activities, etc.<br />

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