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    1. 1. Career Management Features Lifelong process (facilitate transition from childhood) Decide when, how, who will take the decision Professional Development from academy Develop your Skills / Efficiency Building your network Treated as an instrument & process Getting a job Talent Management Job Enrichment / Enlargement
    2. 2.  Whatever my career choice is, that is the subject that I should major in?  Should I choose a career that is practical?  Should I base my career decision on current trends?  Should I need to Career self-assessment from early age?  I won’t really know if I enjoy a career until I graduate and start working in the field…and I hope I don’t make a mistake. Career Planning Myths & Facts
    3. 3. Career Planning Steps ACADEMIC PLANACADEMIC PLAN Primary Stage (Born – End of Primary Education)  Develop behavioral components (Believe, Personality, Attitudes, Perceptions…);  Help to grow inter-personal relation;  Help to find out & follow the positives;  Match with baby’s vision or Create vision;  Help to complete academic tasks regularly;  Provide motivation on success but don’t criticize on failure.
    4. 4. Career Planning Steps ACADEMIC PLANACADEMIC PLAN Secondary Stage (Upto Higher Secondary)  Acquire knowledge, attitudes & interpersonal skills to understand & respect self & others.  Develop behavioral components (Believe, Personality, Attitudes, Perceptions…)  Help to meet competencies in the areas of academic, career & person/social development;  Help to establish personal future plans;  Engage with strategies to achieve future career goals  Help to manage & implement learning;
    5. 5. Career Planning Steps ACADEMIC PLANACADEMIC PLAN Preparatory stage (Just Before Professional Life)  Understand the difference between personal efficiencies and real life of profession.  Make understanding on safety, security and survival skills;  Identify Skills Needed to Achieve Goals  Involve co-curricular activities / Engage in student council  Prepare, Search, make decisions
    6. 6. Finding Desired job Interests Abilities Educational foundation Your research and Choose What is meaningful to you Personality traits and Career exploration activities. 7 Based on Your….
    7. 7. Basic Skills before your Career  (Punctuality) Be at right place at right time  Active Listening  Presentation skill  ICT skill  Team-work  Critical Thinking (Quick & effective)  Good interpersonal communication skill  Be aware of success factors;
    8. 8. How to grow Skills before your Career
    9. 9. Career Strengths Education Work experience Technical knowledge within your field Transferable skills (communication, teamwork, leadership…) Personal characteristics (strong work ethic, self discipline, ability to work under pressure, creativity, high level of energy…) Good contacts or successful networking Interaction with professional organizations
    10. 10. Career Weaknesses Low GPA or a different major then your career field Lack of work experience Lack of goals or job knowledge Weak technical skills Weak business skills (leadership, communication or teamwork) Weak job-hunting skills Poor work ethic, lack of discipline, lack of motivation, too emotional
    11. 11. Factors to build a successful Career  Develop a positive attitude (Can do attitude);  Take responsibility for your own career;  Be aware of success factors;  Present yourself in a positive manner;  Good interpersonal communication skill  Ability to adjust with new workplace  Establish relationship with strategic partners;  Adopt the mind-set of your superiors.
    12. 12. How to Network Personal / Face to face meeting; Attend Training / Seminar / Symposium Student projects /competitions Engaging student councils / Org. Internet / Social networking (Facebook, twitter, Linked….) Career or Job Fair; Social / Community Volunteer or service learning On-campus employment
    13. 13. What are the top Work Values?What are the top Work Values? Achievement Creativity Co-Workers Income Independence Lifestyle Personality Mental Challenge Prestige Security Supervision Variety Work Environment
    14. 14. Know What Employers Want Did you make good grades? Evidence of your experiences. Did you hold leadership positions? Were you active in campus, organizations or extracurricular activities? Did you have relevant experiences in co-op, internships or part-time work?
    15. 15. Building Effective Resume Fresh front Photograph Clear Career Objectives Specify the sectors Highlight your skills matching job requirements Available contact information; Avoid color marking just Bold/Italic/Underline) Aware of spelling mistakes
    16. 16. Building Effective Resume (Cont.) Don't forget to include matching envelopes. Typeface should be easy-to-read Font size should be between 11-13 pts. Make sure your margins and page make-up Include interests you want to talk about - they are often used to begin an interview. Don’t submit same CV on every desk
    17. 17. Tips for interview: Research the company; Arrive 15 minutes early Bring visual aids (Pen, Photo, CV..) Dress appropriately; Know the location of the interview; Know your resume; Talk about your previous contributions; Look for ways to sell yourself; Avoid fear by visualizing the interview; Listen carefully; Bring your questions; Don't run away /become invisible
    18. 18. ICT Skills Basic Computing (MS. Word, MS. Excel, MS. Power Point, Outlook..) Basic Internet (Browsing, mail handling, info searching…) Business Writing (E-mail, Meeting minutes, Letter, Report, Requisition, Creative…)
    19. 19. What to Look for before switch  Target field  Preferred type of work  Industry preferences  Income requirements  Geographical requirements  Stress level  Indoor vs. outdoor  Amount of independence  Balance between creative and conventional tasks  The type of people you would interact with  Physical requirements  Local/national/international organization  Advancement opportunities  A good boss  Training  Industry outlook  Reputation of the firm in the industry
    20. 20. Matching Individual & Organizational Needs ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS Staffing skills and experienced person Able to contribute to the company Leveling off Development INDIVIDUAL NEEDS Making career/job choice Making contributions Fitting into organization Using experience
    21. 21. Career Planning and Development Career Planning The process of: setting career objectives determining how to accomplish them Career Development  The process of gaining skill, experience, and education to achieve career objectives
    22. 22. Tips to Help You Get Ahead Be a top performer at your present job Finish assignments early Volunteer for extra assignments Keep up with the latest technology Develop good human relations with the important people in the organization Know when to approach your boss Be polite Never say anything negative about anyone Be approachable Make effective presentations
    23. 23. Personnel Management Vs. HR Management Organizational Tools Assistant/Subordinates Staff of the org. They are controlled Guided or motivated Physical work Division of work Hardware Hard HR •Organizational Asset •Associate/ Partner •Member of the org. •They are relaxed •Self motivated •Psychological work •Team work •Software •Soft HR
    24. 24. 360˚ Performance Appraisal AVAILABLE SOURCES FOR ASSESSMENTS
    25. 25. Have an Expected Career Thank you