Reality Bites

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When the dream job isn’t there –
discussing career expectations with students

Andrea Dine
Brandeis University Career Services

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Reality Bites

  1. 1. Reality Bites When the dream job isn’t there – discussing career expectations with students
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Honesty & Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering Bad News: SPIKES Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Creating New Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Short-term vs. Long-term </li></ul><ul><li>Plan B </li></ul>
  3. 3. Honesty & Integrity <ul><li>“ Honesty is the best policy.” Don Quixote. Part ii. Chap. Xxxiii, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra </li></ul><ul><li>“ No legacy is so rich as honesty.” All’s Well that Ends Well. Act iii. Sc. 5., William Shakespeare </li></ul>
  4. 4. Delivering Bad News <ul><li>From the Medical Field (University of Illinois College of Medicine): </li></ul><ul><li>SPIKES Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Setting and Listening Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Patient (Client) Perception </li></ul><ul><li>Invitation </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Emotions and Empathize </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy and Summary </li></ul>
  5. 7. Creating New Expectations <ul><li>Proactive: Outreach & News Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student paper, Newsletters, Direct emails by field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recession-proof your job search : Kevin Bacon and you — there may be more similarities than you think, Joe Du Pont </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hiatt Career Corner: Think creatively in a bad economy , Cary H. Weir Lyte </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding the pieces to your puzzle on the path to career success , Andrea Dine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>In-person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appointments </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. Short-term vs. Long-term <ul><li>“There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same”. Chinese Proverbs </li></ul>
  7. 9. Plan B <ul><li>“ The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.” James Yorke </li></ul>
  8. 10. When the dream job isn’t there – discussing career expectations with students <ul><li>Honesty & Integrity: Taking Professional Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering Bad News: Communicating Appropriately and Strategically </li></ul><ul><li>Creating New Expectations: Changing the Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Short-term vs. Long-term: Planning for Tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Plan B: Identifying Options </li></ul>

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