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Pinpointing resources for career planning online


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Pinpointing resources for career planning online

  1. 1. Location: POD 60Phone: (416) 979 – 5177Email: career@ryerson.caHours: Mon – Thu 8:30 am – 6:30 pm/Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  2. 2. Career Development Workshops Get Ready Get Set GO Know yourself and what you Present yourself with style Make your move want• Discover Your Career • The “Wow” Factor: Resumes • Job Search Strategies that Passion & Cover Letters that stand Maximize Results out• Pinpointing Resources for • Interview Techniques that • Leveraging Social Media for Career Planning Land the Job Your Job Search • Grad School Application • LinkedIn: Developing Career Essentials Connections & Effective Profiles • Keep It Pro: Business • Make it a Breeze: Etiquette & Dress Transitioning from School to Work • Don’t Slurp the Soup! Tips for Dining Etiquette Success • Showing Achievements: Crafting an Engaging Portfolio
  3. 3. Agenda1. Introduction2. MEGA • National Occupational Classification (NOC) • Working In Canada (LMI)3. MACRO • Career Cruising4. MICRO • Almanacs & Directories5. Summary
  4. 4. IntroductionIn groups of 2-3, take turns answering:• What did you want to “be” as a kid?• Has that changed?• Why or why not?
  5. 5. IntroductionActivity Debrief:• What attracted you to that profession?• If your career choice has changed, how come?
  6. 6. IntroductionDiscover resources to learn about:• Career options • Expanding/contracting fields• Skills & qualifications • Occupational outlooks• Wages & salary • Work availability (i.e. local,• Work conditions provincial, national)
  7. 7. MEGA: National Occupational Classification (NOC)Used to learn & understand Canadian occupations: • Duties • Aptitudes • Skills • Education requirements • Interests • Work settings
  8. 8. MEGA: National Occupational Classification (NOC)Step 1 Go to: Search for occupations in Canada: • On the left: Search the NOCStep 2 • Choose: Index of titles • Select: Alphabetical search Employability Skills Identification: • Review NOC info for your chosen profileStep 3 • Identify main skills required for position • Use description as a guide to build your resume and cover letter
  9. 9. MEGA: Working In Canada (LMI)What is Labour Market Information (LMI)?
  10. 10. MEGA: Working In Canada (LMI) Step 1 Go to: Explore Careers by: • Occupation Step 2 • Wages & Outlooks • Education Program • Skills & KnowledgeAdditional Tips:• Review list of local employers to get an idea of companies you might be able to work forExplore Careers  By Occupation  Job Market Report  Where to Look for Job Opportunities  Local Employers
  11. 11. MACRO: Career CruisingActivityComplete the Career Cruising work sheet for anoccupation that you are interested in Username: ryersoncruise Password: 00ru01f
  12. 12. MICRO: Almanacs & DirectoriesFind out who is doing the type of work you like, and/orif there are opportunities available: Examples The Canada Student Employment Guide The Canadian Hidden Job Market Directory Scott’s Directories The Blue Book Canada’s Top 100 Employers Canadian Almanac & Directory
  13. 13. MICRO: Online ResourcesFind out who is doing the type of work you like, and/orif there are opportunities available: • • • • • • • •
  14. 14. MICRO:
  15. 15. SummaryDepending on where you are in your careerplanning, there are valuable resources to augmentthe information and knowledge you already have!
  16. 16. Connect With Us! Contact Location: POD Phone: (416) 979 – 5177 Email: Hours: Mon. – Thur. 8:30 am – 6:30 pm Fri. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm