Career orienta*on -‐ Some personal perspec*ves -‐
What is a career?! • ca·∙reer/ kəˈri(ə)r/ Noun: An occupa*on undertaken for a signiﬁcant period of a persons life and with opportuni*es for progress
What is a career?! • A career is the sum total of all of your work-‐related contribu*ons to society in a life*me. This includes *me and eﬀort spent to provide goods, services, or beneﬁt to others. • A career includes paid, un-‐paid, volunteer, part-‐*me, and full-‐*me posi*ons. Your career includes many life roles you may not think of: student, homemaker, babysiMer, oﬃce worker, doctor, and lawyer.
Professional choices Career op*ons in the modern world of work: -‐ Self-‐Employed, -‐ Organiza*on Employed, -‐ Project-‐Employed.
Challenges in your career • Priori*es • Opportuni*es • People • Money • … • Choices
What’s out-‐there for me? • State of the world • Globaliza*on • Romania • Social media • Technology • Personal brand/ reputa*on • Personal choices
Why star*ng a business? • Because you can • Because you have ideas • Because you want to make money • Because you want to help • Because you want to contribute … because YOU