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Career The work you will do over a period of years Career Clusters Career Exploration Complete the Career View Project 2 Take the Career Interest amp Values Survey httpswwwvawizardorgwizardcareersAssess ID: 752134 Download Presentation

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Slide1

Career ExplorationSlide2

Career Unit

Career

The work you will do over a period of years.Slide3

Career ClustersSlide4

Career Exploration

Complete

the Career View Project

2. Take

the Career Interest & Values Survey

https://www.vawizard.org/wizard/careersAssess Slide5

ResumesSlide6

Resume

Resume

A formal document designed to provide a detailed summary of an applicant’s work experience, education and skills.

Chronological

– Reverse Order list of work experience

Functional

– Highlight Skills & Abilities

6Slide7

Resume –

A good Resume Represents you well

Remember to be:

Truthful

- State your skills and abilities accurately

Brief

- Limit your resume to one page

Error-free

- Proofread your resume and ask at least one other person to review it

Professional

- Print your resume on high-quality paper using a quality printer – linen White or Off White

Readable

- Use an easy to read font, minimal boldface, avoid italics and underlining, and leave white space

A good match

- Use keywords that match words from the job posting or descriptionSlide8

Resume Do’s & Don’ts

The Do's & Don’ts

Think Like a Recruiter

Powerful Words to UseSlide9

Job References

References are people who will speak positively on your behalf about your skills, abilities, work history, and motivation

Most employers will ask for three references, either when you apply, or at a job interview

Be sure to speak with the individual you are using as a reference first so they know to expect a call or emailSlide10

Create your Resume

Choose

A Simple Resume Template

Create

or

Update

Your current Resume

Upload

via Google Docs or email to hvandyke@lcps.orgSlide11

InterviewsSlide12

Interview Tips

Bring

a copy of your

Resume

.

Be Passionate

– Every employer believes that his or her company is unique and therefore wants to hire the best person for the job. Be enthusiastic about the position and the company.

Be Prepared

Be able to identify keys skills that are required to fill the open position. Research the company.

Be Honest

Don’t try to sugar coat things.

End Strongly

– sincerely express your interest in the position and ask what the next step will be. Ask for the Interviewer’s business card.Slide13

Interview Tips - Do’sSlide14

Interview Tips - Don’tsSlide15

Interview Questions

What 3 adjectives describe you the best? (

ie

. Tell me about yourself)

What qualities do you think are necessary to make a success of this job?

Why should we hire you?

Why do you want to work here?

Identify 2 Strengths? Identify 1 Weakness?

How do you handle stress and pressure?

Do you have any questions for me?Slide16

Questions to ask during an Interview

What are some of the

responsibilities

of this position?

What are the

next steps

of the interview process?

Who can I

contact

if I have further questions?Slide17

TO DO 1/11 & 1/16 in class

RESUME WRITING

Choose

A Simple Resume Template

Create

or

Update

Your current Resume

Upload

via Google Docs or email to hvandyke@lcps.org

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

What 3 adjectives describe you the best? (

ie

. Tell me about yourself)

What qualities do you think are necessary to make a success of this job?

Why should we hire you?

Why do you want to work here?

Identify 2 Strengths? Identify 1 Weakness?

How do you handle stress and pressure?

Do you have any questions for me?Slide18

Career Vocabulary

Task -

(Synonyms – duty, chore, detail)

A piece of work assigned to be done.

Job

A group of tasks you agree to perform for an employer.

Occupation

A group of jobs involving similar tasks.

Career

The work you will do over a period of years.

Career = Job + OccupationSlide19

Self-Concept

:

The way in which a person views his/her own self-worth and personal abilities.

*This will not stay the same –

it will change daily.

Career VocabularySlide20

Career Vocabulary

Self-Esteem

The confidence that one has in his/her abilities

Dignity

The state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect – “A man of dignity and principle.”

A composed or serious manner or style

A sense of pride in oneselfSlide21

Career Unit

Vision +

Energy

= SuccessSlide22

Vocabulary

Attitude

Two types of attitude:

Positive

& Negative

Number 1 reason people are fired or do not get the job is because of attitude.

You need to be a good team player and have a positive attitude.

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