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Career

Development

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Introduction of Career Development

• Comprehend course description,


objectives, requirements, and class
schedule
• Create employee handbook to give
students ownership to program
• Set expectations for the program
• Formulate mutual contract
agreements
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Course Objectives
• Evaluate and select multiple career options
that are suitable to their values

2. Identify shore and long term goals through


scheduled appointments

3. Build awareness of work ethics through the


use of self-management, transferable and job
readiness skills

4. Develop a marketable portfolio that will


include cover letter, resume, references and
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Course Objectives continued

5. Complete an efficient job search


process

6. Examine the application process

7. Increase interviewing techniques


through mock interview and peer
evaluations
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Requirements
Participation. (Class discussion demonstrates knowledge of
material and concept)

Punctuality. Clients should be in seats 5 minutes before start of


class. (Punctuality is a key to victory)

Attendance is monitored. After missing two classroom sessions


individual appointments will be rescheduled. Strong work ethic earns
rewards. (Attendance is a major key to successful employment)

Appointments should be scheduled for once a week.

All clients must be enrolled with JOB SERVICE and


checked on weekly basis

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EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

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THE AGREEMENT

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HAND OUT MATERIALS
Black Notebooks/Job Search
Journal

Job Seekers Workbook

Occupational Outlook
Handbook

All Items Should Be Hole


Punched And Placed
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In Job
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Search Journal
SESSION 1: Lifestyle and
Career Exploration

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Session 1: Lifestyle and Career Exploration
Objectives

• Observe the differences in the lifestyles of


the unemployed/employed

• Clarify reason for employment

• Create awareness of job consideration and


choices

• Use internet research to broaden career


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exploration
LIFESTYLE COMPARISONS

Lifestyles
Unemployed Lifestyle Employed Lifestyle
vs.

Handout/Overhead 1.1

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Group Activities
Desert Island Decision

Expand horizons of job consideration

Help student realize that there may be


no one job that meets all of their
preferences so they must make
choices and Go For It!
Handout/Overhead 1.2

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Group Activities
Job Preference and Interest Survey

What work environment do you


prefer?

Individuals Complete Survey

Group Discussion/ Sharing your


Handout/Overhead 1.3

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results
How do people find jobs?

Handout/Overhead 1.4
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Reminders!!!!!!!!!!!!
OOH Job Search

Schedule GOALS/ Barriers


Appointment

Post Test

Handout/Overhead 1.5

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