Presentation on theme: "Choosing a Career is Childs Play. REALISTIC - Doers Children who have athletic or mechanical ability, prefer to play with objects, machines, tools, plants."— Presentation transcript:
Choosing a Career is Childs Play
REALISTIC - Doers Children who have athletic or mechanical ability, prefer to play with objects, machines, tools, plants or animals, or to be outdoors.
REALISTIC - Doers Television Shows: Sports Action shows. Cooking Super heroes. Survivor Police Games: Sports, Repair person, chef, Cops and Robbers, Fireman. Florist. Construction person. Truck operator; blocks
INVESTIGATIVE - Thinkers Children who like to observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems.
INVESTIGATIVE - Thinkers Television Shows: Quiz shows Scientific/health related – CSI. Games: Board games. Monopoly, chess. Puzzles Rubric Cube, video games. Word games; crossword puzzles. Chemistry set; microscope.
ARTISTIC - Creators Children who have artistic, innovating or intuition abilities and like to play in unstructured situations using their imagination and creativity.
ARTISTIC - Creators Games: Coloring books. Make decorations. Sew Play music, sing Television Shows: Make over shows. Cartoons Prefers reading to TV.
SOCIAL - Helpers Children who like to play with people to entertain, inform, help, train, or cure them, or are skilled with words.
SOCIAL - Helpers Games: Play school Play nurse or doctor Play homemaker; serve tea. Counselor; good listener and speaker. Television Shows: Friends, Seinfeld, Cheers Soap Operas Real-life drama
ENTERPRSING - Persuaders Children who like to be with people, influencing, persuading, performing, leading or managing for a clubs success or to make money.
ENTERPRSING - Persuaders Games: Lemonade stand Raise money for cause. Usually makes decision for group in game play. Television Shows: Government/politics: How to win. Documentaries Less TV; wants to count $$ in piggy bank.
CONVENTIONAL - Organizers Children who like to play with data, have clerical or numerical ability, carry out tasks in detail or follow through on others' instructions.
CONVENTIONAL - Organizers Games: Plays office. Organizes papers, drawers, very orderly. Collects baseball cards, statues. Files things away. Television Shows: News Quiz Shows Less TV: Arranges collections in room.
Applying the Holland Code to High School Courses and Careers
REALISTIC - Doers Career Focus: Earth/Marine Science Horticulture Manufacturing Mechanical Construction/Trades Engineering Tech. Printing Computer Tech Sports Police Science High School Courses: Technology Math Science Cooking
INVESTIGATIVE - Thinkers Career Focus: Health care Biotech, Chemistry Engineering Journalism Psychology Lawyer Computer Programming Research person Historian High School Courses: Science History, Psychology English Foreign Languages.
ARTISTIC - Creators High School Courses: Art/music English and Languages Architecture Career Focus: Artist Musician Author Fashion Web Designer Film, Video Advertising Interpreter Design
SOCIAL - Helpers High School Courses: Business Family Consumer Science Marketing/Psychology Career Focus: Education Hospitality Counselor Sales Child Care Law Enforcement Fire Fighters
ENTERPRSING - Persuaders High School Courses: Business Economics Mathematics Club Leaders Career Focus: Business Owner Insurance Sales Real Estate Commission Sales Attorney Department Manager Finance Investment Banker Economist
CONVENTIONAL - Organizers High School Courses: Business - Accounting Business Computer Applications Career Focus: Accounting Data Processing Insurance Claims Logistics Warehouse Management Office Administration Medical Claims Event Planner
Career Planning 90 days of Self Discovery! Interest and personality assessments Career exploration Shadowing professionals Guest speakers Choosing college majors Finding potential employers Grades