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D R A F T. Louisiana Workforce Commission  www.laworks.net www.laworks.net Career Builder  www.careerbuilder.net www.careerbuilder.net Louisiana ePortal.

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1 D R A F T

2 Louisiana Workforce Commission  Career Builder  Louisiana ePortal  America’s Job Bank – nationwide job posting service  D R A F T

3 Everything you need to:  look for a job  make career choices  develop skills  select the right school Get:  Information  Guidance and counseling  Training referrals  Computer access or other services provided by their knowledgeable staff who are eager to help you succeed in achieving your goals  D R A F T

4 Tangipahoa Parish Workforce Center Tangipahoa Parish Workforce Center 1745 SW Railroad Ave. Hammond, La Ph Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Belinda Cason Ascension Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office Ascension Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office 204 Mississippi St. Ste. B Donaldsonville, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Edrice Thomas / Edna Alexander Pt. Coupee Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office Pt. Coupee Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office 305 East Main St. New Roads, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Ronald Bellezaire East and West Feliciana Parishes Satellite Center / WIA Office East and West Feliciana Parishes Satellite Center / WIA Office 5681 Commerce St St. Francisville, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Greta Scales St. Helena Parish Satellite Center / WIA St. Helena Parish Satellite Center / WIA Courthouse Square Hwy 10 Greensburg, La Ph Fax a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Janice King Livingston Parish Workforce Center Livingston Parish Workforce Center 9384 Florida Blvd, Ste. B Walker, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Bryan Taylor Washington Parish Workforce Center / Job Center Washington Parish Workforce Center / Job Center 438 Avenue B Bogalusa, La Ph Ph Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Tammy Crain Ascension Parish Workforce Center / Job Center Ascension Parish Workforce Center / Job Center 1827 BS. Burnside Gonzales, La Ph Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 Monday - Friday Contact: Brendalen T. Scott Iberville Parish Workforce Center / WIA Office Iberville Parish Workforce Center / WIA Office Railroad Ave. Ste. 1 Plaquemine, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Lan D'Albor / Mary Young West Baton Rouge Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office West Baton Rouge Parish Satellite Center / WIA Office 1643 Louisiana Ave. Port Allen, La Ph Fax: a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Contact: Joyce Hawkins ONE-STOPCAREERCENTERSONE-STOPCAREERCENTERS D R A F T

5 River Center Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library  Louisiana Jobs & Career Center  D R A F T

6 Service Locator:  Workers Resources:  https://www.voshost.com/default.asp https://www.voshost.com/default.asp Online Services:  Career Solutions:  D R A F T

7  LouisianaCareerPlanningGuide.pdf LouisianaCareerPlanningGuide.pdf D R A F T

8 https://www.voshost.com/careers.asp  Career Tips - View a guide to the steps you should take to follow the path of selecting the ideal career or occupation. Career Tips  Career Explorer - If you do not have a specific career in mind, select this option to learn what career or type of job best suits you as well as areas for which you might want to receive more training and education. Career Explorer  Career Informer - If you have a career in mind, select this option to highlight a specific occupation and display information on wages, employers and jobs that are available as well as the details of available education and training, the job requirements and the nature of the work involved. Career Informer  Job Market Explorer - Choose a career or occupation by analyzing the current labor market trends where you want to work, including wages, employment projections and educational requirements. Job Market Explorer D R A F T

9  Simple self-tests  No wrong answers  Helps you discover your “career personality”  Identifies jobs you might enjoy  Part of your personal portfolio › Says a lot about YOU › Shows a potential employer that you have developed a career plan, etc. D R A F T

10  Interests grouped into clusters  Describeds knowledge, skills & interests that connect with industries, jobs & educational programs  Louisiana has 16 Career Clusters › Go to the Louisiana Career Planning Guide for more information D R A F T

11 1. Check activities that you like 2. Add up your scores 3. Evaluate yourself 4. Think about the future You will use your results to select a career that you will research  Refer to pages 4-7 of the Louisiana Career Planning Guide (http://www.lctcs.edu/assets/docs/WorkforceDevelopment/ LA_CareerPlanningGuide.pdf)http://www.lctcs.edu/assets/docs/WorkforceDevelopment/ LA_CareerPlanningGuide.pdf D R A F T

12  Helps you describe yourself  Identifies clusters & careers that match YOU  Assists with preparing for the interview process You will use your results to select a career that you will research  LA ePortal › https://www.laeportal.com/main.aspx?stg=module_explore&item=assess yourself_takeassessments https://www.laeportal.com/main.aspx?stg=module_explore&item=assess yourself_takeassessments D R A F T

13 Explore Careers tab (https://www.laeportal.com/main.aspx?stg=modul e_explore&item=assessyourself_gettingstarted)https://www.laeportal.com/main.aspx?stg=modul e_explore&item=assessyourself_gettingstarted  Getting Started  Take Assessments  Self Appraisal Questions  Know What You Want  Ask for Help D R A F T

14   Sign in  Access the Assessment Center  Assessment takes approximately 1 hour  Report with results provided › Sample report: https://www.laeportal.com/docx/user_assessments/pdf/p athway_ready_sample_report.pdf https://www.laeportal.com/docx/user_assessments/pdf/p athway_ready_sample_report.pdf D R A F T

15  Quick Trip  Search by Work Value › Work Importance Locator self-assessment helps you find occupations based on your work values › Work Values Scores – if you have already taken the Work Importance Locator, you may enter your work values scores no o Search for similar attributes o Best Match – uses the characteristics of your current (or most recent) occupation to find similar occupations o Advanced Best Match – lets you select which characteristics of your current or most recent occupation are more important in your search of similar occupations D R A F T

16 Full Flight  Assessment - explore career options using the Work Importance Locator of the Interest Profiler  I enjoy – find occupations based upon things that you enjoy doing at home or away from your job  Clusters – see occupations within each cluster.  Search – find new occupations based upon selected knowledges, skills & abilitiies  Best Match – match the knowledges, skills & abilities you use in your current occupation to new occupations  Compare – compare your current or most recent occupation to a chosen occupation  Profile – produce a profile for one occupation of your choice D R A F T

17  High School Diploma › A diploma awarded for the completion of high school › Considered the minimum education required for government jobs and higher education  General Equivalency Diploma (GED) › A group of five subject tests which, when passed, certify that the taker has high school-level academic skills D R A F T

18  High School Diploma Endorsements- graduating seniors who meet certain requirements for a College & Career diploma & satisfy performance indicators › Career Endorsement › Academic Endorsement Requirements  s.html s.html  s.html s.html D R A F T

19 Industry-Based Certifications (IBCs)  tangible evidence that an individual has successfully demonstrated skill competencies in a specific set of work related tasks, single occupational area, or a cluster of related occupational areas.  ment/IB_web.pdf ment/IB_web.pdf  Currently there are 51 IBCs available to Louisiana high school students Bulletin 741, Chapter 3115, B, 3 (May 2010)  Based-Certification Based-Certification D R A F T

20  Provides recognized employment credentials  IBC courses may result in dual enrollment or articulated credit  Provides a “jump start” for post- secondary pursuits  Gives students a sense of accomplishment  Helps students become more employable with higher starting salaries D R A F T

21 Types:  International  National  State  51 IBCs approved by BESE Program Areas  Agriscience  Business  Family & Consumer Sciences  Health Science  Marketing  Technology Education  Trade & Industrial  General CTE D R A F T

22  Allow and high school students to earn college credit and acquire higher-level knowledge and skills by enrolling in college-level courses at local technical or community colleges and four year universities  orceDevelopment/DualEnrollment_LOWr es.pdf orceDevelopment/DualEnrollment_LOWr es.pdf D R A F T

23  Eases the high school to college transition  Students who participate in dual enrollment in high school have had significantly higher cumulative college GPAs three years after high school graduation than their peers who did not participate in dual enrollment programs  Dual enrollment students earned more college credits than non-participating peers D R A F T

24  KeyTrain › A comprehensive, easy-to-use system for improving the basic skills measured by the WorkKeys® Assessment System › asp asp  WorkKeys › A job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce › D R A F T

25 Licensing  formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession Trade Certificates  a document attesting to the fact that a person has completed an educational course, issued either by an institution not authorized to grant diplomas, or to a student not qualifying for a diploma  Source: dictionary.com D R A F T


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