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1 Presented by Dr. Janet Wall Senior Trainer, O*NET Academy An O*NET Academy Briefing: Overview of the O*NET Career Exploration Assessment ToolsPresented byDr. Janet WallSenior Trainer, O*NET Academy
2 Reminders Webinar will be archived PowerPoint slides will be available for downloading.AccessCome in with questions at any time
3 Goals of WebinarTo introduce you to the 3 O*NET career exploration toolsInterest ProfilerWork Importance ProfilerAbility ProfilerTo show you how these tools help to direct you to occupational information
5 Whole Person Assessment The assessments are pieces of the puzzle.No one assessment should be used in career exploration and career guidance.Include other information as well – personality, motivation, preferences, emotional intelligence,etc.
6 Three Major Foci of Career Development Programs What You Like -- INTERESTSWhat You Value -- WORK VALUESWhat You Know and Can Do -- ABILITIESO*NET Assessment Tools provide each.
7 DoL Created O*NET Assessment Tools Developed only for career exploration, career counselingNot for job selection or selection into job training programs
8 O*NET Career Exploration Tools FormatPurposeO*NET Interest ProfilerPaper/PencilWork-related InterestsO*NET Computerized Interest ProfilerStandalone or NetworkO*NET Work Importance LocatorWhat is Important in a Job (Values)O*NET Work Importance ProfilerO*NET Ability ProfilerWhat Individual Can Do Well (Ability)
22 The Work Importance Profiler What Do You Value?
23 Work Value Areas A I R S W Achievement: Fire Fighters Seeing the results of your effortsLets you use your best abilitiesFeeling of accomplishmentAchievement:Fire FightersPolice Officers and DetectivesAirline PilotsSurgeons
24 Work Value Areas A I R S W Independence: Sales Representatives Talent DirectorsTraining and Development SpecialistsAstronomersDoing things on your ownMake you own decisions
25 Work Value Areas A I R S W Recognition: Models Athletes Good possibilities for advancementHigh prestige jobsPotential for leadershipRecognition:ModelsAthletesEducation AdministratorsMusic Directors
26 Work Value Areas A I R S W Relationships: Child Care Workers Occupational/Physical Therapist AssistantsLibrariansAthletic TrainersCo-workers are friendlyService to othersJobs that do not make you go against what you think is right
27 Work Value Areas A I R S W Support: Office Clerks Retail Salespersons Company stands behind it workersManagement style is comfortableJobs in companies with a reputation of treating employees wellSupport:Office ClerksRetail SalespersonsMachinistsLoan Officers
28 Work Value Areas A I R S W Working Conditions: Telemarketers Agricultural InspectorsDesktop PublishersActuariesPay, life style, work style (busy all the time, work alone, etc)
29 Work Value Areas A I R R S W AchievementRecognitionSupportWorking ConditionsIndependenceRelationships
30 Work Values Master List Computerized version gives occupations automatically
35 What is Measured? (1)1. Verbal Ability – understand the meaning of words and use them effectively in good communication when you listen, speak or write (Vocabulary)2. Arithmetic Reasoning – use several math skills and logical thinking to solve problems in everyday situations (Arithmetic Reasoning)
36 What is Measured? (2)3. Computation – use arithmetic operations of additional, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve everyday problems involving numbers (Computation)4. Spatial Ability – form pictures of objects in your mind; easily understanding how drawings represent real objects and correctly imagining how parts fit together (Three-Dimensional Space)
37 What is Measured? (3)5. Form Perception – quickly and accurately see details in objects, pictures, or drawings (Object Matching)6. Clerical Perception – see detail in printed materials (Name Comparison)
38 What is Measured? (4)7. Motor Coordination – quickly and accurately coordinate eyes with hands or fingers when making precise movements (Mark Making) paper/pencil8. and 9. Manual Dexterity – quickly and accurately move hands easily and skillfully (Place and Turn)10. and 11. Finger Dexterity – ability to move fingers skillfully and easily (Assemble and Disassemble)
39 Automated ScoringScoring program can be downloaded fromIndividual score report providedOccupations for all 5 jobs zones are provided for the person’s profile
45 Ability Profiler Supporting Materials Online Self-Assessment Quiz ! Gauge your understanding of what it takes to successfully administer the Ability Profiler .Downloadable Lunch and Learn Training Packet Includes PowerPoint Slides, FAQs, Administrator Checklist, and Scenarios for Group DiscussionAvailable from
46 Exploring an Occupation Select occupation to explore – based on INTEREST, WORK VALUES, OR ABILITITESExample: CarpentersGo to O*NET ONLINE
53 Supporting WebinarsHow to Download and Use the O*NET Interest Profiler and Work Importance ProfilerAP Webinar SeriesWhole Person AssessmentO*NET Tools for Job Seekers and StudentsO*NET for Military in TransitionO*NET for the Older Worker in TransitionLinking Education, Occupations, and PayBehind the Scenes: Updating O*NET Information
54 Opportunities for You Spotlight – www.onetknowledgesite.com Podcast – audio interviewContact
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