Presentation on theme: "Plan Ahead 11 th Do What You Are #1. Objectives To continue the career planning process by identifying: – Your personality type – Careers that match your."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives To continue the career planning process by identifying: – Your personality type – Careers that match your personality – Postsecondary pathways to your career of interest Connecticut Department of Labor, Project Management Office. (2010)
Importance of Planning Watch this video clip.video clip Consider: – What plan did these individuals have for becoming pop stars? – What do you think of their plan? – What could they have done differently to obtain the right career for them?
Personality Type Knowing your personality type is one way to understand yourself – your strengths, weaknesses, and preferences All personality types are created equal! – By learning about the different types, we can understand and appreciate differences between people.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator There are many different types of personality tests The MBIT is a popular personality test that is often used by businesses and other organizations to: – Help guide hiring and placement decisions – Guide team building – Help employees better understand their own behavior and preferences
Personality Type Survey 1.Survey will helps make informed decisions about your career 2.Please complete every answer (Microsoft, 2011c )
Introvert or Extravert 1.a) answers receive one point 2.b) answers receive two points 3.Total your points for #1-5 4.If your total is less than seven – You scored in the extrovert range 5.If your total is less more seven – You scored in the introvert range (Microsoft, 2011c )
Sensor or Intuitive 1.Total your points for #6-10 2.If your total is less than seven – You scored in the sensor range 3.If your total is less more seven – You scored in the intuitive range (Microsoft, 2011c )
Thinker or Feeler 1.Total your points for #11-15 2.If your total is less than seven – You scored in the thinker range 3.If your total is less more seven – You scored in the feeler range (Microsoft, 2011c )
Judger or Perceiver 1.Total your points for #15-20 2.If your total is less than seven – You scored in the judger range 3.If your total is less more seven – You scored in the perceiver range (Microsoft, 2011c )
Your Personality Type Identify the highest score in each category – Write down the letter for each category Put the four highest letters together – Example: ISTJ For: Introverted, Sensor, Thinker, Judger These four letters represent your personality type Read through the following personality type descriptions
Individual Reflection Write answers for the following questions – What is the description for your personality type? – Does this description fit your well? Why or Why not? – Based on your personality type, what do you think are some of your strengths? What are some of your weaknesses?
Update Your Postsecondary Plan Complete About Me sections – Personality Type Example: INFP: Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving Traits: Idealistic, loyal, curious, empathic, quick – Strengths Example: I am a loyal friend and empathic which makes me a good listener. I am curious about many things which helps me do well in different classes.
Pair and Share 1.Guess your partner’s four letter personality type. 2.What is your four letter personality type? 3.Does this description fit your well? Why or Why not? 4.What are some of your personality strengths?
Review How can you use your personality strengths to help you in your future careers?
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