6Learn for life Apply past knowledge to new situations Develop skills in gathering informationMake informed decisionsProblem solving skills for employmentTackle life’s challengesRemain positive
7“In oneself lies the whole world, and if you know how to look and learn, then the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either that key or the door to open, except yourself.”J. Krishnamurti ( )Speaker, Writer, Philosopher
8“Most people wish for riches, but few people provide the definite plan and burning desire which pave the road to wealth.”~Napoleon Hill~( )American Author
9Children’s Book Illustrator “If you don't like something - Change it; If you can't change it - Change the way you think about it.”~Mary Engelbreit~Graphic Artist,Children’s Book Illustrator
11Diversity Acknowledge – similarities and differences Acceptance – of other cultures who do not believe as you doAction – Choose your responses to prejudice and discrimination with the truth, understanding, critical thinking and open mindedness.
13Career Goals A goal is where you want to be. A plan is the strategy you employ to get there.“Bite-sized” steps of actionDetails the activitiesOrganizes your dreams
14A plan is not a life sentence. As your interests and expertise change, feel free to adjust your plans and goals.
15Definition of Career Development YouTube VideoDefinition of Career Development
16Possibilities – Career Café Video “Where Will you be in 5 years?”Video Oprah “Find Your Calling”
17Other Web ResourcesO*NET Interest ProfilerCareerZone Interest ProfilerCareerlink InventoryCalifornia Career CaféKeirsey Temperament SorterWhat can I do with my personality type? cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/CareerCenter/Explore/Assessment/TypeFocus/WhatPersonality.aspxCareer Key
19Career Café – Strengths Strengths videoGood to Know video
20Picture It!“To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan…believe…act!” – Alfred A. MontapertSome ideas…Visualize Work you would like to do…Imagine your work space…Picture your co-workers…Identify a life motto…
21Career Myths Career satisfaction depends on finding the perfect job. It’s the employer’s responsibility to provide fulfilling work and the chance to grow.If I just get that degree, promotion and raises are mine.Career success invariably means moving up the corporate ladder.Career planning and change are only for the young.
24Career Center Webwww2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/counseling/careercenter/
25Other Web ResourcesO*NET Interest ProfilerCareerZone Interest ProfilerCareerlink InventoryCalifornia Career CaféKeirsey Temperament SorterWhat can I do with my personality type? cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/CareerCenter/Explore/Assessment/TypeFocus/WhatPersonality.aspxCareer Key
44EUREKA Online Site: Bakersfield College Your Site ID Code: SHGYYBC (Not needed in Career Center)
45Create Your Personal Eureka Online Account Go to , Click Sign Up.Under Students/Clients enter Site ID Code, click NextComplete the personal information formDouble click on your counselor/teachers’ name, if listed. Click Next.Choose a Log in name and Password (write them somewhere safe)Note: Do not put in spaces or special characters.
47Follow Your True Colors to the Work You Love Seek to love and be lovedValue Peace and HarmonyLoves to inspire and supportTo thine own self be truePlan itValues Order and TraditionAn Organizer and PlannerEarly to bed, Early to RiseRisk takerValues adventure and changeLoves to be where the action isGo for it!Leader and IntellectValues their independence and ability to learnLoves a challengeKnowledge is power!
48BLUE Nurturer and Supporter Teacher, Social Worker, Waitress, or Nurse.Prefers a friendly and warm work environment.Creative work style, enjoying variety in their day-to-day interactions.
49GOLD Planner and organizer. Tax examiner, banker administrator, secretary, or construction worker.Prefers a structured environment with clear lines of authority.Their work style is thorough, punctual and efficient.
50GREEN A Natural leader and intellect. Scientist, engineer, business manager, college instructor, play writer, web developer.Prefers a challenging, independent work environment.Their work style is that of an innovative problem solvers.
51ORANGE A SEEKER OF ADVENTURE! PILOT, ACTOR, POLICE OFFICER, REAL-ESTATE AGENT, MUSICIANPREFERS A DEMANDING WORK ENVIRONMENT WHERE THEY CAN HIGHLIGHT THEIR TALENTS.ACTION-ORIENTED WORK STYLE PREFERRING HANDS-ON WORK.
52THE WORLD Blue Gold Green Orange Seeks to understand people Seeks to understand how the world works.Seek to explore the world.Seeks to maintain and organize the world.Seeks to understand peopleBlueGoldGreenOrange
53If you were going into law which area would you choose? FamilyTrialTaxContract
54If you were going into the food industry what area would you choose? TrainerChefRestaurant ManagerFood Scientist
55Can you guess their colors? Mr. RogersBill ClintonEinsteinStevenSpielbergDan Rather
56The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams Eleanor Roosevelt
57Career Exploration & choosing a major STDV B6 Jenny PetersCareer Exploration & choosing a major
58Exploring Careers Passion Interests Abilities Values What you like to do!
59Resources Learn more about your career options: EUREKA Career Cafe True ColorsCareer CafeO*NETOccupational Outlook HandbookASSIST Exploring majors
60Internships Connection between major and choices Match your interests with your goalsPersonality MosaicHolland’s CodesO*NET
61Major and career goals Long term goals Short term goals How to put your choices into action
62Stock up on skills In your classes: ProjectsResearch PapersResearch opportunitiesThese add up to experience that will help you when you graduate and are looking for that first job.
637 Marketable skills Skills identified by employers Computer skills – Word processing andQuantitative skills – Math and reasoningCommunication skills – both written and oralMarketing and sales – influencing ideasScientific skillsLanguage skillsLeadership skills
64education Basic skills General Education Major Transfer Level “Education is not preparation for life;education is life itself.” ~John Dewey~
85Career Decision Checklist pdf I know my career directionI’m not sure about my career directionI have no idea about my career direction
86AssignmentPart I – Career Research Outline using Personality Mosaic (this week)Part II – Career Exploration Research paper (next week)
87Part I “Career Research Outline” Form – Due next week – 50 pointsFillable Forms onlineUse O*NET, EUREKA and other sources to fill out the FormAttach copies of the printout results from:Personality MosaicEureka, or other source of your chosen occupation
88Part II Career Exploration Research Paper 500 Word Essay, Typed – Due in 2 weeks – 100 pointsCompare exercises and resources usedWhat you like about your favorite careerDiscuss/compare Personality Mosaic results, O*NET Interest Profiler results, and research findingsExplainPotential job characteristicsJob growth/declineExpected salaryWhy you chose the fieldWhat is especially meaningful or important to you about the career?Use research from O*NET and other sources from Part IComplete O*NET Interest ProfilerResearch your major/occupation
89Homework Recap: Due Next Week: Due in 2 Weeks: Career Exploration Part I (Outline Form)Read Choosing your major/careerDue in 2 Weeks:Career Exploration Part II (Essay)Don’t forget, time is running out:Library Workshop (100 points)
90Career Center Tour We are going on a Career Center Tour Gather your belongingsFollow me