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Chapter © 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning Planning Your Career 2.1 2.1Finding the Right Career Fit 2.2 2.2Finding Career Opportunities 2
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 2 Chapter 2 Lesson 2.2 Finding Career Opportunities GOALS List sources of job opportunity information. Itemize job search techniques and design a plan to get the job you want.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 3 Chapter 2 Sources of Job Opportunity Information Word of mouth from personal contacts School counseling and placement services Periodicals, books, and other publications Public and private employment agencies Newspaper, business telephone directory, and private job listings The Internet
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 4 Chapter 2 Contacts A contact is a member of your network. Many job openings are never advertised. Contacts can provide you with inside information on job openings.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 5 Chapter 2 Job Shadowing Job shadowing is spending a morning or afternoon with a worker in the type of job that interests you. You can see how activities are performed in a typical day firsthand. Job shadowing can give you an inside track on finding out about future job openings.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 6 Chapter 2 School Counseling and Placement Services Assist students in making career choices Guide students as they prepare for careers Help students get part- or full-time work Cooperative education is a program where students attend classes part of the day and then go to a job that provides supervised field experience.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 7 Chapter 2 Public and Private Employment Agencies Employment agency Employment agencies help job seekers find a job for which they are qualified. They also help employers locate the best applicants for job openings. Headhunter A headhunter is a type of employment agency that seeks out highly qualified people to fill important positions for an employer.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 8 Chapter 2 Public and Private Employment Agencies State employment office Temporary agency A temporary agency, commonly referred to as a “temp agency,” provides part- or full-time temporary job placement. (continued)
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 9 Chapter 2 Newspaper, Yellow Pages, and Private Job Listings Help wanted ads Unsolicited letter of application Job opening announcements
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 10 Chapter 2 Online Job Information Online career and employment sites Newspaper web sites Company web sites Professional association web sites
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 11 Chapter 2 Job Search Techniques A careful search can land you a job you will enjoy for many years. Your work history is a record of the jobs you have held and how long you stayed with each employer. Employers will evaluate your work history when you apply for a job. Take time to do what is necessary to find the job that is the right fit for you.
© 2010 South-Western, Cengage Learning SLIDE 12 Chapter 2 Finding the Right Job Get organized. Make a plan. Follow up. Don’t give up.
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