1 Module 4: Identifying and Researching Career Options Transcript Introduction (video clip 1) This module will focus on the second step of the Career Planning Process, which is the step in which you ll figure out what career options exist, research careers of interest, obtain job market information, evaluate how well each career meets the criteria you ve established, and ultimately decide on a career path. You may remember from the How to Make a Career Decision module, which focused on Step 1 of the Career Planning Process, that in order to find a good fit, you ll need to balance passion and practicality in your career choice. Remember, self-knowledge plus knowledge of the job market equals a good career choice. It s important to choose a career that fits your interests, abilities, and values, and it s also important to make your choice well-informed about the job market and the likelihood of that career meeting all of your employment needs. So, in Step 2 of the Career Planning Process, you ll begin by using your interests, abilities, and values to identify possible career options you might like, then obtain job market information through the research you conduct on those careers. Identifying Career Options (video clip 2) There are thousands of different careers that exist today. Would you be able to name them all? I didn t think so. We re limited in our career choices to what we know about, and what we know about is largely based on what we ve been exposed to things like what our family members and other people we know do for a living, the careers we tend to actually see people doing in our communities, like teacher or doctor, or careers that are featured on TV shows we ve watched. Usually, what we ve been exposed to only represents a small fraction of the careers that are actually out there, so an important part of the career planning process is exposing yourself to additional career options. Does that mean that to choose a career path, you need to know about every career in existence? No. That would not only be overwhelming, but also unnecessary since many of the careers out there have no potential to be a good fit for you anyway. But where do you get started finding out what careers exist that MAY be a good fit for you? You can use your interests, abilities, and values to help you find them. (Activity slides 1-4) (Audio) What careers have you been exposed to? On the next few pages, list the careers that you ve learned about or that you re aware of because of the source listed. This will allow you to assess what you know (and don t know) and start thinking about how what you ve been exposed to has influenced what you see as your career options. Using Your Interests, Abilities, and Values to Identify Career Options (video clip 3) There are tools available to help you find career options based on your interests, abilities, and values. One type of tool is a career assessment, such as Sigi, which is offered through the Boise State Career Center. Sigi starts by assessing your interests, abilities, and values, and then uses that information to generate lists of possible career options for you. Going through Sigi is a great way to familiarize yourself with what career options exist without having to look at a list of EVERY career. Sigi also provides information on each career to allow you to begin researching your options, which we ll talk about a little later. You can get access to Sigi by meeting with a career counselor or coming to a Sigi workshop at the Career Center, or if your instructor arranges for your entire class to do it.
2 Another tool that you can access on your own is O*NET, which is an online career information database sponsored by the US Department of Labor. Go to onetonline.org to get started. You ll notice that there are many ways you can search for careers on this site, but to use your interests, abilities, and values to identify options, use the Advanced Search section. Feel free to play around with any of these, but the best ones to start with will be the ones titled interests, work values, and skills search. When you select interests, it will take you to a page with the six Holland personality types, which were covered briefly in Modules 1 and 2 and more thoroughly in Module 3. If you ve completed one or more of those modules and have a good idea of what your type might be, you will be able to enter one, two, or all three letters of your 3-letter code here. Note that it sorts your results by Job Zone, which represents the typical level of education, training, and experience required, with 1 s requiring the least and 5 s requiring the most. Careers that require a bachelor s degree are usually 4 s, and those careers can require up to several years of experience, so don t forget that you ll need to get this experience while you re in school! If you d like to find out for sure how your interests translate into a Holland personality type, you can also use the free interests assessment available on the O*NET website, called the My Next Move O*NET Interests Profiler. Go back to the homepage and click on the My Next Move link, and then select the Tell us what you like to do option to get started. This assessment will give you both your Holland Type and careers to explore. Back on the homepage under the Advanced Search, clicking on work values will bring you to a list of six categories of work values. Like in the interests section, once you select one, you ll have the option of adding a second and third. Under the Advanced Search again, clicking on Skills Search will bring up a fairly long list of skills for you to consider. Treat this like an abilities self-assessment read each item, think about whether it s something you re good at, and check the box if it is. When you get to the end, click go to see careers that would utilize the skills you selected. On any of the careers that come up as an option in any of these sections, the job title will always be a link. Clicking on a title will take you to information about that career. Click on titles that sound interesting to you as well those you don t know anything about, and skim the information to decide whether it s something you want to come back and look into further or not. Be aware that because there are SO many different jobs out there, every career assessment and every career information database groups similar types of occupations together into a single category in order to create a manageable list of the occupations that exist. While you might think this is a bad thing if your goal is to find out about all the relevant careers that exist, it is actually a good thing because it allows you to get an overview of your options much more easily. Once you ve picked out a few types of careers that seem promising, you can do further research to find out about the more specific career paths within that field. (Activity slides 5-7) (Audio) Pop quiz! To make sure you know what to look for when you go to use O*NET, answer the following questions. Using Your Major to Identify Career Options (video clip 4) You might remember from the How to Make a Career Decision module that it s usually a better idea to first decide what kind of career fits you best, which will allow you to then make an informed decision about your major. Of course, in the real world, it doesn t always work out that way, especially if you haven t had enough experiences to really know what you want in a career, but you do know what you enjoy learning about. If you ve already selected a major but not a career path, or have some majors you re interested in, the Career Center does provide a resource for you to browse potential career options by major. It s called What Can I Do with This Major? and it can be found on the Career Planning page in the Students section of the Career Center website. Clicking on a major will bring up a list of some of the
3 most common careers students who study that subject tend to pursue. Be aware, though, that this is NOT saying that this major will fully qualify you for all of these careers. Most require specific kinds of experience in addition to your degree, and some may require additional education as well, such as a graduate degree. One great thing about this resource, though, is that it provides suggested strategies for how to prepare for the careers in a given category. It also tells you what types of employers would typically hire someone for those jobs. Additionally, there is a links page for each listed major. This page lists resources for further research into the careers mentioned, including professional organization websites and individual webpages created to provide information about career options in a certain field. Researching Career Options (video clip 5) Once you ve familiarized yourself with the available career options that could potentially fit your interests, abilities, and values, it s time to research your options, gather job market data, and evaluate how well each option fits your criteria for an ideal career. There are a few levels of research you ll engage in exploratory research, evaluation research, and in-depth research. Exploratory research is the kind you ll do when you re just trying to learn about what career options exist, and it usually consists of reading brief descriptions of careers, such as you might do while looking through the careers suggested for you in Sigi or O*NET. You won t learn everything you need to know at this point just enough to decide whether the career sounds interesting enough to come back and look into further. As you re conducting your exploratory research, most of which you ll probably do online, your goal should be to create a list of careers that you want to research further. Evaluation research is the kind you ll do on the list of careers you generated from your exploratory research. Just like the name suggests, the goal here is to gather enough information about each career to evaluate how well it might fit the criteria you established in Step 1 of the Career Planning Process, and narrow your top career options to only 1-3 careers. This research is usually also done mostly online. In-depth research is exactly what it sounds like in-depth. This is where you ll learn as much as you possibly can about your top options so that you can make a decision about which one is the best fit for you. While you might do some of this research online, most of it will be done in-person using strategies like informational interviewing, job shadowing, and eventually, volunteering or internships. In addition to finding out what you need to know to determine how well a career fits your criteria, don t forget to gather job market data and compare it to your values. Is the career field growing or declining? How many people work in the field? How many annual openings are there projected to be? How many openings will there be where you want to live? If you want to live in a specific place, what companies there hire people for that job, and how often do they hire? How difficult is it to get a job? Next, you ll learn about resources for obtaining this information. Online Research (video clip 6) The best place to start your research is usually a career information database, which is a site where you can look up information on any type of career. We ve already talked about two of them Sigi, which is part career assessment and part career information database, and O*NET, but there are several more you ll get to learn about as well. All career information databases cover the basic things you ll initially want to know about a career, like what the typical tasks or job responsibilities are, where you d work or the kind of work environment you d be in, and what the typical education and training requirements are. Some also provide information on job outlook and salary. While Sigi is restricted-access, as a career information database, it functions very similar to the major open-access career information databases out there. One of the unique features of Sigi is that it provides a salary chart for each career with
4 data for several states as well as the national average, broken up into percentiles to give you a better idea of what you might make at different stages in your career. You can change the states that appear to whichever you d like. There are three major open-access career information databases out there, all of which are either produced or sponsored by the US Department of Labor, O*NET, the Occupational Outlook Handbook, and Career OneStop. O*NET, as you already heard, is a great place to conduct exploratory research. The information on each career is formatted similar to what a lot a job postings look like, allowing you to quickly skim bulleted lists of tasks, skills required, and characteristics that would make you a good fit for that career. The Occupational Outlook Handbook, found at bls.gov/ooh, is produced by the US Department of Labor s Bureau of Labor Statistics, and is where they publish their employment data, making it a great starting point for your job market research. In the job outlook section, there is a summary explanation of the current need for that occupation and the reasons for the employment projections. There is even the option to download a spreadsheet with a very detailed breakdown of employment data by industry and work setting. The Occupational Outlook Handbook also provides great descriptions of career fields that break down some of the more specific options within that field. Career OneStop, found at careeronestop.com, is a good open-access source of salary data by state. Like Sigi, it reports salary data in percentiles, and has state data for most occupations. It will show you how the state you selected compares to the national numbers. Additionally, it has state-specific employment data that shows you how many people are employed in that career in the state you selected, as well as the projected number of annual openings, compared to the national numbers. (Activity slides 8-10) (Audio) Before we go on to talk about more online resources, get a little practice navigating the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Career OneStop. Online Research Continued (video clip 7) Another restricted-access career information database is the Idaho Career Information System, also referred to as CIS or ecis. This resource, provided by the Idaho Department of Labor, contains Idaho-specific employment and salary data along with general career information. Employment and salary data is divided up by region of the state, giving you access to much more specific information that will help you in your career planning. Additionally, CIS is linked to the Idaho Department of Labor s directory of Idaho businesses, so when you re looking up a career, you can click on the Idaho Businesses link and access lists of businesses that might hire someone for that job, giving you an idea of what your actual employment options might be if you pursued that career (as well as a list of places you might intern!). You can log in and use CIS as a Boise State student by using the ecis link on the Career Planning page in the Students section of the Career Center website. But what if you re not planning on working in Idaho after graduation? Where can you get similar data for other states you might be interested in? The best place to start is the state s department of labor website. Because this is the government agency that tracks employment data at the state level, their websites are often a great source of information. The Idaho Department of Labor, for example, publishes reports on top growing careers and industries in the state on its website, labor.idaho.gov. Some states also offer their own state-specific Career Information System, so contact your state s Department of Labor to find what s available and how you can gain access to it. A link that will direct you to any state s department of labor can be found on the Career Center s Career and Job Market Research page. Speaking of our Career and Job Market Research page, that s where you can go for additional information and resources to help with your job market research. This page can be accessed from the Make College Count section of our website.
5 When you re ready to learn even more about the career options you re evaluating, the next place you should go should be the websites of the professional organizations for the career field you are researching. Professional organizations are groups of professionals who work in a specific career field and communicate with each other about their profession, share resources, and set standards for the industry. Invaluable information about the career field written by the people actually working in it can be found on their websites. In many cases, there may be a section of the website for students with resources and information on how to successfully prepare for the career. Since there are as many professional organizations as there are occupations, you ll have to do some searching to find them. You can use the links section of What Can I Do with This Major? to find some of the big, national organizations (if you know of a major commonly associated with the career field you re researching), you can use the links provided in one of the career information databases, or they can usually be found easily through a Google search. If you know you want to work in certain state, also look for state chapters of national organizations. (Activity slides 11-12) (Audio) Before we move on, let s make sure you know where to find a couple important things in the Idaho Career Information System. In-Person Research (video clip 8) Many students make the mistake of choosing a career solely based on online research, and many of them end up regretting it! The internet is a great place to learn about your options, but it s not going to give you enough exposure to a career for you to know whether you d actually like it or not. To do that, you ll need to get out and talk to people in the field, see what they do, and try it out in whatever way you can. We ll talk about three strategies for conducting your indepth research informational interviewing, job shadowing, and volunteering or interning. Informational interviewing is one of THE most helpful things you can do when researching a career. An informational interview, despite the daunting name, is just when you sit down with someone already working in the career field you re researching and ask them questions about their job and their field. In addition to getting answers to things you want to know and couldn t find on the internet, a professional working in the field can often tell you much more about the job market what it s really like, and what it really takes to get a job in that field than even the best job market data can tell you. They can often tell you not only how easy or difficult it is to get a job, but who hires, how often, and what exact qualifications you ll really need. You ll also learn what a typical day is like, get honest feedback about the positives AND negatives, and likely get to see the work environment first-hand. Conduct several informational interviews so you get a variety of perspectives. Further, conducting informational interviews is one of the best ways to build your professional network while in school, which you ll need later to get a job in your field. To learn more about how to set up and conduct informational interviews, see the module on informational interviewing, or visit the Career Planning page of our website. Once you ve conducted some informational interviews, if you are still interested in that career, the next step is to do some job shadowing, which is observing someone actually doing the job. It s often easiest to set this up with the people you ve interviewed, as you already have a relationship with them. Start small so it s less of a commitment maybe with only part of a day. You can always come back and do more if it goes well! Of course, there are some career fields where due to things like confidentiality or safety hazards job shadowing may not be possible, but when it comes to deciding if you ll really like a career or not, job shadowing is the next best thing to actually trying it out. That, of course, brings us to the final, most in-depth stage of the research process trying it out. Keep in mind that you ll never know for sure if you really like something without actually doing it. You can try out the career you re considering in one of two ways interning or volunteering. Of course, in some fields it s not always possible to officially intern before you ve completed a certain amount of classes in that field, and you may prefer to start with something smaller anyway. Again, get in touch with the professionals you interviewed to ask them about opportunities to intern or volunteer as a way of trying out the career.
6 Using Your Criteria to Make a Decision (video clip 9) If you have not already established your criteria for an ideal career, see the How to Make a Career Decision module, which will teach you how to do so. You will want to make frequent use of your criteria in the exploratory and evaluation stages of your research as you narrow your options. Remember, career options that make it through to the next round should include all of the items on your essential list. Then consider how many of your wish list items each career option will include. Your criteria will also help guide your evaluation research, as it will tell you what pieces of information you need to seek out. Keep in mind that while a career might appear to fit your criteria well based on what you read online, your in-depth research might reveal otherwise. Continue to use your criteria as you move through the in-person research methods described and narrow your options, and before you make a final decision, make sure to revisit your criteria and ensure you feel confident that this career will include all of your essential items. Getting Unstuck (video clip 10) It s not uncommon to get stuck somewhere in this process and have a hard time making a career decision, so don t feel bad if it happens to you! When you feel you re stuck, the first thing you should do is ask yourself why, as this will tell you what kinds of things you ll need to do to get unstuck. Do you feel like you don t have enough information to make a decision? Do you have all the info but don t want to commit to something for fear of making a wrong decision? Are you experiencing a conflict between what you want to do and what your family wants you to do? If you re feeling stuck, come and see a career counselor at the Career Center. A career counselor can not only help you figure out how to obtain any information you might still be lacking, but they can also help you navigate and resolve any other issues that may be preventing you from making a decision. Closing (video clip 11) Remember that the Career Center is here to help you! To maximize your future employability, connect with us early in your time here at Boise State. Come see us, connect with us on social media, visit our website, and let us help you Make College Count!
Module 1: The Career Planning Process: An Overview Transcript Introduction (video clip 1) Hello, everyone. I m Jennifer from the Boise State University Career Center, and you re completing the first in
Module 2: How to Make a Career Decision Transcript Introduction (video clip 1) This module will focus on the first step of the Career Planning Process. Before we get started, though, let s find out what
Module 12: The Job Search Process Transcript The Employers Problem (video clip 1) To understand how to look for a job, you need to understand the perspective of the people whose attention you re trying
A guide to exploring careers using online documents from the U.S. Department of Labor What are my career interests? Which careers do I want to explore? What are my career goals?? Who s doing what I want
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A MEDICAL CAREER Starting a health care career is easier than you think when you ve done your research, understand which medical career fits your personality and pursue training from
WWW.YOUCANAFFORDCOLLEGE.ORG WWW.EDUCACIONATUALCANCE.ORG 2015 YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS Student/Family Financial Aid Guide I. OVERVIEW & KEY INFORMATION Welcome! Welcome to the annual
THE INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEW Networking with Career Professionals SUNY College at Potsdam Career Planning, Sisson Hall 130, Phone 267-2344 Web: www.potsdam.edu/career e-mail: career@ potsdam.edu WHAT IS
Usability Test Script Session 1 [date & time] [participant s name and location] [investigator s names] Step 1. Introducing yourself & read instructions Hi, my name is [ ] and I m going to be walking you
How to Get Hired for a Cybersecurity Internship by Wilton Jowett Introduction This guide provides information relevant to those seeking an internship in the cybersecurity field. The first section covers
Uncovering the Real Candidate Behind the Interview Persona Janna Mansker Kelly Land www.berkeassessment.com The Comprehensive Interview When sitting across the table from a candidate during an interview,
Dynamics CRM for Outlook Basics Microsoft Dynamics CRM April, 2015 Contents Welcome to the CRM for Outlook Basics guide... 1 Meet CRM for Outlook.... 2 A new, but comfortably familiar face................................................................
By: James Iannelli RI Reputation Management www.reputationmanagementri.com (401) 316-2931 1 Introduction As a business owner, you already know that managing a business is a LOT of work; from keeping the
Job Search How to make your job search successful Pick a major that relates to a specific job or occupation. Get a great GPA. Participate in leadership activities. Secure internships, summer jobs, part-time
Scripts for Recruiters Companion Script Guide for The New Recruiters Tool Kit www.greatrecruitertraining.com Copyright 2010 Scott Love 1 How to Use This Guide Use this companion script guide while watching
Informational interviewing: Get the inside scoop on careers Olivia Crosby (updated by Tamara Dillon) Olivia Crosby wrote this article for the Summer 2002 OOQ while working in the Office of Occupational
By Laura Brandenburg Lesson Objective: After completing this lesson, you ll be able to break down the IIBA definition of business analysis and describe its key parts. 5 KEY ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS ANALYSIS
COLD MARKET LEAD SCRIPTS COLD LEAD BUSINESS SCRIPT I use several different introductions when it comes to calling purchased leads or leads that I have generated on my own through different ads. You will
Email Marketing Now let s get started on probably the most important part probably it is the most important part of this system and that s building your e-mail list. The money is in the list, the money
College Application Basics 1 APPLYING TO COLLEGE The BIG Idea What do I need to complete a college application? (And why should I care about this if I m not planning on going to college?) AGENDA Approx.
Boosting Your Value WITHOUT Traditional Education How to Get An Education Without Attending College and Without a Lifetime of Debt, Stress, and Family Strain Table of Contents Introduction... 3 Your Local
Understanding your ENGAGE Results 2010 by ACT, Inc. All rights reserved. 18349 What is ENGAGE College? ENGAGE College is a survey from ACT that will help you identify your strengths and needs for several
Guide to Preparing for the Recruiting Process Written by the Athnet Team 2011 1 Table of Contents 4 Goals You Should Set Before You Start the Recruiting Process 2 The 3 Steps in the Best Approach to Getting
Counseling Center Informational Interviewing INFORMATION INTERVIEWING WHAT IS AN INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEW? An informational interview is a conversation between a person (like you) who is interested in a
Update on Requirements for Paraprofessionals and the PA Credential of Competency: A Webinar for Administrators JENNIFER GOLDBLOOM: Hello and welcome to this update on requirements for paraprofessionals
GUIDE Social Media Strategy Guide How to build your strategy from start to finish Social Media Strategy Guide How to build your strategy from start to finish Whether you re a social media coordinator for
YOUR MONEY, YOUR GOALS A financial empowerment toolkit for community volunteers Consumer Financial Protection Bureau April 2015 Table of contents INTRODUCTION PART 1: Volunteers and financial empowerment...
www.pwc.com/corporateresponsibility Income and Careers Career Survey PwC's Earn Your Future Curriculum Table of contents Introduction... 3 Lesson description... 3 Grade(s)... 3 Lesson time... 3 Pre-visit
Advice for Recommenders: How to write an effective Letter of Recommendation for applicants to the Stanford MBA Program -- Edited Transcript of Interview updated 27 July 2011 What are some of your responsibilities
PORTFOLIO ACTIVITIES 2012 / 2013 CANADA UPDATED AUGUST 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION...1 PORTFOLIO ACTIVITY 1: CREATING YOUR PERSONAL PORTFOLIO...2 PORTFOLIO ACTIVITY 2: SAVING YOUR CAREER MATCHMAKER
TRANSCRIPT OF EPISODE 14 OF THE INVEST FOUR MORE PODCAST Wholesaling Mark Ferguson Mark: Hi everyone. Mark Ferguson here with another episode of the Invest More Real Estate podcast. Today is just going
1 This Getting Started Guide is your source for up-to-date information about choosing a business school or program. Use these tips to get organized and motivated and get going on making your dreams a reality.
Career Education and Connections 4 Careers The BIG Idea What education do my selected careers require, and why is it important to know this? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up: How Much Education for
How to Start Growing Your Business Online The Basics of Promoting and Marketing Online Revision v1.0 Website Services and Web Consulting Where do you see your business? We see it in the cloud How to Start
Email Mentoring Field Guide Last Updated On: 1/30/2013 Created by the Learning & Organizational Development and Support Teams email@example.com Contents Quick Start Guide... 3 Overview of the Email Mentoring
Mapping Your Future Guide to Life after High School SM : Junior Year Get prepared for life after high school Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to be when they are adults and how
You have the DREAM. We have the resources. Tú tienes el DREAM y nosotros los recursos. Keeping the DREAM Alive: Beyond the Community College College-going Tips for High School & Transfer Students: an undocumented
University of St. Thomas Career Development Center Streaming Audio 4 Sections Interviewing Script Preparing for Interviews Hello, my name is Jessica and I work in Human Resources for Target Corporation.
Georgia College & State University Career Center Professional Development Series Presents: Contact Us: University Career Center 232 Lanier Hall, Milledgeville Campus 478-445-5384 www.gcsu.edu/career Contents
Agent s Handbook Your guide to satisfied customers Introduction LiveChat is a tool that facilitates communication between a company and its customers. Agents who wield that tool use it to make customers
Career Fair: Career Research 1 4 CAREERS The BIG Idea What are some things to consider when deciding if a career is a good fit? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up: Career Fair Announcement and Expectations
RESUMES What is a resume? A resume is a marketing tool you use to sell yourself to a potential employer. The goal of the resume is make the employer want to interview you. An effective resume should convince
JOB SEARCHING STRATEGIES CASCADE STUDENT EMPLOYMENT CAREER SERVICES I think, therefore I am...employable -- Descartes, on the job hunt Friendly words of encouragement from the CAPITAL Career Center Although
1 Hello, and welcome to the University of Utah webshop on getting into graduate school. We hope that you will come away with both insights into the decision process that goes into and the process of getting
Career Education and Get Started 4 CAREERS The BIG Idea What education do my selected careers require, and why is it important to know this? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up: How Much Education for
SOFTWARE SELECTION GUIDE How to Find the Right Software for Your Organization 1. Table of Contents Introduction 4 Step 1: Define Your Needs Business Goals Requirements List Step 2: Determine Your Options
You are probably reading this guide because you were recently in an automobile accident. Now you are faced with some difficulties. The tasks of managing your care and your insurance claim can be confusing
Employee Engagement Survey Toolkit Acknowledgements This document and this effort is the product of collaboration among a number of departments and individuals at Organization including: Placeholders Placeholders
1 My Role Models Workbook titles in this series include: My Dream Career Examining My Online Identity and Digital Media Use How I Communicate in Different Places My Role Models Literacy Link South Central
The Value of a Degree 3 Careers The BIG Idea How does education after high school affect my job opportunities and the money I ll make? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up: Why College? (10 minutes) II.
What does student success mean to you? Student success to me means to graduate with a B average with no failing grades. Ferris is ridicules tuition rates don t affect me since I was fortunate enough to
GUIDE TO SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION How to drive more traffic to your website 2 April 2012 Version 1.0 Contents Contents 2 Introduction 4 Skill Level 4 Terminology 4 Video Tutorials 4 What is Search Engine
FOCUS 2 Career & Education Planning Workbook Career Dimensions, Inc. Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved Career Dimensions, Inc, P.O. Box 998, Center Harbor, NH 03226 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Understanding Your
The Copywriter s Guide to Analytics Introduction There is a reason that so many tools are popping up with analytics. People want to know where their content is going. They want to know how their content
digital mums THE Strategic Social Media Manager Programme COURSE BROCHURE About Digital Mums Digital Mums are a new kind of social media solution. We take the natural talents and skills of mums, add some
The Value of a Degree 3 CAREERS The BIG Idea How does education after high school affect my job opportunities and the money I ll make? AGENDA Approx. 45 minutes I. Warm Up: Why College? (10 minutes) II.
Full Checklist 9th Grade Make sure your classes are considered college prep Build relationships with teachers and friends who support your college aspirations Get involved in activities inside and outside
How to Use this Workbook Pretty Simple, follow the steps, answer the questions, and then we start putting together all of the pieces to build your own marketing plan for 2016. This workbook uses the Marketing
1. Log into www.commonapp.org (.ORG, not.com) 2. Create an account and write down your username and password somewhere safe. 3. Once you have logged in you will be brought to a screen that has four tabs
Guide for Higher Education Students on practice based Media courses Using this guide Work experience comes in all shapes and sizes including part-time jobs, vacation work and voluntary work. This guide
Brought to you by: http://privatemailingclub.com http://adtroopers.com http://trafficcoupons.com Do you ever have the feeling that there is something that other people know about making money online that
The complete guide to becoming a mortgage advisor Mortgage advisors help people with one of the biggest purchases of their lives, helping them to secure a mortage to buy or re-mortgage property. If you
How to Write a Marketing Plan A Cowley Associates ebook Marketing is like all things in life. You can just wing it and be spontaneous. Or, you can plan things out ahead of time and have control over what
Why Your Job Search Isn t Working 6 mistakes you re probably making and how to fix them I t s easy to think that your lack of success in finding a new job has nothing to do with you. After all, this is
The Ultimate NURSING SCHOOL Admissions Checklist 15 steps to getting accepted into an accredited program Getting In Can Seem INTIMIDATING Just looking at a list of nursing program requirements can seem
Blogger Tutorial While there are many, many blogging applications out there, I think that the easiest by far is Blogger. I personally use Blogger, in some form, for the 4 blogs that I currently run. Even
How to use the Cloud Intro You may have heard advertisements, articles, or tech savvy people talk about the cloud and didn t know what that meant. Have no fear, we re here to teach you. Sometimes the cloud
Getting the Interview Matthew Heiydt Career Consultant, UBC President, BackStretch Consulting Group I get it 1 Today s Agenda The reality of the application process The biggest mistakes you can make How
MEDICAL CODING CAREER WHAT IS MEDICAL CODING AND HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST MEDICAL CODING COURSES Curious about a career in medical coding? Look no further! A medical coding career provides a flexible and
THE JOB SEARCH Your job search begins the moment you start thinking about life after Garrett College and continues until you have accepted a job offer. Even then, however, it doesn t end, as our ever-changing
Reputation Marketing Reputation Marketing Welcome to our training, We will show you step-by-step how to dominate your market online. We re the nation s leading experts in local online marketing. The proprietary
Design Your Web Site from the Bottom Up By Peter Pappas Introduction: Most novice website builders begin work by designing their start page. I advocate another method. Begin your site from the bottom and
A conversation with Scott Chappell, CMO, Sessions Online Schools of Interviewed by: Steven Groves, StevenGroves.com Guy R. Powell, DemandROMI Can you talk to us a little bit about Sessions and what Sessions
OWRA Work Readiness Resource Table of Contents In Level One, you will: Learn how to write a resume, Learn about writing cover letters, Explore all the things you need to do to get ready for an interview,
College Application Basics 1 Applying to College The BIG Idea What do I need to complete a college application? (And why should I care about this if I m not planning on going to college?) AGENDA Approx.
Applying to Physical Therapy Schools Alyssa Montanaro Feel free to have any CMU students contact me with questions or advice. The application process: There are 3 major things you need to prepare for before
INTERVIEW QUESTIONS GUIDE Prepared by MBA Career Services USC Marshall School of Business March 2016 1 Table of Contents GENERAL QUESTIONS3 TOP TEN MOST ASKED QUESTIONS... 3 CAREER DIRECTION... 3 CORPORATE
Basic Sales Training Basic sales training for people new to sales, and self employed and small business owners that sell products and services. This free sales training program from www.sales-training-sales-tips.com
Checklist: 10 Things You Must Know JOB SEARCH TOOL So you think you re ready to begin your search for that job? Here are 10 things that you absolutely, positively must know and understand before you begin
11 Ways to Get Authority Links for Your New Blog neilpatel.com 1. Create Free Valuable Resources To attract authority links you must be able to create something that is highly valuable. Example: Get Your
Pay per Click Success 5 Easy Ways to Grow Sales and Lower Costs Go Long! The Benefits of Using Long Tail Keywords clogged sewage line, I ll see a higher conversion How many keywords are in your pay-per-click
5 minute career clips career tips & information for Midd students Networking conducting the Networking Interview first, a 60-second primer on Networking What & Why 2 What Networking is not Asking for a
I m Graydon Trusler and I ve been doing all the Marketing for my wife s divorce law firm in Austin for 8 years or so. I m going to take the same approach with you that I have with our marketing aimed at
rd 3 5 July 11-12, 2015 Moses Exodus 2-4; Jeremiah 29:11 God has a plan for us. th Connect Time (20 minutes): Five minutes after the service begins, split kids into groups and begin their activity. Remember
INDIVIDUALIZED CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN Youth Name: D.O.B: Gender: Male Female Case Manager: Mentor: Start Date: Projected Reentry Date: Projected End Date: Welcome to your Individualized Career Development
Learning to Delegate Overview Tips for managers on how to delegate Why is delegation necessary? Why do many managers have a hard time delegating? What to delegate What not to delegate How to delegate Give