Chapter 9 Career Planning and Development Principles of
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Chapter 9 Career Planning and Development Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance
Planning a Career in… Employment Assistance Helps others to obtain or change jobs Related Job Titles Career Counselor Career Placement Advisor Career Planning Instructor Career Coach Resume Writer Interviewing Trainer Vocational Testing Center Manager
9 -1 Career Opportunities Goals Describe the steps in the career planning process Identify the main sources of career information Discuss Career fields with the most growth potential
What are some resources you can use in planning your career?
Check Point � The Career Planning Process Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Personal Assessment Employment Market Analysis Application Process Interview Process Employment Acceptance Career Development and Advancement
Check Point � Career Information Sources Print and media sources Occupational Outlook Handbook Career World Magazine Online Sources Workforce Solutions Informational Interviews Business Contact Networking
Which of the career areas shown in Figure 9 -2 interest you? Do you think you should limit your career exploration to these career areas?
Check Point � Growth Career Areas Geographic Influences Economic and Industry Trends Consumer demand Changing demographics New technology
9 -1 Assessment Complete Questions: 1 -3, 6
9 -2 Planning Your Career Goals Describe factors of a personal assessment for career planning Discuss methods for obtaining career experience Identify information sources for available jobs
Check Point � What is the difference between an interest and a talent? People might have several areas of interest; talent, however, are inborn abilities that can assist in narrowing career interests.
Check Point � Employment Experience Work-study Program Part-Time Employment Volunteer Activities School Activities
Check Point � Main Sources of Available Jobs Personal Contact Business Contact
9 -2 Assessment Complete Questions: 1 -4, 7
9 -3 Applying for Employment Goals Prepare an application form and resume Identify the parts of an application cover letter Discuss the online application process
How might your completion of an online application form reflect how you would approach your work?
How will the information in the Figure 9 -4 resume help an employer who wants to hire the best person possible?
Check Point � Main Sections of a Resume Personal information Career objective Education Experience Career-related honors and other activities
What are some other action verbs, beside those listed in Figure 9 -5 that might be used on a resume or in a cover letter?
Check Point � Internet use in job application process Job Seekers Learn job seeing skills Post resume Learn more about a company Apply for jobs online Employers Post positions Review resume Perform screening interview
9 -3 Assessment Complete Questions: 1, 2, 5
9 -4 Securing a Job Goals Describe activities involved in the interview process Compare factors to consider when accepting a job offer Identify attitudes and actions for success on the job
What kind of information can you learn about a position in an interview?
Check Point � Preparing for an employment interview Gather information about the organization Prepare questions Prepare answers to anticipated questions Arrive on time Dress appropriately
Check Point � Factors to consider when accepting a job Salary Types of benefits Working environment Training opportunities Advancements
Check Point � Mentor assisting less experienced employees Provide insight on opportunities for promotion Understands current demands with company or chosen field
9 -4 Assessment Complete Questions: 1, 2, 4