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					Career Explorations
Job vs. Career


        Self analysis
        Career research
        Planning
Values

 Money            Creativity
 Security         Personal growth
 Independence     Family
 Physical risk    Community
 Recognition      Location
Interests

 What do you like to do?
 What holds your interest?
Aptitudes

   Verbal
   Numerical
   Spatial
   Manual dexterity
   Physical coordination

                        Turn aptitudes into skills!
Personality

 Realistic
 Investigative
 Creative
 Social
 Enterprising
Career Research

   Federal sources
    –   Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
    –   Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT)
    –   Occupational Information Network (O*Net)
    –   Guide for Occupational Exploration (GOE)
    –   Occupational Outlook Quarterly and Monthly
        Labor Review
Career Research

   Private sources
    –   Statistical Handbook of Working America
    –   Employment Agencies
   Other people
   Volunteer work
   Internships or entry level work
   Career assessments
Now what?

    Determine skills, training, and education
    Consider all options
    Narrow choices
    Develop plan
     –   Financing
     –   Goals
     –   Reevaluate

				
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