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					         Career Planning
for the New Millennial Generation
         Dr. Marsha Fralick
         Cuyamaca College
         El Cajon, California
        Overview of Program

 Research on Student Success
 Including Careers in College Success
 The New Millennial Generation
 Career Trends
 The Career Model
 Online Career Resources
 Questions and Answers
            Ice Breaker
   Find a person you do not know and find
    out:
      Name
      College
      How did you choose your major?
Making an Appropriate Choice of
Major Improves
 Persistence
 Success
 Enjoyment and Quality of Life
         Research


Choosing a Major and College
         Success
 College Success: A Study of
Positive and Negative Attrition


   Community College Review
    The Successful Student
 Had a definite goal or college major
 Earned a B+ or better in high school
   Based on this research, choosing a
    major and career planning was
    included in our college success
    course.
Personal Development
Counseling 124,
Lifelong Success
 College Success
 Career Success
 Lifelong Success
         College Success
 Motivation
 Time and Money
 Memory and Reading
 Test Taking
 Taking Notes, Writing and Speaking
       Career Success

 Personality and Related Majors
 Learning Style and Intelligence
 Interests and Values
 Career and Educational Planning
       Lifelong Success
 Communication and Relationships
 Critical and Creative Thinking
 Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
 Appreciating Diversity
 Positive Thinking
 Life Stages
PDC 124, Lifelong Success
 8000 students enrolled in college
 1200 take PDC 124 each year
 32 sections a year
    8 sections online
    3 sections at high schools
 One of the top 15 revenue producing
  programs for the college
          Transferability

 Transfers as general education for
  CSUC, Area E, Lifelong Understanding
 Transfers to University of California
               Fall to Spring Persistence
               First Time Students
                     100
Successful PDC 124
                      80
Students

All PDC Students      60

                      40

Cuyamaca College
                      20
Overall
                           0

                               Fa 2000-   Fa 2001-   Fa 2002-   Fa 2003-

                               Sp 2001    Sp 2002    Sp 2003    Sp 2004
College Persistence Semester to Semester
5 Year Average

 All successful PDC students 89%
 All students 63%
 A 26% difference
      Student Overall Evaluation of PDC 124

        50
        40
        30
        20
        10
          0
               Very Good   Good   Sat   Poor

     Percent      50        38    11     1



88% of students rated the course as very good or good.
   Some Career Trends for the
            Future




This presentation available online
From Baby Boomers to
Generation X to the New
Millennials
Baby Boomers
 Born between 1946 and 1964
 Four out of every ten adults today
 The population is getting older
 How will the Baby Boom generation
  affect careers of the future?
Generation X
   Born between 1965 and 1977
Generation X
   The “Baby Bust” generation
   Left college in the 90’s to face a recession
   Many left college in debt and returned home
    to live with their parents
   More highly educated
   Greater demand for skilled workers
   Computer literate
   Good work ethic
   As Baby Boomers retire, more job
    opportunities
The New Millennials
   Born between 1977 and 1995
The New Millennials
 Sometimes called the “Echo Boomers”
 By 2010, they will be the largest teen
  population is U.S. history
 Will exceed the number of Baby
  Boomers
 In the next 10 years, college
  enrollments will increase by 300,000
  students per year
 College admission will become
  increasingly competitive.
The New Millennials
 The cyber generation
 More diverse
 1 out of 4 lives with single parent
 3 out of 4 have working mothers
Historical Perspectives
   Baby Boomers
     Assassination of President Kennedy and
      Martin Luther King
     Viet Nam War
   New Millennials
     School shootings (Columbine)
     Terrorism
        Oklahoma City bombing
        9-11 attack on New York City
Millennials Rising: The Next
Great Generation (Howe and Strauss)
   Their most important values are individuality
    and uniqueness
   Cooperative team players
   Respect authority and respect parents’ values
   Decreasing use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco
   Fascination and mastery of new technology
   Have the promise of changing institutions for
    the better
   “We are the kids who will change the world
    for the better.”
More Trends . . .
From Goods to Service and
Technology
   What are some service and technology
    occupations?
Service Occupations
 Health Care
 Business
 Education
 Finance
 Insurance
 Real Estate
 Transportation
 Communication
Middle Class is Endangered
 More low pay, low skill jobs
 More high pay, high skill jobs
 Education will determine pay and class
Diverse Workforce
 More older workers
 More women
 One third from diverse groups
 More immigrants
Impact of the Internet
 E-mail
 E-commerce
 Web Lifestyle
 Web Workstyle
The Microprocessor
 In the last 20 years, its power has
  increased one million times
 In the next 20 years, it will increase a
  million times again
Advances in Technology
 Many new careers in technology
 Radiation and lasers
 Fiber optics and telecommunications
 Artificial intelligence
 Biotechnology
 Advances in medicine
         Beware of Outsourcing
   Accounting
   Customer service
   Data entry
   Assembly line workers
   Software developers
   Technical support
   Repetitive jobs that do not require proximity
    to the customer
New Advances in Biology
   The 21st Century will
    be the biology
    century
      Human Genome
       Project
      Biotechnology
      Biomedical
       technology
Increase in Entrepreneurship
 Starting your own business
 Taking advantage of technology to work
  from home
Effect of Terrorism
 People are choosing to stay in the
  safety of their homes, offices, cars, and
  gated communities
 Less travel
 Increase in home remodeling and sales
  of entertainment systems
 Increase in careers that provide value to
  society and increased personal
  satisfaction
Need for Lifelong Education
 Need for training and
  education over a lifetime
 Without training and
  education, skills will soon
  become obsolete
Career Model
How to Choose a Major
 Self Assessment
   Personality
   Interests
   Values
   Learning Style
 Career Research
•Carl Jung and the Myers-Briggs
Personality Type Indicator
•Online:
http://humanesources.com/
Holland’s Hexagon:
  •Realistic
  •Investigative
  •Artistic
  •Social
  •Enterprising
  •Conventional
What is most important?
Can you identify your top 5 values?
See sample exercises on handout
 Productivity Environmental Preference
  Survey (PEPS) identifies 20 factors that
  influence how you learn best
 These factors are also related to job
  performance
Learning Style Factors
   Sound             Motivation
   Light             Persistence
   Temperature       Responsibility
   Design            Structure
      Formal or      Alone/Peer
       Informal       Authority Figures
                       Present
Learning Style Factors
   Several Ways      Intake
   Auditory          Evening/Morning
   Visual            Late Morning
   Tactile           Afternoon
   Kinesthetic       Mobility
        Career Research
 Job Description
 Career Outlook
 Salary
 Education Required
 Advantages and Disadvantages
 Online collection of career research
  links:
  www.cuyamaca.edu/collegesuccess
       This Course Helped Me Choose a
                   Career

           40

           30

           20

           10

             0
                  Strongly                                Strongly
                             Agree   Neutral   Disagree
                   Agree                                  Disagree

        Percent     18        34       35        10          4




52% agreed with this statement.
Online Resources
 www.cuyamaca.edu/collegesuccess
 Click on Resources for Faculty
Questions?
   Please remember to fill out the
    evaluation form. Thanks!

				
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