Welcome to Career Cruising Kimberly Eurich Employer Outreach Specialist Room 303 ACCESS CAREER CRUISING WWW.POINTLOMAHIGH.COM click on Career Cruising link or directly www.careercruising.com User name: pointloma Password: pointers Program Log-in Page Username: pointloma Password: pointers Begin here click on create a new portfolio CREATE A PORTFOLIO On the left side in the portfolio section Click on CREATE A NEW PORTFOLIO Enter your information Remember to select correct “grade” Enter your email address – isn’t used for ANY OTHER PURPOSE than to send your password/username Make sure your information is correct! Do enter your grade and email address STOP HERE Very important to do correctly!!! The Portfolio Username INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT TO DO CORRECTLY!!! Your username is: your “class of” year, your first name, your last name – NO SPACES! So freshman student Marco Smith is: 13marcosmith for a username Make sure you spell your name correctly! (I know, seems silly – but it happens!) The Portfolio Password AGAIN – important to do correctly The password is your birthday Six digits – month (2), day (2), year (last 2) SO… the birthday of May 9, 1995 is 050995 Confirm by entering it again Click the button: create portfolio Marco Smith 9th grade o Marco.email@example.com 13Marcosmith 050995 ****** This is your portfolio home page. As you save things to your portfolio this will become your personal career & college search tool. HINT: A great and wonderful tool for senior exhibition & senior year. Now on to YOUR Career Assessment Click on Matchmaker Enter your name Click on: Start a new matchmaker session PLEASE WAIT!!! The Matchmaker Session Read the “comment” and click on the appropriate response for how you feel about the comment Once you choose a response the next question will pop up If you need more information - click on the ? button and a description of the job or activity will appear After you answer the final question this results screen shows up… NOW the fun begins! FIRST –click on the gray button “Save to My Portfolio” THEN –off that screen click on the gray button This will bring you back here. Want better results? Click on this button to answer more questions. You can stop at any point to see if the list has changed. Remember to save (gray button) whenever you make changes! Click on the career title to see the job description, education needed, salary and other important information The career you want isn’t listed? Click here, type in the career title and see how your answers measured up to the particular career… This is a CAREER PROFILE All the info you need to know about the career is here. This screen pops up first if you access careers from your results list. The JOB DESCRIPTION is very important – you have to know what a job is about before you know whether you’d like it. The other info is equally important… see the photos See these blanks next to the job and interviews… very aspects? They would be filled in if interesting information. you answered more questions in the assessment. Thank you for your attention! Happy exploring! There is so much more to this site than what you’ve seen today. It’s yours… it’s free… USE IT!!!