Week 2 applying for jobs

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<ul><li> 1. Applying for JobsObjectives:- Discuss how to decide which jobs toapply for- Learn how to find job openings- Practice filling out job applications- Create resumes, letters of application- Understand LinkedIn and how it canhelp </li> <li> 2. Making a Career Plan Do a self-assessment what are yourInterests, aptitudes, and abilities?Strengths and weaknesses?Significant personality traits?Values?Short- and long-term goals?Resources? (Use the information we created last week!) What steps do you need to take?Extracurricular and volunteer activitiesWork or job experienceEducation and training requirements </li> <li> 3. Career plan for GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolDuring HighSchool </li> <li> 4. Career plan for GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring CollegeAfter College </li> <li> 5. Career plan for GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring College Organize swim-a-thonsCamp WaterfrontDirector, HeadLifeguardB.S. in LeisureStudies, AquaticsManager andWilderness FirstAid certificationsAfter College </li> <li> 6. Career plan for GettingPaid to go to the BeachExtracurricularand VolunteerActivitiesWork Experience Education andTrainingDuring JuniorHigh SchoolSwim team Helpneighborhoodkids learn to swimSwim lessonsJunior lifeguardclassDuring HighSchoolSwim team,charity swimsLifeguard, swiminstructor, campcounselorLifeguard, CPR,First Aid, WSIclassesDuring College Organize swim-a-thonsCamp WaterfrontDirector, HeadLifeguardB.S. in LeisureStudies, AquaticsManager andWilderness FirstAid certificationsAfter College Organize charityswimming eventsAquatics Director,Beach Manager,Camp DirectorMaintaincertifications </li> <li> 7. ExampleLook at page 312 in the bookIf a 12-year-old wants to be aconservation scientist, what steps shouldthey take?Use your first job as the first step on yourcareer ladder. </li> <li> 8. Split into two groupsGroup 1: Read p. 314 and discuss.Group 2: Read p. 316 and discuss.Explain your groups case to the class. </li> <li> 9. Workbook pp. 101 and 102 </li> <li> 10. LinkedInWhat is LinkedIn?What can LinkedIn be used for? - Finding a job - Finding an employee - Advertising to customers - Creating a network Someday you will needa plumber, wedding cake baker, auto repairperson, etc. keep in touch with yourclassmates!!! </li> <li> 11. LinkedIn ExamplesMy LinkedInMiner LeaksMichelle </li> <li> 12. Where can you find a job?What are your ideas? </li> <li> 13. Where can you find a job?Friends and relativesNetworkingSchool placement servicesDirect employer contactIdentify where youd like to workGo online and look at the website, apply ifpossible, then call to follow upWalk in and talk to someone </li> <li> 14. Where can you find a job?Government jobs:usajobs.govweb.detma.org/JobQuestwww.doleta.gov/jobseekers </li> <li> 15. Where can you find a job?Want adsNewspaperOnlineLook for signsEmployment agenciesBeware of sites asking you for money!!! </li> <li> 16. Before you apply . . .Collect data:Previous employers: name, address, phonenumber, supervisor3 references people who are not related toyou who can say nice things about you:Ask first!Consider teachers, advisors, club leaders,pastors, people youve worked or volunteered forName, address, phone number, how long youveknown them </li> <li> 17. AssignmentCollect information for your resume. </li> <li> 18. Resumes </li> </ul>