Welcome to GENL-110-150 Fall 2013 Personal Career Planning Class!  Jobs and Internships!


THE Activities:

 

Class 1 -Aug. 28 Class 9 - Oct. 23
Class 2 - Sept. 4 Week 10 - Oct. 30
Class 3 - Sept. 11 Class 11-Nov. 6
Class 4 - Sept. 18 Class 12-Nov. 13
Class 5 - Sept. 25 Class 13-Nov. 20
Class 6 - Oct. 2 Class 14-Nov. 27-Thanksgiving
Class 7 - Oct. 9 Class 15 - Dec. 4
Class 8 - Oct. 16 Class 16 - Dec. 11-Finals
Notes  

 

 

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Below are the activities we will be doing this semester:

Aug. 28-Week 1- back to top

CHAPTER 1- What Do You Want to Be? (Pages 3-15)

Go over syllabus

Click here for Holland's Codes PP

Play RIASEC video (40 minutes)

Resources:

Click here for The Party PP

Go over "What do you want to be" quiz-Click here

Go over "My Next Move" interest inventory-click here (go over)
-You will arrive at the "What do you want to do for a living?" page.  Select the third option titled "I'm not really sure"  "Tell us what you like to do"
-Do these sections>Interests, Results, Job Zones and Careers-RIASEC/Discuss your Results/Discuss your Job Zone and Career

Click here for instructions to interest inventories (Holland and Next Move)

Do the Life/Color Quiz on page 6 of your manual

Do the "Dream It" exercise-click here-write down the letter for each question

Click here for SU Majors/Holland Codes (show)

Click here for Career Path quizzes (show)

 

1. Quiz on Holland Codes

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Sept. 4-Week 2- back to top

CHAPTER 2- The Preparation-The Documents-The Resume Part 1 (Pages 18-19)

Quote of the Week:
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

Click here for resume power point-Part 1

View resume overview

 

Click here for "Why Resumes are Rejected" infographic

Show good and bad resume examples

Good or Bad Resumes
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2013 Resume (given to me)

The classic Math Resume
1. Resume.

2. Resume quiz-Part 1

 

 

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Sept. 11-Week 3- back to top

CHAPTER 3-The Preparation-The Documents-The Resume Part 2 (Pages 18-21)

Quote  of the Week-“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.” –Andrew Carnegie (steel industry)

Click here for Job Fair information

Click here for resume video

Click  here for "Resume Do's and Don'ts

Show video resume

Kasper, Bill: Video Resume from Norwich Television on Vimeo.

Do activity on page 17

Click here for "Social Resumes" infographic

 

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Click here for resume power point-Part 2

Click here for "Social Media Resume" infographic 

Click  here for Social Media" infographic

Go over Objective on page 18-3rd paragraph (in italics)

Click here for objective-yes or no handout

Do a resume on pages 19 and 20

Pair up and give each other your resume from book. Each of you are to use page 21 activity to critique it.  The scale is 1-10 with 9-10 an A/8=B/7=C/6=D/5 and below is an F.  Grade that person's resume and give them feedback.

Click here for "Social Resume Tips"
Click here and use "Razume.com" and create a social resume

3. Resume quiz-Part 2

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 Sept. 18-Week 4- back to top

CHAPTER 4- The Job Fair! /Get Those References NOW! (Pages 22-26)

Quote of the Week-“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.” –Katherine Whitehorn

Return resume quiz

“While I am open to any uses of my educational achievements, I am decidedly disposed that the task of the new career-related responsibility be so oriented as to at least partially address or configure and  to ultimately lead to the application of more rarefied and challenging facets of financial management as the major sphere of the responsibility of the stated position.”

Attend Job Fair next week
The Job Fair Extra Credit: Due Oct. 2nd
1.  Attend the Job Fair and talk to at least 3 employers
2.  Dress professionally
3.  Turn in page 23 of your handbook-10 pts

Job Fair power point click here

Pair up and do Page 22 in your book

Click here for References power  point

Go to page 26 in your manual and list 3 references

Click  here for a sample reference page 

Click here for other career letters -show thank you note sample

Click here for how to approach a job fair pp (new)

 

4. Quiz on job fair power point 

 

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 Sept. 25-Week 5- back to top

CHAPTER 5- The Preparation-The Documents-The Cover Letter (Pages 27-29)

Quote of the Week-“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” –Arthur Ashe

Click here for cover letter power point

Click here for 17 Tips power point

Go here for short video-http://bit.ly/1cfhRMi

5. Cover Letter quiz

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Oct. 2-Week 6- back to top

CHAPTER 6- Career Resources-Locating Information about Your Chosen Career/Job (Pages 30-31)


Class was canceled due to family illness_______________________

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 Oct. 9-Week 7- back to top

CHAPTER 6- Career Resources-Locating Information about Your Chosen Career/Job (Pages 30-31)


The “Occupational Outlook Handbook” which is from the US Department of Labor, is the standard for finding information about a career or job.  The website is http://www.bls.gov/ooh/.

Another outstanding website is “O’Net” and the website is http://www.onetonline.org/find/

“My Next Move” which can be found here-http://www.mynextmove.org/

Show "One Week Jobs" video-2 hours

Where to Post Your Resume (About.com)
•College/University career center - 69.3%
•Monster - 59.1%
•LinkedIn - 58%
•Careerbuilder - 55.7%
•Craigslist - 31.8%
•Indeed - 18.2%
•Facebook - 17%
•Twitter 9.1%

6. Quiz on "One Week Jobs" video

 

 



Oct. 16-Week 8- back to top

CHAPTER 7– LinkedIn! (Pages 32-38)

Return quizzes

Click here for LinkedIn power point
Click here for 25 Tips for College Grads power point

Work on pages 32 and 33 and come up with a headline-write it on space on page 33

-LinkedIn-http://www.linkedin.com/home

-My Profile-http://www.linkedin.com/in/salisburycharlie

-Alumni-www.linkedin.com/alumni

Click here for "5 Reasons Why Employers Don't Click through Your Social Media Profile" infographic

Click here for "How to Build the Perfect LinkedIn Profile" infographic

Click here for 17 Tips to Build Your LinkedIn Profile infographic

Click here for LinkedIn Job Search Checklist

Click here for How to Connect with Recruiters handout

Click here for the "Professional Use of Social Media by Employers for College Graduate" infographic

Click here for "Social Profiles Can Help You Land or Lose a Job"  infographic

Click here for 17 "Must have" tops for LinkedIn-Infographic

Quiz on LinkedIn power point

 


Click here for various LinkedIn videos

 


 

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Oct. 23-Week 9- back to top

Chapter 8-Interviewing, Dressing for the Interview and Great Questions to Ask (Pages 39-40)

Quote-“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” –Confucius

Return quizzess

Click here for "Interviewing' power point

Click here to do "Interview Dress" power point.

Click here for "Great Questions to Ask" power point


Also, go to this video to view dress codes- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alavHk9XlYk

Click here to view sample questions, questions from you, dining etiquette, videos, and much, much more.

To view the dress codes for various occasions, go to this website- http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/students/Interviews/Dress.html


Quiz on Interviewing and how to dress power points

 

 

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Oct. 30- Week 10 -  back to top

Chapter 9-The Follow-Up, the Second Interview and Bombing the Interview (Pages 41-43)

 

Return quizzes on interviewing/dress

Click here to view sample questions, questions from you, dining etiquette, videos, and much, much more.

To view the dress codes for various occasions, go to this website- http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/students/Interviews/Dress.html

Click here for the "Second Interview" power point

Click here for the "Follow-up Interview" power point

Click here for "Bombing an Interview" power point

Quiz on Second Interview/Follow-up/Bombing an Interview power points

 

 

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 Nov. 6-Week 11-  back to top

CHAPTER 10-The Phone Interview, the SKYPE Interview and “Tell Me about Yourself” (Pages 44-45)

-Chris Fereday, Store Leader-Target will speak on interviewing

Return quizzes on Interviewing Follow-up/Bombing an Interview-2nd Interview and Follow-up Interview

Here are the 10 skills employers say they seek, in order of importance: (from Forbes)

1. Ability to work in a team
2. Ability to make decisions and solve problems
3. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
4. Ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization
5. Ability to obtain and process information
6. Ability to analyze quantitative data
7. Technical knowledge related to the job
8. Proficiency with computer software programs
9. Ability to create and/or edit written reports
10. Ability to sell and influence others 

Click here for the "Tell Me About Yourself" power point

Click here and here for "Skype" Interviewing power points

Click here for the "Phone Interview" power point

Quiz on Tell Me About Yourself/Skype/Phone Interview power points

 

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Nov. 13-Week 12-    back to top

NO CLASS

 

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Nov. 20-Week 13 - back to top

 

CHAPTER 11-Illegal Questions, Interview Mistakes and Mock Interviews (Pages 46-49)

Quote-“Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.”  Unknown

Click here to view the top 25 companies to work for

Click here for the "Illegal Questions" power point

Go to book for "Interview Mistakes" and "Mock Interviews"

Click here for "Interviewing Mistakes" infographic

Click here for "Body Language" YouTube video.

Quiz on "Illegal Questions" power point and information in book on "Interview Mistakes" and "Mock Interviews"

 

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Nov. 27-Week 14 back to top

No class-Thanksgiving

 

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Dec. 4-Week 15  back to top

CHAPTER 12- Networking (Pages 50-51)-Internships  (Pages 50-51)

Quote of the Week-“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney

Extra Credit Assignments Are Due TODAY.  No extra credit will be permitted to be turned in after this date.

These are the people who have done 1  extra credit assignment thus far:
Gerrish,Lindsey - Job Fair
Durst, Bethan- Job Fair
Schardt, Alex-Job Fair
Senaya,Vivian - Job Fair
Serrano,Joseph- Job Fair
Bonturi,Samantha- Job Fair
Peterson,Miles- Job Fair

The grading scale up to the last quiz (110 possible points) is:
99-110=A
88-98=B
77-87=C
66-76=D
65 and below=F

-Our final total will be 130 and the scale will be:
117-130=A
104-116=B
91-103=C
78-90=D
77 and below=F

Finals:
All Wednesday only classes held at 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30 & 7 pm Classes will be held on:
-Wednesday, Dec. 11-4:15-6:45 PM

Click here or go here for "Job Search Today" information infographic-http://www.interviewsuccessformula.com/ISF-JobSearchToday972.png

"Best Way to Find a Job" video-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS9c6tZ1R14&list=UUUpIGr7JRwp0h7oieYS967w&index=5&feature=plcp

Go to page 50 in book for Mentor Network and on page 51 do "Assignment-List your network-you must have at least 10 people. List their name, title, employer, relationship to you and how are they going to be able to help you."

Click here for "Networking" pp

Click here for "Internship" pp

Quiz on "Networking" power point and on "Internship" power point

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All make-up assignments are due next class-Dec. 11th!  Nothing will be accepted after that date.

Next class period (Finals) begins at 4:15 PM

Additional Make-up Assignment:
Locate the occupation/job you wish to do on the occupational resources pages (http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/Students/CareerChoice/Occupation.html)and write a 3-page paper that covers:

1. the name of the occupation
2. the name of the website
3. the beginning salary in the United States
4. the beginning salary in the state you wish to work
5. the employability of the job
6. the anticipated number of job opening in the job you chose
7. the education required
8. why you chose this occupation
9. what job search websites are you going to use to pursue this occupation
10.when are you going to begin your job search and who is in your network

You must list the number of each topic area as it is above and answer each topic.  The paper must be at least 3 pages.
10 points possible

 

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Dec. 11-Week 16-Finals- back to top

Final-Class held at 4:15 PM

All Wednesday only classes held at 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30 & 7 pm- Classes will be held on:
-Wednesday, Dec. 11-4:15-6:45 PM-Today's class start time is 4:15 PM in our regular classroom.

Quote of the Day-“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” –Author Unknown

All make-up assignments are due today!  Nothing will be accepted after today.

Additional Make-up Assignment: (10 PTS-sent class email Dec. 5th)

OCCUPATION INFO:
Locate the occupation/job you wish to do on the occupational resources pages (http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/Students/CareerChoice/Occupation.html)and write a 3-page paper that covers:

1. the name of the occupation
2. the name of the website
3. the beginning salary in the United States
4. the beginning salary in the state you wish to work
5. the employability of the job
6. the anticipated number of job opening in the job you chose
7. the education required
8. why you chose this occupation
9. what job search websites are you going to use to pursue this occupation
10.when are you going to begin your job search and who is in your network

You must list the number of each topic area as it is above and answer each topic.  It must be at least 3 pages.
10 points possible

-The final total of possible points is 130 and the grading scale is:
117-130=A
104-116=B
91-103=C
78-90=D
77 and below=F

Make-up Assignments Completed Up to this class:
Gerrish,Lindsey -Job Fair
Durst, Bethany- Job Fair/ eRecruiting
Schardt, Alex-Job Fair/ Mentors/Occupation Info
Senaya,Vivian -Job Fair
Serrano,Joseph- Job Fair
Bonturi,Samantha-Job Fair/eRecruiting
Peterson,Miles-Job Fair
Serrano, Joe--Mentors
Chaillet,Lindsay- Mentors/ eRecruiting
Gault,Tyler - Mentors
Bowie,Daniel- Mentors

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CHAPTER 13- The Job Search/ Why You Would Not Get the Job (Pages 52-53)

Click here for "10 Reasons Why You Did Not Get the Job" power point

Click here for "6 Things Not To Do in a Job Search" power point 

Click here for "10 Epic Job Search Activities" word document

Job Resources:
-eRecruiting
-Job Alerts
-Mentor Network
-Job Websites

How to Contact:
-Career Emails

Quiz on Chapter 13-"The Job Search-Why you did not get the job" and the  "10 Reasons Why You Did Not Get the Job" and "6 Things Not To Do in a Job Search" power points

 

 

Class is Finished-Have a nice holiday!!

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 14- The Job Search-You Got the Job/Salary Negotiation/ Budget
(Pages 54-56)

 

CHAPTER 14- The Job Search-You Got the Job/Salary Negotiation/ Budget
(Pages 54-56)

Click here for Multiple Job Offers

 

CHAPTER 15- 7 Things You Probably Did Not Know About the Job Search/Reasons You Did NOT Get the Job/ Professionalism in the Workplace  (Pages 57-57)

 

CHAPTER 16-First Year on the Job  (Pages 58-59)

 

 

 

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Notes:  -back to top

-Combine skype ppts

-Add Multiple Job Offers to quiz

-Add "25 Job Hunting tips for introverts" power point

-Did not have time for this-Web-based SlideShare on "Job Hunting in the 21st Century for College Students" (40 slides): 
http://www.slideshare.net/carlnielson/job-hunting-in-the-21st-century-for-students?ref=http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=320048&trk=tab_pro

-Add Body Language infographic

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-click here for Family Weekend-what employers expect pp

-click here for Mentor Network pp

-Click here for Interviewing for Introverts pp

-Click here for Strong Report