Created: Friday, February 23, 2018
Is Self-Employment for Me?
At some point in your life, you may dream of working for yourself. If so, you will want to explore the Self-Employment information in CIS. Even if you don't think you want to work for yourself at this time, some occupations have a high level of self-employment, and at some point within your career, you may choose to reconsider self-employment.
Created: Friday, February 16, 2018
SKILLS helps you prepare for your next steps by identifying occupations that use the skills you know that you like from your years in high school and your varied experiences outside school. It also helps you recognize skills that transfer between occupations. You can use SKILLS to select occupations to explore, identify ways to modify your career direction, develop a resume or prepare for a job interview..
Created: Friday, February 9, 2018
SKILLS is a self-assessment tool that uses the skills you find satisfying to identify occupations that may interest you. When you use skills you enjoy, you are more likely to be successful and happy in your work. Learning about your skills and those skills required by occupations is an important piece of your career decision-making information.
Created: Friday, February 2, 2018
My Career Anchor
This worksheet will help you discover your "career anchors."
Edgar Schein identified eight career “anchors,” or motivators that influence people’s career development throughout their lives, regardless of the job. If present, these anchors literally anchor people to their work; if absent, they drive the person to find other work that will fulfill the anchor.
Created: Friday, January 26, 2018
Examine the Costs of Higher Education
This activity will help you calculate that value versus the cost for the career you plan to pursue.
Created: Friday, January 19, 2018
Jr Year College Plan Checklist
Junior year can be a very stressful time for high school students. You may have greater freedom, but you also have more responsibilities with projects to complete, important tests to take, decisions to make and maybe a part-time job. One way to help with junior stress is to get and stay organized.