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Proactively engaging in the career planning process increases motivation, engagement and job satisfaction.

Are You Career-Ready?

Career readiness involves possessing the knowledge, skills, resources and tools necessary for career success. Positioning yourself to identify options and preferences in consideration of the realities of the world of work ensures effective decision-making and planning.

 

This course is ideal if you are entering or re-entering the workforce, reevaluating your current career status or looking to transition into a new role. You will engage in interactive self-assessment activities, learn career decision-making strategies and develop professional and employability skills. Conversations and discussions will target factors critical to ensuring job satisfaction and help you develop an action plan to drive success.

CONTENT STRUCTURE

  • Online Via Zoom, Hands-on
  • Interactive Discussions
  • 16 Contact Hours
  • Individual & Group Activities/Exercises
 
 
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PROGRAM BENEFITS

Learn how to identify and analyze significant factors connecting you to viable career options and suitable work environments. Engaging as an active participant in the career planning process results in the identification of suitable career options, creation of professional documents for a targeted job search and steps to implement your career action plan.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Anyone needing help developing a job search and career action plan
  • Entry level job seekers interested in proactively planning for a career
  • Experienced professionals looking to transition into a new career
 

PROGRAM MODULES

 
Self-Assessment
1
MODULE 1
 
  • Personal influences
  • Values
  • Skills & abilities
  • Personality
  • Interests
 
Career Exploration
2
MODULE 2
 
  • Occupational trends
  • Changing world of work
  • Strategies & resources
 
Decision-Making
3
MODULE 3
 
  • Self-efficacy & decision-making
  • Impact of Internal & external influences
  • Identifying conflicts & opportunities
 
Implementation
4
MODULE 4
 
  • Professional development
  • Employability skills
  • Career action plan
  • Job search plan