This interactive resource challenges students to match the Bureau of Labor Statistics images that appear on a grid. Skills for memorization and attention to detail will be assessed. Students will press the start button and the images appear briefly. They are to match the images in pairs and responses are timed. If appropriate, the skill level can be set to â€œHard.â€
This resource challenges students to focus and strategize to find the hidden labor related vocabulary words in this interactive word search puzzle. Words disappear from the list once they are located and students can click on a word from the list to locate it if they are stumped. Attention to detail and strategizing are the skills practiced.
In this resource students are asked, "What are you interested in?" A variety of subjects are listed for them to select and a menu of associated careers in order for students to make connections between their interests and employment opportunities. Once a students clicks on their career choice the Occupational Outlook Handbook page for that occupation appears providing them with details about pay, education requirements, number of jobs, etc.
This resource allows students to select two occupations to compare salaries, skill requirements and education at a national, state an local level.
Students will explore Spanish language versions of more than 300 careers, organized into the 16 career clusters.
With this resource, students will learn 4 strategies to make their resume stand out: highlight accomplishments, sell yourself, identify tranferable skills and use key effective words.
Stduents will explore different assessements to learn about various careers. Each assessment focuses on a specific area, such as skills, interests, or values.
Choose work that reflects your values to gain career satisfaction. Read about six core values. Once a value is clicked, careers are chosen that reflect the value. Cut your own work value cards and sort them into three piles "essential," "important," or "not important" for your career needs. Take an interactive online assessment to learn more about your own work values and related careers.
- Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
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This resource provides videos describing the jobs of an archeologist, an architect, a book conservator, an architect, a veterinarian, a dog trainer, and a dentist.
This resource provides an overview of different types of careers for music lovers. The first section profiles several occupations that involve music. The second section describes how you can prepare for a music-related career. The third section details some of the highs and lows of working in music. Employment, wages, and outlook are also reviewed.
This interactive crossword puzzle challenges students to recognize and/or identify vocabulary words associated with the workplace.
This resource provides an article that covers some career options in international preparation. This information is relevant for students interested in designing a career plan concerning travel. The first section of the article describes some of the services international preparation workers provide and the occupations related to those services. The second section explains how to prepare for jobs in international preparation-and what to expect.
This resource reviews the various characteristics of a hospital as well as the functions, organization, and management of the hospital business. It reviews the careers that are available that are not commonly considered "health care careers". The activity requires students to organize a new hospital that includes different departments.
Students will discover the importance of having a clean on-line image and the effects it can have on you getting a job.
This resource provides a tool for students to visualize and compare data by graphing it in a few easy steps. Students will title the chart, select the chart type, determine X and Y axis, and select the color/style.
Students are encouraged to chart something found on the Bureau of Labor website based on their interests.
Students will discover which industries are in demand have the largest employment, are experiencing declining employment, pay the most, and more.
This resource provides an article that reviews how math factors into careers. The first section talks about some of the ways workers use math in the workplace. The second section focuses on three occupations that use math: cryptologists, health data analysis, and math teachers. A third section highlights reasons why workers enjoy their math-related careers. This information will assist students interested in math in designing a career plan.
Networking is an important skill. Students will do a series of activities that focus on the process of networking and its relevance and importance to career development. Students will learn about taking initiative and overcoming fear, informational interviewing, as well as potential guidelines to consider when using social networks.
This resource provides an interactive map of the United States that provides information about the unemployment rate change for a select period of time for each state. State and local governments use these estimates for planning and budgetary purposes and to determine the need for local employment and training services. Individuals use this data to assess localized labor market developments and make comparisons across areas.
The objectives of this lesson include teaching students about professionalism in the work place and respecting and accepting the differences of others. Activites include discussions about sterotyping, diversity and cultural differences in the work place, peceptions of others. Scenarios are provided to lead the discussions.