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RESOURCES

Choosing a CareerWhat resources are available to help you find out the answers to your career related questions?

Well, the good news is… there are plenty of resources available!

All you’ve got to do is get out there and use them!

And that’s the whole point of this first section… to help you SEE the importance of finding out as much info as you can about EVERYTHING (LOL) so you can make a better career decision!

After all… you’re only gonna spend the rest of your life working! 🙂

Who or What Can Help Me?

In your search for a suitable career, the resources you can use include:

PERSONAL RESOURCES
PRINTED RESOURCES
  • books which contain job information,
  • course handbooks,
  • brochures,
  • fliers,
  • posters,
  • books on how to write application letters and resumes,
  • newspapers,
  • feature articles,
  • magazines etc
HUMAN RESOURCES
  • careers counsellors,
  • course advisers,
  • information officers,
  • personnel officers,
  • workers in the job,
  • ex-students,
  • parents,
  • relatives,
  • friends,
  • teachers etc
COMPUTER RESOURCES
ACTIVITIES
  • attendance at special careers events/expos,
  • course open days,
  • information evenings,
  • careers markets,
  • work experience,
  • voluntary work,
  • completion of other courses,
  • your hobbies etc
TIME
  • determine how much time you have/need to achieve your specific goals

Have you used all the resources available to you??? (or do you spend more time picking a movie to watch…)


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