ERIC Number: ED449453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Career Development Resource Guide and User's Guide for "Career Choices in North Carolina," 2000-2001. School Version [and] Agency Version.
Efird, Barbara M.; Wiggins, Barbara
Career planning is a developmental process. All populations can benefit from the career planning process of self-assessment, exploring career opportunities in the world of work, and learning assertive job-search strategies that produce results. This guide includes career-planning activities for employment counselors, case workers, and social workers to support their programs. It is written for a variety of individuals in different places and phases of their careers. Section 1 of the Agency Version contains activities on self-assessment. Section 2 is concerned with career exploration and contains activities and strategies to help with the process. Section 3 concerns education and training. Section 4 discusses job searching and career management. Section 5 includes additional resource lists, publications, and publishers. The School Version guide, which accompanies the Agency Version, contains lesson plans and activities on these topics: self-assessment; career exploration; education and training; and job searches. The resource section contains readings on the concept of parents as partners in career exploration, lists resources on the Internet, and includes titles of publications and names of publishers. (JDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Raleigh.