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10 Top Career Exploration Tips 2018

for Selecting the Right Career Assessment or Test
Tip 1:  Decide the type of career test that you are interested in!

Are you interested in just a printed or online career test?

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After taking the career test will you be satisfied with just a career list, or are you looking for more?

Tip 2: Look at a Career Test Rating Chart!

The Test Rating System is –

UU= somewhat useful    UUU = very useful    UUUU = extremely useful

Tip 3: Complete Career Test Checklist.

Instructions: Use the Career Test Checklist to gather the information about career tests.

Format: (Place an “X” to the right of the format of the test.)

Format answers the question how do you take the career test?

•    Printed:
•    On-line:
•    Download, Other (Please specify:     )

Tip 4: Understand the three career planning steps.


•    Discover who you really are and understand your likes, dislikes, and interests.
•    Match your likes, interests, skills, and personality styles to careers.

Tip 5: Focus on identifying your strengths.

You become aware of, know, and identify your –

•    Holland Vocational interests
•    Abilities
•    Skills
•    Values
•    Occupations
•    College Majors

Tip 6: Build awareness of your Holland Personality Types/Codes.

The Holland Interest Areas or Codes are –

•    Realistic
•    Investigative
•    Artistic
•    Social
•    Enterprising
•    Conventional

Tip 7: Research potential careers!

During Step 2 Educational and Occupational Exploration,

•    Perform career research.
•    Identify potential careers.
•    Begin narrowing career options.

Tip 8: Gather information about training programs and colleges!

 

In Step 3 College Major Exploration

•    Discover possible college majors or training programs
•    Create strategies to put plans into action

Tip 9: Learn about our best, comprehensive, validated, reliable printed or online tests and tools!


The catalog has information about –

•    Printed career tests
•    Online career tests
•    Other career resources
Tip 10: We have a variety of networks to share career information!

Here are ways to connect and share ideas with us.

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Facebook
Linkedin
Pinterest 
Twitter
Slideshare
Instagram
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YouTube
WordPress

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  • Social media connections

Connect and share ideas with us.

Join us on Snapchat (careerandsocial)!

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Use Instagram & Facebook Accounts to Inspire & Motivate!

Career-social-media.com uses graphics to –

  • Unlock your purpose
  • Engage, connect, and network
  • Sharpen resume writing and interviewing skills

 

We have linked Facebook with Instagram to maximize your efforts to reach your potential.

See some of the latest images from the career-social-media.com instagram account.

 

Learn about careers, job search, resume writing, interviewing, social media, networking, and more!

Maximizing Social Media Strategies

Engage, connect, and network with the social media networks or channels that fit your audience.

 

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Different generations prefer different types of social media.

 

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Source:  Business Insider

 

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Social media tools are mobile and web technologies, e.g. Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.

 

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Media technology promotes social networking, using already existing contacts to meet new people as potential social or business links.

 

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Facebook has 70,000 users, 3 million daily page views and 90 million monthly page views.

Jorgen Sunberg outlined Top 10 Facebook Fan Pages for Job Seekers.

 

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Twitter is an information network, an online social networking service, and a microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.   According to Twitter,the # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.”  There are a variety of job search and social medial Twitter accounts.

 

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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional business-oriented social networking service with over 175 million members and growing rapidly.

There are different reasons to use LinkedIn –

  • Networking – Connect with professionals
  • Recruitment
  • People, company, and industry research
  • Job Email Alerts
  • Discussion groups
  • Branding
  • Job Search
  • Interview preparation
  • College or field of study research – LinkedIn for Education

Source:  Here are screenshots from the Implementing Effective Social Media Strategies Roundtable Workshop NCDA 2015 Conference.

To get more information about the Implementing Effective Social Media Strategies, send an email to careerandsocialmedia@gmail.com.  Add the subject line “Career Social Media NCDA”.

Career Social Media connect on Instagram and Tumblr!

Careerandsocialmedia.com has Instagram and Tumblr channels/ networks that broadcast information about –

  • Career development
  • Social media
  • Job search

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Instagram

Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. (Wikipedia)

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Career Social Media has a variety of career, job search, and social media Instagram graphics.

The Omnichannel graphic lists to an interactive image that highlights all of the Career Social Media networks/ channels.

How to Sign Up for Instagram

To Sign-Up for Pinterest, use the Wikihow How to … Instagram articles –

Tumblr

Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website allowing users to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos to a blogging platform.

 

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Career Social Media introduces different career, job search, and social media Tumblr topics.

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On the Archive page, you see thumbnails of all of the Tumblr graphics and posts.

How to Sign Up for Tumblr

To Sign-Up for Tumblr, use the Wikihow How to Tumblr articles –

Follow us on Instagram and Tumblr.

Twitter – A Gold Mine for Job Seekers

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Twitter is an information network, an online social networking service, and a microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.

How to create a Twitter account

Here are links to create Twitter account –

Twitter uses Hashtags.

According to Twitter, “the # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.”

Get detailed information about hashtags at https://support.twitter.com/articles/49309-using-hashtags-on-twitter#

Twitter – Job Advice

Other Twitter Accounts– Job Search

NACE created a Career Counselor’s Guide to Twitter in the job search.

Learn more about the different social media channels or networks.

Use Social Media to Focus Your Career Search

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Social Media promotes social networking, the process of using already existing contacts to meet new people as potential social or business links.

Social Media helps you –

  • Provide immediate feedback
  • Provide 24/7 access to needed information and resources
  • Engage and connect with clients, students, customers, family, and friends,
  • Create environments or Personal Learning Networks where you can collaborate
  • Express critical thinking, innovation, and creativity

What is the focus of social media tools?

According to Michael Wu, Ph.D., two major types of media tools: Social Networks and Online Communities.

  • Social Networks are built upon pre-established relationships. People maintain old relationships and add new relationships to expand the network.
  • Online Communities are a virtual community of members or people that use the Internet to interact, communicate, or pursue shared interests.

Examples of Social Media Tools

Here are the examples, highlights, descriptions, illustrations, and contact information of social media resources –

  • Resource One: Facebook
  • Resource Two: Google+
  • Resource Three: Twitter
  • Resource Four: Linkedin
  • Resource Five: Hootsuite
  • Resource Six: Graphics – Infographics & Pinterest
  • Resource Seven: Evernote – note taking and archiving software
  • Resource Eight: Slideshare – document, PDF, video and webinar
  • Resource Nine: Issuu – digital publishing platform
  • Resource Ten: Prezi – cloud-based presentation software
  • Resource Eleven: Scribd – web and mobile device online library
  • Resource Twelve: Wordle – word cloud generator software
  • Resource Thirteen: Blogs – Blogger and WordPress
  • Resource Fourteen: MOOC

Resource One: Facebook

Facebook has 70,000 users, 3 million daily page views and 90 million monthly page views.

Bloghubspot.com has an excellent tutorial and video on how to set up a Fan Page –

Jorgen Sunberg outlined Top 10 Facebook Fan Pages for Job Seekers – http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/top-10-facebook-fan-pages-job-seekers-and-career-minded-folk/

  1. Career Savvy
  2. com Job Searching
  3. Tim’s Strategy
  4. Expat Coach Megan
  5. Punk Rock HR
  6. Personal Branding Guy
  7. Keppie Careers
  8. Windmill Networking
  9. Wise Man Say
  10. The Undercover Recruiter

NACE created a Career Counselor’s Guide to Facebook in the job search.

Hollandcodes.com uses Facebook to display information about a variety of career development and social media topics.

Read more in Master Social Media 101

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