Crystal Career

What job doest thou future hold??

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Process

Step 1: Getting to know who you really are!

Step 2: Create the inside page of the brochure about you.

Step 3: Coming up with a job description.

Step 4: Create the outside page of the brochure about you.

Step 5: Now to the crystal ball, er, uh, I mean the computer, to find out what some jobs are that would match the job description of you.


Let's get started!!

Step 1: Getting to know who you really are!

A1. Save the following page as Me.html into a new folder called Crystal Career in your Pathways folder.

  • Click this link, What Makes Me ME Websheet.
  • Open it up in Dreamweaver and fill out all but the last section.
  • Be sure to save often!!!
  • Go to B

Optional A2. Don't have Dreamweaver?? Copy and paste the information from What Makes Me Me to a word processor. Fill out the information it asks about you. Be sure to save!!!

B. Take the Career Key to find out what your strongest personality styles are. There will be many questions to answer. They may seem to repeat questions, but the web site is really asking similar questions to find out what it can about you. COPY and PASTE the results into YOUR What Makes Me Me document.

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Step 2: Create the inside page of the brochure about you.

A. Using the guide Setting Up a Brochure (AppleWorks) set up the page for your inside page. Save as Inside.

B. Using the Inside Brochure Guide and data from What Makes Me Me create the inside page.

  • Use text boxes for the different pieces of information. That means to get your tool box out (click on the red tool box at the bottom or your document) and click and drag the A tool onto your page. This is one way to create a text box. (You can also press the option key and click and drag your mouse to create a text box! Just make sure the A tool is selected in your toolbox.)

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Step 3: Coming up with a list of descriptive words related to your personality styles.

A. Using the data from the inside page of your brochure and the following Internet source, you will come up with a list of items which describe you.

  • Create a new WORD PROCESSING document.
  • SAVE as Script of Me!!! You'll be using this on the outside of the brochure.
  • When you visit the site check out what it says about your strongest personality styles.
  • Come up with a list of at least 15 items that describe you.
  • Proof read and spell check. SAVE!!

The Career Interests Game

Scroll to the bottom for style choices. Explore your strongest personality styles by clicking on the name of the style. Don't worry about the related jobs yet. You're looking for describing words about you!

 

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Step 4: Create the outside page of the brochure about you.

A. Using the guide Setting Up a Brochure (AppleWorks) set up the page for your outside page.Save as Outside.

B. Using the Outside Brochure Guide to create your outside page.

C. Compare to the Brochure section of the Evaluation page and make any changes needed!

D. Make any changes or corrections, SAVE!

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Step 5: Now to the crystal ball, er, uh, I mean the computer, to find out what some jobs are that would match the job description of you.

A. Looking through your brochure and the following web resources, find 5 jobs that you would like to check out further.

B. Go to the following link and save this file into your Crystal Career folder. When saving add .html to the file name so that you can open it with Dreamweaver. Job Selection file.

C. Fill out the web sheet using your brochure information and the web resources below:

 

Kiwi Careers - jobs by interest areas

Kiwi Careers - jobs by alphabet

Career Zone

Select your highest three personality styles and this site will create a list of potential jobs for you.

Career Interests Game

This time click on the personlity styles and consider the relating jobs!

 

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