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17. Who or What Can Help Me?

What resources are available to help you find out the answers to your questions?

In your search for a suitable career, the resources you will 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
  • job and course databases,
  • Internet WWW sites,
  • ability and interest inventory tests,
  • word processors,
  • printers,
  • resume writing programs, etc
  • information on how to write application letters and resumes,

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...)



*Now...
Go on to Step 2 and
get some information on jobs and courses together.


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