1. Right Responses. Your career consists of your successful responses to situations and challenges at work, in social situations, and with hobbies. You and everyone have a large number of successes.
Look at the Work Activities you want to carry out on the island.
2. Your Demonstrated Competencies. Look at the themes of what you were doing. These combine what you like and what you do well. You will see that you are multi-potential. You will be speaking the language employers use to hire and develop their people.
Competency discovery process available through the Career Engageent Team.
3. Likes: Interests and Values. Turn to your feelings, and notice which of your successes bring the strongest positive feelings. You might like doing something, such as a chef who likes to sample and add spices. You might appreciate the work environment, such as when everyone is friendly and supportive. You might value the result you are creating, such as contributing to improved relationships.
Campbell Interest and Skills Survey. Go to www.profiler.com www.CareerKey.org
4. Can-do's: Aptitudes and Abilities. You have developed a very large number of Abilities to respond to all of the challenges you have faced. You are multi-potential. Your Aptitudes can be seen in those Abilities which were easy for you to develop and which you easily remember when needed.
Use a worksheet to prioritize the Abilities and Skills on ONET.
5. Your Stamp of Uniqueness. The way you like to work is unique to you. No one else has the same DNA and the same sequence of experiences. Your uniqueness enables you to contribute ideas no one else can.
Go to: http://myers-briggs-tests.com
Working Styles Assessment available through the Career Engagement Team.
6. Your Core Value Competencies. When you become aware of your aptitudes and abilities, and of your interests and values, you will discover your Core Competencies. Spend some time every day feeding them with new challenges and using them as the beacon for your caeer journey.
|1. Estimating how long food would last.||Estimating||Explore|
|2. Getting information about food available from plants and animals.||Getting Information||Explore|
|3.Anticipating what could be dangerous.||Identifying||Explore|
|4. Inspecting shelters for safety and water proofing.||Inspecting||Explore|
|5. Monitoring weather changes.||Monitoring||Explore|
|6. Caring for injured people.||Assisting||Explore|
|7. Coaching people to look at things positively and have a survival attitude.||Coaching||Explore|
|8. Sending signals using signs, mirrors, and smoke.||Communicating Outside Organization||Explore|
|9. Pointing out and helping people avoid misunderstandings in the future.||Communicating Inside Organization||Explore|
|10. Coordinating activities of food finders and harvesters.||Coordinating||Explore|
|11. Suggesting strategies for better teamwork among food preparers.||Team Building||Explore|
|12. Building rapport and relationships.||Relating||Explore|
|13. Motivating people to see the glass as half full.||Guiding-Motivating||Explore|
|14. Explaining to overcome misunderstandings about rescue activities.||Interpreting||Explore|
|15. Persuading people to use resources wisely.||Monitoring Resources||Explore|
|16. Administering the process of delivering first aid.||Administering||Explore|
|17. Performing to create an atmosphere of optimism versus pessimism.||Performing for Public||Explore|
|18. Asking leading questions to help people be more effective.||Consulting||Explore|
|19. Helping people to resolve differences.||Resolving||Explore|
|20. Convincing people to clean up.||Influencing||Explore|
|21. Getting people who would be good leaders elected.||Staffing||Explore|
|22. Teaching survival skills at meetings.||Training||Explore|
|23. Analyzing the situation for clues about how to be rescued.||Analyzing||Explore|
|24. Developing objectives so large projects could be completed.||Developing Objectives||Explore|
|25. Promoting compliance with agreed upon rules.||Evaluating Compliance||Explore|
|26. Identifying the best strategies for getting off the island.||Judging||Explore|
|27. Problem solving when something goes wrong.||Making Dec. / Solving Problems||Explore|
|28. Organizing multiple get-of-the-island efforts.||Organizing/Planning||Explore|
|29. Collecting information scientifically to get insights and forecast.||Processing Information||Explore|
|30. Creating schedules for getting work done.||Scheduling||Explore|
|31. Creating songs and poems for entertainment and inspiration.||Thinking Creatively||Explore|
|32. Keeping track of discoveries and the results of trial-and-error efforts.||Using/Updating Knowledge||Explore|
|33. Adjusting machines to work better.||Controlling Processes||Explore|
|34. Creating print, video,and audio recordings of events.||Documenting||Explore|
|35. Sketching how to build something.||Laying Out||Explore|
|36. Handling and shaping wood to make tools.||Handling/Moving||Explore|
|37. Using computers to work more effectively.||Interacting with Computers||Explore|
|38. Adjusting and adapting machines and tools to complete needed work.||Operating Vehicles/Machinery||Explore|
|39. Moving heavy objects to build shelters and meeting places.||Physical Activities||Explore|
|40. Repairing electronic radios and other instruments.||Repairing Electronics||Explore|
|41. Salvaging mechanical devices from the ship such as a pump.||Repairing Mechanicals||Explore|
|Opportunity Island Debrief||Make thinking about your career more productive.|
|Starters for a Career Discussion||Create a discussion about career success.|
|Holland Themes for Work Activities||Begin to see your interest themes in the Work Activities that appeal to you.|
|Experience Stories worksheet||Be guided to recall and expand stories of your best experiences.|