Following is a collection of links to previous posts from this blog, as well as links to other Web sites, on various job and career topics. It's my sincere hope that high school students and college undergraduate students will find this collection of career readiness resources helpful as they reflect on and continue to explore what they'd like to do for work after school. The links are in no particular order.
From this blog:
What is networking?
The benefits of networking
Creating a resume and applying for work
Creating a cover letter for a job application
The many benefits of volunteer work
What is professional development?
What is marketing?
Exploring careers in the trades
Computer programming and coding
Partnerships between school districts and chambers of commerce
Advice for high school and college students
Building a general foundation first
The importance of learning outside the classroom
Cultivating many options
Why you need to understand the basics of government and politics
Pros and cons of entrepreneurship
Exploring engineering as a career
Career options with writing skills
What is Career and Technical Education, or CTE?
Wisconsin Apprenticeship System
Learning over winter break
Creating a professional development plan
From other Web sites:
Career Exploration: How to Get the Inside Scoop (from CareerVision.org)
Career Exploration & Skill Development (from Youth.gov)
College and career planning for high school students (from MyPlan.com)
The Concept of Career Clusters (from CareerVision.org)
How to Help High School Students with Career Research (from Concordia University - Portland, Oregon)