Finding a Job

For this project, you will be research possible jobs that fit your personality. The goal is to use the tools provided to find a job that might interest you in the future. There are several students in this room who know exactly what they want to do and there may be some others who have no idea. The purpose for this project is to help answer some of those career questions.

 

Your final project should be a presentation you present to the class on a career that you have chosen based on a personality test.

Step One:

Now please watch this video. https://www.ted.com/talks/scott_dinsmore_how_to_find_work_you_love?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare 

Step Two: 

Go to the following website http://www.humanmetrics.com/personality/career-choices. Take the personality quiz to determine your classification.

Step Three:

Select one of the jobs listed under your personality results. You will begin researching this job. Go to this website https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ and pull the following information about your job. 

  1. Median Pay
  2. Education Level
  3. Work Experience
  4. Number of jobs available 
  5. Job Outlook
  6. How to become one
  7. What they do
  8. Related careers

Step Four:

Now you will create a Prezi presentation. You will have to create an account if you do not have one. Your powerpoint will have 9 slides minimum. The slides will be put in the following order:

  1. Title Slide
  2. Median Pay
  3. Education Level
  4. Work Experience
  5. Number of jobs available 
  6. Job Outlook
  7. How to become one
  8. What they do
  9. Related careers

You can you more slides if you would like.

Step Five: 

Present the powerpoint to the class. Once you have finished, schedule a presentation time with you teacher.

 

Rubric

Score

Content Knowledge  Presentation Procedure  Powerpoint Design
90-100 The information presented is correct and matches the job description. The information is interesting and provides the listener with plenty of new information. The student is confident in the information he or she is presenting. The student knows the information well. The student speaks loud and delivers a well organized speech. The student followed the directions provided in the Webquest. The powerpoint design is interesting and easy to follow.
80-90 The information presented is correct and matches the job description. The information is somewhat interesting and provides the listening with repeated information/ little new information. The student is somewhat confident in the information he or she is presenting. The student knows most of the information well. The student speaks loud and delivers a well organized speech.   The powerpoint design is interesting, but somewhat hard  to follow.
70-80 The information presented is mostly correct and matches the job description. The information is somewhat interesting and provides the listening with no new information. The student is somewhat confident in the information he or she is presenting. The student knows a little of the information well. The student can be heard through most of the presentation.   The powerpoint design has little interest and is somewhat hard to follow.
70-below The information is inaccurate and does not match the job description. The student is not confident in the information he or she is presenting. The student knows none of the information. The student can not be heard at times. The student did not follow the direction provided in the Webquest. The powerpoint is not interesting and very hard to follow.

 

After this project, the student should have researched a job that best fits their personality. By researching and presenting this job, the student may have found a job they are interesting in and could seek as a career. This activity summarizes this weeks lesson and provides the student will a better understanding of job searching.

Ted.com

Prezi.com

Humanmetrics.com

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics