Week 2: CARD 405 Week 2 Career and Company Research Template[message_box bg=”#hex or http://imageurl”] Template and Grading Rubric
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There are TWO parts to the Career and Company Research assignment.
Part 1: The O*NET Interest Profiler Assessment (14 points)
- Complete the O*NET Interest Profiler Assessment, as explained on the Assignments page in the course.
O*NET Interest Profiler Assessment Results
1. What were your O*NET results for each category?
2. Depending on your selected Job Zone, which careers suggested by the O*NET appealed to you the most
Part 2: Company Research (58 points)
3. Complete the table below and link your one-, two-, and five-year goals (recall that you identified these in the Week 1 Personality Analysis and Job Consideration Report) to specific company research.
Part 3: Reflection (18 points)
4. What do you plan to do to ensure you achieve your goals? Some questions you might reflect on in your response include: How will I penetrate the hidden job market? How will I expand my professional network? Are there skills I need to be working on to be more competitive as a candidate? How will I track my job search? What resources can I use to help me in my job search and how often should I be contacting them? How will I ensure my resumé and other job-search tools stay current? Where will I look for job leads? How will I hone my interviewing skills? What will I do on a daily, weekly, monthly basis to ensure I am conducting the most proactive job search possible?