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Review the Self-Assessment Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below.

Think about...

  • How can self-assessments help you understand your preferences, interests, needs, and strengths (PINS) in a workplace?
  • How can self-assessment results help you find jobs that align with your PINS?
  • Why is finding a job that aligns with your PINS important?
  • How can taking self-assessments help you explore job options?
  • How can the information from self-assessments help you to advocate for yourself during your job search?

Instructions

  • Open the Activity Cards
  • Open the fillable Answer Form OR print and cut out the activity cards
  • Read each Student Self-Assessment Results card and match it to the job description that would be the best fit
  • Find job description matches for each Student Self-Assessment Results card
  • Answer the reflection questions on the fillable Answer Form after completing the activity
  • For more practice, search online for additional job options for each Student Results card

Review the Self-Assessment Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below.

Instructions

  • Complete self-assessments and gather the results
  • Set up a job shadowing experience or informational interview in-person, over the phone, or virtually with an employee at a local business
  • Download the Job Task Recording Sheet
  • Before you complete your job shadow or interview, research the business and add any questions you have for the employer to the recording form
  • As you observe the workplace or interview the employee, identify and list at least 3 job tasks that employees at the business are completing
  • Answer each question as it relates to the job tasks you observe
  • Complete the reflection questions as you think about how you can use your self-assessment results to explore more job options

Reflect

  • How can the information from your self-assessments help you explore job options and find a job that is a good fit for you?
  • Which job tasks do you think you can already do independently?
  • What support or training would you need to be able to complete the job tasks?
  • In what ways do the job tasks for the position you observed fit with your preferred learning style and career interests?
  • How can the information from your self-assessments help you explore job options and find a job that is a good fit for you?

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