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Title: Parents as Partners in Career Planning


1
Parents as Partners in Career Planning
  • John Pritchett, Career Counselor
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Career Development Services

2
Parent Concerns for their Children
  • Happy
  • Healthy
  • Safe
  • Successful
  • Self Supporting

3
What is a Helicopter Parent?
  • A person who pays extremely close attention to
    his/her child termed due to hovering closely
    overhead, whether their children need them or
    not.
  • First reference to this term, by Cline and Fay in
    1990 "Parenting with Love and Logic Teaching
    Children Responsibility".
  • College administrators began using term in the
    early 2000s as the Millennial Generation began
    reaching college age.
  • Hovering is increasing in the PreK-12 environment
    and among employers in the hiring process.

4

Helicopter Parents                             
                                                  
                                          
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The Research
  • 38 of students reported that parents had called
    or attended meetings with academic advisors.
  • 31 of students reported that their parents had
    called professors to complain about a grade.
  • Vanguard Group 7 of 10 college recruits that are
    offered positions state "'Let me talk to my
    parents. I'll get back to you.
  • According to the 2006 Recruiting Trends, 31 of
    employers reported receiving student resumes from
    parents.
  • Parents have highest influence on career choice
    for Generation X (31) and Millennials (42)

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Helicopter Parents in School and the Workplace
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Parents as Partners in Career Planning - Workshops
  • Communication and Career Planning using the MBTI
  • Realizing the Dream
  • Post High School Options

9
Communication and Career Planning using the MBTI
  • Personality types are used as a tool to aid in
    communication between parents and their children
  • MBTI results are used to explore careers based on
    type and temperament

10
Realizing The Dream Agenda
  • Welcome and Workshop Overview
  • Registration
  • Introductions
  • Realizing The Dream
  • Video Introduction

11
Realizing The Dream Agenda
  • Activity 1 (Self Concept)
  • Activity 2 (Interests)
  • Activity 3 (Abilities)
  • Activity 4 (Preferences)
  • Overview of remaining activities
  • Career Research

12
Post High School OptionsAgenda
  • Workshop Overview
  • Welcome / Registrations / Introductions
  • The Career Planning Process
  • Occupational Family Tree
  • Labor Market Trends

13
Post High School OptionsAgenda
  • Informational Interviewing
  • Decision Making
  • Goal Setting
  • IDEAS (Interest Assessment)
  • Career Development Services Web Links
  • WISCareers

14
Choosing a career is a big decision
  • Planning for the future is not something you do
    once. It's an ongoing process. Career planning
    has three steps that your child will cycle
    through and repeat throughout his or her working
    life.

15
The Career Planning Process
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The Three Steps in the Career Planning Process
  • Step One Know yourself
  • Evaluate yourselfyour interests, abilities,
    skills, and work values.  
  • Step Two Explore options and choose a direction
  • Gather information to consider regarding career
    options that relate to what you know about
    yourself.  
  • Step Three Make plans and take action
  • Consider issues that can affect your plans and
    take appropriate actions to accomplish your
    goals.

17
The Career Constellation
  • Most people consider their career to
  • be a series of progressive and related
  • jobs or occupations, but a career is
  • what we do to make a life, not just
  • earn a living.
  • LeeAnn Bernier-Clarke, MEd, NCC, NCCC

18
Post-High School Education and Training Options
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Military
  • Apprenticeship
  • Trade School
  • Technical College
  • Community College
  • 4-Year College

19
Reasons noted as very important in deciding to
go to college
  • To learn more about things that interest me
    76.8
  • To be able to get a better job 70.4
  • To get training for a specific career
    69.2
  • To be able to make more money
    69.0
  • To gain a general education andappreciation of
    ideas 64.3
  • To prepare myself for graduate or professional
    school 57.7
  • To make me a more cultured person 41.7

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Reasons noted as very important in deciding to
go to college
  • Parents wanted me to go 46.4
  • Wanted to get away from home 21.1
  • A mentor or role model encouraged me to go
    17.2
  • I could not find a job 5.6
  • Nothing better to do 4.1

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College-Going Decisions
  • 46.4 cite parents wanted me to go as a very
    important reason

22
College-Going Decisions
  • Why go to any college?
  • 21.1 to get away from home
  • 8.7 in 1978
  • Why pick your particular college?
  • 19.6 Living near home was very important
    reason in selecting college

23
College-Going Decisions
  • Parental influence at both ends of the spectrum
  • Students go to college near home
  • Students go to college to get away from home

24

Source The American FreshmanNational Norms
for Fall 2006 Sylvia Hurtado John H. Pryor
January 19, 2007
  • Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP)
  • Higher Education Research Institute (HERI)
  • Graduate School of Education Information
    Studies
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • http//www.gseis.ucla.edu/heri/heri.html

25
Occupational Family Tree
  • Families play a major role in shaping their
    childrens educational and career decisions.
  • An Occupational family Tree can help explore
    family values, traditions and expectations

26
Informational Interviewing
  • One of the best sources for gathering
    information about whats happening in an
    occupation or an industry is to talk to people
    working in the field. This process is called
    Informational Interviewing.

27
Labor Market Trends
  • Current Recession
  • Skills Gap
  • Training Requirements
  • Aging Workforce

28
Jobfox Top 10 Most
Recession-Proof Professions for 2008
  • 1 Sales Representative/ Business Development
  • 2 Software Design/Development
  • 3 Nursing
  • 4 Accounting Finance Executive
  • 5 Accounting Staff

29
Jobfox Top 10 Most Recession-Proof
Professions for 2008
  • 6 Networking/Systems Administration
  • 7 Administrative Assistant
  • 8 Business Analysis (Software Implementation)
  • 9 Business Analysis (Research)
  • 10 Finance Staff

30
10 Hot Professions for 2009
  • Auditor
  • Career Counselor
  • Counselor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Factor

31
10 Hot Professions for 2009
  • Health-Care Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Network/System Administrator
  • Nurse
  • Software Designer/Developer

32
Projected Skilled and Unskilled Worker Gap in
2010 and 2020 in the US
2010 2020 Skilled Worker Gap 5.3
million 14 million Unskilled Worker Gap 1.7
million 7 million Total Estimated Gap 7.0
million 21 million
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Where Youth Will Be Needed
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When Gray is Golden Business in an Aging America
  • Health Care
  • Home Products
  • Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Financial Services and Products
  • Educational Services
  • Business Consulting
  • Wellness and Youth-Enhancing Products
  • Source The Futurist July-August 1992

36
Career Decision Making
  • Steps to Decision Making
  • Decision Making Grid

37
Goal Setting
  • Planning is a matter of probabilities.
    Sometimes your plans will turn out and sometimes
    they wont. Setting goals can help increase your
    probability of success.

38
IDEAS
  • Interest, Determination, Exploration
    Assessment System

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Web Resources
  • Waukesha County Technical College
    http//www.wctc.edu
  • WCTC Career Development Services-Youth Services
  • http//www.wctc.edu/web/career/careerdev/youth.php
  • WISCareers http//wiscareers.wisc.edu

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For More Information or Questions
John Pritchett, Career Counselor Waukesha
County Technical College (262) 695-7847 jpritchett
_at_wctc.edu
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