Topic outline

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    Workforce Development

    Objective:

    Students will understand:

    1. Different jobs and occupations available based on their personal interests
    2. The educational and skill levels needed for these different occupations
    3. The wages for different occupations
    4. Jobs available in Hawaii for based on chosen occupations
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    Activity 2.
     

    Goal: To make the students aware of the percentage of men and women in the jobs they are most interested in.  This will make them aware whether a job is traditional or non-traditional (jobs that have less than 25% of women employed)  

    1. Now go to: http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat11.pdf
    2. Based on the occupations identified above/Activity 1, list the % of men and women in those jobs 

      Occupation

      % of women

      % of men (100-% of women)

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       


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    Activity 1.
     

    Goal:  To make the student aware of their interests, so they can identify career options.  The quiz is based on individual interests.

    1. Go to : http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip and take the quiz
    2. Based on your interests, results, job zones [e.g., Hawai‘i (or elsewhere)] and career options, identify four occupations that you want to learn more about:
    1. ________________________________________
    2. ________________________________________
    3. ________________________________________
    4. ________________________________________

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    Additional Resources

    Students can use the following websites to get more information about different occupations, education and skill requirements, job openings, wages, etc.

    www.bls.gov – Bureau of Labor Statistics
    http://www.careeronestop.org/defaultB.aspx - Career One Stop
    http://www.careerinfonet.org/ - Career Information
    http://hawaii.gov/labor/wdd - Hawaii State Department of Labor
    www.hirenethawaii.com  - Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
    www.hpu.edu – Hawaii Pacific University
    www.hawaii.edu – University of Hawaii
    www.manoa.hawaii.edu – University of Hawaii at Manoa
    www.hawaii.hawaii.edu – Hawaii Community College
    www.honolulu.hawaii.edu – Honolulu Community College
    www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu – Kapiolani Community College
    www.hawaii.edu/ccc - Community Colleges of the University of Hawaii systems