Career Development

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Grade 10 Career Development: Life/Work Planning

Unit 1: Personal Management
GLO A

1.A.6 Realistic Self-Images

Library and Archives Canada, “Biography and People”

1.A.7 Self-Image and Motivation

W. Huitt, “Motivation to Learn: An Overview”

NetMBA Business Knowledge Center, "Herzberg's Motivation-Hygiene Theory (Two Factor Theory)"

GLO B

1.B.3 and 1.B.4 Group Discussion

Phillip G. Clampitt, "Small Group Communication"

1.B.6 Resolving Conflicts

Manitoba Education and Training, "Conflict Resolution: Safe Schools" Adobe Icon

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Unit 2: Career Exploration
GLO D

2.D.2 Information about Myself

Government of Canada: Job Bank

2.D.5 Skills and Interests in Various Occupations

Government of Canada, “National Occupational Classification”

2.D.7 Work Opportunities — Factors Influencing Trends

Manitoba Labour Market Information

Government of Canada, “Job Bank: Explore Careers by Outlooks”

2.D.8 Using Information to Choose an Occupation

Government of Canada, “National Occupational Classification”

Alberta Learning Information Service, “Alberta Occupational Profiles”

GLO E

2.E.1 The Value of Work

University of Minnesota, "Values Questionnaire"

Santa Cruz Regional Occupational Program, "Work Values Inventory" Adobe Icon

Saint Anselm College, “Career Education Services: Work Values Inventory”

2.E.2 The Business of Work

Government of Canada, Canada Business, “Government Services for Canadian Businesses”

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, "Business Development"

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

2.E.3 Community, Economy, and Technology

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, “Labour Market Information (LMI) and Labour Mobility”

GLO F

2.F.1 Transferable Skills

The Conference Board of Canada, “Employability Skills 2000+”

GLO G

2.G.1 Changing Worker Roles

A CBC News Special Feature: The Way We Work”

2.G.2 Changing Roles of Women and Men

Mara Dunleavy, “How Changing Sex Roles Have Affected the Family Unit in the United States”

2.G.3 Human Rights Commission

Government of Canada, Human Rights Commission

Manitoba Human Rights Commission

Ontario Human Rights Commission

2.G.4 Me Biased? No Way!

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission

Manitoba Human Rights Commission

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Unit 3: Learning and Planning
GLO H

3.H.1 Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles and Strategies

The Education Coalition, “Multiple Intelligences”

Leslie Owen Wilson, “The Ninth Intelligence—Existencial or Cosmic Smarts”

infed.org, “Howard Gardner, Multiple Intelligences and Education”

Indiana University, “Human Intelligence: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences”

Learning style inventories are available on websites such as the following:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Barsch Learning Style Inventory Adobe Icon

Valencia College, Barsch Learning Style Inventory

3.H.2 Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles and Strategies

Dartmouth Academic Skills Center, “Learning Strategies: Maximizing Your Academic Experience”

3.H.3 Personal Skills and Attitudes in the Workplace

Quintessential Careers, “14 Top Skills and Values Employers Seek in Job-Seekers”

Essential Skills Manitoba

3.H.5 Graduation Requirements

Manitoba Education and Training, “Graduation Requirements”

GLO I

3.I.1 Decisions about Training and Educational Options

School Finder.com

Apprenticeship Manitoba

National Defence, “Fight with the Canadian Forces”

Universities Canada

Community and Technical Colleges in Canada

Government of Canada, Job Bank: Explore Careers by Education Program

3.I.2 Deciding Where to Train

Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development Centres

Apprenticeship Manitoba

National Defence, “Fight with the Canadian Forces”

School Finder.com

Finding Work Manitoba

Manitoba Career Prospects

Set Your Course Manitoba

Trade Up Manitoba

Skills Manitoba

Red Seal Program

3.I.3 Values and Decision Making

Texas Woman’s University Counseling Center, “Guide To Decision-Making”

3.I.5 Decisions that Reflect Our Changing World

Government of Canada, “Job Bank ”

GLO J

3.J.5 and 3.J.6 Career Portfolios

Manitoba Education and Training, A Self-Managed Career Portfolio Guide

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Unit 4: Job Seeking and Job Maintenance
GLO K

4.K.1 Personal Qualities for Securing and Maintaining Work

Conference Board of Canada, “Employability Skills 2000+”

4.K.2 Using the Language of Opportunity

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, “Labour Market Information (LMI) and Labour Mobility”

4.K.3 Knowing the Workplace Safety and Health Regulations

SAFE Work Manitoba

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, “Workplace Safety and Health”

4.K.4 Knowing about the Labour Movement in Manitoba

Manitoba Government and General Employees Union, “MGEU History”

CUPE Manitoba

Manitoba Federation of Labour, “Health and Safety News”

Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, “A History of Manitoba Labour Programs”

4.K.6 Knowing the Working Conditions and Benefits

Government of Canada, “Job Bank”

HR Policies & Employment Legislation

4.K.7 Work Search Tools — Application Forms

The Balance, “Job Application Guide”

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Advertised Employment Opportunities

Government of Canada, “Job Bank”

Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development, “Job Preparation”

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. (CAHRD)

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Resumés

Manitoba Education and Training “Common Questions About Resumés”

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Cover Letters

Monster Career Advice, “Cover Letter Tips”

Monster, “Cover Letters Samples”

4.K.8 Work Search Tools — Career Portfolios

Manitoba Education and Training, A Self-Managed Career Portfolio Guide

4.K.11 Interview Skills to Secure Work

About.com: Job Searching, “Interview Questions and Answers”

4.K.9 and 4.K.10 Networking Skills to Secure/Create Work

Quintessential, “The Art of Career and Job-Search Networking”

4.K.11 Interview Skills to Secure Work

Monster, “Interview”

The Balance: Job Searching, “Job Interview Questions and Answers”

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Unit 5: Career and Community Experiences
GLO D

5.D.1 Informational Interviews

The Balance: Job Searching, “How an Information Interview Can Help Your Career”

5.D.2 Expectations and Responsibilities

Government of Canada, “Job Bank: Explore Careers by Occupation”

Manitoba Education and Training, “Work Placement”