typically last from 1-2 hours and usually follow this
of last meeting:
interaction session based on the current module (major
portion of time).
Individual assignments and personal accountabilities for
the next meeting.
Material needed for the meetings are in PowerPoint
format with participant slides for note taking, see
Products for an
illustration. All forms are available in the members-only area of the website for CareerClubsInternational.com (“Members-Only” material).
combination of structured group interactions and
self-directed preparation, Career Clubs meeting modules walk
members through key aspects of career management as
represented in the Career Club Wheel™. The Club can
determine the order in which it takes the modules, but in
general the best process is to start with defining
strengths, determining where they can be put to the best
use, developing the stories or anecdotes that best
illustrate those strengths and then creating and executing a
plan to obtain the desired position.
Club Wheel™ is an integrated model of the interrelated
functions involved in career planning and management:
my motivations and strengths?
Career Clubs provide a series of exercises to help members:
· Define and articulate their strengths.
· Validate those strengths.
Identify individual preferences.
· Express the unique value each member brings
to an employer.
Career Clubs help members:
· Benefit from the group dynamics of the Career
· Gather information on currently-known
· Identify, contact, and work with mentors.
· Identify further networking opportunities.
Career Clubs provide a structured way to:
· Conduct investigative interviews on
· Set realistic, obtainable goals.
· Evaluate opportunities in their current job
· Work towards achieving ongoing growth in
HOW will I
Career Club step members through a process of developing
what might be considered marketing material and sales
training centered around marketing the member:
· Portfolio development – itemizing jobs and
major life experiences that provide clues to and
authentication of career strengths.
· Interview Preparation – strategizing and
practicing responding to likely questions and preparing
questions to obtain the information needed to make a
rational job decision.
· Email and Resume – writing persuasive emails
and resumes and using efficient techniques to distribute
them to key people.
· Campaign – going after specific, targeted