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DESCRIPTIONFind how to dispel three common career myths.
- 1. Career Myths:Information and Resources Leslie Camacho, M.S.Ed., MCDP, & GCDF Assistant Director of Career Development Career Development Center Division of Adult and Continuing Education
3. Career Myths
- There is one perfect job for me.
- No one will hire me because I lack.
- Its to late to change my career.
4. Debunk Myths
- Expand your career options
- Find more possibilities
- Develop options
- Get the truth
- Talk to people
- Develop a plan
5. eCareer Information
- eTools for LaGuardia Students
- Get Information
- Seek Resources
- eCareer Central
- eCareer Plan
- Demand for educated and skilled workers is increasing.
- More education you have, less time spent unemployed.
- Clearer career goals will result in greater academic success.
7. Food for Thought
- I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go .
- - Langston Hughes
- Acknowledge your talents
- Examine all the factors
- Make educated career decisions
- Use all resources available
9. Q&A 10. Thank You!
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