Today you can not afford to make a costly mistake with this major life decision. Economic times demand a focused and practical approach. Don’t just shoot in the dark. You will be provided personalized career assessment and planning based on your unique needs, in a structured format, designed to engage you in the decision making process. Imagine the confidence you will feel having the assurance that the career path you have chosen is based on information including knowledge about yourself, the economic forecast and what the job is actually like day to day. Whether you are just getting started or need a new career option, contact us today!
Here are some important statistics that support why Career Assessment and Planning is so valuable. Whether you’re interested in attending college or trade and technical skills training, there is so much to consider in preparing yourself to get the career of your dreams!
According to the National Center for Education, the average student who enters college with a declared major changes it 3-5 times. (This is a waste of time and money!)
80% of students in the U.S. change their major atleast 1 time, According to the National Center for Education. (This too costs valuable time and money)
The College Board reports that a "moderate" college budget for an in-state public college for the 2013–2014 academic year averaged $22,826. A moderate budget at a private college averaged $44,750. (This is like buying a house!)
College can certainly be a great option, as long as you have some assurances you will get a good return on your investment.
There is a significant skills gap in our labor force leaving over 3 million well paying technical and trade jobs unfilled. (Plenty of opportunities!)
Frank Marchant, Associate Editor of Money Morning reports the following;
There is another side to the U.S. unemployment problem: Believe it or not, there are three million jobs going unfilled. Employers can’t seem to find the right match for more than 200,000 manu-facturing jobs alone. The transportation, utilities and trades sectors have almost half a million jobs open, waiting for the right applicant. These positions are for vocational or skilled workers, who are in short supply.”