Parent Resources for helping in Career Planning
Research over the past 20 years shows that parents play a major role in the career decision making of their sons and daughters. Nevertheless, many parents feel uninformed in the process and unable to provide the guidance their children need. If parents are to be effective career advisers for their children, they must prepare themselves by learning more about the changes that are taking place in the workplace along with education and training requirements.
TheParentís Primer on Career Exploration was developed for this purpose. Parents can visit http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/workforce/publicat.htm to view or download this handbook. It provides parents with the information they need to assist their children with career planning.
It includes such topics as:
Parents can further their research by visiting the state career information delivery system, Florida CHOICES, at http://www.florida.echoices.com