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Career Services by Mind Map: Career Services

1. Interview

1.1. Resorces

1.1.1. On Campus

1.1.1.1. Design your search

1.1.1.1.1. helps design your search from figuring out the positions you want, to negotiating an offer

1.1.1.2. Lifelab

1.1.1.2.1. Resume Help

1.1.1.2.2. Interview prep

1.1.1.3. Available 1 year after graduation

1.1.2. Off Campus

1.1.2.1. GlassDoor

1.1.2.1.1. Provides a lot of information about jobs and the companies searching

1.1.2.2. Indeed

1.1.2.2.1. Job Aggritator... Does not recommend

1.1.2.3. Handshake

1.1.2.3.1. search tool used by school to promote jobs companies want the schools students for.

1.2. Issues

1.2.1. Anxiety

1.2.1.1. Everyone else has everything figured out

1.2.1.2. lost in direction

1.3. Stats

1.3.1. more people using

1.3.2. no success rates

2. Sources

2.1. Youth unemployment and mental health: some Dutch findings (ARTICLE)

2.1.1. unemployment leads to poor mental health

2.1.1.1. Youth unemployment rates are high in developed countries.

2.1.1.2. unemployment on comprises 10-15% of their poor mental health

2.1.1.3. better educated can cope rather well with unemploymen

2.1.1.3.1. they can draw upon considerable education and other coping resources.

2.1.1.4. getting a job is crucial part of the identity formation

2.1.1.5. lots of grad school students went to grad school because of fear of unemplopyment

2.1.1.5.1. continuing one’s education improved mental health

2.1.1.6. 1% of the in psychological symptoms was explained by the individual’s actual employment status.

2.1.1.7. ONLY SUPPORTED BY PEOPLE WHO LEAVE SCHOOL EARLY

2.1.1.8. Graduates with a background in engineering or in administration were most likely to find a job

2.1.1.9. Working in an unpaid job seemed to pay off because it increased the likelihood of employment within the next 6 month

2.1.1.10. students who initially estimated their success in the labour market as quite high were likely to find a job within the first 6 months after graduation.

2.1.1.11. parents giving kids money because they were going to school not working led to mental health distress within the families

2.1.2. poor mental health reduces the likelihood of finding a job.

2.1.2.1. Didnt apply for graduate students

2.1.3. unemployment corresponds with poverty

2.1.3.1. People who leave school most vulnerable

2.1.3.1.1. employment beneficial for their self identity

2.2. Health and Unemployment. (ARTICLE)

2.2.1. Poor physical or mental health can lead, via poor work performance, to job loss,

2.2.2. Suspected physical health responses to unemployment

2.2.2.1. physical illness

2.2.2.2. mortality

2.2.2.2.1. suicide

2.2.2.2.2. alcohol consumption

2.2.2.2.3. tobacco consumption

2.2.2.2.4. diet,

2.2.2.2.5. exercise

2.2.2.3. hurts families of employee

2.2.2.3.1. divorce

2.2.2.3.2. child abuse

2.2.2.3.3. aggression

2.2.3. Mental Health responses to unemployment

2.2.3.1. admission to mental hospital

2.2.3.2. mental disorders

2.2.3.2.1. depression

2.2.3.2.2. anxiety

2.2.3.2.3. stress

2.2.3.2.4. loss of self-esteem

2.2.3.3. substance abuse

2.2.3.4. hurts family of employee

2.2.4. things that lead to job loss

2.2.4.1. downturn in economy

2.2.4.1.1. people stuck in bad job positions

2.2.4.2. Drop outs of school

2.2.5. things that make certain people more susceptible to physical/mental problems from job loss

2.2.5.1. coping repertoire,

2.2.5.2. hardiness,

2.2.5.3. social support,

2.2.5.4. education

2.2.5.5. ethnicity,

2.2.5.6. social envi- ronmental factors

2.2.6. people in mental or physical ill health are at more risk for selection into the ranks of the unemployed (so its a viscous cycle)

3. Resources

3.1. Student Engagement and Career Development

3.1.1. Handshake- job board and campus interviewing system.

3.1.2. Help with resumes and cover letters workshops

3.1.3. Help practicing for interviews

3.1.4. Help networking with peers to find available opportunities

3.1.5. Lifelab- drop in help with career search

3.1.6. Job shadow program

3.1.7. Industry research to find out what a career is like, pay, location, expectations, etc.

3.1.8. Career fairs

3.1.8.1. Employer Information sessions

3.1.9. Information about graduate school opportunities