ASTTBC’s Career Planning and Job Search Strategies Website
This website has been designed to assist ASTTBC members who are looking for work, considering a career change or wanting to advance their career to the next level.
Welcome to the New World of Work! As you review these pages, you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work it takes to accomplish what you set out to do. This website has not been created for the average job seeker, career changer or developer, but for the professional that is willing to do what it takes to ensure they find their fit. You do not have to take all the steps indicated here, but you are strongly encouraged to do so!
Career Planning and Development
Whatever stage you are in your career, it is always a good idea to have a career plan. If you are working, consider asking the following question, Where am I going to be in five years? If you are just starting out in your career, you also want to be thinking about this question as the answers will help you when deciding what kind of companies to target. Go to the Career Planning page to find out more.
Considering a Change or Want to Develop your Career?
If you are considering a Job or Career Change you may want to take a step back and look at yourself with a fresh perspective. Many times, we have worked and attained skills that we have forgotten about. Sometimes we need help acknowledging skills and abilities that we’ve never given ourselves credit for. Go to the Career Development page to find out more.
Preparation for Job Search, Career Change or Career Development
Looking for work has changed, therefore, the wise person prepares before embarking on a change or a search. Recognizing that you may need more information before starting out or acknowledging that you need some assistance could also come into play. Go to the Job Preppage to find out more.
Looking For Work?
Where do you start to look for jobs? How do you conduct a job search? Go to the Finding Work page to find out more.
Networking is still one of the best tools for finding work. Attending industry events or networking through social or business networking websites can create opportunities. Go to the Networking page to find out more.
Ongoing Professional Development is important in today’s economy. Whether you’re planning to take courses or are interested in any of the upcoming seminars that are offered throughout the province, ASTTBC is here to help. For access to a listing of seminars and courses, go to ASTTBC’s Professional Development page for more information. If you’re wanting to take your career to the next level, and that level includes management, check out the RT manager page.
Check out our Technology Careers Links pages for many links to career related sites.