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What are your interests?



The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.



MyFutures+ CareersPortal Programme for Adult Career Guidance

Following the success of the 2nd Level REACH+ Career and College Preparation Programme, CareersPortal has now developed the MyFutures+ programme, to support adult guidance resources.

REACH+ has been in operation for 8 years. Over 400 schools across the country are using the REACH+ programme. CareersPortal works closely with guidance counsellors, supporting them in their work and listening to their ideas in how to deliver quality guidance services. As a result of regular consultation and inputs from the 2nd level guidance community and from the REACH+ Advsory Group (made up of Guidance Counsellors who work in schools across the country) the programme is continually updated and improved.

Consultation with guidance counsellors also revealed a need to develop a programme to support the work of adult guidance counsellors. To support this need, CareersPortal created the MyFutures+ programme to cater for adult career guidance resources.

MyFuture+ is an innovative ICT adult career learning and development resource. Through a web-based career file, it aims to assist individuals to explore themselves in relation to career, education and employment opportunities available in Ireland. It is suitable for use with young adults and adults from the age of 16+ in both a one-to-one and group guidance context.

CareersPortal have recently completed a pilot of the new resource in assoication with the NCGE.  To find out more about MyFutures+ you can read the article below wich has just been published in the Spring 2018 edition of the NCGE News.

Collaboration and Learning – Action and Reflection: NCGE – MyFutures+ and its Application to FET Guidance.

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