JA Inspire Student Pre-Check TELL US ABOUT YOUWhat school do you attend?(Required) What is your teacher's LAST name?(Required) Please leave out Mr., Ms., or Mrs.What is your FIRST name's initial? What is your MIDDLE name's initial? What is your LAST name? What grade are you in?(Required) 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Other QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROGRAM CONTENTPlease answer these questions to the best of your abilities. *ALL questions with asterisks require an answer.Which of these are career clusters?(Required) Arts & Crafts, Athletics, Transportation Entertainment, Healthcare, Computer Science Agriculture, Technology, Utilities Finance, Human Services, Manufacturing Why is career planning important?(Required) To make sure you keep up with others You can help the business you work for grow So you do work that is meaningful to you So the decision you make now will work for the rest of your life How do you find out the requirements for jobs in your field of interest?(Required) Call local companies and ask how to get jobs there. Explore career and employer websites. Ask your friends what they think. Don't worry about requirements--if you want something badly enough, it will work out. How might soft skills help in a career?(Required) Soft skills are technical abilities that set you apart from others. Soft skills can be measured to determine performance. Soft skills are character traits and abilities needed to do well in most jobs. Soft skills are abilities that employers prefer employees learn on the job. Which of these is the best way to evaluate a potential career?(Required) Look at the salary. See if you will get along with the co-workers. Consider if it matches your interests and skills. Compare it to your friends' career choices. Why should your work reflect your personal values?(Required) Your values help define you. Your values are important technical skills. Your values will affect your income. It's not important for work to reflect personal values. What is the value of knowing your own unique strengths and interests?(Required) Then you can do whatever you want. You will understand what education and training you will need. It gives you a single goal that will never change. It guarantees you will never have to do work that doesn't interest you. Do high school classes affect your career choices?(Required) Yes, you can take classes that support your career goals or that make them harder to achieve. No, your education doesn't affect your career until after you graduate high school. Yes, but you don't have any choice in what to take in high school. No, so you can ask someone else to plan your high school schedule. How can you get the most out of listening to a speaker of interest? Select all that apply.(Required) Research the speaker's background. Prepare questions you want answered. Take notes during the talk. Multitask while listening. I know what the requirements are for the career field I am interested in.(Required) Yes No I have researched at least one career or job in which I am interested.(Required) Yes No I know of at least one career field that is a great match for my talents, abilities, and interests.(Required) Yes No I know how to connect my interests and skills with the world of work.(Required) Yes No I have discussed my career interest(s) with someone close to me (family member, teacher, mentor, counselor, etc.)(Required) Yes No I know how to develop a career plan.(Required) Yes No I plan to develop a career plan.(Required) Yes No Where are you in the process of making a career plan?(Required) I have already made a career plan. I am in the process of making a career plan. I haven't made a career plan, but would like to. I haven't made a career plan and am not interested in doing so. I don't know what a career plan is. Has any member of your family served in the military? (Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines) Yes No Please rate how important each of the following actions is to you:Discuss career interests with someone in a career specific to your interests(Required) It's not important to me. It's a little important to me. It's important to me. It's very important to me. Research a specific career field(Required) It's not important to me. It's a little important to me. It's important to me. It's very important to me. Research specific companies I'm interested in(Required) It's not important to me. It's a little important to me. It's important to me. It's very important to me.