Unit 2: Career Planning

In 2008, recent college graduates entered one of the worst job markets in 50 years. This unit emphasizes the importance of planning ahead to increase your odds of enjoying a long career in a field you love.

Essential Questions

  • Why is it important to plan for your career?
  • What are the important factors to consider when planning for a career?
  • What are the common characteristics of entrepreneurs?

Tables of Contents


  • The Great Depression
  • The Great Recession
  • Economic Downturn
  • The Lost Generation
  • Type Theory
  • Extraverted/Introverted
  • Sensing/iNtuitive
  • Thinking/Feeling
  • Judging/Perceiving
  • Productivity Tricks
  • Momentum (Chrome extension)
  • Check lists
  • Medium Term Goals and Quantifiable Measures
  • Long Term Goals and Reflection
  • Leadership
  • Appetite for Risk
  • Creativity
  • Kevin Rose
  • Podcasts