Job Seeking Skills

Module 2 - The job market today

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Module 2 explains how to find information on what the job market is like, both now and forecasts for the future, for a local area or particular type of job sector. It introduces you to labour market information and helps you to understand how you can use this information when making decisions about your career.

Work your way through the Job market today Module, completing the activities throughout.

There are two activities that let you practise looking for this type of information and think about how it might affect your career decisions.

Teacher/Trainer Notes

If you are a teacher or trainer delivering this module to young people, you can use the PowerPoint presentation, which includes notes, activities, tasks/discussion points and estimated timings. There are also teacher/trainer notes, which outlines delivery requirements, aims, outcomes, career management skills and senior phase criteria.

If completing this module as a paper-based exercise, print out Activity 1 Worksheet and Activity 2 Worksheet as well as the content before delivering it.

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