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What can we do to help young people decide what career to follow?

In today's world we are faced with thousands of career options. How can we equip young people to make good choices for their careers. What tools are available for career choices? What tools can be used in rural areas with little access to the internet? How can we as a global community help make career choice so much less frightening?

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    May 1 2013: One way might be to ask intelligent questions. In other words, I am 53 years old. I get to talk to young people here and there, riding on a bus, or working in a store. If I engage them in conversation, I try to ask them intelligent questions about their life, what they're doing, why they're doing it.

    Why are you asking this question, Dennis? You struggling with career?
    • May 3 2013: Thanks Greg. No - my wife and I have just embarked on a new project (called Home-Base) aimed at providing the thousands of orphans and vulnerable children in southern Africa with help after they finish school and age out of child-care organizations. I am looking for ideas to better equip these young people.

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