Let how to use the CareerBit features of the LifeJourney application to explore career pathways and job opportunities.
CareerBit enables you to use the skills that you have obtained from your credentials to find your best fit for potential career paths. You can also use it to find associated job opportunities to which you can apply.
(instructions for LifeJourney mobile application v 1.9)
1. Start with a Career Pathways
When you first start using the LifeJourney app, you will be prompted to search for some career pathways. You can continue to update this as you use the app.
2. Home page
On the home page, in addition to the digital wallet where you manage your credentials, you will see an Opportunity fit score. This provides you with a potential match score based upon the Career Pathway that you have saved as your favorite. As you change which Career Pathway is listed as your favorite your fit score can change.
The home page will also provide your list of skills that you are pursuing along the career path. When you complete a skill by earning a credential, it will be marked as complete with a check mark.
On the home screen you will also be able to see:
- Your saved career pathways
- Your assigned learning experiences and assessments
- Your wallet
If you scroll down you will see more information like the skills you have accumulated from your credentials in your Wallet.
3. Explore Career Pathways
Select the compass icon to access the options to explore potential career paths. On the main page you can access your saved pathways, learning experiences, and job opportunities that match your profile.
3.1 Search Pathways
Select the Pathways tab to enter keywords to search for new career pathways.
Select one to view the details and your fit score. You can select the + sign to save it to your favorites.
3.2 Edit your Pathways
Select the dots on the bottom right corner of the application to access the main menu. Select Pathways.
From the Pathways screen, use the star icon to select a new favorite. Use the trash can icon to delete a pathway if you no longer wish to track it.
4. Job Opportunities
You can search for job opportunities in both the explore and job opportunities sections of the platform.
4.1 Search via Explore CareerBit
On the explore tab (compass icon) you can select the CareerBit tab to use a keyword search to explore any job opportunity.
4.2 Search via Job Opportunities screen
Additionally, you can search via the Job Opportunities tab (suitcase icon) which enabled you to use your career path to filter the results.
Select filter pathway and then pick from one of your saved pathways to filter results. You can also apply additional keyword filters at the top in the Search bar to narrow results.
Or you can use the new Advanced search feature to access more search options.
4.3 Advanced Search
This feature is currently available for the USA and Mexico markets. You can access this feature on the job opportunities screen. Select the “advanced search” filter in the middle of the screen, and then “start your search.”
This new feature allows you to search by:
- Job type
- Occupation/ Pathway
- Salary Range
- Education level
To combine filters simply select an item in the filter list and then scroll up to access the remaining filters. You can continue to combine filters until you have your desired search.
To generate the list of matched job opportunities, click “Show results.” If you want to start over with your search completely you can select “Reset.” If you just want to alter one filter, use the “clear” button under the filter’s options.
4.4 Apply to jobs
When you find a job for which you want to apply, click on it and select the Apply button.