B.O.M. Chapter 11- Finances/Career Planning
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What can you do to make sure the career you choose is personally satisfying and fulfilling?
choosing and planning for the right career can help you find the job or career that meets your personal and financial goals
What are the six different things for identifying job opportunities?
job advertisements, job fairs, employment agencies, visiting companies, calling businesses, networking
What are the six stages of career planning?
6. P/I A PFCD
Assess personal goals/abilities/interests/Research Careers, Identify job opportunities in chosen field, Develop a resume/cover letter/Apply for jobs,
Interview for available positions/improve interviewing skills, Consider job offers/Accept a job that meets financial and personal requirements, Plan and implement a program for career development
What are the four things for a career plan of action?
Career Interests (make a list of things you enjoy doing. Think about how you could turn an activity like that into a career), Career Skills (think about work experiences you already had, which ones did you like, which ones did not go so well, what skills did you learn), Career Training and Education(what kind of education of training do you need for the career you want), Employment Position (now begin to focus, pinpoint the particular work situation that you would like)
A "baby boom" may include jobs in what three industries?
1. T/CCS, HC, S/MOVCP
teaching/child care services, health care, sales/manufacturing of various consumer products
What are the seven different career information sources?
libraries, mass media, the internet, school guidance offices, community organizations, professional organizations, contacts
What are the three ways to identify job opportunities?
job advertisements, job fairs, employment agencies (visit specific companies, check local telephone directories, talk to people with similar interests, search the web)
An employer can't refuse to hire a woman or terminate her because she is pregnant, An employer can't discriminate against a person for any reason related to age, race, color, religion, gender, martial status, national origin, or any mental or physical disabilities, An employer must pay for unemployment insurance, contribute to Social Security, and provide for workers' compensation funds
Rights as an Employee
What are 10 guidelines for career success?
improve written/oral communication skills, get along with coworkers, be flexible/open to new ideas, develop good work habits, combine increased productivity with increased quality, anticipate problems, use time management techniques, be ready to face problems, be creative in solving your own problems, learn new techniques and technologies
What are the four stages of career development?
Pre-entry and career exploration, Career Growth, Advancement/Mid-Career Adjustment, Late Career/Preretirement
assess personal interests, obtain necessary training, find an entry-level job, matching interests and abilities to job, dealing with disappointment
obtain experience, develop skills, concentrate on an area of specialization, gain respect of colleagues, developing career contacts, avoiding career burnout
continue to gain experience and knowledge, seek new challenges and expanded responsibility, finding continued satisfaction, maintaing sensitivity toward colleagues and subordinates
make financial and personal plans for retirement, determining professional involvement after retirement, planning participation in community activities
Late Career and Preretirement
It may be time to move on to a new job when.... (4 things)
you feel bored or depressed at work, your job as a negative effect on you physically or emotionally, you receive a series of poor performance reviews, you have little opportunity to obtain a raise or promotion
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the career information sources discussed in this chapter?
libraries and school guidance offices are free and have staff to help you, but they have limited access times; newspapers may be limited to local jobs; the Internet is readily available and the information is endless, but it may be challenging to find what you need; professional organizations and networking offer access to specific careers, but may be intimidating to first-time job hunters.
What are 7 career information sources?
libraries, mass media, Internet, school guidance offices, community organizations, professional organizations, networking
encourages consumer spending even during inflation, puts more money into economy, improves consumer perception can help avoid recession
A career should fulfill ________ and _________ goals.
Considering _______ factors in your career choice means you look at the big picture.
Teens can gain experience through part-time work, _________, internships, and class projects or after school activities
What is the most important tool for landing a job?
Before accepting an offer, what should you learn about?
the company, the job, the work environment, the salary and benefits
Developing skills and a positive attitude can help build a successful ________.
Describe a trade-off you would be willing to make when choosing a career.
What should you know about when choosing a career that will provide balance between personal and financial satisfaction?
how much personal/financial sastification
List three major categories of factors that influence employment opportunities.
social influences, economic factors, trends in technology/industry
Which factor do you think influences employment opportunities the most? Explain your choice.
Identify four ways to obtain work-related experience.
part time work, volunteer, internships/cooperative education, class projects/after school activity
Jack wants to prepare for a career that will not be obsolete by the time he graduates. Suggest an information source where he can find current information on the fastest-growing employment categories.
libraries, mass media, internet, school guidance office, community organization, professional organization
Camille has an appointment for an job interview. How can she make the most of the opportunity?
research on company, practice anticipating questions, obtain as much information as possible
Which factors can affect your beginning salary?
education, experience, size of company, average salary
Clare applied for a job as a firefighter at an all-male fire department. The town council refused her application because the cost of building separate shower and sleep facilities was not in the budget. Clare wants to sue the township. Does she have a case?
Yes, because they are discriminating
Richard snaps at his dog each weekday morning, experiences headaches at work, and has trouble sleeping at night. Explain why he might consider a job change.
stressed, too much work for him
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