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1 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 1 Chapter Careers Working with Children 23 Section 23.1 Preparing for a Career Section 23.2 Beginning Your Career Contents

2 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 2 Section 23.1 Preparing for a Career You are most likely to thrive in a career that matches your interests, aptitudes, and abilities. When choosing a career, you should consider factors such as work environment and the required education.

3 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 3 Content Vocabulary Academic Vocabulary entry-level job paraprofessional professional entrepreneur aptitude internship job shadowing service learning work-based learning career path career ladder ability visualization

4 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 4 Career Options Choosing a career path may be difficult. People interested in working with children often choose careers directly related to child development or child care. career path All of the career moves and job experience that a person gains as he or she works toward a career goal.

5 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 5 Career Options Ones interests, aptitudes, and abilities must be considered when choosing a career. Learning about a career and gaining job experience can be done in a number of ways. aptitude A natural talent or potential for learning a skill.

6 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 6 Evaluate Careers There are many factors that must be considered when choosing a career: What does a worker in this career do? Do I want to work with people, information, or technology? How well does my aptitude match the aptitude needed for this career? List some of your own aptitudes. What careers might make use of these?

7 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 7 Setting and Achieving Goals Establishing career goals can help you achieve a career that is satisfying, challenging, and worthwhile. Many short-term goals will likely need to be met before you can achieve your career goal.

8 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 8 Section 23.2 Beginning your Career When looking for a job, it is important to be resourceful. A well-written résumé and cover letter show your professionalism and abilities. Always be prepared when going for a job interview.

9 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 9 Content Vocabulary networking job fair résumé cover letter job-specific skills transferable skills ethical lifelong learner unemployment benefits COBRA Academic Vocabulary convey legible

10 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 10 Look for a Job Six steps to job hunting include: finding an opening. preparing a résumé. filling out an application. interviewing. following up. evaluating a job offer. résumé A concise document that summarizes your career objectives, education, work experience, and accomplishments.

11 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 11 Look for a Job Job seekers should take time to prepare for a job interview. When evaluating a job, salary is not the only thing that must be considered. What other factors should be considered besides salary?

12 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 12 Build Career Skills Employers look for job-specific skills and transferable skills. One way to make yourself a valuable employee is to continue learning new skills. transferable skills General skills used in school and in various types of jobs. job-specific skills The skills or abilities needed to do a specific job.

13 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 13 Leaving a Job Make every effort to leave your job on good terms. Do your job well until you leave. Some people lose their jobs because of poor performance, and some through no fault of their own.

14 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 14 Chapter Summary Section 23.1 Preparing for a Career There are levels of jobs in each career area. When choosing a career, consider your interests, aptitudes, and abilities. There are many ways you can gain work experience. When evaluating careers, there are many factors to consider.

15 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 15 Chapter Summary Section 23.2 Beginning Your Career Sources of job openings include the Internet, newspapers, other people, and job fairs. Prepare for an interview. Always write a follow-up letter after an interview. Transferable skills are needed for success in any workplace.

16 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 16 Review Do you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions. The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions. Start

17 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 17 entry-level job empleo de nivel básico The kind of job many people take when they first enter a career area. Clase de trabajo que toman muchas personas al comenzar su vida laboral. Show Definition

18 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 18 paraprofessional personal de apoyo/auxiliar Someone with some education beyond high school that trains him or her for a certain field. Alguien con preparación académicadespués de la escuela preparatoria para estar capacitado en una carrera específica. Show Definition

19 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 19 professional profesional Someone with a position that requires at least a degree from a four-year college or technical school in a specific area of study. Alguien con una posición que requiere al menos un grado de universidad o de una escuela técnica en un campo de estudio especifico. Show Definition

20 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 20 entrepreneur empresario Someone who chooses to be self-employed or to own his or her own business. Alguien que trabaja para sí mismo o para su propio negocio. Show Definition

21 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 21 aptitude aptitud A natural talent or potential for learning a skill. Talento natural o el potencial para aprender algo. Show Definition

22 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 22 internship puesto de interno A job in which a person works for little or no pay while gaining experience and receiving supervision. Trabajo que una persona hace por poco o nada de sueldo a cambio de ganar experiencia y recibir supervisión. Show Definition

23 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 23 job shadowing observar un trabajo To observe someone performing his or her job. Observar a alguien haciendo su trabajo. Show Definition

24 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 24 service learning aprendizaje mediante el servicio A school program in which students volunteer in their community as a graduation requirement. Un programa escolar en el que como requisito de graduación los estudiantes deben prestar servicio como voluntarios en sus comunidades. Show Definition

25 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 25 work-based learning aprendizaje basado en el trabajo A school program that offers students the opportunity to combine in-school and on-the-job learning. Programa escolar que ofrece a los estudiantes la oportunidad de combinar aprendizaje en la escuela y en el trabajo. Show Definition

26 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 26 career path experiencia profesional All of the career moves and job experience that a person gains as he or she works toward a career goal. Experiencia que una personal adquiere al trabajar para lograr una meta profesional. Show Definition

27 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 27 career ladder escalera profesional A visualization of your chosen career path. Visualización del desarrollo o la experiencia profesional. Show Definition

28 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 28 networking creación de una red de contactos The practice of using personal and professional contacts to further your career goals. La práctica de usar contactos personales y profesionales para avanzar en las metas de su carrera. Show Definition

29 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 29 job fair feria de trabajo An event where employers with current or future job openings meet with potential employees. Evento en el cual empleadores que tienen o tendrán vacantes de trabajo conocen a personas que buscan trabajo. Show Definition

30 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 30 résumé currículum (vitae) A concise document that summarizes your career objectives, education, work experience, and accomplishments. Documento conciso que resume sus objetivos profesionales, historial académico, experiencia laboral y sus logros. Show Definition

31 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 31 cover letter carta de presentación An introductory letter sent with a résumé. Carta con la que un candidato se presenta, generalmente enviada con un currículum. Show Definition

32 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 32 job-specific skills habilidades específicas al trabajo The skills or abilities needed to do a specific job. Habilidades y destrezas necesarias para hacer un trabajo específico. Show Definition

33 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 33 transferable skills habilidades transferibles General skills used in school and in various types of jobs. Habilidades generales que se usan en la escuela y en varios tipos de trabajos. Show Definition

34 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 34 ethical ético Doing the right thing. Se refiere a hacer lo correcto. Show Definition

35 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 35 lifelong learner estudiante de por vida Someone who is willing to learn new information and acquire skills throughout his or her working life. Alguien dispuesto a seguir aprendiendo durante su vida laboral. Show Definition

36 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 36 unemployment benefits prestaciones por desempleo Funds paid by individual states to unemployed people who are actively seeking employment. Fondos pagados por el estado a las personas desempleadas que están buscando trabajo activamente. Show Definition

37 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 37 COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) A law ensuring that former employees can keep the health insurance plan they received through their former employer for up to 18 months. (por sus siglas en inglés) Ley que garantiza que un ex empleado puede mantener el plan de salud que recibía de su empleador hasta por 18 meses después de perder su empleo. Show Definition

38 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 38 ability habilidad A skill you have already developed. Una capacidad previamente desarrollada. Show Definition

39 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 39 visualization visualización A mental image; a clear picture of something in the mind. Una imagen mental; una clara estampa de algo en la mente. Show Definition

40 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 40 convey comunicar To express or communicate something and make it known. Expresar o decir algo para hacerlo saber a alguien. Show Definition

41 Glencoe The Developing Child Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children Chapter 23 Careers Working with Children 41 legible Clear enough to be read. Que se puede leer. Show Definition


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