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4.02 (A)-Critique career information in terms of reliability and compatibility to personal information.
Non-traditional careers : Careers that are dominated by one gender or the other. To qualify as a nontraditional career, either men or women make up 25% or less of total employment in a specific career. http://www.iseek.org/careers/menandwomen.html to access a list of non-traditional careers for the 16 clusters. http://www.iseek.org/careers/menandwomen.html Visit the Department of Labor to access a list of non-traditional careers for women. http://www.dol.gov/wb/factsheets/nontra20 08.htm http://www.dol.gov/wb/factsheets/nontra20 08.htm
a. Women in clerical jobs make more money than trade workers. b. Men are not nurturing enough to work with small children. c. Women are not strong enough to perform in trade or construction jobs. d. Men who work in non-traditional careers are not masculine. e. Women who work in non-traditional careers are not feminine. f. Men who choose non-traditional careers are not strong enough or skilled enough to perform traditionally male careers.
g. Men or women employed in non-traditional careers earn less than others employed in traditional occupations. h. Females do not have a strong aptitude for math and science and therefore, wont perform well in associated careers. i. Women and men are represented equally in most occupations. j. Certain jobs are mens work and other jobs are womens work. k. Women will leave employment to get married and have children; therefore, the best jobs should go to males. l. Women on a job site make it difficult for men to concentrate.
a. Intrinsic motivation of following dreams b. Empowerment/autonomy c. Receive more attention on the job d. Makes an impact on society; opens the door to others e. Higher wages (women) f. Job satisfaction g. Opportunities to learn while you earn (Apprenticeships) (women) h. Acquire transferable skills i. Better benefits (women) j. Job security (women) k. Better work environment (men)
a. Hazardous workplaces (women) b. Discrimination/harassment c. Sense of isolation d. Non-supportive friends and family e. Physical requirements f. Shift work vs. traditional schedule g. Seasonal lay-offs h. Lack of mentors i. Potential for physical and mental challenges
a. Unsupportive attitudes of family and friends b. Lack of equity in education (Traditional courses are typically selected.) c. Workplace/school discrimination 1). Lack of acceptance 2). Not getting proper training 3). Isolation on the work-site 4). Limited access to support services 5). Women assigned menial tasks in work/lab environment 6). Sexual harassment
a. Definition b. Types of sexual harassment 1). Quid pro quo harassment 2). Hostile environment harassment c. Recognizing sexual harassment 1). Is the behavior sexual in nature? 2). Do other individuals view the behavior as sexual in nature? 3). Is the behavior unwelcome? 4). Is the behavior offensive? 5). Does the behavior interfere with work? 6). Does the harasser understand that the behavior is unwelcome?
1). Know the law and your companys policy on sexual harassment. 2). Be businesslike in dress, language and behavior at all times. 3). Make the harasser know that you want the behavior stopped.
1). Tell the harasser to stop! 2). Keep detailed written records. 3). Report the offense to your supervisor unless your supervisor is the harasser. If your supervisor is the harasser, report the incident to his/her supervisor.