2 What Is the Job Market?Job market refers to jobs available for workers.A skill set is the unique skills and abilities you bring to the job market.Hard skills are technical.Soft skills are nontechnical.1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 2
3 Job Choices Affect Your Income Fastest-Growing Occupations, 2008–18OccupationExpected Growth2008–18EducationRequiredBiomedical engineers72%Bachelor’s degreeNetwork, systems, andcommunications analysts53%Home health aides50%Short-term training and on-the-job experienceFinancial examiners46%Medical scientists41%Doctoral degreePhysician assistants39%Master’s degreeSkin care specialists38%Post-secondary skillsSource: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 3
4 Learning about Job Requirements Job title is the name of a job.Example: BakerJob description describes what a job would be like.Includes: education, experience, hours, work site, location1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 4
5 Values and Goals Affect Your Job Choice Values: Principal that reflects the worthyou place on an idea or action.Goal: Desired outcome based on one’sValue for which a plan of action is carriedOut.1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 5
6 How Does Education Affect Your Income? 1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 6
7 Building Communications Skills ListeningFace and look at the person who is talking.Focus on what the speaker is saying.Ignore distractions.Turn off the phone.Take notes on the main ideas.In a conversation, give feedback or nod.Mentally summarize the main points.1-1 Personal Skills and the Job MarketSlide 7
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