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2 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 1 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management In this section: All kinds of businesses need managers. This section discusses: Types of Management Careers Applying for a Job

3 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 2 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management What You’ll Learn The kinds of management careers available. The difference between for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations. How to write a résumé and cover letter.

4 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 3 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Why It’s Important To begin a career in management, you need to know what management jobs are available and how to apply for them.

5 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 4 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Key Terms for-profit business cover letter nonprofit organization chronological résumé résumé skills résumé

6 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 5 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Types of Management Careers 1. For-profit businesses operate to earn money for their owners. 2. Nonprofit organizations operate to promote a special interest or cause.

7 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 6 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Estimated Growth in Some Managerial Occupations OccupationApproximate Projected Increase 1996 Employment by 2006 Accounting, Auditing, & Bookkeeping6, % Health Services Managers1, % Holding & Other Investment Offices 1, % cont.

8 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 7 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Estimated Growth in Some Managerial Occupations cont. OccupationApproximate Projected Increase 1996 Employment by 2006 Management & Public Relations 19, % Mortgage, Security, & Commodity Bankers & Brokers 2, %

9 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 8 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management When Applying for a Job Types of résumés Preparing a résumé Writing a cover letter When applying for a job, you should know about

10 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 9 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Types of Résumés Chronological résumé. Skills résumé. Computers and résumés

11 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 10 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Fig 2-1 Preparing a Résumé Showcase what you have to offer. Be honest. Concentrate on your skills and education if you don’t have much experience. Keep your résumé brief. Leave out any reference to your age, race, sex, marital status, height or weight, or overall health.

12 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 11 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Writing a Cover Letter Tell the company why you’re writing. Explain to the company why they should hire you. Ask for an interview in the closing paragraph.

13 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 12 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Fact and Idea Review 1What is the difference between a for-profit firm and a nonprofit organization? 2. The purpose of a résumé and cover letter is to get you a job. True or false? Explain your answer. 3. List three things you should not include on your résumé and explain why you shouldn’t list them. Cont.

14 Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Slide 13 of 13 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Real-World Applications & Connections GLENCOE Section 3.2 A Future in Management Fact and Idea Review cont. 4.Why do companies scan résumés and keep them in electronic databases? 5.What should you include in the first paragraph of your cover letter? The last?


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