Presentation on theme: "In this section: All kinds of businesses need managers. This section discusses: Types of Management Careers Applying for a Job."— Presentation transcript:
1In this section:All kinds of businesses need managers. This section discusses:Types of Management CareersApplying for a Job
2What 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.
3Why It’s ImportantTo begin a career in management, you need to know what management jobs are available and how to apply for them.
4Key Terms for-profit business • cover letter nonprofit organization • chronological résumérésumé • skills résumé
5Types 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.
6Estimated Growth in Some Managerial Occupations Occupation Approximate Projected Increase1996 Employment by 2006Accounting, Auditing,& Bookkeeping 6, %Health Services Managers 1, %Holding &Other Investment Offices 1, %cont.
7Estimated Growth in Some Managerial Occupations cont. Occupation Approximate Projected Increase1996 Employment by 2006Management &Public Relations 19, %Mortgage, Security, &Commodity Bankers & Brokers 2, %
8When Applying for a Job When applying for a job, you should know about Types of résumésPreparing a résuméWriting a cover letter
9Types of Résumés Chronological résumé. Skills résumé. Computers and résumés
10Preparing 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.Fig 2-1
11Writing 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.
12Fact and Idea Review1 What 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.
13Fact 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?