Presentation on theme: "1. WORK and JOB WORK – paid or unpaid activity directed toward a purpose or goal that produces something of value to oneself and/or to society Work may."— Presentation transcript:
WORK and JOB WORK – paid or unpaid activity directed toward a purpose or goal that produces something of value to oneself and/or to society Work may be paid or unpaid, a job or volunteerism JOB – work people do for pay at a specific place or setting EMPLOYER – a person or business that pays an individual to work EMPLOYEE – Someone who works for a person or business for money (pay) EMPLOYABILITY – being well prepared to get and keep a job 2
Seven Work Values Seven Work Values 1.Financial Reward – being able to buy and enjoy the lifestyle we desire 2.Creativity – creating, inventing, designing, developing products or ideas 3.Helping Others – also known as Altruism 4.Independence – being able to work in your own way 5.Variety – being able to complete many types of tasks 6.Environment – indoors, outdoors 7.Prestige, Security, Achievement are also work values 3
WHY PEOPLE WORK? Money – Impacts our lifestyle Socialization – Interact with people Accomplishment – Personal Satisfaction Prestige – Feelings of Importance Personal Development – Interesting and Stimulating Challenges Mental Well-being – Life long learning Creativity – Solve Problems & Improve Life Money – Impacts our lifestyle Socialization – Interact with people Accomplishment – Personal Satisfaction Prestige – Feelings of Importance Personal Development – Interesting and Stimulating Challenges Mental Well-being – Life long learning Creativity – Solve Problems & Improve Life 4
OCCUPATION, CAREER and CAREER PATH OCCUPATION – a group of similar tasks or duties people perform for pay Examples: Chefs, Firefighters, Nurses, Musicians, Accountants, Scientists CAREER – work an individual does throughout his/her lifetime CAREER PATH – group of related occupations that require different skills 5
1.Information Support & Services 1.Database Development & Administration 2.Information Support & Services 1.Technical Support 3.Interactive Media 1.Digital Media (Multimedia) 2.Web Development & Administration 4.Network Systems 5.Programming/Software Development
1.Accounting & Finance 2.Business Administrative Support 3.Business Entrepreneurship 4.Business Management 5.Business Technology Support
1.Pre-Engineering 1.(Utah Pre-Engineering Program) 2.Project Lead the Way 1.(National Pre-Engineering Program)
THE WORLD OF WORK Service-Producing Industries - produce or provide some type of business or personal service or intangible products –Wholesale and Retail Sales, Transportation, Utilities, Government, Insurance, Finance –Services--Business, Education, Legal, Social, Health, Personal Goods-Producing Industries - produce some type of tangible product –Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Mining, Forestry 15 Industries
TECHNOLOGY TECHNOLOGY 16 Sixteen of the 20 fastest-growing jobs are Technology based— that’s 80%! Take advantage of Your Opportunities— EXPLORE TECHNOLOGY!
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