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1 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 1  Section 7.1 Plan Your Career  Section 7.2 Prepare for Work Contents Chapter 7 Explore Careers

2 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 2 Section 7.1 Plan Your Career It is important to research and plan your career path.

3 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 3 Content Vocabulary aptitude portfolio job shadowing apprentice networking mentor Academic Vocabulary modify reveal

4 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 4 Explore Your Options You can start thinking about and planning for your career now. Learn about the kind of education and training you need for the career you choose. Decisions based on specific skills can lead you to work you enjoy.

5 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 5 Explore Your Options There are tests that can help you discover your aptitudes. Create a portfolio to present your skills and abilities to future employers. portfolio A neatly organized collection of one’s skills, experiences, and qualifications. aptitude A natural talent or ability for something.

6 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 6 Research Careers Ask family members, teachers, and career counselors to help you identify skills and interests that would be useful when looking for jobs. What are some of your interests that you will consider in choosing a career?

7 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 7 Research Careers Learn about a job by: job shadowing. serving as an apprentice. apprentice Someone who works under the guidance of a skilled professional in order to learn an art, craft, or trade. job shadowing Spending time with someone to observe him or her on the job.

8 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 8 Research Careers Networking is a direct way to find a job. Find a mentor for inspiration and encouragement. networking Using personal connections to help achieve one’s goals. mentor Someone with experience who supports, advises, and encourages the progress of a less experienced person.

9 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 9 Research Careers Join professional organizations to meet people in the field that interests you. The Internet is an excellent place to learn about careers. You can submit job applications and résumés in person, through the mail, or online.

10 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 10 Section 7.2 Prepare for Work People work for many reasons and prepare for work in different ways.

11 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 11 Content Vocabulary job satisfaction entrepreneur franchise Academic Vocabulary technology credit

12 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 12 The World of Work Think about the skills you have that could apply to work. People work to: earn a living. feel satisfaction. meet people and make friends.

13 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 13 Get Ready to Work School counselors can help you get started. Job opportunities increase with education. Education and training options include: technical schools. apprenticeships. colleges. universities.

14 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 14 Get Ready to Work Part-time jobs can help you: gain experience. learn to get along with others. find work that suits you. understand the qualities you might need for future work.

15 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 15 Get Ready to Work Technology skills are necessary in more jobs now than ever before. technology A manner of accomplishing a task using specialized processes, methods, or knowledge; equipment and machinery. What are some technology skills that you already possess?

16 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 16 Get Ready to Work Entrepreneurs are responsible for every part of their business. entrepreneur A person who starts and runs his or her own business.

17 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 17 Chapter Summary Section 7.1 Plan Your Career When you think about your career options, consider your strengths, interests, abilities, values, and goals. Begin thinking about the specific skills and the education and training you will need for the career you choose. As you study and gain work experience, put together a portfolio of your skills, experiences, and qualifications. Talk about career possibilities with your parents, family members, school counselors, and teachers.

18 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 18 Chapter Summary Section 7.2 Prepare for Work One of the first steps in finding a job is to consider your interests. Most people choose jobs based on their interests and skills. Without a high school education, job opportunities will be limited. There are many options for education after high school. Part-time employment is part of your preparation for full-time employment. Some people go out on their own as an entrepreneur.

19 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 19 Review Do you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions. The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions. Start

20 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 20 aptitude aptitud A natural talent or ability for something. Talento natural o capacidad para algo. Show Definition

21 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 21 portfolio portafolio A neatly organized collection of one’s skills, experiences, and qualifications. Una colección organizada de las habilidades, experiencias y calificaciones que uno tiene. Show Definition

22 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 22 job shadowing observar un trabajo Spending time with someone to observe him or her on the job. Pasar tiempo con alguien para observar como hace su trabajo. Show Definition

23 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 23 apprentice aprendiz Someone who works under the guidance of a skilled professional in order to learn an art, craft, or trade. Alguien que trabaja bajo la orientación de un profesional capacitado con el fin de aprender un arte, oficio o negocio. Show Definition

24 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 24 networking crear una red de contactos Using personal connections to help achieve one’s goals. Usar contactos personales para lograr metas. Show Definition

25 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 25 mentor Someone with experience who supports, advises, and encourages the progress of a less experienced person. Alguien con experiencia, que apoya, asesora y estimula el progreso de una persona con menos experiencia. Show Definition

26 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 26 job satisfaction satisfacción por el trabajo A feeling of accomplishment from a job well done. Una sensación de logro por un trabajo bien hecho. Show Definition

27 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 27 entrepreneur empresario A person who starts and runs his or her own business. Persona que inicia y dirige su propio negocio. Show Definition

28 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 28 franchise franquicia An agreement or license to sell a company’s products or to operate a business that carries that company’s name. Un acuerdo o licencia para vender productos de una compañía o para montar un negocio que lleva el nombre de la compañía. Show Definition

29 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 29 modify modificar To make different; to change; to alter. Hacer diferente; cambiar; alterar. Show Definition

30 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 30 reveal revelar To open up to view; to display; to show. Poner a la vista; mostrar, descubrir. Show Definition

31 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 31 technology tecnología A manner of accomplishing a task using specialized processes, methods, or knowledge; equipment and machinery. Una manera de realizar una tarea mediante procesos, métodos o conocimientos especializados; equipos y maquinaria. Show Definition

32 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 32 credit crédito Honor; praise or recognition; acknowledgment. Honor; elogio o reconocimiento. Show Definition

33 Glencoe Discovering Life Skills Chapter 7 Explore Careers Chapter 7 Explore Careers 33 End of Chapter 7 Explore Careers


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