Presentation on theme: "Great Expectations Great Rewards. What Do You Expect for Your Future? Career- How will you support yourself? Family – Will get married / have children?"— Presentation transcript:
What Do You Expect for Your Future? Career- How will you support yourself? Family – Will get married / have children? Money – How much money do you expect to earn per month? Car- What kind of car do you want? Where will you live? Do you want to own your own home? Technology- Cell phone, games, internet, IPad, etc
Payment Item Amount Left Income ($15 per hour, $2400 per month) $2400 Federal Income Tax (15%) $360 $2040 Social Security/Medicare (10.8%) 220 1820 Medical/Dental Insurance 115 1705 Housing 500 1205 Utilities 155 1050 Food 300 705 Car Payments 300 405 Car Insurance 150 255 Car expenses(gas, oil, tires, etc) 200 55 Telephone 55 0 Clothing 0 0 Personal Items 0 0 Credit Cards 0 0 Video Games 0 0 Other (What is your other?) 0 0 Financial Expectations
Payment Item Amount Left Income ($15 per hour, $2400 per month) $2400 Federal Income Tax (15%) $360 $2040 Social Security/Medicare (10.8%) 220 1820 Medical/Dental Insurance 115 1705 Housing 500 1205 Utilities 155 1050 Food 300 705 Car Payments 300 405 Car Insurance 150 255 Car expenses(gas, oil, tires, etc) 200 55 Telephone 55 0 Clothing I need a second 0 0 Personal Items 0 0 Credit Cards 0 0 Video Games 0 0 Other (What is your other?) 0 0 Personal and Life Expectations
Minimum Wage vs. Skilled Job Financial Rewards $7.55 x 40 hrs/wk $302.00 x 52 wks/yr $15,704.00 year $7.55 x 40 hrs/wk $302.00 x 52 wks/yr $15,704.00 year Unskilled Labor $15.00 x 40 hrs/wk $600.00 x 52 wks/yr $31,200.00 year $15.00 x 40 hrs/wk $600.00 x 52 wks/yr $31,200.00 year Skilled Labor
Expect Competition for Jobs 1.There is more competition from foreign descent workers than ever before. 2.No longer can you go into the military with just a GED. Only those persons who have graduated high school or have passed GED and taken at least15 college hours are accepted. College graduates are the most accepted. 3.100% of the four largest companies that have just moved to Tennessee require a degree or Technology Certification just to apply to work. 4.Only 10% of the US jobs available are offered to students who do not graduate prepared. 5.The chances of having a good quality of life are almost 0 if you do not have sufficient education.
Here are some facts about professional athletes. Nationally, approximately 971,000 high school students play football. 65,000 of those students go on to play college football. Of those 65,000, 875 sign NFL contracts. 300 of those actually make the roster. That’s.03%, and the numbers are even smaller for other professional sports. Also, the majority of professional athletes go to college. Do You expect to be a Professional Athlete?.
Workforce/Post Secondary Expectations “Ready for Work Ready for College” Solid academic preparation Good communication skills (verbal and written) Sound science and math foundation Ability to think critically and make decisions Computer-literate Team-oriented Someone prepared give them a good days work Employers say that the same courses that are needed to prepare you for college are the same ones they are requiring for new employees entering the workforce.
New Workforce Expectations for today and the Future
Great Expectations It all starts with your High School Transcript It is your scorecard. It is how colleges/employers evaluate you. It is the official record of: - student efforts/grades - attendance - accomplishments - extra-curricular activities
Take the Classes that help you develop Good thinking Skills 4 years of Math 4 years English 3 years Science Career technical, AP, Dual Credit classes 2 Foreign Language and Fine Arts Classes Personal Finance Develop Good Workforce Habits 95%attendance Good Discipline(No out-of School suspensions) 80 hours of Community service Maintain C Average
Tennessee Scholars Graduate with More Options Work Community College 4 Year University Military Technology or Trade School Great Expectations! Great Rewards!
Great Rewards for Tennessee Scholars Money College graduates will make $1.2 million more in total salary over their lifetime than non-college graduates.” Rewards and recognition Business give rewards and incentives for staying on track. Tennessee Scholars get special recognition at graduation. Job Preferential hiring many companies in 24 states have “Are you a State Scholar/” on their job application. Scholarships and college success Tennessee Scholars have designated scholarships and the courses are designed to help you be more successful in college.
How Do You Become A Tennessee Scholar? Sign Up with Your School Counselor Make sure you meet the requirements for attendance, discipline and community service Make sure your maintain a “C” average Collect all the rewards for being a Tennessee Scholar
It’s YOUR choice... Great Expectations! Great Rewards!
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