Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 4 CHOOSE A CAREER Get a Job"— Presentation transcript:
1 CHAPTER 4 CHOOSE A CAREER Get a Job Economic Education for Consumers4/20/2017CHAPTER 4 CHOOSE A CAREER Get a JobWHAT’S AHEAD4.1 Get to Know Yourself4.2 Explore Careers4.3 Apply for a Job4.4 Interview Successfully4.5 Prepare for the FutureCHAPTER 4
4 KEY TERMSpersonal interest – activities that you find rewarding over an extended period of time.aptitude – a natural talent for learning some skills over others.skill – an aptitude developed through training and experience.transferable skill – a skill that allows you to complete specific tasks in various careers.personality – the blend of qualities that defines you as an individual.
15 KEY TERMS job – the set of tasks you accomplish as you work. career – an occupation to which you have made a long-term commitment.career connection – a meeting with someone who works in your career of choice.
25 KEY TERMSreferral – the recommendation of a person for a job given to an employer by someone the employer knows.temporary agency – a private company that specializes in supplying short-term employees to businesses.résumé – a brief summary of your job qualifications, including your education and training, job skills and work experience.cover letter – your letter of introduction.reference – a person the employer can contact to verify your training, experience or character.