2 What will you do after high School? Go to college?Join the military?Enter a trade school?Start working a full time job?
3 What Do You Think? True or False Forty-four percent of teenagers worked last summer.Most of them worked full-time jobs (35 or more hours a week).Teens most often work in the food service and retail industries.The average American will have had 10 jobs between the ages of 18 and 38.Every year, about one-tenth of workers change jobs to take advantage of better opportunities.1.True.2.False. 18% of teenagers worked full-time last summer(35 hours or more per week), while 26% workedpart-time (less than 35 hours a week).3. True.4. True. and have three to five careers during a lifetime.5. False. Every year, about one-third of workers changejobs to take advantage of better opportunities.
4 Why do people work? I Want a Family To Make Lots of Money I Want to Be HappyTo do what I love
5 Job Vs. CareerA job is defined as anything that has to be done, as the action of completing a task or duty. A job provides you with the basics—cash and something to do to earn it.A career, on the other hand, is technically defined as a profession or vocation that is pursued as life work. In other words you have made a long term commitment.
6 Face it… you’re going to be working for a long time. If you plan to retire at age 65, you have more than four decades of work ahead of you.Can you imagine doing the same thing for 40 years?
7 Reasons Employees Are Rewarded They add value with their ideas.They learn new skills.They help the business grow.They take on additional responsibility.Can you think of others?
8 Have you got the skills? Information Management Basic Skills Skills Personal SkillsResource ManagementSkillsSystems SkillsThinking SkillsInterpersonal SkillsTechnology Skills
9 Basic Skills Personal Skills Key Employee SkillsBasic SkillsAble to read, write, perform basic math computations; listens well; speaks clearlyPersonal SkillsGoal driven, positive self image, sociable, realistic self-assessment, demonstrates honesty
10 Organizational Skills Key Employee SkillsInterpersonal SkillsTeam player, able to teach and lead other employees with diverse backgrounds, meets customer expectations, negotiates wellOrganizational SkillsWorks well in an organization, can monitor and correct performance, suggests improvements to the organization
11 Resource Management Skills Key Employee SkillsResource Management SkillsMakes good use of time, money, materials, and employee resources. Thinks of more efficient ways of doing thingsThinking SkillsCreates new ideas, makes decisions, solves problems, organizes information, learns efficiently, can reason things out.
12 Information Management Skills Key Employee SkillsInformation Management SkillsAcquires, assimilates, and organizes information; has solid analytical and problem-solving skillsTechnology SkillsSolid skills in various electronic media (computers), can operate various types of equipment with ease, can maintain and repair equipment
13 What are your skills? Turn to this page in your packet… 15910627121184133Click Here to Find Out What Employers WantLook in the packet and take a minute to fill out this page.Source: Job Outlook 2006, National Association of Colleges and Employers
14 Education and Earnings Some high school, no degreeHigh school diploma, or equivalentAssociate DegreeProfessional DegreeDoctoral DegreeMaster’s DegreeBachelor’s DegreeSome college, no degreeMillions of 2006 dollarsWorklife earnings estimates by highest level of educational attainmentSource, US Census Bureau, current population survey, educational attainment in the US. 2005126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52
15 Typical Employee Benefits 1 of 2Hospitalization, Medical, and Disability InsuranceDental and Vision InsuranceAccidental Death InsuranceSick LeavePaid Vacation Time and HolidaysParental LeaveWorker’s Compensation InsuranceLife InsuranceRetirement BenefitsRetirement Savings PlansEmployee Assistance Programs
16 Factors that Can Affect Your Earning Potential PromotionsBeing FiredBeing Laid OffAdditional TrainingAdvanced DegreesA New JobBusiness DownturnRelocationChanging CareersLife-Changing SituationsBusiness UpturnWhat other factors can you think of?