2 Relationship of Career and Earning Power Doing what I loveI need years to prepareI want a familyI Want to Make Lots of MoneyI want to be happy
3 Average years you will work Men- 45 yearsunmarried woman- 42 yearsMarried woman with no children- 33 yearsMarried woman with children yearsHaving a high school diploma qualifies you for about 5% of the current jobs available.What you earn depends on what you learn. Get a good education
4 The HandshakeThe handshake began in medieval times. Men would grasp each other’s exposed palm to show that they held no weapons.Practice your handshake to make sure that you make a good first impression.You do not get a second chance to make a good first impression.
5 The Handshake Standard American Greeting Firm Deep/Dry 2 shakes Look the person in the eyeState your name
6 Occupational Values High Income - money that you make Prestige - that people respect you and look up to youIndependence - give you freedom to make your own decisionsHelping others - put others before yourselfSecurity - fear of losing your jobVariety - different kinds of activities dailyLeadership - guiding othersWork in Main Field of InterestLeisure - amount of time off workEarly Entry- enter field with little schooling or experience
7 Occupational ValuesWhat is the most important factor in deciding your career?At what age do you think a person should decide their career?What careers are appealing to you?What kind of salary do you prefer (hourly, commission/set)What are your top occupational values?
8 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?
9 The Opportunity Cost of Working Take an evening shift jobDecide to stay in current position…Going to college and starting work later onGive up time with family and friendsInstead of relocating to take a better jobAnd getting a better- paying job as a resultOther Examples?
13 Interpersonal SkillsTeam player, able to teach and lead other employees with diverse backgrounds, meets customer expectations, negotiates well
14 Organizational Skills Works well in an organization, can monitor & correct performance, suggests improvements to the organization
15 Thinking SkillsCreates new ideas, makes decisions, solves problems, organizes information, learns efficiently, can reason things out
16 Resource Management Skills Makes good use of time, money, materials, and employee resources. Thinks of more efficient ways of doing things
17 Information Management Skills Acquires, assimilates, and organizes information; has solid analytical and problem solving skills
18 Technology SkillsSolid skills in various electronic media, can operate various types of equipment with ease, can maintain and repair equipment
19 Career Pathway Explore careers in high school Internships or part time jobs in related fieldReceive formal education or trainingTake first jobGet promoted/higher paying positionGo back to school to study more in chosen fieldTake next job at higher paySchool at nightOn the job trainingPromotionTake new, better job
21 Ranking Order of Key Employee Skills 15910627121184133Click Here to Find Out What Employers WantSource: Job Outlook 2006, National Association of Colleges and Employers7-G
22 Sources: The College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges; NCES, IPEDS Average College CostsPrivate Nonprofit 4-year$30, 094 ($40,917 including room and board)Increased 14% over the last 5 yearsPublic 4-year$8, 893 per semester ($18,391 including room and board for the year)Increased 27% over the last 5 yearsPublic 2-year$3,264Increased 26% over the last 5 yearsSources: The College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges; NCES, IPEDS
23 Typical Employee Benefits Hospitalization, Medical, and Disability InsuranceDental and Vision InsuranceAccidental Death InsuranceSick LeavePaid Vacation Time and HolidaysParental Leave7-K-1
25 Factors that Can Affect Your Earning Potential PromotionsBeing FiredAdditional TrainingBeing Laid OffAdvanced DegreesA New JobBusiness DownturnRelocationChanging CareersBusiness UpturnLife-Changing Situations
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