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  Objective 3.01




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Essential Questions:
• What is the world of work?

• What factors make the world of work
  change?




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Types of Work
• Job: Work that people do for pay.
• Occupation: A set of related skills
  and experiences.
• Career: Work history of one or more
  jobs in the same or related fields of
  interest.
• Volunteer: Work people do for free;
  usually to help others.

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Types of Work - Clusters
• Industry-Career Field

• Similar Occupations/Careers

• Common Interests and Skills




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Non-Traditional Careers
• Men:                   • Women:
  •   Nurse                •   Carpenter
  •   Childcare or         •   Construction
      Daycare worker           worker
  •   Dental Hygienist     •   Bricklayer
  •   Manicurist           •   Police Officer
                           •   Mechanic




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Reasons for Working
• Income (Money):

  •   Working hard to
      receive a bonus.

  •   Buy nice things. (A
      car or a house)




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Reasons for Working
• Identity:

  •   Being seen as a
      leader in the
      company or
      department.
  •
  •   Being known as a
      team player.



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Reasons for Working
• Lifestyle:
   •   Working nights to
       volunteer during the
       day.

   •   Spending time with
       family and have
       weekends off.

   •   Being able to meet
       new people.

   •   Being able to travel
       to different places.
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Reasons for Working
• Contributions:

  •   Being able to
      working with less
      fortunate people.

  •   Helping others.

  •   Making a
      difference.

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Reasons for Working
• Satisfaction:

  •   Producing
      something that
      someone else
      enjoys. (Food)

  •   Your job makes you
      happy and you
      enjoy working.


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Changes in the World of Work
• Global Economy:

  •   Company moving
      overseas or
      positions overseas.

  •   Having telephone
      assistance from
      another country.



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Changes in the World of Work
• Technology:

  •   Computer now do
      the work people
      use to do.

  •   Keeping
      appointments on a
      Blackberry or PDA.



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Changes in the World of Work
• Society:

  •   Increase number of
      women in the
      workplace.

  •   Women and men
      working in non-
      traditional fields.



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Changes in the World of Work
• Workplace Trends:

  •   Becoming a life-
      long learner.

  •   Being able to work
      from home.




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