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GLENCOE 1.1 (Exploring the World of Work)

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Transcript of GLENCOE 1.1 (Exploring the World of Work)

EXPLORING THE WORLD OF WORK
WORK



"any useful activity"
INTERESTS - "things you LIKE to do"
SKILLS - "things you KNOW HOW to do"





equals

2,000
hours per year at work
specific skills
TRANSFERABLE SKILLS



"skills you can use in many different situations"
"If you find something you're good at (SKILL) and something you like to do (INTEREST), you will never work a day in your life" - Chuck Struhar
JOB - "work that you do for pay"
usually consists of certain tasks
OCCUPATION - "type of work you do"
different range of tasks
"series of related jobs (occupations)
built on a foundation of interest,
knowledge, training, and experience"

with each step, more challenging tasks
FACT: average American will have more than 8 different jobs by the age of 32
LIFESTYLE -
"the way you use your time,
energy, and resources"
5 major parts
family
friends
career
leisure activities
spiritual well-being
WHY DO PEOPLE WORK?
4 common reasons
1) to pay for wants/needs
2) to be around others
as opposed to
3) to make a contribution to society
4) self-fulfillment
How American consumers spend their money
housing 34% ($365/month)
transportation 17% ($182/month)
food 12% ($129/month or $4/day)
entertainment 5% ($53/month)
clothing 4% ($42/month)
education 1% (11/month)
reading 1%
other 1%


The minimum wage in Maryland is currently $8.25/hour. Calculate the monthly salary for a full-time worker (40 hours/week for 4.33 weeks) at this wage.

September 6 Journal

1) give one example each of a JOB, OCCUPATION, and CAREER

2) describe the difference between a SPECIFIC skill and a TRANSFERABLE skill

3) describe a situation that might cause a person to change his/her main reason for working

work in an office
start your own business
helps build CONFIDENCE
feeling of ACCOMPLISHMENT
In the booklet...




...spend a few minutes making a list of as many jobs/careers that you would like to know more about...
In the "world of work", today is HUMP DAY....what is "Hump Day"?
The middle of a work week (Wednesday); used in the context of climbing a proverbial hill to get through a tough week.
CAREER
BEFORE
Career
Leisure Activities
Family
Friends
Spiritual Well-Being
AFTER
Family (3)
Spiritual Well-Being (5)
Career (1)
Leisure Activities (2)
Friends (4)
September 13 Journal





BESIDES MONEY, think of a few reasons why people work...
HOUSING
TRANSPORTATION
FOOD
CLOTHING
INSURANCE
HEALTH CARE
EDUCATION
TAXES
feel VALUED and RESPECTED
Superintendent
Howard County Public Schools
Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Education Management industry

July 2012 – Present (3 years 2 months)



Deputy Superintendent

Baltimore County Public Schools
Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Primary/Secondary Education industry
April 2011 – July 2012 (1 year 4 months) Towson, MD


Associate Superintendent


Montgomery County Public Schools
Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Primary/Secondary Education industry
July 2006 – April 2011 (4 years 10 months)
Victor A. Broccolino


Born: August 6, 1942


Education: University of Baltimore, B.S.; Loyola College, M.B.A.

Career Highlights: Controller, Franklin Square Hospital; CEO, Bon Secours Hospital.

Current Position: President and CEO, Howard County General Hospital.
President
United States of America
January 2009 – Present (6 years 8 months)

I am serving as the 44th President of the United States of America.

US Senator
US Senate (IL-D)
Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry
January 2005 – November 2008 (3 years 11 months)

State Senator
Illinois State Senate
1997 – 2004 (7 years)

Proudly representing the 13th District on Chicago's south side.

Senior Lecturer in Law
University of Chicago Law School
Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Higher Education industry
1993 – 2004 (11 years)

Barack Obama's Education

Harvard University
Juris Doctor, Law
1988 – 1991

Activities and Societies: Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1990

Columbia University in the City of New York
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, concentration in International Relations
1981 – 1983

Occidental College
Political Science
1979 – 1981
skills
interests
values
Data/People/Things/Ideas
personality
learning styles
2,000 (per year) x 50 years = 100,000 hours spent at work in your lifetime
SEPTEMBER 6 JOURNAL:

Write down an example for each:
job
occupation
career


2 DIFFERENT TYPES OF SKILLS
SPECIFIC
TRANSFERABLE
SEPTEMBER 6 JOURNAL (Lifestyle Goals)

Put the 5 parts of lifestyle (FAMILY.....FRIENDS.....SCHOOL
.....LEISURE ACTIVITIES.....SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING) in priority order based on "how you spend your time, energy, and resources":
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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