LER100 Exam 1 Review
Importance of Work in Life
Three ways of viewing WORK
Work as a
job (focus on survival; money, benefits, and pay)
Work as a
career (focus on success, esteem, recognition, and power)
calling (focus on meaning, purpose, and calling)
--Your work affects everything else in your life. Don't underestimate the impact on your
mood and your health when you spend endless hours waiting for time to pass.
--When work feels like prison, how joyful can your life be? (Remember 97, 200 hours!)
--When your work is joyful, your life will become connected with no separation needed
between work and home, vacation and vocation, Monday and Friday.
INTRO TO HR
HR's value is being increasingly recognized
Historically, HR managers performed mostly
people up for benefits, scheduling, etc.)
TODAY, it become a more
EVERY organization has HR people
--governments (city, state, federal)
--pro sports teams
--even unions have HR people!