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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 2 LECTURE OUTLINE I. CAREER CHOICE FACTORS (p. 44) Like any other decision, employment selection involves a trade-off among various factors and requires an ongoing reassessment of the situation. Trade-offs of Career Decisions (p. 44) While many factors affect your daily living habits and your financial choices, your employment situation probably affects them most. Like other decisions, career choice and professional development alternatives have many risks and opportunity costs. The many career choices you make will require continual evaluation of trade-offs related to personal, social, and economic factors. Career Training and Skill Development (p. 44) Your level of formal training is a determinant of your financial success. In addition to formal career training, most successful people, employers, and career counselors, stress the importance of certain traits that are adaptable to most work situations; these include: an ability to work well with others in a variety of settings a desire to do tasks better than they have to be done an interest in reading a wide variety and a large quantity of materials a willingness to cope with conflict an ability to anticipate problems a working knowledge of such computer software as word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs an ability to creatively solve problems a knowledge of research techniques and source materials well-developed written and oral communication skills an understanding of both their motivations and the motivations of others Personal Factors (p. 45) Aptitudes are natural abilities that people possess. Interest inventories determine the activities that give you the most satisfaction. A vital ingredient in career choice is flexibility, since change will be an integral part of your working life and the job market. Career Decision Making (p. 46) Because of changing personal and environmental factors, you will need to continually assess your work situation. 1 CHAPTER 2 LECTURE OUTLINE I. CAREER CHOICE FACTORS (p. 44) Like any other decision, employment selection involves a trade-off among various factors and requires an ongoing reassessment of the situation. Trade-offs of Career Decisions (p. 44) While many factors affect your daily living habits and your financial choices, your employment situation probably affects them most. Like other decisions, career choice and professional development alternatives have many risks and opportunity costs. The many career choices you make will require continual evaluation of trade-offs related to personal, social, and economic factors. Career Training and Skill Development (p. 44) Your level of formal training is a determinant of your financial success....
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