Dec 11, 2007

Dec 11, 2007 - Legitimate vs Deviant Careers Legit Career...

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Legitimate vs. Deviant Careers: Legit Career Path o Entry: Harder and harder to get educated and to get a job Standard keep being raised Harder and harder to get good jobs because the standards keep raising Entry level has least job security, least pay, and you aren’t really doing what you were educated to do, you need to look at what people are doing above you to know if this is what you want to do because the first job is not what you are going to do You are working a lot of hours and not making that much o Career Climb: You start to get to know people and build a network You are doing a good job and building a rep You are getting experience Geographic mobility is becoming more essential You are still logging a lot of hours A lot of times you have to move in order to get better paid You have to wait for the higher up people to move out from their experiences so that you can move up to their higher positions Working hard now so that you don’t have to work as hard when you get older so that you hope that the hard work you are doing now will be paid off in the end o Reaching peak Around 50 to 60 years old o Coasting to retirement Can’t work the hours that you did when you were young Reaching Peak Career Climb Entry Coasting to Retirement
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Reaping the benefits of working hard in your earlier years Legitimate Vs. Deviant Careers: Illegitimate Career Path o Rapid upward mobility “young dumb and full of cum” Great in the beginning They don’t think about the possible consequences and what could happen They are more willing to take big chance in hope of big pay offs when
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOCY 1004 taught by Professor Adler during the Fall '05 term at Colorado.

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