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Unformatted text preview: curriculum closely connected with training – Training that takes place in the workplace – Preparation for a career in a respected profession that provides an adequate income Influences on Occupational Goals Personality Characteristics People seek occupations that they judge to be consistent with their interests and talents Gender What’s your opinion? Gender has a substantial influence on job choice Work in Emerging Adulthood • Unlike adolescents, most emerging adults are looking for a job that will turn into a career • In the course of emerging adulthood, they may try 7 or 8 different jobs between the ages of 18 and 30 What do I really want to do? What am I best at? What do I enjoy the most? How do my abilities and desires fit in with the kinds of opportunities that are available to me?...
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