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Why people work How work affects people’s lives. Discover. Choosing work that is right for you will be easier to do if you understand why people work and how work can affect your life. Why It’s Important. job occupation career full-time lifestyle. Key Terms.

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Why people work

How work affects people’s lives

Discover


Choosing work that is right for you will be easier to do if you understand why people work and how work can affect your life.

Why It’s Important


job

occupation

career

full-time

lifestyle

Key Terms


Work is what people do to earn money.

Money is not the whole story though.

What Is Work?


People work…

Why Work?

To be around other people

to help others

to use skills and talents

to feel good about themselves


Some people work so that they won’t be bored.

Works helps you to take pride in what you do – gives you confidence

Why Work?


Work makes many people feelgood about themselves.

Why Work?


Work includes jobs, occupations, and careers.

Jobs, Occupations, and Careers


A job is work that people do for pay. Includes tasks.

What tasks make up a job?

Jobs, Occupations, and Careers


An occupation is a set of related skills and experiences. It is the type of work you do for a living.

Jobs, Occupations, and Careers


A career is a work history of one or more jobs in the same or related fields of interest.

Jobs, Occupations, and Careers


Each job in a career builds on interest, knowledge, training, and experience from the other jobs.

Jobs, Occupations, and Careers


If you work full-time, you’ll be on the job at least 40 hours a week.

That’s the time you’ll definitely want to spend doing things you enjoy.

Your Work and Your Life


Your Identity

  • Work will be a large part of your identity.

  • Your identity is the way others know you


Handling Criticism

Everyone receives some criticism at work. Criticism is a comment about something you could do better..

Constructive criticism is helpful

Destructive criticism is hurtful


The work you do affects your lifestyle.

Your lifestyle is the way you use your time, energy, money, and other resources.

Choosing a Way of Life


YOUR LIFESTYLE HAS 6 PARTS

  • FAMILY

  • FRIENDS

  • LEISURE

  • HEALTH

  • SPIRITUALITY

  • WORK


YOUR LIFESTYLE IS BASED ON PERSONAL CHOICES

What is most important to you?

Everyone has different lifestyle patterns.


YOUR WORK AFFECTS YOUR LIFESTYLE

  • Work affects your TIME

  • Work affects your MONEY


PLAN YOUR WORK TO FIT YOUR LIFESTYLE

Work can control your lifestyle.

Pick a career that will let you have the lifestyle you want.


Recipe for Success

In the recipe for success, in both career and life, attitude is an essential ingredient.

You can start cultivating a positive attitude today.

Attitude Counts


What are some important reasons for working?

Reasons for working include earning money, making a contribution, helping others, using skills and talents, meeting other people, or achieving personal satisfaction.

Critical Thinking Review

Critical Thinking

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How might the kind of work you choose affect your lifestyle?

Your income can determine the kind of lifestyle you have. Work responsibilities can affect how much time you have to spend with friends and family and to pursue other interests.

Critical Thinking Review

Critical Thinking

Q

A


End of Chapter 2

Thinking About Work

Lesson 2.1

What Is Work All About?


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