Chapter 4 Career Decisions and Preparing for 21 st Century Careers. Chap. 4 p. 93 Balancing life goals. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704206804575468162805877990.html. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY. DID YOU KNOW….
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Chapter 4 Career Decisionsand Preparing for 21st Century Careers
Chap. 4 p. 93
Balancing life goals
DID YOU KNOW….
Among the most-repeated claims is that the average U.S. worker will have many careers—seven is the most widely cited number—in his or her lifetime.
Typical American worker's tenure with his or her current employer was
4.1 years in 2008, the latest available data. Bls.gov.
July 2012 NEWSWEEKhttp://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/galleries/2012/07/15/generation-screwed-young-americans-on-their-crisis-photos.html
The June ‘13 jobs report shows unemployment rate at 7.6%.
unemployment rate for 18-29 year olds is at a staggering 16.1%.
Every five minutes, a 2012 college graduate starts a job for which he or she is overqualified.
Though the outlook may seem dim for recent college graduates, their prospects of finding a job are better than their high school counterparts with only a high school diploma.
CREATE YOUR OWN OPPORTUNITIES-
Look at the skills listed on handout…
7 Habits of Effective Teens?
Two people share
one full time job.
Requires strong communication skills. Ability to work well together.