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CHAPTER 2

Influences on Career Choices

Investigating Your Career

Ann K. Jordan

Lynne T. Whaley


Chapter 2 influences on career choices

CHAPTER 2Influences on Career Choices

Describe how various influences can affect your career decisions.

Analyze how people influence you and your decisions.

Determine your preferences for a work environment.

Identify the values that influence you.


Influence

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Influence

  • Influence means the power of someone or something to affect you directly or indirectly.

  • Influences may be positive or negative.

  • Some influences may be stronger than others.


People who influence career decisions

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People Who Influence Career Decisions

  • Parents and other family members

  • Teachers

  • Peers

  • Employers

  • Counselors


Parents and other family members

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Parents and Other Family Members

Your family has the greatest influence on your career decision making.

  • Expectations of family members may:

    • Influence your personality, passions, interests, talents—and career choice.

    • Be based on someone else’s career dream and not express your own interests, talents, and passions.

  • Encouragement from family can offer you:

    • Support.

    • Guidance.


Teachers

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Teachers

  • Help you learn specific subjects related to particular career fields.

  • Help you develop skills and behaviors needed for a variety of careers.


Peers

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Peers

  • You, your friends, and classmates influence each other every day.

    • What clothes to wear

    • What movies to see

    • What classes to take

    • What music to download

    • How to spend money

  • Use your judgment.

  • Remember your goals.


Employers

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Employers

  • Provide a way to try out various careers through part-time jobs or volunteer opportunities.

  • Provide opportunity to observe other employees.

  • Provide specific skills training.


Counselors

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Counselors

  • Provide information.

  • Suggest courses and activities.

  • Offer career research options.

  • Provide business contacts for career experiences.

  • Help you discover your options.


Environmental influences on career decisions

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Environmental Influenceson Career Decisions

  • Your work environment is made up of the surroundings and conditions of your workplace.

  • Your social environment includes the community where you live and work and your lifestyle choices.

Continued on next slide


Environmental influences on career decisions1

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Environmental Influences on Career Decisions

Continued from previous slide

  • Do you want to stay where you live now?

  • Do you prefer a rural, urban, or suburban setting?

  • How important is the outdoors in influencing your choice of career?

  • Do you want to be close to a place where you can continue your education?

  • Is climate important to you?

  • Will there be a future for people in your career field in the community where you want to live?

  • Do you want to work around people or by yourself?


Influences of values on career decisions

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Influences of Values on Career Decisions

  • Personal and family values

  • Cultural expectations and values

  • Economic values

    • Intrinsic rewards

    • Extrinsic rewards


Summary

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Summary

  • I can describe how the power of influences affects my career decisions.

  • I have analyzed how people influence my decisions and me.

  • I have determined my work and social environment preferences.

  • I have identified the values that influence me.


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