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Career Research  1.1.2 Family Economics and Financial Education  Take Charge of Your Finances
Making an informed Career Decision   <ul><li>Includes a self evaluation of interests </li></ul><ul><li>Making future caree...
Career vs. Job <ul><li>What is the difference between a job and a career? </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A...
Job Opportunities   <ul><li>Pick a career path with job opportunities in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Three main factors i...
Factors <ul><li>Population affects the size of the labor force  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affects the quantity of goods produc...
Resources <ul><li>Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.bls.gov   </li></ul><...
Education training © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Resear...
Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Developm...
Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Developm...
Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Developm...
Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Developm...
Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Developm...
Fact <ul><li>Among the 20 fastest growing occupations, a bachelor’s or associate degree is the most significant source of ...
<ul><li>Healthcare occupations comprise  12 of the 20 fastest growing occupations </li></ul>Source:  Bureau of Labor Stati...
<ul><li>Computer occupations account for  5 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations </li></ul>Source:  Bureau of Labor S...
Occupations projected to Grow Fastest,   2004-2014 <ul><li>In groups of 2-3 hypothesize why health care positions and comp...
<ul><li>Increases in employment: health education, sales, transportation, office </li></ul><ul><li>and administrative supp...
Job Declines  projected 2004-2014 <ul><li>Declining occupational employment stems from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>declining in...
Job Declines in Occupations with the largest numerical decreases in Employment,   projected 2004-2014
Researching a Career <ul><li>Questions that you should ask: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there opportunities for advancement?...
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  1. 1. Career Research 1.1.2 Family Economics and Financial Education Take Charge of Your Finances
  2. 2. Making an informed Career Decision <ul><li>Includes a self evaluation of interests </li></ul><ul><li>Making future career projections </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting personal goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals are the end result of something a person intends to acquire, achieve, do, reach, or accomplish sometime in the near or distant future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Short-term goals are accomplished within one year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term goals are accomplished in more then one year </li></ul></ul></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  3. 3. Career vs. Job <ul><li>What is the difference between a job and a career? </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A commitment to a profession which requires continued training and offers a clear path for occupational growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Educator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An employment position obtained mainly to earn money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Gas Station Attendant </li></ul></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  4. 4. Job Opportunities <ul><li>Pick a career path with job opportunities in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Three main factors influencing future job opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor force </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demand for goods and services </li></ul></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  5. 5. Factors <ul><li>Population affects the size of the labor force </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affects the quantity of goods produced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demand for goods and services determines employment within industries </li></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  6. 6. Resources <ul><li>Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.bls.gov </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For hundreds of different jobs the handbook tells you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The training and education needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earnings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expected job prospects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What workers do on the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working conditions </li></ul></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  7. 7. Education training © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  8. 8. Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  9. 9. Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  10. 10. Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  11. 11. Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  12. 12. Largest Numerical Increases in Occupations © Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  13. 13. Fact <ul><li>Among the 20 fastest growing occupations, a bachelor’s or associate degree is the most significant source of postsecondary education or training for 12 of them! </li></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
  14. 14. <ul><li>Healthcare occupations comprise 12 of the 20 fastest growing occupations </li></ul>Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  15. 15. <ul><li>Computer occupations account for 5 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations </li></ul>Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  16. 16. Occupations projected to Grow Fastest, 2004-2014 <ul><li>In groups of 2-3 hypothesize why health care positions and computer/technology positions are growing so fast </li></ul><ul><li>These combined jobs will add more than 1.8 million new jobs </li></ul>Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook – Tomorrow’s Jobs December 2005
  17. 17. <ul><li>Increases in employment: health education, sales, transportation, office </li></ul><ul><li>and administrative support, and food service </li></ul>
  18. 18. Job Declines projected 2004-2014 <ul><li>Declining occupational employment stems from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>declining industry employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>technological advancements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>changes in business practices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The majority of declines are office and administrative support and production occupations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing plant and factory automation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation of office technology </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Job Declines in Occupations with the largest numerical decreases in Employment, projected 2004-2014
  20. 20. Researching a Career <ul><li>Questions that you should ask: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there opportunities for advancement? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the educational requirements? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it pay enough? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the working conditions? </li></ul></ul>© Family Economics & Financial Education – Revised April 2008 – Career Development Unit – Career Research – Slide Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona
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