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Jobs That Fit You. Seminar Three. Quote: Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality, they are also dress rehearsals; plans! All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison. Check out Aflacs web page, www.aflac.com. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Jobs That Fit YouSeminar Three

  • Quote:

    Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality, they are also dress rehearsals; plans! All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

  • Check out Aflacs web page, www.aflac.com Check out their mission and values and management team.Would you like to work for Aflac? What do you value in a job?What are values?How did you form your values?

  • 5 Steps to Choosing a Career that Fits YouLocation, Interests, Lifestyle, Relationships, Personality

  • SalaryorHourly?

  • Education PaysThe trend is clearly toward closer and closer relationships between education and employment

  • Earnings by Level of EducationEducation LevelAnnual earningsProfessional$74,560Masters$40,368Bachelors$32,629Associate$24,398Some college, no degree$19,666High school$18,737Not a high school graduate$12,809

  • How much will it cost to live each year?Poverty level for family of four = $16,895Annual median earnings for a woman = $26,324Annual median earnings for a man = $36,478

  • What are my options?Four-Year College degree or higherCommunity College (Certificate or Associate degreeVocational/Technical trainingMilitary trainingOn the job training/Apprenticeships

  • Which occupation pays more?

  • Median annual earningsRegistered Nurse $34,430 $49,070Teacher, Elementary $39,300 averageLibrarian $32,840 - $52,110Truck Driver $18,304 - $32,385

  • What is different about these occupations?LEVEL OF EDUCATIONRoughly 1 in 3 of high earners do not have a Bachelors degree.Greater and greater difference between SKILLED and UNSKILLED workers, not simply between college graduates and non-college graduates

  • Job Trend SummaryOn average, employment will grow faster in jobs that require the most education and training.By the year 2000, 86% of all jobs will require some education beyond high school; however, more than 70% of the jobs will not require a bachelors degreeTodays workplace requires advanced technical skills.