Changing Occupations: Causes & Worker Retraining Video


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Stress, whether from job loss, marriage, or retraining, is

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1. Holmes and Rahe placed job loss _____ on their list of most stressful life events.

2. In terms of stress, loss of a job is akin to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources are designed to help you gain a conceptual understanding of the factors in changing occupations. Some essential quiz topics are the nature of stress and the life change that results in about the same stress as job loss.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools can help you better understand these topics:

  • Holmes and Rahe's research on job loss
  • Results from retraining
  • Who faces the most difficulties from job loss

Skills Practiced

With this quiz you will be able to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related factors in changing occupations lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the nature of stress
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the life change that is about the same level of stress as losing a job

Additional Learning

To get more information about the circumstances facing those with job loss, take look at the lesson entitled Changing Occupations: Causes and Worker Retraining. These are some objectives this lesson discusses:

  • Define job loss
  • Understand what retraining involves
  • Examine the reasons people change careers