About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Career Management chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Career management and development||Benefits for managers and employees, career counseling, workshops|
|Tuesday||Occupational choice factors||Interest, intelligence, personality, lifestyle, socioeconomic status, family|
|Wednesday||Realistic job previews||Positive and negative details, disappointment, deceit, hiring costs|
|Thursday||Career stages: establishment||Psychological contract, first stage, age range|
|Friday||Career stages: advancement, maintenance and withdrawal||Corporate ladder, career path, promotion|
1. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose
Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.
2. Factors Affecting Occupational Choice: Psychological, Social, Economic, and Cultural
Occupational choice is affected by four factors: psychological, social, economic and cultural. An individual's job choice is molded by their family, morals, values, intelligence, abilities, finances and many other things.
3. Realistic Job Previews: Definition, Purpose & Examples
Companies are always concerned with employee turnover and job commitment. Realistic job previews allow potential employees to get a view of both the positive and negative aspects of a potential position.
4. Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal
A career stage model explains the four stages that individuals pass through in their careers. The four stages consist of establishment, advancement, maintenance and withdrawal.
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