Ch 19: Careers, Family & Community

About This Chapter

When you access this engaging chapter on family, community and careers, you can study our short lessons that feature topics on independent thinking and civic participation. Preparing for a test or refreshing your understanding of these and other concepts will be a snap when you use this informative resource.

Careers, Family & Community - Chapter Summary

You can take the time necessary to sufficiently study this chapter on family, careers and community. Our topics include independent thinking, leadership and changing careers, among other subjects. Once you finish this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Identify the steps in the career planning process
  • Define independent thinking and leadership
  • Detail the process of changing careers
  • List different types of leisure activities for adults
  • Provide a definition and examples of role conflict
  • Outline work-family conflict and its different types
  • Discuss civic participation and give examples
  • Differentiate between social responsibility and ethics

We've provided a series of lessons in this chapter that you can access at your convenience to review these topics. Check your knowledge by completing our multiple-choice quizzes. Keep tabs on your progress through the chapter via the Dashboard or contact an expert with any questions that you have.

8 Lessons in Chapter 19: Careers, Family & Community
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Steps in the Career Planning Process

1. Steps in the Career Planning Process

A job search can feel daunting and overwhelming. However, there are effective steps that can be taken to make the career planning process less stressful and more fulfilling.

Independent Thinking and Leadership: Definition & Skills

2. Independent Thinking and Leadership: Definition & Skills

Today, companies are looking for individuals who can think independently and have the necessary leadership qualities to help make their organization successful. Explore what leadership and independent thinking are and learn about some of the most common skills and attributes that accompany both.

Changing Careers: Using Your Talents in a New Way

3. Changing Careers: Using Your Talents in a New Way

Changing careers can be an exciting, but overwhelming, prospect. In this lesson, we'll examine how to make a smooth career change, including researching career prospects, identifying transferable skills, and networking.

Leisure Activities of Adults: Types, Benefits & Examples

4. Leisure Activities of Adults: Types, Benefits & Examples

In this lesson, we will explore some different types of adult leisure activities. We will discuss the different categories of activities to look at the specific health benefits of each category.

What Is Role Conflict? - Definition, Types & Examples

5. What Is Role Conflict? - Definition, Types & Examples

Does the amount of time you spend at work or school prevent you from spending time with your family? In this lesson, we will look at how the different roles we play in life sometimes contradict one another.

Work-Family Conflict: Definition, Types & Examples

6. Work-Family Conflict: Definition, Types & Examples

In today's hectic society, finding work-family balance is difficult. This lesson will define different types of work-family conflicts, the causes behind such conflicts, and what can be done to help alleviate this conflict.

What Is Civic Participation? - Definition & Examples

7. What Is Civic Participation? - Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses the importance of community involvement. Examples of different types of civic participation are included to help you understand ways we can be active in our communities. After the lesson, take a brief quiz to see what you have learned.

Difference Between Ethics & Social Responsibility

8. Difference Between Ethics & Social Responsibility

Ethics and social responsibility are important to both businesses and individuals. In this video, we'll use a real-life example to explore the differences between ethics and social responsibility.

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