Ch 30: MTTC: Career Management

About This Chapter

Use these engaging video and text lessons to strengthen your career management knowledge as you prepare for the MTTC Business, Management, Marketing & Technology assessment. Self-assessment quizzes can help you gauge your readiness to take the exam.

MTTC: Career Management - Chapter Summary

Make preparing for the MTTC Business, Management, Marketing & Technology assessment simple by exploring the lessons in this chapter. You can brush up on your understanding of career management to ensure you're ready to address the following on the assessment:

  • Understanding the difference between a career and job
  • Explaining business careers, career assessments and career management and development
  • Describing career development theories and the stages of a career
  • Outlining types of opportunities to grow a career
  • Detailing how to advance in a career and network for career success
  • Explaining how to find and relate to a career mentor
  • Describing ways to manage stress on the job and defining job satisfaction

The lessons are engaging yet comprehensive, serving as a fantastic resource to help you study for the assessment. You can watch the videos in any sequence to review what you don't understand while skipping what you already know.

MTTC: Career Management Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Business, Management, Marketing & Technology assessment is a subject-area test for individuals who plan to teach these subject areas at the middle grades or secondary levels. The MTTC: Career Management chapter explores topics found in the Marketing portion of the test, which constitutes approximately 25% of the total assessment. Use this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of career management then take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to reinforce that knowledge. If you have any questions about the lessons, instructors are available to assist.

The assessment is composed of all multiple-choice questions, some of which feature a table or illustration to help with conceptualization. Each question is followed by four answers. You will be asked to choose one of the four as the best response to the question posed.

15 Lessons in Chapter 30: MTTC: Career Management
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Career vs. Job: What's the Difference?

1. Career vs. Job: What's the Difference?

Though people often use the terms 'career' and 'job' interchangeably, they aren't the same. In this lesson, we'll look at the difference between a career and a job, and how people should approach them differently.

Business Careers: Types & Characteristics

2. Business Careers: Types & Characteristics

In this lesson, you'll learn about business careers in accounting, finance, marketing, economics, human resources, sales and entrepreneurship. We'll also discuss educational and licensure requirements.

Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

3. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

There are many career choices out there. How do you decide which one is right for you? In this lesson, we'll examine the different types of career assessments and how they can help you choose the best career.

How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?

4. How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?

What does your personality have to do with your career? And how can a 19th-century psychiatrist help you pick out your dream occupation? Watch this lesson to find out more about Carl Jung's career types and personality career assessments.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

5. 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.

Career Development Theories

6. Career Development Theories

Career theories help us work with others in making career decisions. This lesson will tell you about the most popular theories of career decision making.

Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal

7. 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.

Types of Opportunities to Grow in Your Career

8. Types of Opportunities to Grow in Your Career

Everyone wants to move forward in their careers, but how can you do that? In this lesson, we'll look at the two major types of career advancement, internal and external, and how to make the best of both.

How to Advance in Your Career: Process & Expectations

9. How to Advance in Your Career: Process & Expectations

How do you get a promotion or move to a better job? Watch this lesson for tips and tricks to advance in your career, including how to set goals and be proactive when it comes to career success.

Networking for Career Success: How to Make Professional Contacts

10. Networking for Career Success: How to Make Professional Contacts

Having a strong network of business contacts can really help out your career. But how do you build a network? In this lesson, we'll look at ways to make contacts, including tips for networking.

How to Find and Relate to a Career Mentor

11. How to Find and Relate to a Career Mentor

A mentor can help a person advance in their career and give them advice when they are in difficult situations. Watch this lesson to learn how to find a mentor and how to nurture that relationship over time.

Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning

12. Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning

The workplace is a constant source of stress for individuals. Managers need to understand the different sources of stress. Work demands and nonwork demands are the two major sources of stress that individuals face daily.

Stress Management: Individual and Organizational Techniques & Methods

13. Stress Management: Individual and Organizational Techniques & Methods

Companies need to help employees learn how to manage their stress at work. Preventative stress management is a corporate philosophy that is concerned with eliminating stress and improving employee health. There are numerous organizational and individual techniques that can be used to help improve employee stress.

What is Job Satisfaction: Definition, Causes and Factors

14. What is Job Satisfaction: Definition, Causes and Factors

Job satisfaction is more of a journey, not a destination, as it applies to both employees and the employer. As we will see in this lesson, there is no definitive way to measure job satisfaction or to ensure it.

Job Satisfaction in Foreign Countries

15. Job Satisfaction in Foreign Countries

Many of us strive for job satisfaction, the feeling we like our jobs and contribute to the company by doing them. Job satisfaction is important around the world, but it has nuances not present in the U.S. We will discuss this issue in this lesson.

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