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Employment Trends of the Future

Keep up with what is happening in the world so that your career does not become obsolete

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Employment Trends of the Future






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Planning Your Career and Education

Chapter 5

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Employment Trends of the FutureKeep up with what is happening in the world so that your career does not become

obsolete.

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Learn About Employment TrendsThe Internet

Newspaper

News Programs

Current Magazines

Government Statistics and Publications

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Some Trends for the Future

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Baby Boomers, Generation X, the Millennials and the New Generation Z

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Baby BoomersBorn between 1946 and 1964

Four out of every ten adults today

The population is getting older

How will the Baby Boom generation affect careers of the future?

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Generation XBorn between 1965 and 1977

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Advantages of Generation XMore highly educated

Greater demand for skilled workers

Computer literate

Good work ethic

As Baby Boomers retire, more job opportunities

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The New MillennialsBorn between 1977 and 1995

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The New MillennialsSometimes called the “Echo Boomers”

By 2010, they will be the largest teen population is U.S. history

Will exceed the number of Baby Boomers

In the next 10 years, college enrollments will increase by 300,000 students per year

College admission will become increasingly competitive.

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The New MillennialsThe cyber generation

Their most important values are

individuality

and

uniqueness

Greatest concerns: terrorism and school shootings

Decreasing use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco

Have the promise of changing institutions for the better

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The New Generation ZBorn since 1995Many Names:

Generation Wii

iGeneration

Gen Tech

Digital Natives

Net Gen

The Plurals

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Generation ZLast generation with a Caucasian majorityAccept diversity

Decline of “traditional families”

Because of recession, less likely to believe in the American dream of having more

The age of “girl power”

Hope to use technology to change the world

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More Trends . . .

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From Goods to Service and TechnologyWhat are some service and technology occupations?

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Service OccupationsHealth Care

Business

Education

Finance

Insurance

Real Estate

Transportation

Communication

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Increased Opportunities in HealthcareBy 2018, 26% of all new jobs will be in healthcare

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Why the increase?Aging baby boomersHealthcare reform

New pharmaceuticals

New developments in medicine

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More Assistants NeededBecause of increased cost, we will need more:

Physician’s assistants

Medical assistants

Physical therapy assistants

Dental assistants

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Healthcare Workers + TechnologyWorkers in medical fields will use more technology

Example: Nursing Informatics

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Increased Need for Education

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Middle Class is EndangeredMore low pay, low skill jobs

More high pay, high skill jobs

Education will determine pay and class

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Need for Lifelong EducationNeed for training and education over a lifetime

Without training and education, skills will soon become obsolete

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Energy ShortagesRecyclingAlternative energy

Concerns about global warming and climate change

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Going Green!

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Going Green!As fossil fuels are depleted, look for more:

Wind turbines

Solar panels

Biofuels

Emphasis on sustainability

Taking care of the environment

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Green JobsEnvironmental lawyer

Green architect

Sustainability consultant

Marine biologist

Environmental technician

Energy efficiency specialist

Organic farmer

Compliance managerProduct engineerWind energy engineer

Solar Engineer

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E-Commerce

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E-commerce is changing the way we do businessOnline sales are increasing 10-20% a year while traditional retail sales are stagnant

Online marketing is used for most retail sales

E-commerce will become an important part of business education

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Increase in EntrepreneurshipStarting your own business

Taking advantage of technology to work from home

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The MicroprocessorIn the last 20 years, its power has increased one million times

In the next 20 years, it will increase a million times again

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Computers of the FuturePowerful, mobile, connectedOptical computers that operate at the speed of light

Gesture, voice and touch communication

Computers in the human body?

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Technology and Communication2 million new jobs in technology

Computer systems designs will increase by 34% by 2018

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New Technology JobsComputer network administratorsData communications analysts

Web developers

Data loss prevention

Online security

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Computer ScienceComputer science grads will be especially marketable when combined with traditional fields such as finance and marketing.

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New MediaCell phonesOther mobile devices

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Diverse WorkforceMore older workers

More women

One third from diverse groups

More immigrants

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Advances in TechnologyMany new careers in technology

Radiation and lasers

Fiber optics and telecommunications

Artificial intelligence

Biotechnology

Advances in medicine

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Beware of OutsourcingAccounting

Customer service

Data entry

Assembly line workers

Software developers

Technical support

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21st Century

The Biology Century

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New Advances in BiologyThe 21st

Century will be the biology century

Human Genome Project

Biotechnology

Biomedical technology

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BiotechnologyIncreasing important to:Combat disease

Develop new surgical devices

Increase food production

Reduce pollution

Improve recycling

Tools for law enforcement

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Biomedical EngineeringInvolves developing and testing healthcare innovations

Will increase 72% by 2018

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Effect of TerrorismPeople are choosing to stay in the safety of their homes, offices, cars, and gated communities.

Less travel

Increase in home remodeling and sales of entertainment systems

Increase in careers that provide value to society and increased personal satisfaction

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Employment Projections 2008-2018

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Top Jobs for the Future

Business

Education

Entertainment

Health

Information Technology

Travel/

TransportationLaw/Law enforcementServicesSports and relatedTechnology

Trades

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10 Fastest Growing

Biomedical engineer

Network systems and data communications analyst

Home health aides

Personal and home care aides

Financial examiners

Medical scientists

Physician assistantsSkin care specialistsBiochemists and biophysicistsAthletic Trainers

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10 Highest Salary Increase

Management, scientific, technical

Physicians

Computer Systems design

General merchandise stores

Employment Services

Local government

Home health care servicesServices for elderly and disabledNursing care facilitiesFull-service restaurants

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Top Paying JobsRequire math and science

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Top Paying Jobs (Over 50K)

Chemical engineering

Computer engineering

Occupational therapy

Electrical engineering

Aerospace engineering

Computer science

Civil engineeringNursingEnvironmental engineeringConstruction managementPhysics

Economics

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Largest Numerical Openings

Registered nurses

Home health aides

Customer services rep

Food preparation workers

Personal and home care aides

Retail salespersons

Office clerksAccountants and auditorsNursing aides, orderliesPostsecondary teachers

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Work Skills for the 21st Century

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Basic SkillsReading

Math

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Computers

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Thinking SkillsCreative Thinking

Decision Making

Problem Solving

Mental Visualization

Knowing How to Learn

Reasoning

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Personal QualitiesResponsibility

Self-esteem

Sociability

Self-management

Integrity and Honesty

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Workplace CompetenciesManage time and money

Participate as a member of a team

Use computers to access information

Develop efficient management systems

Use technology

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How to Research Your Career

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Career DescriptionNature of the work

Working conditions

Training

Qualification

Advancement

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The Career OutlookSalary

Availability of employment

Will this career exist in the future?

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To Research Your CareerUse the College Success Web Site

Visit the Career Center

Use the library

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Planning Your Education

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Steps in Planning Your EducationAssessment tests

Take English the first semester

Start math classes early

Take general education

Prepare for your major

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For Your SuccessSee a counselor or adviser

Develop an educational plan

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Writing a Resume

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Your ResumeA snapshot of your education and experience

Generally one page

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ResumeContact information

Name

Address

Telephone

E-mail

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ResumeCareer Objective

Education

Experience

Special skills, honors, awards

References

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Good ResumeWrite clearly

Be brief

Be neat

Be honest

Print professionally or post online

Your resume represents you!

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Letters of ReferenceAsk for letters of reference from your current employers and professors. Keep them on file.

Ask for endorsements on LinkedIn.

Use them to apply for jobs and scholarships.

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Online ResumesMany jobs today will be posted on the Internet and will require online resumes

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The Cover Letter

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Cover LetterState briefly the job you are interested in.

Briefly state how your education and experience would be an asset to the company.

Ask for an interview.

Attach your resume.

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AssignmentComplete a resume and cover letter for your ideal job.

Assume you have graduated from college and are applying for that job that motivated you to finish college.

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Establishing Your Personal Brand Online

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Personal BrandingThrough the use of social media, you can use this concept to market your strengths to potential employers and to find a satisfying career.

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Personal BrandingDefine your brand.

What are your passions, goals, and personal strengths and how can they be used in the job market?

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Personal BrandingManage your online presence.

Beware of materials like these:

Photos or references to drug or alcohol abuse

Discriminatory comments on race, religion or gender

Negative comments about previous employers

Poor communication skills (grammar and spelling)

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Personal BrandingSet up a nameplate website

.

About.me

Visify.com

These are free.

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Using Online ToolsTop sites:

LinkedIn

Facebook

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Using Online ToolsClassified Ads

careerbuilder.com

Job Search Engines

Simplyhired.com

Indeed.com

Employment agencies

Using email to find a job

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The Job Interview

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First Learn About the JobLibrary

Personnel Office

Friends and Contacts

Web Site

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Interviewers Look For:Enthusiasm and commitment

How you can be an asset to the company

How you can work as part of a team

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Make a Good ImpressionDress appropriately.

Relax.

Anticipate interview questions.

Smile and introduce yourself.

Maintain eye contact.

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Some Interview QuestionsTell us about yourself.

Why do you want this job?

Why are you leaving your present job?

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

Tell us about a difficulty or problem you solved on the job.

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Interview QuestionsTell us about one of your achievements on the job.

What do you like best about your job?

What do you like least?

Are there any questions you would like to ask?

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Write a thank you note.

It makes a good impression.

It causes the interviewer to think about you again.

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Interview Worksheet 1. Answer the questions in 5 minutes.

2. Practice the questions with your partner.

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Keys to Success:Life is a Dangerous Opportunity

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The Chinese Word for Crisis Has Two Characters:Danger

Opportunity

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What is the danger?What is the opportunity?

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Every adversity has the seed of a greater benefit or possibility.

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Assignment: Complete Rate Your Skills for Success in the Workplace

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See a Counselor to develop your Educational Plan