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Career

The job or sequence of jobs a person has in his/her chosen field. A career may or may not involve multiple jobs, but it generally remains in the same field of expertise. Traditionally, one receives the necessary education or training to start a career, takes an entry-level job, and gradually receives increasingly greater responsibility (and higher pay). However, many people do not follow the traditional career path, notably entrepreneurs who take responsibility on to themselves. Additionally, some people have two or more careers throughout their life as they move, by will or necessity, into different fields.
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This paper makes an important contribution to the literature on well-being in relation to careers, the career-related functions that a protege receives through objective and subjective measures of career success, the influence of attachment on career-related variables, the value of a social constructionist paradigm for studying careers, and the role of attachment in career development.
They also may lack detailed knowledge about the specialized training, intensity, dedication, time, and energy needed to pursue and maintain certain careers (Stewart, 1999).
Although Duffy and Blustein (2005) have provided preliminary evidence suggesting that spirituality and religiousness are predictive of career decision self-efficacy, this line of research should be expanded to include a variety of other career-related variables and populations at different stages in their careers.
United Teachers Los Angeles is discussing ways to create similar academies that could offer pathways to careers in plumbing, auto mechanics and other fields.
Training raised students' sense of control over achievements and perceptions of school as an instrument for future careers, employment, and independence.
As participants move from high school to college and careers, they too become mentors, sharing their experiences with younger participants.
Participants in Camerata touring activities mostly are graduate students in chamber music ensembles, and at least one member of the ensemble must have taken the two-semester Careers in Music class.
After taking the tests, the reader is guided through scoring the tests and identifying groups of careers that match identified skills.
However, there are about 20,000 job titles listed in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook," says Mark Patton, president of MGC Publications in Milwaukee and author of Ultimate Careers and Businesses, (MGC Publications; $12.
There are also several other resource documents related to careers and employment available on the site.
First off, we need to vastly improve, both on the national and chapter levels, our career services offerings.