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    Family Guide to the American Workplace

    The Family Guide to the American Workplace
    Basic Job Skills and Life Skills for American Workers

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    The Family Guide to the American Workplace

    by Anna Graf Willams, Karen J. Hall, David E. Morrow, & Mary Jo Dolasinski
    ISBN: 0-9705790-4-7 Publisher: Learnovation, LLC, Copyright: 2003
    Format: Paper; 288 pp. Published: 02/01/2003

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    Description

    Life would be great if money grew on trees and we all had crystal balls to forecast our futures. But of course, it is not that easy. Having both the work skills and life skills necessary to compete in the American workplace and survive at home can be essential to your success. Topics include: choosing a job. learning your job, getting promotions and raises, budgeting and handling money, setting up systems in your life, running a household, making major purchases, getting an education, and professionalism and values both at home and on the job.

    This book can help you improve the skills you have and gain new skills everyday. It will also help you develop self-confidence, independence and a better understanding of life in America. All the topics are related to the American workplace and your daily life activities.

    Features

    This book can help you improve the skills you have and gain new skills everyday. It will also help you develop self-confidence, independence and a better understanding of life in America. All the topics are related to the American workplace and your daily life activities. Topics include:
    • Choosing a job
    • Learning your job
    • Getting promotions and raises
    • Budgeting and handling your money
    • Setting up systems in your life
    • Running a household
    • Making major purchases
    • Getting an education; from start to finish
    • Professionalism and values at home and on the job.

    Each chapter includes a rich glossary of key terms everyone can understand. This book is perfect for families, line-level service people, beginning professionals, and just about anyone who wants to be successful in America.

    • Chpt. 1 – Life and Work Skills for the American Workplace
    • Chpt. 2 – Choosing a Job
    • Chpt. 3 – Beginning your New Job
    • Chpt. 4 – Learning the Job
    • Chpt. 5 – Promotions and Raises
    • Chpt. 6 – Leaving the Job
    • Chpt. 7 – Finances: Handling your Money
    • Chpt. 8 – Setting up your Life
    • Chpt. 9 – Running the Home
    • Chpt. 10 – Housing
    • Chpt. 11 – Planning for Major Purchases
    • Chpt. 12 – Education: From Crib to Career
    • Chpt. 13 – Technology
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