I was in National Junior Honor Society in junior high; since then it has been a goal of mine to be in the National Honor Society in high school as well. I love helping others and getting things done when other people are not able to. I am extremely adaptable to any situation I am put in and get along very well with others. I have leadership experience in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, I am also in a position at my job that gives me a lot of influence and leadership. At work, if people need something they will generally come to me before my boss because 95% of the time I am am able to help them. In Boy Scouts I served as a patrol leader for a group of about ten boys, leading them on camping and hiking trips. I also held the position of Assistant
I have always been someone how if I believe in something or believe I can do something I will do. Reading these articles, it showed be that I can do it no matter how hard it gets. I’m choosing the Career Project to connect to the three articles because the Career Project has showed be a lot of what I will have to do to achieve by goal of the career I want.
In the essay “Blue-Collar Brilliance” it begins with a fairly detailed description of Mike Rose’s mother at her work as a waitress in Los Angeles during the 1950’s, when he was a child. Mike Rose is a professor at the UCLA graduate school of education and information studies. This article originally appeared in 2009 in the American Scholar, a magazine published by the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Rose’s intended audience for this article is white collar workers, who usually hold a negative perspective towards their colleagues who aren’t as well educated as them. Mike Rose uses his mother and uncle as examples of his argument that those without formal education have important kinds of intelligence as well just in different ways. He also points out that people assume less time in school means that a person is less intelligent.
“Blue Collar Brilliance” by Mark Rose indicates the view that intelligence cannot be measured by the amount of schooling a person has completed. He describes that blue-collar jobs require more intelligence and skill than what people may think. He describes his experiences growing up seeing his mother as a waitress in coffee shops and restaurants. He portrays his mother as a dedicated and loyal woman who loved her job and put her heart and soul into her job as a waitress. He describes the way she multitasked, she memorized and recalled who ordered what, how long each meal takes to prepare, and how she became able to connect with
The life of a 19th-century industrial worker was far from easy. Even in good times wages were low, hours long, and working conditions hazardous. Trying to fix the issue, many Europeans suggested much needed solutions to this problem. Over the course of the 19th century Europeans suggested that there should be equality between men women and social classes, that there should be a peaceful reorganization of social classes, and a revolution or a change in government. During the Industrial Revolution, as more factories were being built, more people were willing to do work as long as they got paid. Many of these workers had extreme hours with very little pay. Even with excess employees, business owners could still take advantage of the workers by
In future years the work we know and do will be changed. With current emerging technologies, such as the 3D printer, Wi-Fi, or mobile devices, jobs have already been impacted from what was done in the ‘olden days’ or before the introduction of these advancements. Three careers have been chosen to display how this information technology (IT) impacts on work, these careers being medicine, education, and journalism. They have been chosen based on how their careers have largely been positively impacted and changed because of these advancements. The examples below will demonstrate how IT has shown to be an overall positive addition to the work industry. Another form used to further persuade about the positiveness of IT, is how, despite its few disadvantages, mobile devices have improved and become of the most useful devices available.
The NHS is the pride of Britain being the fifth largest employer in the world. It is more than a health service provider. It is part of who we are. It never fails to hit the headlines almost every day for various achievements, underperformance or deficit. It has become every political party's agenda to have proposals of how to protect, preserve, enhance and improve performance of the NHS. The core of the NHS lies in the millions of staff working tirelessly to provide the best possible care for the patient. Like with any other large business organizations the NHS faces innumerable challenges. But what sets it apart from other businesses is the fact that the NHS core values are centered on the well being of patients. It strives to achieve the
The Position Analysis Questionnaire (PAQ) is a technique that is essential for analyzing various jobs. It is helpful with assisting future employees by providing the responsibilities of a given job, as well as the qualities required to do the job (Baker, 2018). The PAQ is broken down into six main categories that sum up a total of 187 job elements. Although each job may require different tasks, the PAQ is structured in a way that it’s able to identify the characteristics that each job typically holds. Due to the PAQ being one of the most widely used job analysis instruments, it has been successful with evaluating the skills of an applicant. In addition, it identifies the applicant that fits best for the particular job opportunity because KSAO’s
StrengthsFinder: Choose five different strengths. Using the information in your motivation chapter, discuss how to differentially motivate these individuals.
Question - How might a manager redesign the job of a person who delivers newspapers to raise levels of the core job dimensions identified by the job characteristics model?
Throughout my report I will seek to investigate the pros and cons of operating a contingent workforce. I will look at how it affects the landscape of an organisation and the impacts it has on retaining a competitive advantage. I will also look at whether it is best practice from a Human Resource (HR) point of view and how HR can best manage to retain the knowledge these individuals have and are given while working with an organisation.
Organizational culture differs from a company to another, depending on the nature of work. Frequently, a remarkable diverse combination of qualities and standards, administer the cultural environment of an organization. A system of common meaning held by associates that differentiates the organization from other organizations is what we mean by organizational culture. In today 's quickly changing business atmosphere, the cultural make-up of an organization perform a decisive role the achievements of the organization to accomplish its vital targets. In this essay, the reader will be able to recognize the organizational culture of Etihad Airways, which is one of the biggest well-known airways in the airline industry. Our group chose Etihad Airways
Tesco encourage its employees to understand and analyze their skills and abilities about themselves through assessment of strategic questions. Employees will seek out answers about their current skills, skills required for the job, and the gap between employee’s current skills and job required
Part 1 of this assignment is to theoretically analyse and review of five selected journals and articles that relevant to Job Design and Motivational Techniques under the category of Process Theories.
Nowadays, most of the corporations’ top managements and CEOs understand how significant employee motivation is in the workplace as well as in the business environment. AirAsia is one of those successful corporations which focus on its employee motivation and rewarding system by holding onto theories such as the McClelland’s Three-Needs Theory and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory.