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  • Career Into The Field Of Environmental Racism
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    An Environmental Conservationist, which is also known as a conservation scientist, is an excellent job for anyone who loves nature and wants to preserve all of earth's natural wonders. As a conservationist you need to, "Find your own ways to make less trash, and help others to learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle". (EPA). The job is a hands-on job which means "spending a major portion of the workday outdoors without regard to weather". (Easton 35) Though this doesn't seem like a scientific jo...
  • My Dream Job
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    My Job Now and The Job of My Dreams Who doesn't want the perfect job? Most people who are not happy at their current jobs are usually looking for something better. Some people look for better hours, environment, or maybe just a substantial raise. Where there are advantages in jobs, there is usually going to be at least one small disadvantage. Weighing out the options can help people make the right choices. Although we would all like to have the job of our dreams, unfortunately, it only happens t...
  • Every Job
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    Our social safety net has a hole in it. The fibers of the net are decaying; the hole is getting bigger. More people are falling through, and the people with the least strength are holding the most of the weight. Three to four million Americans are homeless according to the. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 5.5% cannot find jobs according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, and the figure is over twice that in the 20-24 year old age group, according to the Department of Educatio...
  • Job Without Experience
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    THE VALUE OF WORK EXPERIENCE A summer or part-time job pays more than money. Even though the money earned is important, the work experience gained has a greater long-term value when one applies for a full-time job after graduation from school. Job application documents (the application blank and the personal data sheet) ask you to list jobs you have held and to list as references the names of individuals who supervised your work. (Gieseking and Plawin, 1994, 22) As one young person was heard to ...
  • Experience Without A Job
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF WORK EXPERIENCE Kristi Padgett Hamilton County High School December 4, 1998 THE IMPORTANCE OF WORK EXPERIENCE A part-time or summer job pays more than money Although the money earned is important, the work experience gained has a greater long-term value when one applies for a full-time job after graduation of school. Job application forms (the application blank and the personal data sheet) ask you to list jobs you have held and to list as references the names of individuals who...
  • Jobs
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    The economic problem is simply the process of providing for the material well-being of society. (Heilbroner) In my own words, I feel that the economic problem is simply that there are to many jobs and to many people that are not qualified for the "right" job that they can perform. This then leads to people who do not have the "right" job for them to not work, because they feel that that is not the job for them. This could be a huge problem that eventually leads to unemployment. Also as technolog...
  • People Work At Jobs
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    A good career for me would be a bricklayer. Bricklayers make a lot of money but it's also a lot of work. It's a job that most people wouldn't necessarily enjoy but on the other hand you would make a lot of money, about $14-$18 an hour. (WOIS p) A quote from my sister who works at Big Kmart is, "People work at jobs they don't enjoy just so they can make a lot of money". I think I could do the job well. Three reasons I think Could do the job well are, I'm a good worker, I have a lot of energy, and...
  • People In The Long Run Hopkins
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    Federal Emergency Relief Act Give a man a dole [handout], and you save his body and destroy his spirit. Give him a job and pay him an assured wage and you save both the body and the sport -Harry Hopkins President Roosevelt wanted to give more to the people when he was in office than Hoover did when he was in office. He chose a man named Harry L. Hopkins to help him in succeeding. The goal and purpose of the FERA was to have all of the unemployed be employed again or for the first time. Hopkins w...
  • Underclass With Jobs
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    Soc. 456 The Two Major Causes of the Urban Underclass Today in the United States, as well as in many other affluent, industrialized nations, there exists an urban underclass, which is defined as a class of people that comprises members of low-income households who have little or no participation in the workforce (Gilbert 2003, p. 274). Currently there are predominantly two distinct, conflicting views of why the underclass exists. On one hand, there is the notion that the underclass is simply the...
  • Coaches Like Teachers
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    Compare & Contrast In the real world, people search for jobs that will give them personal satisfaction, along with a good paycheck. Unfortunately, we all are not lucky enough to get the jobs that we want, so we have to settle for what is available at the time. I mean, how many people really dreamed of being like Calvin, and working at McDonalds, or who really had aspirations of laboring at the local Shell station? This is not always the case, a lot of people actually decide what they want to be,...
  • People In Brave New World
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    Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World in the 1930's. He made many future predictions and many or most of them have already come true but not to the extent that he writes about. The society in Brave New World is significantly different to the present one, and to the society in Huxley's time. Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World not as a warning, but as something to look forward to. The people in Brave New World are everything we, as a society, want to be. Mustapha Mond sums up the perfections of the...
  • Lucky And Some People
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    Creative Essay: Why Are There Poor People Looking back on my childhood, I realize how lucky I was to be blessed with the family I have. Knowing what I know now, I have come to understand that not every kid had the same life that I had. Not every child had a living room full of gifts on Christmas morning, or a family to share a birthday with. I was lucky enough to have all of the luxuries that so many children yearn for. Som any children take for granted the fact that they eat three meals a day, ...
  • Walden Two An Appealing Society
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    Nate Edwards 11-22-04 Period 1 Walden Two In B.F. Skinner's Walden Two, Skinner presents many positive changes to society in his utopia, such as: division of labor, encouragement of perusing your own interests in education, and absolute equality. In Walden Two, a member is paid in credits that are required by the society. Each person earns a certain amount of credits per hour for every job they do. Everyone is expected to work to receive 4-6 credits for one day. The amount of credits-per-hour de...
  • Problem With Sexual Discrimination
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    Sexual discrimination has been around for many years and is present in many circumstances, however, that does not justify the unethical and immoral views against lesbians or gays There is info in the play "the children's hour" that proves lesbianism was looked down upon for the wrong reasons. a. They lost their jobs - all of the parent's of the children attending the school checked their kids out. b. People would stare at them - Even Martha went to check the mail people driving by would stare. c...
  • Vote For Hades
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    Did you know that Hades is the richest god? He could buy anything. He has a lot of gold and he could buy Mexico or better artillery for our country. Hades is the king of the Underworld and is married to Penelope. Hades can watch the country in his Underworld, and if someone breaks a law he can take them to the Underworld where they will stay for the rest of their lives. Hades already rules the Underworld, don't you think he can rule this country? Hades is the choice for President of the USA. Had...
  • Illiterate People Literacy Volunteers
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    The Problem of Illiteracy in the United States The United States government is not doing enough to make sure everyone can read. E.D. Hirsch, Jr. states in his widely read book Cultural Literacy: AThe standard of literacy required by modern society has been rising throughout the developed world, but the American literacy rates have not risen to meet this standard@ (E.D. Hirsch, Jr. 1). Illiteracy is a big problem in the United States. More than 4% of the adult population in the United States cann...
  • Various Types Of Jobs
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    The World of Work There are many types of jobs in the world. People work for various reasons. Many people enjoy their careers. Some people are dissatisfied with their jobs, but continue to work to support themselves and their family. My family has various types of jobs; ranging from government jobs to working in the steel mill. My mom is a probation officer. She enjoys her job because she works with people and is able to help some of them. My dad is a property specialist for an insurance company...
  • Job Crisis And Many People
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    As we all know the Great depression is time in American history that will not be forgotten. Depression struck forcing people to live with out jobs. Many businesses struggled to survive along with many people. The twenty's were a boom while the thirties were a bust. This same thing is happening now. Surely smaller in degree to the Great Depression but what makes this so bad is the span over the years that our boom and musts occur. In 1992 and in 1996 nation fell into a job crisis and many people ...
  • Casual Ised Work Force
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    THE EMERGING UNDERCLASS Andrew Thompson "Young people are now the significant losers from the radical transformation in the nature and shape of work in Australia over the past two decades" (Kirby report, 2000) Once upon time it was commonplace to leave school at 16, get a job and be fairly confident of holding it until you were handed your gold watch upon retirement. Enter economic rationalism; downsizing and all of sudden things 'ain't' what they used to be. The casualisation of the work place ...
  • Status On Every Job
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    The view that most people have of women prevents women from having the equal rights they fought for to be made into law. There are many laws being broken every day. Most people unconsciously think why make an exception to this one. The competitive world can seem sexist and immoral to most, but the ones that are higher up on the ladder in any sense are the ones that shape how we achieve what we want and how we think. Otherwise we might not survive. We are taught that every job is important, yet s...

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