Retirement notes HDF 247
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Aimee Kalczuk on Monday November 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to HDF 247 at Central Michigan University taught by Ko, Han-Jung in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 23 views. For similar materials see Intro to Gerontology in Human Development at Central Michigan University.
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Date Created: 11/09/15
Work and Retirement People s identities oftentimes depend on their career Working takes up 12 to 23 of one s life Why do people choose their careers Match their personality with their environment Contextual changes Sociohistorical changes in work trends Type of work pre1900 agriculture 19001970 industry 1970 spresent information ntegration of the labor force women and minorities Todays work world demands education and technological skills Generational differences Baby boomers like close bonds from teamwork tend to be workaholics Today managers are younger than their employees oftentimes Personlevel changes Occupational satisfaction Usualy workplace satisfaction increases to the mid 60 s Age differences in sources of satisfaction When people are young they value salary job security advancement and relationships As they become middle aged they prefer autonomy power individual challenges and mastery When they become old they enjoy interpersonal communication in the workplace Problems attaining job satisfaction Alienation feeling like the job is meaningless Burnout Loss of energy or motivation feeling the job is not ideal for you feeling exploited Work discrimination Glass ceiling cannot move up in the job usually women Glass elevator men move up faster than women in traditionally women s positions Wage gap
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