Earning Information for Teens, 1st Ed.
- Author/Editor: Angela Williams
- Binding: Library binding
- Trim Size: 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- Page Count: 432
- Book Level: 10
- Publication Date: Dec 2018
- ISBN: 978-0-7808-1575-9
- List Price: $71.00
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Earning Information for Teens offers guidelines on financial and workplace planning to aid prospective teen workers as they embark on their first job searches and take their first steps toward independence. Guidelines includes when and how a teen can work, resume preparation, job searches, navigating workplace culture, improving financial and workplace skills, with money management tools and resources included as additional resources.
This book is divided into parts and chapters. Parts focus on broad areas of interest; chapters are devoted to single topics within a part.
Part One: When And How Can You Work? addresses when and where teens can work, child labor laws, age requirements for employment, and the participation of teens in the workforce. It explains the difference between part- and full-time job, and information on seasonal and summer employments available for teens. The part concludes with workplace hazards and other job opportunities for teens.
Part Two: First Steps—Resume Preparation And Job Search begins by discussing career planning for teens after completing high school. It provides basic information about preparing a resume, steps involved in finding a job, identifying different kinds of job, difference between apprenticeship and internships, and more. The part concludes with job scams, types of job scams, and networking for teens.
Part Three: On The Job begins with tips to be prepared for the work world, workplace ethics, developing communication and other skills, handling work stress, and managing work-life balance. Workplace hazards and safety measures are also explained along with with work-life balance, and workers’ rights.
Part Four: Managing Your Earnings discusses about budgeting, savings and investments, youth financial knowledge and capability. The parts explains how the youth need to have basic financial education, knowledge about taxes and other deductions. Information about electronic banking and financial empowerment are also included in this part.
Part Five: Smart Spending discusses about debit and credit cards usage and relevant tips for online shopping. Protection of mobile wallets, making credit card payments, and late payments are also explained.
Part Six: Saving And Protecting The Earnings focuses dealing with stolen debit or credit cards, identity theft and fraud as cybercrime has been on a steady increase. The part also talks about telemarketing scams, and how to avoid being a victim of fraudulent financial schemes.
Part Seven: Looking Ahead discusses about how a teen can manage earnings based on wise decision such as taking care of his credit history, credit scoring system, improving credit scores, and why credit scores matter. Emphasis about why establishing a healthy credit score for startup or small business is vital. Other topics include advice for investing wisely and occupation with the most job growth. How to improve financial and working skills for work success, managing employment history, and trends and challenges for work in 21st century are included in the concluding part.
Part Eight: If You Need More Information offers online money management tools and resources for financial information.
- Accessible organization—generous use of headings
- Charts and tables aid comprehension of statistical data
- Callout boxes highlight important information, define terms, or summarize chapter content
- Resource directories with contact information guide further research
- Comprehensive index
- Library binding, 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- List price $69 per volume
- School and Library Price $62 per volume