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Excerpt from Getting a Living: A Vocational Civics ReaderIn connection with each occupation discussed in this book the following points should be invariably considered:First, the nature of the occupation.Second, the chances for advancement.Third,MoreExcerpt from Getting a Living: A Vocational Civics ReaderIn connection with each occupation discussed in this book the following points should be invariably considered:First, the nature of the occupation.Second, the chances for advancement.Third, the educational and other qualifications necessary for success.Fourth, the service that may be rendered to the community.Fifth, the business ethics involved. By business ethics is meant both what the employee has a right to expect from the employer, as to hours, conditions of work, and treatment generally, and what the employer has a right to expect from the employee, namely, obedience, courtesy, helpfulness, honesty, punctuality, self-control, industry, etc. - in short, the civic virtues.Without the Fourth and Fifth, the course would be one in vocational guidance only- with them, the course becomes one in vocational civics.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.