Compare And Contrast Jobs Submitted by shula123 on August 16, 2011 Category: Social Issues Words: 574 | Pages: 3 Views: 223 Report this Essay Compare and Contrast I’m sure many people through their life time have had numerous jobs. Some jobs that they loved and many that they hated. Being 25 yrs old I’ve had the pleasure of working at two different lines of businesses. My first Job was working at daycare named Toddler Tech and my current job working as a customer service rep for FedEx. I enjoyed the 5 years that I was employed at Toddler Tech.
There were over one third of the countries population unemployed and there was no dole money to fall back on, therefore in order to get money you had to earn it. Some families couldn’t afford to stay in their houses so they were forced to live in settlements called Hoovervilles. Whilst people were in the Hoovervilles they would sing depressing songs making the atmosphere even more depressing. The story begins when George and Lennie prepare to arrive at a ranch to work and the story ends in tragedy just four days later. During the four days we learn not only about the friendship between George and Lennie but their dreams and aspirations of a better life free from work.
30 Days: Minimum Wage Documentary This documentary is about producer, Morgan Spurlock and his fiancé Alexandra Jamieson. They both leave their New York lifestyle behind in order to experience life living as two minimum wage earners in Columbus, Ohio for 30 days. How Empathy Was Displayed Both Morgan and Alex discovered how extremely difficult it is living life earning minimum wage and soon found out that Morgan had to pick up another full time job if they were going to be able to cover their rent, food and a few unexpected hospital bills due to Alex having a urinary tract infection and Morgan’s wrist injury. After locating a faith based store that receives donations of household and clothing items, Alex and Morgan were able to pick up some much needed cooking, clothing and bedding necessities since their move to Columbus as well as furniture for their tiny cold apartment that is infested with ants. At one point Alex’s eyes teared up because of the generosity they were shown and was extremely grateful that places like this existed.
“I saw what real power was that day,” Swartz recalls. “I didn’t realize how hungry I was for that kind of purpose.” Timberland began shutting down operations one day each year so the company’s thousands of employees could get paid to take part in various company sponsored philanthropic projects, such as building homeless shelters or cleaning up playgrounds. The company started giving employees 40 hours of paid leave annually to volunteer at charities of their choosing. But the emphasis on social responsibility does not come cheap. The all-day event alone costs about $2 million a year in lost sales, project expenses, and wages for employees.
According to www.biography.com Bernie Madoff was born on April 29, 1938 to parents Ralph and Sylvia Madoff. They had come here from Poland and struggled for many years to make ends meet. In the 1950's they became involved in finance but they weren’t successful at it. In fact, the SEC made them close their business because they wouldn’t report their financial condition. At that time Bernie wasn’t interested in finance he would rather spend time with his girlfriend Ruth.
Some people think that smacking a child teaches discipline but how does that work when smacking a child causes so many negative affects. Maybe the reason why so many people agree with smacking children is because they are not aware of the problems with smacking children. So what are the problems with smacking children? Well
The family shows a deep belief in God. Because of the divorce and the mother’s recent loss of her job they are receiving medical and financial assistance and would be considered lower class. The bulk of their family time is spent at various athletic fields that the boys are involved in. The father who does not live with The mother and the boys has a good job in accounting and living an upper middle class lifestyle. Developmental stage and family history The family are currently in Stage IV of family development; families with school age children.
Their total monthly income can only pay the tax and kindergarden fee tightly. Chris wants to have a better life because it is very difficult to sell even one box of the scanner. One day, Linda leaves them because she cannot put up with this kind of life anymore. Father and son are living very hard even Chris has been hired by a securities firm. They are kicked out from their house for not paying the house rent.
It is the middle of the Great Depression and Jacob’s parents were in great debt. Jacob’s father owned his own practice and when people could not afford to pay him he would let them pay with eggs or other items, and sometimes nothing at all. They also took out a mortgage on the house to pay for Jacob’s school tuition, so the house belonged to the bank. Jacob kept walking, not knowing what else to do or where to go. Since Jacob’s family emigrated from Poland he has no other family, no home, and no degree.
When I graduated from middle school, my dad decided to retire from his job, as he felt too pressured. He retired from his position as editor from sports and became a freelancer for independent magazines. Since then, the main income for my family had been from the stock market and properties. While my parents did not work, they travelled frequently to many places and hence, my brother and I were brought up to be independent and had to take care of ourselves from a young age. We were the only kids to take the public transport home since starting elementary school.