The Qualities Of The Perfect Job: Walljasper And Ventura
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Essay #3 Instructions
Essay #3 Assignment Sheet
Walljasper and Ventura looked at the qualities that make work bad. They never talk about any one specific job, instead they look at the QUALITIES all jobs share – things like the work environment, benefits, your boss being able to reach you outside of work hours, etc.). Your assignment with this essay is to do the opposite of Walljasper and Ventura and analyze the qualities of the “ideal job.” Consider the type of work the job entails, the work environment, and benefits that make the job both enjoyable and rewarding. Ideal = existing only in the imagination; desirable or perfect but not likely to become a reality. IMPORTANT NOTE: Since, by its very definition,…show more content… Where do you do? Who do you work with? What is the work environment like? Who are your co-workers? Your boss? Do you get along with the people you work with/for?
· Example Thesis: While there is no one, perfect job out there, governments could greatly improve workers’ morale by analyzing aspects of the type or work, work environment, and job benefits that are considered ideal and making changes to laws to ensure working conditions in their countries are as close to ideal as possible.
Body Paragraph #1 – Type of Work
(What makes a job fulfilling/worth doing? Is using your brain vs. physical strength inherently better in some way? Is the purpose of work to help yourself by making money or helping others?)
Body Paragraph #2 – Work Environment
(Indoors or outdoors? Do you need to have a significant voice in how the company you work for is run, or is it okay to be a drone as Ventura would put it? Is it important to get along with your co-workers? How about hours – does the ideal job have set hours and you leave work at work, or is it okay for your work schedule to intrude on your personal