What is the
world of work?
The world of work encompasses all the
activities and environments where people
earn their livelihoods. It includes paid and
unpaid work, self-employment, and
In this module, you will be given relevant information about
careers, work standards, labor market information and the
world of work in general. It is important that you learn about
the qualification requirements and standards of the different
careers in order for you to easily match your characteristics
to the workplace that you intend to join in the future.
It is during this time of crisis that you have to be more
aware than ever about infor?mation that will help you
become more employable
In the closing stage of this module, you will be given
meaningful ways to demonstrate your appreciation about
the contribution of each career to society and the global
It is with a great sense of anticipation that you will get
to find your place in the world of work with help from this
module. The activities prepared for you will all be helpful and
you are sure to gain numerous insights about the world of
1. On a blank sheet of paper or bond paper, come up
with a list of identified or widespread types of workers
for the different decades, namely, 70s, 80s, 90s and
2000s (or the current generation).
2. You are highly encouraged to ask for help from your
group in doing this activity.
3. Answer the questions below on the same sheet of
paper. Use additional sheets of paper whenever
1. What did you feel while completing the task? What
did you feel when a family member was trying to help
you in completing the task?
2. Did the workers portrayed by you and your family
member capture the type of workers identified or
widespread during the specific decade?
3. What did you notice about the different types of
workers from different decades?
LET'S TRY THIS!
Work standards describe the distinctive
features of work based on the
the broad job requirements, key duties and
the knowledge and skills required of
the functioning context and
characteristics that describe effective
IN MAKING CAREER CHOICES, YOU SHOULD FIRST CONSIDER GATHERING INFORMATION ABOUT THE
WORK STANDARDS OF THE DIFFERENT CAREERS. THIS ALLOWS YOU TO REFLECT AND COMPARE
YOUR PRESENT SKILLS, ABILITIES AND VALUES TO THE REQUIREMENTS NEEDED IN YOUR CHOSEN
Set standards for excellence – establish high standards of
performance for yourself and/or work procedures to achieve a high
level of quality and productivity
Ensure high quality – dedicate efficient time and energy to tasks or
goals to ensure that no aspect of the career planning and preparation
is neglected; work to overcome obstacles to completing tasks and
Take responsibility – accepts responsibility for outcomes (positive or negative) of
one’s work; admits mistakes and refocuses efforts when appropriate
7Ms for MSME Development
) MINDSET CHANGE - embrace the right and
positive entrepreneurial attitude that will carry
you through your vibrant entrepreneurial jour?ney
2) MASTERY - master the KNOW-HOW & HOW TOs
3) MENTORING - continuous business guidance in
partnership with the industry experts
4) MONEY - access to funding through
Department of Trade and Indus?try’s P3 (Pondo sa
Pagbabago at Pag-asenso) microfinance
5) MACHINE – equipment and right tools to ensure
6) MARKET ACCESS – promote your products
through trade fairs, re?tail stores and exhibits and
link your business to big companies or to
7) MODELS OF NEGOSYO - different business ideas
to help you get in?to business from traditional
enterprises to direct selling and franchis?ing
The 7Ms of Uplifting MSMEs is part of the
Duterte Administration’s economic agenda to
empower the marginalized sectors and to
boost the aptitude of Filipinos as smart
entre?preneurs. Marginalized sectors are
those that are being given less importance in
the eco?nomic arena or are being excluded
for some reason. The MSME Development Plan
2017- 2022 hopes to give marginalized
sectors great opportunities in various
Take time to think about what you like to
do; dream and imagine ideal ca?reers.
Challenge yourself in high school,
but don’t overwhelm yourself.
Work, volunteer, or otherwise
gain some experience.
As you start thinking about one or more
potential educational and career paths, here are
things to remember in the days ahead.
4.0 Preparing for the Digital-
Education 4.0 essentially uses technology-based
tools and resources to drive education. The
concept of remote students, massive online open
courses, video chats or meets, voice calls, among
others, have become the norm in this age and
Education 4.0 is developed as a response to
Industry 4.0, in order to create trained, qual?ified
professionals who are ready for a highly globalized
and digital-driven world of work. Hand in hand with
Education 4.0 is the concept of digital literacy.
Digital literacy is a per?son’s knowledge and
competence about ways to express, to learn, to
influence and to advo?cate using different
available digital platforms.