Ensuring a secure future often means earning a good, steady income. For most of us, that translates into working at a job that pays enough to cover adequate housing, clothing and food.

Besides paying for necessities, money earned from working paves the way for other benefits, such as additional education or training and an increased sense of self-respect.

Although we all want to get to the top, few people start there. But with hard work and a commitment to doing a good job, you’ll soon find yourself on a path to bigger and better opportunities.

Employment ABCs