ERIC Number: ED205808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The High School Student in the Working World--A Handbook for Counselors.
Borman, Christopher; And Others
This handbook is designed for use by counselors and teachers in working with students who plan to enter the working world during or following high school; however, the information contained in the book should be useful in working with all students whether they plan to go to work, to college, or both. Following an introduction, the handbook is organized in 12 chapters. Topics covered include the following: helping students explore interests, abilities, and limitations; standardized tests; career decision making, decision-making skills; involving the student's family in career decisions; how to get hired, including finding job openings, filling out applications, writing resumes, handling job interviews, and affirmative action; what to expect after initial employment; exploring self-employment; vocational education programs in secondary schools; postsecondary vocational-technical training programs; counseling the handicapped; sources of information for present and future career opportunities in your community that do not require a college degree; planning a career guidance program; and sources of free and inexpensive career information materials. (KC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Decision Making Skills, Disabilities, Educational Resources, Employment, Employment Practices, Entry Workers, Family Attitudes, Family Influence, Guidelines, High School Students, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Occupational Aspiration, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Secondary Education, Semiskilled Occupations, Skilled Occupations, Technical Education, Testing, Tests, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
Publications Office, Texas Education Agency, 201 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78701 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers: Self Employment