ERIC Number: ED185319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
How Women Find Jobs: A Guide for Workshop Leaders.
This guide provides administration and teaching materials for use in organizing and conducting workshops intended to provide job-finding techniques and emotional support for women entering and re-entering the work force. Suggestions are made for assessing the employment situation in the community, the workshop, and finding potential students. Major activities included focus on identifying job skills and assessing job readiness, writing a resume, applying for a job, interviewing, and coping with both work and home life. Each of ten chapters deal with a specific workshop topic; each chapter contains an overview of the subject matter for the instructor, activities to enhance preworkshop preparation, and suggested workshop activities, including time and materials needed and suggested approaches to each topic. A Spanish translation of each activity is also included. Appended are model lesson plans, information on financial aid, and a Spanish/English glossary. (MEK)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Education, Displaced Homemakers, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Females, Job Applicants, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Guides, Psychological Needs, Reentry Workers, Womens Education, Workshops
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Women's Educational Equity Act Program.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Commission on the Status of Women, Albuquerque.