ERIC Number: ED255639
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Opening Doors. A Practical Guide for Job Hunting. Leader Guide.
Goodman, Jane; And Others
This leader guide is designed to assist employability skills trainers in helping their students or clients find jobs. Discussed first are the goals and objectives of employability skills training. Next, guidelines are provided for designing employability skills training programs. Skills needed by employability skills trainers are discussed. Suggestions are set forth for adapting the guide for various special populations. Provided next is a list of competencies needed by job seekers. Procedures for publicizing an employability skills training program are outlined. The guide includes instructor information for the accompanying student guide, which consists of units addressing the following topics: first steps in looking for a job, procedures for planning a job campaign, decision making, techniques for communication with employers (job applications, resumes, cover letters), job interviews, and steps in keeping and advancing in a job. For each unit, instructors are given goals, background information, suggested activities, and closure activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Planning, Communication Skills, Decision Making, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Guidelines, Individual Needs, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Leaders Guides, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Publicity, Resumes (Personal), Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Special Needs Students, Student Needs, Vocational Adjustment, Writing Skills
Continuum Center, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48063 ($5.00; 20 or more--$4.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Continuum Center for Women.
Note: Nor the related job hunters' guide, see CE 040 888.