ERIC Number: ED256897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Job Search Guide. Second Edition.
Golembeski, Marcia; And Others
This workbook is designed to aid women in finding ways to prepare for work, deciding on the right work for them, and getting the job. Questionnaires and forms with instructions are provided in each section to aid the user in a job search. Section I is a preface. Section II concerns preparing for work. Questions elicit information on life and work experiences. A personal inventory form is provided to organize this information. Information on choosing the right job is then presented. Section III deals with questions of deciding on work suited to the individual. It includes sources for job ideas, guidelines for an occupational investigation, a worksheet for occupational research, information on job rights and discrimination, tips on long-term planning, a graph to match careers and needs and a career timetable. Obstacles are briefly considered. Section IV focuses on job search. It rates job search methods, provides a checklist for finding a job, and discusses how to prepare a resume, cover letter, and application. Outlines are presented for a resume and cover letter. Interview questions and interviewing guidelines are listed. Section V focuses on handling discrimination. Descriptions of legislation regarding discrimination, benefits, hours, and working conditions and addresses at which to file complaints are provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta.
Authoring Institution: Maine Commission for Women, Augusta.
Note: Also sponsored by the Cumberland County Training Resource Center, Portland, ME.