ERIC Number: ED269582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Finding, Getting, and Keeping a Job.
Heenan, Edward W.
This booklet is intended to help young people entering the job market devise a plan and strategy for finding, getting, and keeping a job. Introductory materials include a letter (from an employer) to a young person looking for a job and the 10 commandments of job hunting. Other contents are a listing of sources for potential employers, a sample form for keeping records of contacts and followup on leads, guidelines for filling out an employment application form, a listing of major components on job application forms, and an application checklist. Extensive materials on resumes include information on the resume, resume writing techniques, a resume format, a listing of key resume words, a resume checklist, a sample resume, and tips on using a resume. The booklet also contains information on cover letters, a cover letter format, sample cover letter, information on the job interview, a form for researching employers, interview guidelines, sample thank you letter, an interview checklist, and informative material on job attitudes. A bibliography is provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dutchess County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Poughkeepsie, NY.