ERIC Number: ED279887
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Guide for Employability Skills Training: Instructional Materials for Opening Doors.
Goodman, Jane; And Others
This guide contains 21 task sheets for use in helping students develop job-hunting skills. The following employability skills are addressed in the individual task sheets: compiling a list of personal attributes, identifying a list of areas of work that will provide personal job satisfaction, determining ways of reducing levels of stress, using reference materials to compile an occupational profile, investigating non-wage-related job characteristics, developing goals and determining career objectives, performing a job search, participating in an information interview, completing a social security form, using a telephone to contact an employer, completing a job application, preparing a resume, writing a letter to apply for a job, interviewing for a job, contacting a job interviewer to accept or reject a job, completing income tax withholding forms, describing performance evaluation measurements used by employers, performing a continuing education program search, analyzing career information to identify opportunities for advancement, and describing job resignation and dismissal practices. Each task sheet contains some or all of the following: duty statement, duty number, task number, task statement, achievement indicators, criteria, list of tools and equipment needed, and list of recommended resources. Student and class achievement record forms and a list of employability skills trainers are also included. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Competency Based Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Employment Practices, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Records (Forms), Resumes (Personal), Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Taxes, Telephone Usage Instruction
Michigan Career Education and Vocational Education Resource Center, 133 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1034 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Continuum Center for Women.; Michigan State Univ., East Lansing.
Note: For related documents, see ED 255 638-639.