ERIC Number: ED285015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Life Skills/Job Seeking Techniques Workshop.
Amarillo Coll., TX.
This package contains student materials for a workshop on life skills and job seeking techniques conducted for adults by Amarillo College Adult Students and Women's Services. Materials include information sheets, quizzes, exercises, lists, surveys, sample forms, and inspirational messages. Following a short introductory section, the materials are organized in four sections that cover the following topics: interpersonal/human relations/communication skills (self-esteem, personal evaluation, human needs, identifying strengths, communication, assertiveness, goal setting); problem-solving skills (controlling stress, time management, money management, transitions, legal affairs, decision-making strategies); career/employment information (need for career change, job success after 35, labor projections, life experience skills, sex stereotyping, interest areas, employment sources, transferability of skills, the hidden job market, increasing income, home-based businesses, samples of application letters and resumes, and follow-up letters); and inspirational selections to help students keep improving. Workshop evaluation tips and forms complete the package. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Age Discrimination, Assertiveness, Career Development, Career Planning, Communication Skills, Decision Making Skills, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Money Management, Postsecondary Education, Self Actualization, Time Management, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Coll. and Univ. System, Austin. Coordinating Board.
Authoring Institution: Amarillo Coll., TX.
Note: Document is printed on colored paper.