ERIC Number: ED304523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Going to Work.
Law, Leanne; Lucas, Linda
This workbook is intended to teach job-seeking and job-keeping skills to high school students who plan to enter the world of work rather than pursue more formal education. Its nine chapters contain information on: (1) identifying strengths, interests, and values; (2) learning about work; (3) selecting employment options that fit; (4) learning job search strategies and skills; (5) writing a resume; (6) applying for jobs; (7) learning how to interview and get hired; (8) learning job-keeping skills; and (9) considering the next career move. Throughout the book, worksheets and activities lead students through the steps of the job search. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, High Schools, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Resumes (Personal), Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Vocational Studies Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., 1025 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706 ($5.00; 15 copies: $49.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Vocational Studies Center.