ERIC Number: ED357182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Job Savvy: How To Be a Success at Work [and] Instructor's Guide.
Ludden, LaVerne; Ludden, Marsha
Designed for a working person or one who soon plans to enter the world of work, this handbook and its companion instructor's guide are about keeping a job and getting ahead. Based on research into what employers actually look for in the people who succeed or fail, this handbook is designed to develop critical job survival skills, increase productivity, and improve job satisfaction and success. Using a workbook approach, many activities are provided to reinforce key points and develop new job survival skills and plans. The narrative uses graphics, many examples, checklists, case studies, and section summaries. Eleven chapters cover the following topics in the workbook as well as the instructor's guide: understanding the employment relationship; first day on the job; making a good impression; punctuality and attendance; learning to do the job; knowing oneself; getting along with the supervisor; getting along with other workers; problem-solving skills; ethics and doing the right thing; and getting ahead on the job. In addition to these topics the instructor's guide has information on the problem solving approach and how to deal with problem students. Detailed material on planning and contains ideas for both classroom and workshop instruction and suggestions for many additional activities. One-page worksheets suitable for reproduction are included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Employee Absenteeism, Employee Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Potential, Ethics, Fringe Benefits, Hygiene, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Job Satisfaction, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Problem Solving, Productivity, Promotion (Occupational), Self Concept, Success, Teaching Guides, Teamwork, Work Attitudes, Work Ethic
JIST Works, Inc., 720 North Park Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3431 (workbook--ISBN-0-942784-79-0, $10.95; instructor's guide--ISBN-0-942784-80-4, $12.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: JIST Works, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.