ERIC Number: ED445185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Complete Get That Job! A Quick and Easy Guide with Worksheets.
Written for adult new readers, this workbook contains 14 chapters of information on career development, job search and job retention skills. Chapters contain information, worksheets, examples, and summary sheets. The guide is intended to help adults use basic skills to decide what they can do well, identify their job search goals, pick the best way to look for the job they want, write effective resumes and cover letters, prepare for job interviews, find a good job, and get off to a good start in the new job. The chapters are entitled: (1) "What Do You Have to Sell?"; (2) "Your Ideal Job"; (3) "Gathering Information"; (4) "Making a Personal Information Sheet"; (5) "Creating a Winning Resume"; (6) "Cover Letters"; (7) "References"; (8) "Want Ads and Employment Agencies"; (9)"Networking and Direct Contacts"; (10) "Staying Organized"; (11) "The Application Form"; (12) "The Job Interview"; (13) "Getting the Best Pay and Conditions"; and (14) "Tips for Your New Job." (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Career Planning, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Employment Qualifications, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Literacy Education, Resources, Resumes (Personal), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Values Clarification, Worksheets
New Readers Press, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210, Tel: 800-448-8878, Web site: http://www.newreaderspress.com ($12).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Content contributed by James Gourley, John Zickefoose, Joanna Miller, Toni Cordell, and J. William McVey.