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ERIC Number: ED456243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Sep-12
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Pounding the Payment. [A Job-Search Gaming-Simulation].
Aiken, Rebecca; Lutrick, Angie; Kirk, James J.; Nickerson, Lisa; Wilder, Ginny
This manual is a gaming simulation that career development professionals can use to promote awareness of and sensitivity to the job search experience encountered by their clientele. Goals of the simulation are to approximate a real life job search experience from different perspectives, while at the same time making it fun and interactive. Players participate in a complete job search consisting of the following areas: research, search, preparation, interview, and negotiation. The manual contains all the directions and materials needed to facilitate the simulation. Contents include the purpose of the game; learning objectives; audience; context for which the game is suited; facilitators' qualifications and duties; number of players; playing time; resources needed to play the game; directions; description of materials provided (role cards, name tags, tests for Station #1, online simulation of job search, classified section of newspaper, word of mouth cards, examples of application materials, interview personalities, interview questions, job proposals, and W-2 form); and debriefing ideas and questions. Descriptions of each of the six stations, including an objective, follow. Titles are Know Thyself; Seek and Ye Shall Find (a Job); Organization Station; Dress for Success; Interview U; and Negotiating Station. An appendix contains game materials. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Cover title is "Pounding The Pavement."