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ERIC Number: EJ926000
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1062-9351
Job Search Skills 101: Helping Students Get the Job
Pucillo, John M.
Tech Directions, v70 n8 p18-20 Mar 2011
Technology education can contribute a great deal to preparing students for good employment opportunities. Still, most educators, students, and parents realize that employers are looking for a wide variety of skills in their employees, and education in technology subjects alone is not enough to ensure a good job after graduation. Technology educators must include job search skills and training in the curriculum if they want to help produce a successful workforce. The author has put together a six-part assignment to help his students learn the necessary skills: (1) job search; (2) cover letter; (3) resume; (4) portfolio; (5) interview; and (6) follow-up letter. In this article, he provides a brief explanation of each part of the job search process.
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Language: English
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