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Simon, Jerrold G. – 1981
When conducting a job search, first decide what job area to go after, then find out more about it. Next write a resume. Name, address, and telephone number should go at the top. If the job objective is known exactly, list that next. Now comes work experience; begin with the most recent and work backwards. Don't just list what was done, tell how…
Descriptors: Employment Interviews, Guidelines, Job Application, Job Search Methods
Thompson, Edward T. – 1979
To write well, it is only necessary to write simply and clearly. To learn how, one must want to write clearly, be willing to work hard, and follow some basic guidelines. Before writing, create an outline by arranging ideas on note cards and putting them in a logical sequence. Write to the reader's level of knowledge about the subject. Avoid…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Writing Improvement, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
Vonnegut, Kurt – 1980
Elements of a writer's style reveal to readers what sort of a person it is with whom they are spending time. These revelations are important because they are a mark of respect for readers. To develop style, follow these guidelines. Find a subject to care about and which others should care about. It is this caring which will be the most seductive…
Descriptors: Authors, Guidelines, Literary Styles, Writing Improvement
Plimpton, George – 1981
Scary as making a speech is, it's important for anyone to be able to speak in front of others. When picking a topic, keep the audience in mind. What are they interested in and how much do they already know about your subject? When planning what to say, research the topic thoroughly. Organize the speech in three parts: introduction, main body, and…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Guidelines, Public Speaking, Speeches
Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Pittsburgh, PA. – 1982
The purpose of this handbook is to help communities initiate small grant programs for teachers using the one currently operating in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) as a model. Small grant programs, in which teachers compete for community-sponsored grants to carry out innovative projects with their students, are described as meeting two needs: new…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Community Programs, Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education
Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD. – 1980
This booklet introduces the concept of health promotion and disease prevention, outlines the health risks that are found in daily life, and shows how the risk of disease and disability can be reduced with minor changes in life style. Information is given on the number and causes of yearly deaths and the measures that have been taken by the…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Disease Control, Guidelines, Habit Formation
Green, Alan; Hogan, Bill – 1982
Intended to improve citizen understanding of the legislative process and to encourage active participation in that process, this booklet describes how the United States House of Representatives conducts its business and provides a viewers' guide to the proceedings of the House as they are transmitted via satellite and cable to over 10 million…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Glossaries, Guidelines
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Task Force on Education for Economic Growth. – 1983
Actions which leaders of business, industry, and labor can take to promote the improvement of K-12 public education are presented in this brochure. The brochure is one of a series which offers specific ways in which different interest groups can respond to the eight broad action recommendations proposed by the Education Commission of the States'…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Business, Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning
Kirby, Christine L. – 1979
This document discusses the reasons for providing public library service to local jails from the viewpoint of the inmate, the library, and the jail administrator; and provides guidelines for establishing and operating this service. Topics covered include: obtaining approval from library and jail administrators for a library jail program; material…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Correctional Institutions, Guidelines, Library Material Selection
Cohen, Ann E. – 1983
Intended for use by volunteer library workers and others with no professional library training, this manual presents guidelines for operating a small church or synagogue lending library and presents detailed instructions for processing and cataloging synagogue library material. It is noted that the manual was created when the library at Temple…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Check Lists, Classification, Guidelines
Boyd, Susan, Ed.; And Others – 1986
While much of the drinking water in the United States is safe for consumption, protecting its quality and assuring its availability are becoming increasingly difficult. This booklet is written for individuals and groups who are concerned about the drinking water in their communities. It provides a general introduction to the complex issues of…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Action, Conservation (Environment), Disease Control
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging. – 1986
This Congressional consumer publication, done in conjunction with the Continental Association of Funeral and Memorial Societies, was written to help consumers have the type of funeral they want at a cost they can afford. Guidelines are provided which will educate the funeral consumer before and during funeral planning. Also included in this guide…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Costs, Death
Gorospe, Kathy – 1985
Designed for use by American Indian tribes, archaeologists, law enforcement officials, local/state/federal administrators in charge of cultural resources management matters, and the general public, this handbook has been compiled to serve as a practical guide to protecting American Indian cultural resources in Oregon. The book brings together…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Archaeology, Compliance (Legal)
Larkin, Willie D. – 1986
This handbook provides instructions to help communities form county rural development (CRD) committees. Guidelines are applicable to committee work in general and to community involvement in identifying and discussing local problems, determining community needs, setting goals, identifying available resources, securing adequate leadership, and…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Committees, Community Development, Community Involvement
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Dept. of Agricultural and Extension Education. – 1980
Designed to assist leaders in their roles as catalysts, advisors, and resource persons for the Pennsylvania Youth in Action 4-H Community Development program, the guide provides complementary educational, craft, and recreation suggestions to enhance student workbooks for three community development activity units. The first section focuses on the…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Community Development, Community Study, Educational Games
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