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Kimeldorf, Martin – 1993
This workbook offers advice and exercises for anyone planning a job search in the field of education. By completing the exercises prior to planning a job search, it is possible to learn to examine oneself for strengths, weaknesses, past experiences, and goals; investigate school districts to see how they compare with one's own attributes and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC. – 1992
Intended for midlife and older women in the job market, this booklet is designed to help them in the process of looking for work outside the home. It helps them assess current skills and identify potential employment barriers; teaches them how to prepare effective written materials to support the job search and how to interview successfully; and…
Descriptors: Displaced Homemakers, Educational Experience, Employment Interviews, Job Applicants
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC. – 1993
This booklet describes a self-directed job-search plan that works for older adults. First, the publication contrasts a self-directed job search with a typical job search. Then the brochure outlines the basic steps the job seeker needs to take: (1) assessing oneself with regard to interests, skills, work environment, and potential employment…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Employment Interviews, Job Applicants, Job Application
Haselkorn, David; Calkins, Andrew – 1993
This handbook provides information and offers guidance and resources to help those who have expressed an interest in the teaching profession. The publication is organized into six chapters as follows: (1) "A Snapshot of the Profession" (why people choose to teach, the need for teachers, school reform and the nation's future, and what teachers like…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Career Choice, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
Harden, Neva N. – 1986
This practical guide is designed to provide teen parents with skills that will prepare them for the working world. The first section on job skills focuses on the steps in the job-finding and keeping process. It covers job interests, job search, social security, writing a resume, resources, job-finding tools, job interviews, application forms, W-4…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Budgeting, Day Care, Early Parenthood
Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY. – 1984
This guide is intended to help the student develop an experience profile--similar to a resume--on himself/herself that can be used to assist him/her in finding a job and in planning a career. Each of the eight sections in the guide is designed to help the student think about and write in complete sentences information that will be used to build…
Descriptors: Background, Career Education, Employment Qualifications, High Schools
Haffner, Debra; Casey, Sean – 1986
Presented is a booklet for teenagers about life planning. It discusses hopes and dreams that adolescents may have and gives tips for reaching goals. A sentence completion exercise is included to help readers set goals. Four important goals for teenagers are presented and discussed: (1) graduating from high school; (2) waiting to have a baby; (3)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Contraception, Decision Making
Haffner, Debra; Casey, Sean – 1987
This booklet for teenagers about life planning is presented in parallel English and Spanish versions with a special focus on young Hispanics growing up in America. It discusses hopes and dreams that adolescents may have and gives tips for reaching goals. A sentence completion exercise is included to help readers set goals. Four important goals for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Contraception, Decision Making
Crawley, Brenda; Dancy, Joseph, Jr. – 1984
This guide provides information and exercises geared to the realities of the mature/older person's job search needs. The order of this guide follows the usual steps in job hunting: work life review, skills assessment, applications, where to look for work, how to look for work (resumes, job letters), references, job interview (pre-interview stage,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Job Application
Frantzich, Stephen E. – 1986
This booklet provides information to help prepare undergraduate students for academic internships with the federal government. Most interns serve without pay; however, the opportunity to observe and participate in government provides important guidance for future decisions, and even potential employment opportunities. The student should do…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Government Employees, Higher Education, Internship Programs
Wichita Public Schools, KS. – 1990
This guide was designed for use by high school seniors in the state of Kansas who are planning their futures. It consists of a set of forms and worksheets for students to complete and various resource pages. A section on choices and decisions focuses on career sources, graduation requirements, and the General Education Development program. A…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Admission, Employment, Employment Interviews
Figler, Stephen; Figler, Howard – 1991
Advice is provided on how a student athlete can achieve his or her goals equally well in sports, academics, and career preparation. The book provides specific advice regarding how to balance these three areas of college life and solve the problems and pressures that will be encountered by the student in each of them. In particular, advice is given…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Athletes, College Athletics, College Students
Cahill, Deborah, Comp.; And Others – 1988
This handbook acquaints special needs students with programs and opportunities available to help them make the transition from school to working. The guide helps students identify their personal strengths, identify goals for the future, determine skills needed to reach those goals, and determine help needed from others. The body of the guide…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Feingold, S. Norman; Hansard-Winkler, Glenda Ann – 1989
This document is intended for use by adult job seekers and their employment counselors. It provides names and addresses for more than 1,200 journals that regularly carry ads announcing job and career vacancies. The journals are listed in alphabetical order. An extensive index links 138 occupations to appropriate periodicals. Other information in…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Employment Counselors