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Choosing Life Skills - January 1998

Product Description

Title

Ready to Work

Source

Contemporary Books
Department AE995
Two Prudential Plaza, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60601-6790
1-800-621-1918

Topics

The World of Work: Ready to Work–Evaluating interests, strengths, and experience; networking, researching and locating a job; preparing a skills resume; writing cover letters and filling out applications; interviewing techniques; balancing work and personal demands; understanding job rights and responsibilities. Work­Wise–Job search sources; dealing with difficult interview situations; things to consider before accepting a job; budgeting money; stress management; performance reviews; what to do when it's time for a job change

Audience

Literacy level: 4-6 (Ready to Work), 6-8 (Work-Wise); black-and-white photos depict wide variation of ethnicities; useful for juveniles and adults; not gender-specific

Format

Print: two titles

Instruction

Can be self-taught; considered more effective if facilitated by teacher. Answers to lesson quizzes are located in the back of workbooks.

Support

Negotiate with sales staff.

Costs

Per title: $9.24 (1-3), $6.95 (4 or more)

Legal Considerations

Copyrighted


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