These lesson plans offer some new approaches to some tried-and true job-readiness basics: identify your strengths, figure out what to expect at a job interview, prepare so you can show off your strengths, and practice. Tips for job seekers are included.
Nothing Special: Paper, pens, pencils, note cards if you want them, and a chalkboard.
There are many Internet resources to help job seekers. Here are some internet sites that offer interview tips and practice:
TV and Video Resources:
Workplace Essential Skills is a video series all about workplace skills. It airs on Thirteen/WNET on Fridays, beginning March 9 - May 25, 2001 at 4:30 AM (two per week) or go to http://www.ket.org/adulted
for schedules, video clips, online lessons, and more information. For 6 - 8th grade readers.
- Practice interview skills.
- Practice speaking skills.
- Practice writing skills.
- Practice giving specific examples.