Thursday – April 20, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 3:  Act:  I’m prepared, now what?

OBJECTIVES

WE KNOW:

There are different options available to finance your post – secondary education to achieve you future career goal.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The need to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the proper way to create a resume with references.
  • Create and format an appropriate cover letter.
  • Complete a job application.
  • Identify resources for job availability
  • Identify the steps necessary for a successful interview.

Key Terms: Employment letters, resumes, job applications, employment websites, job interview. networking, references, using resources to locate jobs, job search techniques (cold calls, blanket letters, job search websites, want ads).

Agenda:

  1. Unit II Test
  2. Your Guide to Resume Writing – your-guide-to-resume-writing
  3. Video – Resume Writing with work-history-information-for-resume

Block 3A

Unit 4:  Work:  Beginning the job, staying employed, and advancing

Objective 1:  Students will acquire workplace-readiness skills.

WE KNOW:

Students have to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquisition of new skills.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. 

Key Terms: Social Networking, Jobs transferrable skills, Continuing education, Equity, Diversity, Ethics, Labor laws, Workplace norms, Soft Skills/ Hard skills; Positive Attitude

Agenda:

  1. Present Multimedia Project