Monday – March 20, 2017

Block 1 & 2

OBJECTIVE:  The learner will . . . .

  1. understand and explain class expectations and procedures following a thorough presentation of the course syllabus

Agenda:

  1. Index Cards with questions (Share Questions!)
  2. Show Webpage
  3. Review Portfolio on Career Cruising and Matchmaker Session from previous time in education.
  4. Do Matchmaker on Career Cruising – Save as TAKE CHARGE
  5. Assign: Career Exploration Sheet

Block 3A

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

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. Discussion on Cover Letter
  2. Reading and Questions: “Quick Take Cover” and worksheet
  3. Sign up for Interview Time Slot