Job Readiness

Securing your first job is a huge step toward adulthood.

The lessons taught to students provide the basic information that help you to prepare for a job.  Choosing the right career and setting goals to pursue a career is quite challenging. It is necessary that you start planning now.  The interactive activities include mock interviews and handouts.

We will take a journey that will prepare you to seek employment:

  • Exploring Career Options
  • Preparing a Resume
  • Preparing a Cover Letter
  • Preparing an Employment Application
  • Preparing a Thank You Letter

 

Exploring Career Options include investigating the following:

  • Goals
  • Skills
  • Education
  • Hobbies
  • Interests

 

Preparing a Resume

 

Resume Definition: A resume is a written history of all your accomplishments. It tells others who you are and how to contact you. It also tells about your education, your work (including volunteer work) and your abilities or special talents. Parts of a Resume:

  • Contact Information
  • Objective
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Skills
  • Activities
  • Honors
  • References