Part of Course: Wood Technology 1 and 2 Model
Unit Overview / Details
Jobs,work habits and ethics. Communication skills and employee responsibilities
- 10 Hours
Content / Concepts
A. Sources of job information
B. Resumes, letters and application forms
C. Interviewing techniques and follow-up
D. Attitudes and behavior
E. Work habits
4. Learning to observe
F. Work ethics
1. Analyzing ethical considerations in business
2. Honesty, reliability, loyalty, etc.
G. Communication skills
1. Telephone etiquette and skills
2. Interpersonal communication
H. Effective working/human relationships
Lessons in this Unit
How to read and fill out a job application accurately.
Understanding appropriate vocabulary.
How to apply for the job.
How to do an on-line application.
- 3 Class Periods
Students will learn about the important components to a complete resume representing their skills, experience, and educational background. They will produce an error free resume.
- 3 - 5 Class Periods
Students will understand: what is a cover letter, how to write one and its importance in their career search.
- Time required
- 2 - 3 Hours
Students will understand the importance of letters of recommendation, and how and who to ask for them. Many students ask teachers to write them a letter and by teaching them how to look at the job, look at themselves and see what qualities they possess they can write a stronger letter of recommendation. Many times the applicant knows more about themselves and the job than the person who is asked to write the letter. The student will send the letter electronically according to the specifitions of the teacher's letterhead.
- 1 Class Period
Students will understand the different types of interviews, the purpose of an interview, typical questions, how to dress and present themselves at an interview.
- 2 - 3 Class Periods