Survival Skills in the World of Work

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Walch Publishing, 2000 - Business & Economics - 87 pages
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57 Exercises, from the job hunt to on-the-job performance

These activities, including realistic forms, guide your students through the maze of today's workplace. As students transition from the classroom to the working world, Survival Skills in the World of Work helps them practice and adopt the practices they'll need to succeed professionally. Topics include the job hunt; the application process; interviews; employment forms; pay; health and safety; job performance; and time off.

 

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Contents

The Job Hunt Teacher PagesAnswers
1
Reading Classified Ads
5
The Language of Classified Ads
6
Interpreting Classified Ads
7
Writing Classified Ads
8
Business Opportunities
9
Employment Agencies
10
Using the Telephone Book for Job Information
11
Jobs and Salaries
48
Summary
49
Payments
50
TakeHome Pay and Taxes
51
Travel Reimbursement
52
Paycheck Stub
53
Percentage Increases
54
Wage and Tax Statement
55

Using the Internet for Job Information
12
Competition for Jobs
13
Jobs and Personal Interests
14
Occupational Preparation
15
The Application Process Teacher PagesAnswers
17
Application for Social Security Card
20
Job Application Letter
21
Resume
22
Job Application I
23
Job Application Language
25
Job Application Special Questions
26
Job Application Agreement
27
The Interview Teacher PagesAnswers
29
Job Interview Behavior
30
Interview Questions I
31
Employment Tests
33
Laws on Discrimination in Hiring
34
Employment Forms Teacher PagesAnswers
35
Employee Eligibility Verification
37
W4Form
38
Questions
39
Application for Union Membership
40
Terms and Definitions
41
Pay Teacher PagesAnswers
43
Classifications and Wages
47
Health and Safety Matters Teacher PagesAnswers
57
Sick Leave
61
Health Insurance Terms
62
Health Insurance Exclusions
63
Health Plan Questions
64
Safety on the Job
65
Occupational Injury and Illness Notice
66
Workers Compensation
67
Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation
68
Group Life Insurance
69
Job Performance Teacher PagesAnswers
71
Performance Evaluation
73
Getting Along with Your Boss
74
Settling aGrievance at Work
75
Time Off Teacher PagesAnswers
77
Vacation Credits
79
Paid Holidays
80
Leaves of Absence
81
Tests Teacher PagesAnswers
83
Job Skills Roundup I
84
Job Skills Roundup H
85
Part I
86
Part II
87
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