Getting a Job: Process Kit: Resume Generator CD / Edition 5

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This up to date hands-on simulation shows how to identify and match personal skills with job interests. Users learn to prepare a resume and keep it updated, and research jobs and companies on the Internet and through other sources. Information on looking for job leads, responding to job ads, preparing for an interview, and evaluating/accepting job offers are also included. Getting a Job: Process Kit can be used as a stand alone product or bundled with other Career and/or Co-op texts. This new edition hands-on Process Kit envelope contains: an Instruction Booklet, Supplies Workbook, Employment Portfolio, Plastic Resume Cover, and a new RESUME GENERATOR. Instructors and users will love this resume generator: The CD contains sample resume and letter documents with correct content and formatting. After entering personal information, this easy-to-use software will generate a variety of personalized employment documents designed specifically to help a student find a rewarding job. An entire section of the instruction booklet is dedicated to using the resume generator CD. This is a tool that can be used long after the class is completed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538727884
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/21/2004
  • Series: Title 1 Series
  • Edition description: Booklets and CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 12.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

With over 40 years of instructional experience in business, work, and career education, Robert H. Zedlitz understands what is required for students to gain employment. His experience as a teacher, department chair, and district coordinator in career and work experience education in Fremont, California, gives him firsthand knowledge of the practical applications of GETTING A JOB: PROCESS KIT. His experience includes service on the Fremont Unified School System District Curriculum Committee and the Career Education Consortium Committee for the California State Department of Education.

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1: GETTING A JOB. 1. Construct a General Resume. 2. Write Job Objectives. 3. Construct a Specific Resume. 4. Construct a Reference List. 5. Write a Cover Letter. 6. Completing an Employment Application. 7. Finding Job Leads. 8. Researching a Company. 9. Answering Interview Questions. 10. Case Study Questions. 11. Preparing a Post-Interview Letter. SECTION 2: LEAVING A JOB...GRACEFULLY. 12. Case Study: Decision Time. 13. Write a Resignation Letter. 14. Compose an Exit Conversation. 15. Construct a Reference Letter. SECTION 3: USING THE RESUME GENERATOR CD. YOUR PROFILE: Enter Personal Information. Enter References. Enter Job Objectives. Enter Work Experience. Enter Education. Enter Memberships. Enter Honors. Enter Skills. Enter Prospects. SECTION I: General Resume. Specific Resume. Reference List. Cover Letter 1. Cover Letter 2. Post Interview Letter. SECTION II: Resignation Letter. Reference Letter.

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