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6-12 Education College & Career

Now Hiring: A Story of Four Teens Finding Their First Jobs, 3rd Edition

By: Noreen E. Messina
ISBN: 978-1-60525-177-6
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2010
Subject: Career Education
Description
Now Hiring focuses on the journey of four fictional teens trying to find part-time jobs. From résumés to interviews to on-the-job success, your students will learn along with the characters. The easy-to-read story is broken into 12 short chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of the job search. This unique book will especially appeal to reluctant readers and special-needs students. Now Hiring can be used as a supplement to a co-op or career education course, or used as a stand-alone in any course that has a unit on job-search skills. Activity ideas and reproducible worksheets are included on the Teacher's CD.
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Text 126 978-1-60525-177-6 $26.64
Now Hiring focuses on the journey of four fictional teens trying to find part-time jobs. From résumés to interviews to on-the-job success, your students will learn along with the characters. The easy-to-read story is broken into 12 short chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of the job search. This unique book will especially appeal to reluctant readers and special-needs students. Now Hiring can be used as a supplement to a co-op or career education course, or used as a stand-alone in any course that has a unit on job-search skills.
Teacher's CD 978-1-60525-178-3 $90.00 *
This CD contains bulletin board ideas, discussion questions, in-class teaching strategies, out-of-class activities, reproducible masters, and answer keys.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
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Table of Contents
1. Who Got the Job?
2. Starting the Job Search
3. Know Yourself
4. Where Are the Jobs?
5. How Do I Apply for a Job?
6. Resumes and Cover Letters
7. Preparing for the Interview
8. Surviving the Interview
9. After the Interview
10. First Day on the Job
11. Taxpayer Blues
12. Your Future Career