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Succeeding in the World of Work Ch 6
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is information about a job opening. Examples: networking, employment agencies, classified ads, internet.
is communication with people you know or people you can get to know to share information and advice
is simply a list of people you know who might be helpful in your job search
is a recommendation from from a connect who is already part of your network
an international network of computer network
bring school and local businesses together to give students the opportunity to gain work experience and training
social security number
a unique number issued by the federal government that is required for all workers
is a document that shows that you have been advised of laws restricting the hours young people can work and the kinds of jobs they can hold
is the form of English you are taught in school and should always be used when applying for a job.
are people who will recommend you to an employer
is brief summery of your personal information/education/skills/work experience
is a one page letter telling your employer who you are and why you are sending your resume
is a form that asks questions about a job applicant's skills, work experience, education, and interests.
Personal Fact Sheet
a list of all the information about yourself that you will need for a job application form.
classmates, neighbors, family friends
people you know through businesses. Examples: your doctor, plumber, coworkers, customers.
people you know because of clubs to which you belong.
people you meet by chance.
people you communicate with in chat rooms and in online bulletin boards over the Internet.
Performance, polygraph, or drug tests
sometimes used by employers in various fields to test job applicants.
lead to jobs for only a small percentage of job seekers.
a call to a specific person or to get specific job information, such a call to follow up a referral or job lead.
a call to a prospective employer with whom you have had no prior contact.
a résumé that shows your growth in experience.
a résumé organized around your strengths, such as attention to detail.
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