Emphasizes career planning and the role of work in people's lives.
Tools to help you assess your own skills and then find a job that fits.
Understanding and using application forms and processes.
Writing effective résumés and preparing for employment tests.
How to prepare for the job interview.
Understanding and demonstrating work-readiness skills.
Developing safety-conscious attitudes and skills.
Orientation and training phase strategies.
Effective workplace speaking/listening strategies and skills.
Strategies for conflict resolution.
Stresses the key personal skills and strategies needed for collaborating with colleagues and working in teams.
How to develop excellent customer-service skills.
The importance of the writing process in the workplace.
Advice and practice exercises for developing accuracy and completeness.
The importance of knowing the audience and purpose for your memos and letters and the appropriate formats to use in various circumstances.
Purposes and strategies for workplace reading.
The role and importance of accuracy; locating specifics.
The role and importance of following directions on the job.
Usage, organization, and comprehension skills for reports and manuals.
A variety of workplace uses for mathematics; developing number sense.
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and mathematical reasoning skills are vital to employment.
Workplace uses of ratio, rate, and proportion.
Different units of measurement and how and when to apply them.
The role and importance of evaluation and the effective presentation of data.
An introduction to the series and its accompanying workbooks.