Job Search - Vocational Student

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Student Activity A

Directions: Open the link to the crossword puzzle below, print it and complete as much as you can.

Crossword Puzzle

Student Activity B

Are you looking for a job? Wanting to switch the job you have? This scavenger hunt will help you explore some tips that will help along the way. Good luck!

  1. What is one way to keep motivated during the job search process if you are getting turned down by potential employers? (See Video #8)
  2. Name one positive and one negative use of social media when job searching: (See Video # 20)
  3. What is the number one mistake job seekers make? (See Video #1)
  4. One job search tip is “Don’t be better, be ________)?” (See Video #14)
  5. What is a mock interview and one benefit of them? (See Video #6)
  6. What are three ways you can follow up after applying for a job? (See Video # 21)
  7. What is the purpose of a cover letter? (See Video #11)
  8. What are four tips to help you stand out to an employer when applying for a job? (See Video #2)
  9. What is something you should avoid doing that may contribute to you not getting hired ? (See Video #13)
  10. What is one reason you might be getting overlooked by a potential employer? (See Video #5)

Student Activity C

Job Search Tips Video Clips

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: To check your understanding of the lesson, answer the following questions.

  1. Name two people you can use for a job reference?
  2. Where are two places you can go to find job postings?
  3. What is the difference between a salaried position and wage per hour position?
  4. What is the best way to separate yourself from other job applicants and stand out to potential employers?