“Our correctional education budget was cut by more than 30%. The Get A Job Kit is more affordable than a book, and our students truly appreciate receiving this incentive to begin anew. Most express gratitude when they receive one.”
— Chowchilla, California
The Instructor’s Guide is designed
to save time and measure
The newly updated Instructor’s Guide is designed to save time, help measure classroom success and maximize investing in The Get A Job Kit. The guide features a comprehensive course outline, and engaging interactive exercises to help job seekers of all ages and backgrounds succeed and shine as interviewees.
The user-friendly format helps students jump-start their job search and avoid costly and embarrassing mistakes. The recommended training time ranges from 8 to 12 hours (but the course can easily be shortened or lengthened), with about an hour to ninety minutes of daily instruction. To help measure learning comprehension, the guide includes The Get A Job Kit Quiz template for reproduction and the Quiz Answer Sheet to help save valuable time.
Thank you for helping and inspiring students to launch a successful job search with The Get A Job Kit in today’s challenging marketplace.
Recommended Course Outline
Using The Get A Job Kit
Set the Tone for Success
Review current employment trends and salary, as well as education, training and experience requirements for vocational and professional jobs.
Point Students in the Right Direction
Distribute The Get A Job Kit and complete Self-Marketing exercise (template included,) to identify strengths and weak areas. Establish career goals and complete self-commercial.
Begin Drafting Resumes
Review Get A Job Kit’s Career Planner section on resume writing, and develop rough drafts for review.
Fine Tune Resumes
Conduct interactive exercise for evaluating substance and style of resumes, and create employment references.
Submit Interim Resumes
Complete exercise to strengthen mistake-free resumes for instructor evaluation.
Polish Other Written Materials
Review Career Planner section on cover letters and application forms. Focus on Using the Internet for
Your Job Search, and review popular sites and
Project a Professional Image
Conduct interactive exercises and share money-saving
tips on dressing for interviewing, along with grooming
and non-verbal communication tips.
Develop Interviewing Skills
Review Pocket Guide to Confident Interviewing,
featuring 175 tips on interviewing. Practice Top Ten
Interviewing Questions (also in kit).
Conduct Mock Interviews
Videotape interviews and provide constructive feedback
to boost self-confidence and awareness of non-verbal
Reinforce Job Readiness
Review other Get A Job Kit tools, including Scheduler Notepad,
Marketing Notes & Quotes, Job Travel Case and Congratulations,
You Got the Job! brochure. Distribute Get A Job Kit Quiz and
review answers. Practice writing thank you notes, and encourage
students to share their kits with other job seekers when they get hired.
Congratulate them on a job well done!