Employment Skills Applications

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					EMPLOYMENT
SKILLS
           Job
       Application
        Interview
      & Work Skills
 Check with businesses, friends and
      relatives for job openings.

 Applications can often be obtained,
   completed and then returned to
             businesses.

ALWAYS be professional and likeable.
  LETTERS of APPLICATION

If you would like to apply for a position that
          is not in your community,
         you may wish to send a
       LETTER OF APPLICATION.
                                                                     Your Name
                                                                     Your Street
                                                                     Your City, State, Zip Code
The Person to whom you are writing
His/Her Title
Street
City, State Zip Code


Dear ____________:


OPENING PARAGRAPH: State why you are writing. Name the position or type of work for which you are applying. If
possible, identify how you heard of the job opening, if you know that there is one.


MIDDLE PARAGRAPH: Explain why are are interested in working for this employer. Use personal references such as
your educational background, former jobs you have had, and your knowledge of the business for which you want to work.
A resume should always be sent with a letter of application. Ask for application forms and information about the
organization if you do not already have these materials.


CLOSING PARAGRAPH: Suggest a time period when you are available for an interview. For example, you might indicate
that you will contact them to make a specific appointment, or that they can request further information from you. Let them
know you are interested in an immediate reply to your letter.


Sincerely,

Your Signature
Your Name


Enclosure
JOB APPLICATION

  Fill out the application form
HONESTLY and COMPLETELY.

  Use a pen and write neatly.
INFORMATION may be
    collected from:

Birth Certificate
Social Security Card
Driver’s License
Resume
Portfolio
EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE:
Special Permits
  Food Handlers
  CPR Certificate
  1st Aid Training


TB Test
Blood Test
FingerPrint
  The INTERVIEW!
Be PROMPT
  Arrive about 10 minutes early.
  Find the location of the interview BEFORE the
   day of the interview.
INTRODUCE yourself in a courteous
 manner
Be PLEASANT
  In both VERBAL and NONVERBAL language
  Be attentive, alert and interested - LISTEN
   too.
Your DRESS and APPEARANCE

            How you
             LOOK
     makes a statement
    before you even open
         your mouth!
      First Impression = Appearance
   Does APPEARANCE MATTER
            … YES!
                                         Clothing should be:
                                          Appropriate for the job being
                                           sought
                                          Clean and pressed
                                          Conservative
                                         Personal Grooming
                                          Hair, Beards, Nails,
                                          Breath - Body Odor


                                                  Avoid:
                                                  Excessive make up, perfume,
                                                      jewelry, or extreme styles
Http://www.groovejob.com/resources/interview/appearance
QUALITIES EMPLOYERS ARE
      LOOKING FOR:
1- Communication Skills (written & verbal)
2- Honesty and Integrity
3- Teamwork Skills - getting along with
  others
4- Interpersonal Skills
5- Strong work ethic
6- Motivation / Initiative
7- Flexibility
8- Analytical Skills (Problem Solving)
9- Computer Skills
     Interview QUESTIONS
   to Expect and Prepare for:
Tell me about yourself?
Why should I hire you over others?
Tell me about a time you had a
 problem and how you solved it?
What are your strength … weakness?
How would you handle a difficult
 situation or person?
                http://www.groovejob.com/resources/interview/questions
         You got the Job -
          NOW KEEP IT!
Find a Job you will ENJOY!
Be ON TIME - Don’t abuse SICK LEAVE
Be a HARD WORKER-Get the Work DONE
Follow RULES
Keep a LEARNING ATTITUDE
Do Not GOSSIP
HELP in any way possible
Work WITH not AGAINST other employees

				
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