JA - Business of Life

To help prepare students for the business of life, JA is proud to present this exciting new learning experience for the 2020-21 school year, combining instruction in professional/soft skills, personal finance, and ethics.

With equal time on instruction and practical application led by business community mentors, students in grades 9-12 will learn about:

1. Job Applications and Resumes
2. Interviewing For a Job/ Communicating About Yourself
3. Workplace Communication and Cell Phone Etiquette
4. Excellence Through Ethics
5. Earning, Employment, and Income
6. Budgeting
7. Saving
8. Credit and Debt
9. Consumer Protection

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Applications and Resumes

Applications and Resumes

This session covers job applications and resumes, two written methods for applying for a job. Students examine both documents and begin to think about adapting their experiences, skills, and achievements into the applicable template to present themselves to a potential employer.


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Interviewing for a Job and Communicating About Yourself

Interviewing for a Job and Communicating About Yourself

This session covers communication styles used during the process of job hunting, with an emphasis on interviewing. Students begin by tracking their accomplishments in a “brag sheet.” Next, students can prepare to answer interview questions and/or stage mock interviews. It also covers the basics of professional communication and workplace introductions. Activities are included for students to practice appropriate workplace behavior and language, as well as active listening skills.


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