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Portfolios          Interviewing       Job Search
Job Retention                                  Life Skill
 Career Awareness                       Job Success Career Exploration                             Bullying
Special Education                  Mature Workers
College Bound                             Job Survival
Skills Identification                             Resume
Character Education               Job Readiness 

 
Spanish Versions
 Job Search, Interest Inventory Interviewing Video
 

 

 Job Search,        Resumes     Skills Identification
 
Interviewing                   Character Education Career Awareness                     Job Success   Job Survival                             Job Retention
Special Education                     Job Readiness

Summer Jobs                  Workplace Behavior Dressing and Grooming                  Life Skills
Communications                      School to Work

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 OOH, O*NET Occupational-Career, GOE
 
College  Reference, EGOE

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Transition to Work Inventory - Now there is a career interest inventory assessment instrument that relates interests in leisure activities to work and employment opportunities. High School and Adult interest level. Please note the Transition to Work Inventory is replacing the Leisure Work Search Inventory.

 

 The Career Exploration Inventory  - is the best career assessment for discovering careers you’re best suited to. Also available in a Spanish Version, High School and Adult Interest Level, paper Instrument.

 

Career Exploration Inventory EZ - Based on the best-selling Career Exploration Inventory, Third Edition, the new Career Exploration Inventory EZ (CEI-EZ) is the perfect assessment for teachers and counselors who need to spend less administration time and for individuals who appreciate an easier-to-read format. Taking only 20 minutes to complete. Assessment high school adult. 

  

Job Search Knowledge Scale - helps you determine how much you know about looking for work. Do you know how to most quickly and effectively find a job? The JSKS also gives you guidance on the job search methods that work best so that you can find a job faster. Respond to the 60 true/false statements on this practical new assessment and learn the topics on which you need more information or instruction for the most effective job search. Space is provided for a Job Search Journal and for Job Search Goals. Makes an ideal pre-test and post-test. Middle School, High School, Adult. Paper Assessment.
 

Job Survival And Success Scale - This new inventory meets the need for a brief assessment that identifies a person’s attitudes and knowledge about keeping a job and getting ahead in the workplace. Assessment inventory paper high school adult. Job survival. 

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The Work Preference Match - A Career Exploration Tool - The Work Preference Match is an easy yet structured way for individuals to identify and compare their work needs, skills, interests, and desires to the realities of jobs. Individuals consider a broad range of 125 work-related factors, grouped by work tasks, environment, schedule, supervision, compensation, work culture, and social issues. After following some easy steps, test takers have a completed grid of their most important work-related preferences for use in exploring and deciding on careers. Identifying work needs and preferences prior to or as part of career exploration, job preparation, and the job search makes these processes realistic, targeted, and effective. Interest inventory, high school interest level. career exploration high school assessment
 

 

O*NET or ONET Dictionary Assessment Package - High School Adult Level - is the complete O*NET package including the O*NET interest inventory and the O*NET Values Inventory and the O*NET Reference Book. High School Adult Level. Interest Inventory, Values Inventory, Assessment, Reference. 

 

College Survival And Success Scales - makes a great discussion tool and helps students to learn what college will be like, to understand expectations in college, and to prepare for the college experience and the college environment. Ideal for various purposes in many programs and settings: college readiness, college preparedness, freshmen orientation, freshmen seminar courses, middle schools, high schools, community colleges, training programs, technical schools, admissions counseling, academic counseling, career counseling, youth programs, college recruitment, improving college persistence and retention rates, military transition to college, adults returning to college, and dropout prevention. Assessment high school adult job survival and job success/

 

 

Interview Style Inventory - is designed to help users identify their approach to employment interviewing based on their personality. By identifying their approach, users can then focus on their interviewing strengths and weaknesses and work to become more skilled at this crucial process. Assessment. Paper. High school adult.  *****Available in July 2007

 

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O*NET Career Interest Inventory - Test-takers indicate whether they like or dislike 180 various activities and then score their responses. Their scores identify career areas that match their interests and pinpoint specific jobs to explore. High School and Adult Interest Level. Paper Instrument.
 

O*NET Values Interest Inventory - First, it asks test-takers to look at 20 cards printed with work value statements. Then, test-takers sort the cards by each value's importance. The process results in scores for six major work values, and these cards identify career groups that tend to include these values and to pinpoint specific jobs to explore. Career Assessment/Paper Pencil. High School and Adult Interest Level.



 

The Job Search Attitude Inventory - Career Assessment - Excellent career assessment that provides a quick assessment of how motivated a person is likely to be in finding a job. High School and Adult Interest Level. Paper Instrument.
 


Individual Career Portfolio - organize students personal information and individual career educational plans like career interest test results, employability skills, extracurricular activities, honors and awards and yearly review of education plans. High School Adult career planning.

 

Create your digital portfolio - Job seekers, students, and teachers are discovering the power of using a digital portfolio for job hunting, career development, teaching, and learning. This new step-by-step workbook unveils each facet of creating a PDF portfolio, providing checklists and worksheets that guide the user through design, collection of artifacts, development, and distribution of a career portfolio through e-mail, on CD/DVD, or within a Web site. Teachers instructor manual on CD Rom includes syllabus, lecture notes, additional activities, PDF of student book with teacher notes, PowerPoint slides, assessments for each chapter, rubrics, information on learning theories, portfolio templates, examples of portfolios, and discussion questions. Keywords, High School adult software workbook. 

 

Barriers to Employment Success Inventory - career assessment - vocational inventory - Identify key barriers that keep people from conducting a successful job search or succeeding on jobs with this career assessment. High School and Adult Level. Paper Instrument.
 


Ability Explorer - ranks strengths in the 14 abilities important in today’s workplace. In about 30 minutes, individuals learn their strongest abilities, plus related courses, activities, and careers for developing and using these abilities. Written at an 8th grade reading level, this 140-question assessment raises self-awareness and creates a foundation for informed career and educational planning. Individuals are asked to read each statement and then indicate how good they are or would be at doing an activity. Assessment, career planning middle school and high school.
 


Careers for Me Plus - Careers For Me Plus is a 24-page consumable booklet expanding on the Career for Me II career assessment which is very simple to use. It's short introduction briefly reviews interests, self-knowledge, and explores more career clusters. Grades 7-9. Middle School career assessment. Paper Instrument.
 

World of Work and You - A complete revision of an important resource that helped hundreds of thousands of youth plan their futures. Students can use it without supervision to explore career and life alternatives. Paper Instrument. Interest Level Middle School and High School

 

Young Person's Occupational Outlook Handbook and Activities Booklet - This new Activities workbook is an inexpensive, interactive, and convenient way to add career awareness and career exploration to your middle school curriculum. The activities are designed to be used with the Young Person’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, a best-selling reference book available here on this page. The Activities workbook is for individual student use in class or as homework. It helps young people interact with the Young Person’s Occupational Outlook Handbook information on over 270 jobs, including work duties, skills needed, required education, related school classes, related jobs, earnings, and more. In addition, students learn how to set goals, research careers using a reference book and the Internet, and read a help-wanted ad. They also are introduced to job interviews. Grades 4-9 elementary and middle school. Reference book and assessment. Young Person Occupational Outlook Activities Booklet  Go to this link to learn more about getting all 3 young persons reference books.  Click title link for Young Person’s Occupational Outlook Handbook and Activities Booklet.



Career and Life Explorer uses bright colors, appealing graphics, easy-to-follow instructions to get young people thinking about their futures and their careers while encouraging them to stay in school. Middle School, School to Work Interest. Paper assessment.


Careers For Me II - Career Assessment for Children - Careers For Me II is a 12-page consumable booklet which is very simple to use. It's short introduction briefly reviews interests, self-knowledge, what is a cluster and explains the concept of school-to-work. Grades 3-7 Elementary. Paper Instrument.

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Career Assessment Software CDROMS

Career Explorer - Explore interests and find the best 20 matches from jobs in the Occupational Outlook Handbook--in just 15 to 20 minutes! Career Assessment - High School and Adult Interest Level. CD-ROM Software. Great for classroom, welfare to work programs and school to work programs. school-to-work. Version 3.0 now available.

Basic Skills Locater Test - The Basic Skills Locator Test CD ROM is designed to assess a person's functional skills levels in math and language. Comes in English and Spanish Versions software. Ages 15 -

 

SCANS Work Readiness Kit And SCANS 2000 Competency Pack with Software - The SCANS Work Readiness Kit provides supplemental and enrichment materials designed to develop necessary work skills identified by the U.S. Department of Labor’s SCANS report. Working through the prescribed activities helps prepare individuals for the workplace by raising their performance levels. The experiential nature of the activities creates a unique learning opportunity and, because the activities are work-based, individuals are exposed to a broad selection of career pathways. The SCANS Competency Pack (for Windows) allows teachers and administrators to track and manage SCANS and Work Keys skills objectives. Add, edit, save, and print objectives and student mastery levels to articulate with parents, students, staff, and industry. Teachers and administrators can also design and print their own lesson assignments and tests with this definitive teaching tool. Scan Skills, assessment software instructional resources. Middle School High School. 

 

The SCANS Competency Pack Software (for Windows) allows teachers and administrators to track and manage SCANS and Work Keys skills objectives. Add, edit, save, and print objectives and student mastery levels to articulate with parents, students, staff, and industry. Teachers and administrators can also design and print their own lesson assignments and tests with this definitive teaching tool. 

 

Career Assessment Battery - A popular alternative to paper/pencil assessments, great career assessment software! High School and Adult Interest Level. CD-ROM Software
 

 Electronic Career Planner - is a state of the art program designed to help organize and create all the tools needed to find, get, and keep the job of your choice. Everything from a goal planning calendar to job leads to cover letters, resumes and interview scripts. Great for School to Work Programs or Welfare to Work Programs. High School Adult - CD ROM Software. Career. 

  

Learning Working Styles Inventory - Also comes in a Spanish Version - Analyze the combination of physical, social, environmental and mode of expression elements that allow individuals to utilize their knowledge or skills. High School Adult Interest Level. Also comes in a Spanish Version. Software


Career Connections Jr. CDROM software - We've developed great new career exploration software for grades 5–9 or special-needs students. Career Connections, Jr. is "edutainment" software that helps students explore more than 260 jobs that cover 85 percent of the labor market! Colorful graphics, animation, sounds, and game themes make exploring careers fun! Middle School Interest, Software. 

 

Careers for Me Plus CD-ROM - This is the Careers for Me version that goes the most in depth. Like the print version, it is colorful with fun graphics, easy-to-read and very easy to follow with little help required from an administrator. Users are asked to click on descriptions of activities and subjects that they not only enjoy, but also those in which they consider themselves skilled. Grades 7-9 Middle School and High School. Software Assessment.

 

Careers For Me II CD ROM - The Careers for Me II CD closely follows the print version. It is colorful with fun graphics, easy-to-read and very easy to follow with little help required from an administrator. Users are asked to check off the activities or interests that they like from each cluster. It follows through to results and a screen which guides the student through the career research process. The fun facts are continued through th3 software, which helps keeps the students' attention. The print capabilities enable the student to take home the results and share them with parents! Software, Elementary Middle School Interest Level. Grades 3-7. Assessment, software. Elementary and Middle school interest level. 

 

Careers For Me Junior - CD - ROM - Similar to the print version, your students will click on the activities they enjoy (instead of circling the activities). They will get a results page with sample careers for all clusters. Students will check of careers from all clusters that are of interest to them, and then they are asked to narrow it down to one career. They fill out the research screen, similar to the research panel on the print version. There are print capabilities so the user can take home the results and share them with parents! Assessment, software, elementary interest level.

  

Mission Careers CD-ROM Grades K-6 - Recommended for Grades K–6 and special needs. Dez the Dawg makes career exploration an exciting adventure for students in kindergarten through grade 6, as well as for children with special needs. 140 occupations come alive through colorfully illustrated 12 career clusters, interactive games, and easy-to-use assessments. Includes current data on salary, education needs, outlook, and areas of study. Job descriptions are read aloud to students while text appears on the screen. Grades K-6, Part of the Early Start Career Series. Teachers can build a course around this software. Elementary, assessment, career exploration 

  

·         Videos I:Interviewing
 

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Make a Good First Impression - Video - uses a humorous, clever story line to convey the traits that tend to create a positive impression during interviews and ways that job seekers can make improvements. High School Adult interest level video.
 

Interview to Win Your First Job - Uses mock interviews to show common mistakes. Helps first-time job seekers learn to market themselves and interview well. High school and Adult Level. VHS and DVD versions. video interviewing

 

Interview Mastery - The most widely used job interview software in the world! This comprehensive CD-ROM includes 47 lessons that cover every dimension of the interview. Features include powerful questions to give job seekers a competitive edge, information on handling behavioral-event interviews; templates for answering the 10 most frequently asked interview questions, four different ways to handle the salary question, and much more. Job seekers will learn the secret to overcoming any weakness with a powerful response technique! Software, interview,
 

Getting the Job You Really Want Video Series - is a new, comprehensive set of videos that take you step-by-step through every phase of job search, plus keeping it. Titles include An Introduction to Getting the Job You Really Want, Getting to Know What an Employer Wants, Getting to Use Your Skills in Your Ideal Career, Getting a Job Using Traditional Methods, Getting a Job Using Nontraditional Methods, Getting and Using Your Resume, Cover Letter, Card, and Portfolio, Getting Job Leads from the Internet and Telephone, Getting a Positive Response in Each of the Seven Interview Phases, Getting Good Answers to Tough Interview Questions, Getting to Keep the Job You Find. Video are in DVD or VHS, High School and Adult interest. A complete Instructional Resources.

  

 

 

 Instructional Resources:Instructor Packages  

These courses are terrific for school to work or welfare to work programs.  We provide courses for all age groups. 
 

Mature Workers Package - The first baby boomers are turning 60 this year, and unprecedented numbers of them are thinking of careers beyond retirement. The youngest baby boomers are in their early 40s and reaching the peak of their work lives. What all these millions of people have in common is a desire to find satisfying work that complements their personal lives rather than distracts from it. This package provides career professionals with resources to help baby boomers with their career planning and job search needs. Adult, mature worker, older worker.
 

 

College Education Package - Help college students get on the right track to a successful career with tools that help them choose a major and succeed in school. Contains: 1 Job Seekers Goldmine J2948 - 1 College Majors Handbook J0740 - 1 College Success Guide J2808 - 1 College Survival and Success Scale JA3367 - 1 90 Minute College Matcher J360X - 1 Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Adult, high school level interest. Instructional resource.

 

 

 


The Very Quick Job Search Instructional Aids or the Advance Job Search Package - Use the 20-session curriculum, activity book, and overhead transparencies to structure complete courses. High School and Adult Interest Level. Workbooks and Complete Course. Great for School to Work program. And welfare to work or Job Readiness programs - The Very Quick Job Search Package includes:  25  J0074, The Very Quick Job Search book. 25 , J0090 , The Very Quick Job Search Activity Book. 1, J0082 , The Very Quick Job Search Instructor's Curriculum. Session outlines and activities for an entire course. 1 pkg , JA1054 , Job Search Knowledge Scale assessment. (pkg of 25) 1 , J1070 , The Very Quick Job Search PowerPoint Presentation. 


 

 

Getting the Job You Really Want Instructors Guide - This instructor’s guide provides lots of tips for using Getting the Job You Really Want Workbook with individuals or groups. High School and Adult Interest Level. Great for School to work programs. School-to-Work. Also welfare to work.  Be sure to see the Getting the Job you Really Want 10 Video Series and a great adjunct to this program.    

 

High School Job Retention Module - Teach all students how to be successful in their jobs with the best-selling workbook Job Savvy. This module includes a free Instructor’s Guide so you can quickly plan and implement lessons, and 25 copies of the Job Survival and Success Scale to help students discover which soft skills they are lacking that will help them survive and thrive in their jobs. The outstanding new You’re Fired! video teaches students the top 10 reasons why people get fired and how to avoid them using common work ethics. job retention, job success, instructional resource. High School Adult interest level. 

  
Welfare to Work Program Package - Career Education - Public Assistance - Job Placement - This welfare to work program was carefully selected for use in short training programs, where placement outcomes are extremely important. Young Adult and Adult Populations. Workbooks and Complete Course.  Welfare to Four Video Series - Welfare to Work Four Video Series.  4 videos only DVD product code 4 video VHS version order code .  Or Get the Welfare to Work Instructional Course Includes 25 Job Seeker Workbooks, 1 pocket book of Job Search data, and the 4 video Welfare to Work series. 

 

 

Path Finders High School Exploration - Pathfinder Exploring Career and Educational Paths 128-page student workbook covers a variety of important topics and can structure an entire course. High School Interest Level Grades 9-12. Workbook, career exploration, videos.  Order - Path Finder High School Career Exploration Course 
 

 

 

 Middle School and High School Job Search Module – A Young Person Guide to Getting and Keeping a Good Job is Designed specifically as a job search course text for middle school and high school students. Workbook. Complete Instructional Package. Grades 8-12. 
 

 

 

Middle School Career Awareness Package - Use the components in this career awareness package to introduce students to basic career concepts. Workbooks. middle school, videos workbook grades 5-9.  Order Code Middle School Career Awareness Package -

 

 

Exploring Careers Package - For grades 7-12 - The Exploring Careers Package starts with interests, then relates these to the latest data with an interactive, flexible approach that meets National Career Development Guidelines. Fourteen Major Interest Areas. Exploring Careers components are organized around the 14 major GOE interest areas—assessment and exploration is driven by what kids like to do rather than work experience and educational attainment. Profiles and "skill samplers". Book profiles real people in real jobs—students get to see what people actually do in their jobs all day. Middle School High School. Career Exploration interest assessment, career planning instructional resource. 
 

 


Dream Catchers Career Awareness and Career Exploration - Middle School Use the content and activities sequentially as part of a career awareness program can be used for a few days to a week or more, or infuse individual activities into existing classes in any order. And the materials are easily adapted to special populations. Grades 5-9 middle school, work books software videos. 

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Your Promising Future - Job and Life Skills for Grades 6th - Your Promising Future workbook. Job search/life skills workbook targeted to at-risk students. Twenty-five (25) classroom sessions introduce concepts students must understand before entering the workforce. Your Promising Future Instructor's Guide. A terrific resource by itself! Instructors Resource, middles School Students, life skills job success workbooks. 

 

 

Job Readiness Skills - Whether you're assisting a student who is 16 or 65, this series is the answer! If your student is in school preparing a portfolio, a single mother trying to get off welfare, a displaced worker or a retired person preparing for a second career, the Job Readiness Series will provide the skills necessary to start that career. Welfare to Work, Corrections, School to Work, Instructional Resource. High School Adult Interest Level.  Order Code: CWT 100 - Job Readiness 9 CD Set - Everything you need to get a job –

 

Creating Your High School Resume and Creating Your High School Portfolio - It is a must-have tool for educators using one or both workbooks in their classes and programs and allows them to infuse portfolio and resume creation into their curriculums with ease. The guide helps instructors direct students through portfolio and resume material that is important for career planning and future jobs. It features over 80 unique, practical activities for career planning and exploration; over 30 overhead transparency masters to copy; and many teaching ideas and tips for helping students plan their careers, create portfolios, and write resumes. Page numbers of the workbooks are conveniently cross-referenced throughout the instructor’s guide. resume portfolio workbook instructional resource high school adult. cover letter. 

 

Effective Communications Teaching Module - Employers rate effective on-the-job communication skills as the most important skills for job success! Complete classroom set including 25 workbooks and teacher instruction guide. High School and Adult level. Also look under topic’s life skills, corrections and instructional resources. Suggested Video to add, The Art of Effective Communications. body language. Job success and survival. 
 

Videos I:Job Search

The Complete Job Application - A complete video guide on filling out job applications to obtain better results in the job search. High School and Adult Interest Level.

 

Very Quick Job Search Video - This job search video covers, job search, networking, interviews, online research and much more. High School and Adult Interest Level. Also great for School to Work programs and welfare to work programs. School-to-Work.   

 

Getting the Job You Really Want Video Series - is a new, comprehensive set of videos that take you step-by-step through every phase of job search, plus keeping it. Titles include An Introduction to Getting the Job You Really Want, Getting to Know What an Employer Wants, Getting to Use Your Skills in Your Ideal Career, Getting a Job Using Traditional Methods, Getting a Job Using Nontraditional Methods, Getting and Using Your Resume, Cover Letter, Card, and Portfolio, Getting Job Leads from the Internet and Telephone, Getting a Positive Response in Each of the Seven Interview Phases, Getting Good Answers to Tough Interview Questions, Getting to Keep the Job You Find. Video are in DVD or VHS, High School and Adult interest. A complete Instructional Resources.
 

Videos I:Skills Identification

Skills Identification, Revised Edition - Many People do not realize they have hundreds of skills. Use this video to find your skills from your leisure, volunteer, and life experiences. Specifically aimed at middle school, High School and Adult audiences. Video. 

You DO Have Experience - Career Video - This video helps to identify, prove and improve your career skills. 

Exploring Your Career Options - A new video that inspires young people to explore careers by showing them everyday, hands-on ideas that they can use to learn more about their career interests. Real students describe their interests, what they like to do, and what they are good at. Then these students use their insights to identify occupations and careers for exploration. Middle School, software, career exploration. 
 

Videos II:Career Information

 

High School to Work Videos Series - An excellent 5 video school to work high school series to help students with starting their first job. Titles include When Can You Start, Volunteer Activities Count, Young Entrepreneurs, Video Guide to Summer and Part-Time Jobs, and Hands-On Learning..  Order Code High School-to-Career Video Series-

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At Work Video Series, High School Edition - High school students, interview professionals who explain how subjects, such as math, are important in their line of work. Plus, essential elements of teamwork, communication, problem-solving, goal setting, and lifelong learning are featured. 
 

 Video Guide to Summer and Part-Time Jobs - This new video shows that there is much more to be gained from part-time and summer jobs than just paychecks. Virtually all work experience has value beyond the monetary rewards. Middle School and High School Interest Level.
 

Exploring Your Career Options Grades 5-9 VHS DVD - inspires young people to explore careers by showing them everyday, hands-on ideas that they can use to learn more about their career interests. Real students describe their interests, what they like to do, and what they are good at. Then these students use their insights to identify occupations and careers for exploration. Middle School.
 

Videos II:Job Success

 

Getting the Job You Really Want Video Series See Above for more information.  See Above in Video Job Search.  Click on title to go directly to product page. 
 

 

How to be a Success on the Job - The How to Be a Success at Work Video Series provides thorough answers focused on the needs of entry-level workers. Viewers will understand what it takes to establish--and maintain--healthy relationships with their workplaces. This three-video series is designed to help entry-level workers: new .



On the Job Success Series - This three-DVD series viewers learn how to prepare for their first day, obtain the soft skills needed to keep their job, and create a plan for job success and upward movement. Includes Get Ready for your Job, Get Going on your Job and Get ahead in your Job. Video Job Success and Survival. High School Adult interest. 
 

 

You're Fired Video - You’re Fired! uses vignettes to help viewers better understand how not to behave on the job. It explains the top 10 reasons that people lose their jobs—and how people can easily avoid making those mistakes. The program also features break points for discussion and has comments from employers to give viewers an idea of what employers expect from their workers. Job success and retention, High School and Adult interest level. 

 

Get a Job 5 Video Series for Teen - is a 5 Video Series to help teens get the jump on career development. Videos include: Where Do I Fit In? The Easy Way to Write a Resume. The How To’s of Looking and Applying for Jobs. Successful Interviewing - The Do’s and Don’ts. Teens at Work and Money Management. Middle School and High School Interest Level.

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Ethics at Work - From extended lunches to computer hacking to sexual harassment, we discuss the fine lines of business ethics with employers, employees, and workplace professionals. Job success and Job survival. Grades 8th - Adult. High School too. 

Videos II:Life SkillsAlso see some titles under Job Success

The Art of Effective Communication Video - This award-winning video relates helpful tips on improving your verbal, nonverbal, listening, and written communication skills. Interest Level High School.  Product Code The Art of Effective Communication - Video -

Videos I:Resumes
 

Quick Resume Video - High School Adult Interest Level - is designed especially for people who just need to get a good, basic resume done as quickly as possible, in about a half-hour. High School and Adult Interest video. 

Character Education Also see Games and Poster Sections

 

High School Character Education Module Becoming the Best Me - - is an engaging book that helps develop character education and life skills as they relate to careers. Topics include communication, teamwork, honesty responsibility, and technology skills. Company recruiters are quoted throughout, giving advice on what skills are most important in today's world of work. Also contains comments from college students who have used the book on how it has helped them. Character Education Life Skills Workbook, instructors course. 

 

Exploring Your Character Video And Shaping our Future Building Character for Students for 7-12 graders middle and high school - Explains how career, life skills, and character education can come together, key character education traits explained and demonstrated, inspirational messages for middle school and High school students. Comes in DVD and VHS video. 

 

Character Development Scale - Based in part on the Six Pillars of Character, these traits are seen as cornerstones of good character and necessary for social progress—regardless of one’s religious beliefs or cultural background. The CDS allows students in middle school and up the opportunity to explore their character development by rating how well actions and attributes tied to. assessment, character education. Appropriate for middle school, high School and adult populations . 
 

 Middle School Character Teaching Module - While developing reading and writing skills, this exciting new workbook will help teach students the character traits that will help them to lead a successful life. The content includes guiding principles, examples, activities, and exercises for middle school students be used effectively by individuals or in class settings. Middle School Interest. reference book, video and workbooks included as well as instructors guide. Grades 6-8

 

Character in Actions Video Series on VHS and DVD - Respect, Responsibility and Trustworthiness. Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. What do these words mean to you? When you say them out loud, are they just words? Or do they describe real character traits that determine how you approach life every day? Understanding and learning about character is one thing… living up to it day in and day out is another story. This video series asks everyone to take a good look in the mirror and consider this: what are the traits that define you as a person? Diverse groups of high school students are featured prominently in these videos. In interviews and discussions filmed on-location in schools, students share their thoughts on what it takes to be a person of character in today's society. They talk about challenges they face in real-life situations, and why it is sometimes difficult to make good choices. Educators and counselors add their views on how good character and thoughtful choices can contribute to a happier and healthier life:  Character, instructional resource, middle school high school video on VHS and DVD. 

 

 

Character Works Video on DVD and VHS - Character traits identify a person’s values and behavior. People exhibit personal qualities by their attitude, actions, and philosophy. These qualities are what determines a person’s real character, and guides them to make the right choices. Traits included are: ATTITUDE, RESPECT, TRUSTWORTHINESS, RESPONSIBILITY, HONESTY, and COURAGE. Real teens tell how they have learned these traits and how the traits have helped them build character. Experts discuss the importance of character and illustrate ways to develop good character traits. High school and middle school on VHS and DVD.

 

 

Character Challenges Board Game - Grades 5-8 - Character Challenge® is a board game specifically designed to challenge students to think critically about important character issues. They will learn what constitutes good character (and bad character) and what character means in terms of the quality of relationships with family, friends, and adults at school. The dimensions of character built into the game include: Trustworthiness, Respect for Others, Responsibility, Honesty, Respect for Self, Caring, Compassion, Fairness and Loyalty. For grades 5-6 six players. middle school level character education Board game. 
 

 

 

Character Circles - is a board game specifically designed to challenge students to think critically about important character issues. They will learn what constitutes good character (and bad character), and what character means in terms of the quality of relationships with family, friends, and adults at school. There are five dimensions of character built into the game: Honesty, Responsibility, Fairness, Respect and Caring. Elementary Level Grades 2-5. Six Players. Character education career board game. scan skills addressed.
 

For more items on the subject of Character see our posters and games. 
 

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You're Hired - helps students learn important skills in the job search process, especially filling out applications and interviewing. Players in the game play the role of the employer. They evaluate job applications and interview the job candidates. Interest 8th - adult. High school and adult. School to Work.  Six players total per game.

 

Career Odyssey - Career Interest Game - is a board game specifically designed to help students explore careers that may be good matches for their talents and interests. Grades 6th - Adult. School to Work, Welfare to work, Middle school, High school and adult.   Six players total per game.

 

Financial IQ - learn everything from the differences between credit cards and debit cards to the role of collateral. There is a strong emphasis on how players can learn to be prudent and sensible about investing, taking on debt, expenses. 8th+ - adult. Welfare to Work, School to Work, High School and Adult.  Six players total per game. FIQ - Financial IQ -  Board Game -

 

Keys to Job Success - Succeed on a new Job - This board game teaches key skills in succeeding on a new job. Interest Level 8th grade through adult populations. School to Work. High School and Adult.  Six players total per game.  

 

Join My Team - Career Board Game - Teaches important concepts about working in teams and other group situations. Interest Level High School and Adult.  Six players total per game.

 

Interview Challenge - Career Board Game - Players learn important interviewing skills while they have fun competing to give Paula the best advice on her upcoming interview. Interest Level: Middle School High School and Adult.  Six players total per game. IC - Interview Challenge -  Adult  Career Board Game.  Also comes in a Spanish Version.
 

 

A Day In A Life - Career Board Games - This career board game uses situations familiar to middle school students rather than workplace situations. Six players total per game.  Order

 

Meeting of the Minds - Conflict Resolution - This board game teaches middle school age children conflict resolution skills, using situations familiar to middle school students.  Six players total per game.

 

Career Challenge Game - combines the fun of a quiz show with a board game. Players learn about a wide range of careers and which careers may be good matches for their interests, talents and job preferences. Questions help players learn (1) education requirements, (2) about everyday life on the job, and (3) the advantages of various careers. Elementary Grades 3 to 6. Board Game.  Six players total per game.
 

 

Bully Busters - is an educational game that deals with the complex nature of bullying in a way school students can understand and learn specific skills. Versions for Elementary, Middle School and High School Levels. Six players total per game.  BB- Bully Busters - Grades 5th-8th middle school interest - CBC- Block Bully Cycle - High School and Adult Version - 0.  BTB - Bullies to Buddies - Elementary Interest Level .
 

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Instructional Resources:Posters

 

Bully Poster Series - Bold and gritty, these bully posters show that acting like a bully is not acceptable. They also provide valuable information for victims of bullying. Interest level - Elementary, middle school, high school. Topic Bullying, Character, Poster.  

 

Bullying: Take a Stand Poster Series - Middle School and High School - Powerful images, timely topics, and solid advice.  These posters help students come to terms with intimidation, threats, harassment, social exclusion, and other forms of bullying.  Great resources for creating an anti-bullying environment - Six posters.  

 

Everybody is Somebody Poster Series - Elementary and Middle School - Encourage students to think big and follow their dreams! These posters help students begin to connect interests and aptitudes with a variety of career options. At the same time, they emphasize values such as positive thinking, goal setting, and lifelong learning. Ten 18" x 24" posters. Elementary Middle posters

 

Get a Job Poster Series for Teens - - These posters will give your students something to think about as they sit in class or your office. They reinforce job hunting skills appropriate to everyone in the job market. Their unique size allows them to fit into places other posters may not.  Five colorful posters in the set. poster middle school job search. 

 

Job Search Pointer Poster Series - Get your job search pointed in the right direction with these colorful, informative posters. Six 18" x 24" posters. © 2003.High School Adult. job search

 

Positive Thinking Poster Series - Grades 8th - Adult - This beautiful and imaginative collection of posters delivers inspiring messages about the benefits of positive thinking. Set of 8 - 18” x 24” posters. Inspirational messages of hope, perseverance, possibilities, journey, ingenuity, and more. High School, College Adult. 

 

The Essentials Poster Series - Awe Inspiring - Celebrate life’s essentials. These beautiful and inspiring posters encourage reflection, appreciation, and action. Absolutely inspiring 10 posters. Middle School High School And Adult Interest level. 

 

All About Character Poster Series - An upbeat and inspiring visual presentation of some of the essential elements of good character. Ten 18" x 24" posters. Character traits portrayed: work hard, lend a hand, all about character, do your best, be true to yourself, make your own way, be creative, and much more. Up beat.. High school posters. Character education. 

 

Career Guidance Poster Series - Emphasize Career Guidance with these beautiful posters complete with motivational quotes. Interest level elementary, middle school, high school.

 

 

Motivational Message Posters - Great Motivational Message Posters, Career related for middle school and high school career centers. Packed with the power to motivate your students.

 

Self Esteem Poster Series - Self Esteem Poster Series brings to light important topics such as self image, being yourself pride and other positive character qualities. Interest level 4th -9th. middle school elementary. character posters.
 

 

Character Matters Poster Series for Elementary Students - A vibrant and diverse collection of posters promoting many important aspects of character education for elementary students.  Titles include: Cover Caring, Citizenship, Courage, Fairness, Honesty and Respect. set of 8 - 18” x 24” posters. character education. posters. Grades 3-6. 

 

Character: It is HOW YOU ACT - Poster Series for Elementary - A vibrant and diverse collection of posters promoting many important aspects of character education. Ten 18” x 24” posters. © 2004. Elementary Grades 3-6. 

 

Good Manners Poster Series - Elementary - Have a little fun with the rules.  These lighthearted colorful posters are great reminders of the importance of common courtesy and good manners.  Animal characters help portray etiquettes. Eight posters. Elementary Interest.  Order Code:  03-PS23-W Good Manners Posters Series Set of 8   Plain Paper.

 

Character Concepts Poster Series - A vibrant new collection of posters spotlighting fundamental concepts in character education. These inspiring posters are effective in a variety of settings, and can be used with all age groups. Ten 18" x 24" posters. Inspirational. Middle School High School and Adult level interest. 

 

 

 Special Needs – Special Education – Low Readers  - Disabilities

 

Envision Your Career - A Language Free Video Career Interest Inventory - Measures career interest in people with little or no English skills and or limited reading and writing abilities. Also Great for Spanish Populations and at risk youth. High School Adult Interest Level. Interest inventory

 

Special Needs Job Search Training Package  - These packages are specifically designed for use in programs that work with low-reading adults populations. Workbooks. 

 

 

 

 Careers for Me SN - Special Needs Career Assessment - Career Assessment for Severely Handicapped Special Needs students. It is designed for special needs student’s grades 2-5, elementary. Lots of pictures, colorful. Special needs, special education, handicapped, assessment.  Order Code: WCMS25 -Career for Me SN  assessments - Paper Assessment
pkg. of 25 - 33.75

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Picture Interest Survey - Assessment - Now there is an easy way for people with limited reading ability or special needs to explore their career interests and find a job that fits. The Picture Interest Career Survey (PICS) is a quick way for people to identify occupational interests by using pictures of people at work rather than text-based items. Middle School high school and adult interest level for low readers, ESL, GED Programs and special education needs students.
 

Careers For Me Junior - Career Assessment for grades K-3 and some special needs children. The career assessment is a bright, colorful 6-panel, consumable folder with a picture for every interest on the assessment. Students circle the pictures which represent what they like to do. Paper Instrument. Interest Level Elementary.


 

Mission Careers CD-ROM Grades K-6 - Recommended for Grades K–6 and special needs. Dez the Dawg makes career exploration an exciting adventure for students in kindergarten through grade 6, as well as for children with special needs. 140 occupations come alive through colorfully illustrated 12 career clusters, interactive games, and easy-to-use assessments. Includes current data on salary, education needs, outlook, and areas of study. Job descriptions are read aloud to students while text appears on the screen. Grades K-6, Part of the Early Start Career Series. Teachers can build a course around this software. Elementary, assessment, career exploration 

 

Disabilities Job Search Package with Picture Interest Survey - this program is extensive for those with special needs or disabilities. Put your own complete course together. Job Search, hand books, pictures assessments, career video with out virtually any language it is a must see. Life Skills, special needs, disabilities. Complete course for high school and adult. Video come in DVD format Includes: . 2 pkgs of Quick Job Search Package for People with Disabilities ,  1 Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities, Second Edition,  1 You're Fired! (DVD)  1 pkg of Picture Interest Career Survey (PICS)  

 

 Quick Job Search for People with Disabilities (J3843–Package of 10 per Pack 45.95 per pack - This unique and inexpensive workbook is a great handout for vocational rehabilitation and intensive services. It covers the same job search steps as the very popular Quick Job Search, Fourth Edition. However, this guide also addresses the unique issues that people with disabilities face, such as Assessing challenges as well as skills. Determining the pros and cons of disclosing a disability in a cover letter or resume. Addressing the interview questions people with disabilities face, such as “How will you be able to do this job?” And much more! This handy guide has been designed with a larger print for easy reading and uses unique resumes that fit the needs of the reader. An appendix at the back of the book includes a helpful list of Web sites that address disability issues. Special Needs Booklet, Job search, disabilities. Life skills. 

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Professional Books:Business

The Secrets of Getting Better Grades - Perfect for high school, college students, and adults returning to school or any program where basic studies skills are needed. 

Professional Books:Job Search

Quick Job Search Guide - Booklet - Quick Job Search Booklet packed full of job search information in a quick and concise handout booklet form. Covers interviewing, job search.  Spanish version too. High School Adult. 


Occupational Reference Books
 

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O*NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles - Now you can harness the federal government's vast O*NET 5.1 database on jobs in this easy-to-use book! Detailed job descriptions and data on more than 1,100 occupations. Organized by Standard Occupational Codes (SOC) which arrange job titles into clusters of related jobs. Includes cross-references to other occupational systems and information sources for further research. Replaces the older Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT). High School Adult Reference field. 

 

ONET Career Reference Package - 10 of the most used library career reference books. Save big. ONET, GOE, OOH and more. This package includes:  O*NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook, New Guide for Occupational Exploration, Best Jobs for the 21st Century, 250 Best Jobs Through Apprenticeships, 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, 300 Best Jobs for People Without a Four-Year Degree, 200 Best Jobs for College Graduates, Quick Guide to College Majors and Careers, Quick Guide to Career Training in Two Years or Less.
 

 

Enhanced Occupational Outlook Hand Book - This award-winning book combines the best features of America’s three most authoritative occupational references—the OOH, the DOT, and now, for the first time, the O*NET! Occupational Reference Books. High School Adult. 

 

Young Person's Occupational Outlook Handbook - Low-level reading text stresses connections between school subjects and needed job skills. One-page descriptions for more than 260 jobs. Very good for grades 4–9. Elementary and Middle School. Young Person's Occupational Reference Book. OOH. 
 

Exploring Careers: A Young Person's Guide to 1,000 Jobs - New 528-page career reference includes current facts on 1,000 jobs organized into 14 interest areas. Each interest area including 3–4 profiles of people on the job. Use in grades 6 and up. Middle School and High School Occupational Reference Book. Grades 5-9. 

 

Get all 3 Young Person’s Reference Books the Young Person OOH, Character Education and Skills Hand Book

 

New Guide for Occupational Exploration - The New Guide for Occupational Exploration is the most useful resource for matching interests to both job and learning options. As a major revision of the career resource previously titled the Guide for Occupational Exploration, this easy-to-use book is now based on the 16 U.S. Department of Education clusters that connect learning to careers. High School Adult. GOE Codes.

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Spanish Versions
 

Career Exploration Inventory - is the best career assessment for discovering careers your best suited to. Also available in a Spanish Version. High School and Adult Interest Level. Paper  S
 

The Very Quick Job Search Booklet - Quick Job Search Booklet packed full of job search information in a quick and concise handout booklet form. Covers interviewing, job search, Also comes in a Spanish version. High School Adult. English Version -
 

Envision Your Career - A Language Free Video Career Interest Inventory - Measures career interest in people with little or no English skills and or limited reading and writing abilities. Also Great for Spanish Populations and at risk youth. High School Adult Interest Level. interest inventory
 

 Basic Skills Locater Test - The Basic Skills Locator Test CDROM is designed to assess a person's functional skills levels in math and language. Comes in a English and Spanish Versions software. Ages 15 - Adult High school. 
 

Learning Working Styles Inventory - Also comes English and Spanish Version - Analyze the combination of physical, social, environmental an mode of expression elements that allow individuals to utilized their knowledge or skills. High School Adult Interest Level. Also comes in a Spanish Version. Software. 
 

 Careers for Me II Spanish Translation Pages - Grades 3-7 - Careers For Me II is a 12-page consumable booklet which is very simple to use. It's short introduction briefly reviews interests, self-knowledge, what is a cluster and explains the concept of school-to-work. Grades 3-7 Elementary. Paper Instrument. Also has individual pages that can translate this assessment for the use with Spanish speaking clients. Free Download PDF translation file.
 

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Careers For Me Junior Spanish Translation Pages - Grades K-3 - Career Assessment for grades K-3 and some special needs children. The assessment is a bright, colorful 6-panel, consumable folder with a picture for every interest on the assessment. Students circle the pictures which represent what they like to do. Paper Instrument. Interest Level Elementary. Also has individual pages that can translate this assessment for the use with Spanish speaking clients.  Also has individual pages that can translate this assessment for the use with Spanish speaking clients. Free Download PDF translation file.
 

 

Careers For Me Plus - Spanish Translation Pages - Grades 7-9 - Careers For Me Plus is a 24-page consumable booklet expanding on the Career for Me II assessment which is very simple to use. It's short introduction briefly reviews interests, self-knowledge, and explores more career clusters. Grades 7-9. Middle School career assessment. Paper Instrument. Also has individual pages that can translate this assessment for the use with Spanish speaking clients Also has individual pages that can translate this assessment for the use with Spanish speaking clients. Free Download PDF translation file.
 

 

Interview Challenge – Spanish Career Board Game - Players learn important interviewing skills while they have fun competing to give Paula the best advice on her upcoming interview. Interest Level: Middle School High School and Adult.  Six players total per game. IC - Interview Challenge -  Adult  Career Board Game Also comes in a Spanish Version. 
 

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Ex-Offenders – Adult and Juvenile

 

Life After Prison - 3 Video Series - Inmates have unique challenges both obstacles AND opportunities to make a good transition from prison to civilian life. The solid advice offered in these new videos is drawn from numerous interviews with inmates near their release dates and with their counselors and instructors. Their words offer practical tips and inspiration for ex-offenders to embrace and succeed with their new lease on life. High School Adult Corrections Prison populations Part of the Putting the Bars Behind You Series. 

 

Youth Risk and Resilience Inventory - At Risk Youth - This new screening tool identifies young people (ages 10-17) who may be at risk for violence and abuse and measures their ability to cope with it. The inventory also identifies youths who are exposed to or may be experiencing signs of physical and emotional abuse, bullying, depression, fear, and distress. Good for Youth corrections programs, At Risk, Special Needs Populations, disabilities or other youth that may be at risk. 


 

Putting the Bar Behind You - part of the putting the bars behind you series - re-release corrections Ex-offenders are often clients or participants in programs operated by many organizations—community-based organizations, post-secondary institutions, one-stop career centers, other training programs funded by JTPA, and welfare-to-work programs, to name some. Both ex-offenders and the professionals who work with them will benefit from this excellent, newly revised video that addresses the unique challenges that ex-offenders face when they look for work. high school adult, corrections, video. Also see putting the bars behind you series. 

 

Prerelease Corrections Package - career adult education and juvenile education packages - This complete career package helps ex-offender assess their interests and skill and much more. Adult Package and Juvenile Package. Workbooks.  You get  2 packages (20 copies) of Quick Job Search booklet (J3308) ,  1 packages (25 copies) of Career Exploration Inventory (JA2964),  1 packages (25 copies) of Barriers to Employment Success Inventory

 

Count down to Freedom for Men - Prerelease and Afterward - This empowering set of videos helps reduce recidivism and takes offenders step-by-step through the transition from incarceration to community integration. Candid interviews with professionals and ex-offenders offer a unique perspective on what offenders should expect to face throughout their journey from incarceration back into society. Offenders learn what steps to take prior to their release, what actions are essential to a smooth and successful transition, how to prevent relapses, overcome barriers, and more. Corrections.  Please go to product page click on title to go there for prices and products codes.  Six Videos ***Not Available until June 2007

 

Count down to Freedom for Women Series - Prerelease Program - This empowering set of videos helps reduce recidivism and takes offenders step-by-step through the transition from incarceration to community integration. Candid interviews with professionals and ex-offenders offer a unique perspective on what offenders should expect to face throughout their journey from incarceration back into society. Offenders learn what steps to take prior to their release, what actions are essential to a smooth and successful transition, how to prevent relapses, overcome barriers, and more.  Corrections.  Count Down to Freedom Video Series for Women Ex-Offenders 6 Videos.   *****Available in June 2007

Living Free Video - Inspiring Ex-offenders to Overcome Career and Life Barriers and Find Success - VHS and DVD versions. This video features four ex-offenders who have made great strides in their personal life. These individuals share their stories about their first experiences after release, how they overcame barriers such as transportation and finding employment, and how they dealt with the pressures of society. They talk about the importance of developing positive relationships and the role of family in their lives. Living Free also includes a group discussion of ex-offenders who share some of the things they’ve done to turn their lives around. Great for corrections programs. Life Skills. 

 

Youth - Juvenile Corrections Program - Youth - Juvenile Corrections Package teaching life skills workbook, excellent for at-risk students. Twenty-five classroom sessions introduce concepts based on inner city teacher experience and is a must understand before entering the workforce. 20 copies of Your Promising Future student workbook (J0112),  1 copy of Your Promising Future Instructor's Guide (J0120),  1 package of Transition-to-Work Inventory (JA0759),  25 per package  1 Transition-to-Work Inventory Administrator's Guide,  1 You're Fired! Video  (VHS JV2581 OR DVD JD259X)  GRADES 6th through 8th. Ex-offender, corrections, life skills, special needs. Middle School Instructional Resource life skills.   VHS  · 

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Offender Reintegration Scale - This unique self-scoring assessment identifies the challenges offenders will face upon release and reentry into society. It measures barriers in the following categories: Basic Needs, Job Search, Family Concerns, Life Skills, and Career Development. With this tool, counselors and administrators can quickly identify their clients' major concerns. Assessment corrections. 
******Available in September 2007.

Grooming and Dressing

Head to Toe - Grooming and Dressing for the Best Possible You - Whether it's business casual or warehouse comfortable, improve your appearance today with the tried and true techniques collected by our experts. Dress for Work Success. High School - Adult. Dressing and grooming. Grades 8 to adult. 

 

Looking Sharp - Dressing for the job interview video - This video provides practical tips on dressing for success in job interviews and on-the-job. 
 

Looking Sharp - Grooming for the Interview Video - This video provides practical tips on grooming for success in job interviews and on the job.  Order code VHS version JV2983 - Looking Sharp - Grooming for the Interview video
 

Off The Hook - Dressing and Grooming for Job Success - Off The Hook: Workplace Fashion Secrets for All Ages, Shapes, and Sizes, gives teens and women the insider's view on how to manage their closet and make the right clothing choices based on their lifestyle, budget, and body shape to maximize their wardrobe and their shopping dollar. Dressing and Grooming for job success.

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