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College Planning Seminar for High School Students

Life Skills

Let's Get to Work! the Basics of Filling Out a Job (College, Loan, Scholarship) Application That Doesn't Get Lost in the Crowd

Knowing the best way to fill out a job application is vital to increasing your learner's chances of obtaining employment due to the ATS software that is used more and more frequently
Mary Crowe
2 total reviews for this teacher
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45 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

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Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Class Experience

Students will learn:
What ATS is and what it means for the applicant
What employers look for
The basic fundamentals of filling out a job application
How to answer the Social Security question
Using action verbs and power words to increase the chances of being considered
How to fill out the "Work Experience" section when there is no work history
Ways to answer the salary question
How to be brief but impactful
What job-related skills to use
Who to use for references
How to answer the  "Reason for Leaving" section if this isn't your first job
Little known tidbits and tips to increase your chances of being considered such as what to wear when asking for an application in person
This is a class module that I taught for several years in a men's minimum security prison as they prepared to transition back to civilian life. Most were extremely thankful for the class and felt more confident after attending it. It is just as important for anyone seeking employment. Getting and keeping a job is vital to a more productive life. It is vital to life in general. It is a class that I feel very strongly about when it comes to preparing a student for adult life and careers. I wish I had had a similar class when I was young.
There is no homework in this class, though learners may want to look up some provided resources/websites
The only required supplies to bring to this class is a smile and respect. When seeking a job and obtaining employment, respect and smiles are a big part of the process. This class is a good starting place.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
This class does not do assessments.  It is purely an informative class that is given to assist students with filling out applications.  Keep in mind, this class will be helpful in filling out not only job applications, but any type of application.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There is nothing that requires Parental Guidance in this class.  Any parent or guardian is welcome to listen in but must stay off-camera.


Mary Crowe
Lives in the United States
Instructor/Facilitator of various classes and workshops
2 total reviews

About Me

I've had a past full of different types of working, learning and teaching and I've loved it all. I feel lucky that I've experienced so much and I want to pass that learning on to others.

I believe children should be allowed to be children.... 
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