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English for the world of work

Author: Carolyn W Knox; American Guidance Service.
Publisher: Circle Pines, Minn. : American Guidance Service, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Welcome to English for the World of Work. Everyone needs to know how to find, get, and keep a job. There are skills you can learn to make getting a job and keeping a job easier. In this book, you will learn how to write a resume, make telephone calls, and interview to get a job. You will also learn how to follow directions, understand written information concerning your job, and learn other skills to help you keep  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn W Knox; American Guidance Service.
ISBN: 0785430741 9780785430742
OCLC Number: 51055577
Notes: Includes index.
At head of title: AGS.
Description: vii, 285 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: How to use this book : a study guide --
Part 1 : Finding a job. Looking for job openings --
Applying for a job --
Preparing a resume --
Filling out a job application --
Applying for a job by telephone --
Being interviewed --
Starting a new job --
Following directions --
Using job-related resources --
Filling out business forms --
Communicating with the public --
Conducting a business meeting --
Writing business reports --
Advancing your career --
Health insurance for employees --
Business travel and expenses --
Glossary.
Other Titles: AGS English for the world of work
Responsibility: by Carolyn W. Knox.

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Welcome to English for the World of Work. Everyone needs to know how to find, get, and keep a job. There are skills you can learn to make getting a job and keeping a job easier. In this book, you will learn how to write a resume, make telephone calls, and interview to get a job. You will also learn how to follow directions, understand written information concerning your job, and learn other skills to help you keep your job. - p. viii.

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