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Working : skills for a new age

Author: Larry J Bailey
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : Delmar Publishers, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses survival in the working world, covering such aspects as applying for a job, starting a new job, planning a career, managing money, and being a responsible citizen.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry J Bailey
ISBN: 0827333447 9780827333444 0827333498 9780827333499
OCLC Number: 19779212
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 444 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Section 1: Preparing for work. Learning about work. The job ahead. Looking for a job. Applying for a job. Interviewing for a job. Section 2: Working on the job. Beginning a new job. Expectations of employers. Worker rights and protections. Human relations at work. Earnings and job advancement. Appearance on the job. Section 3: Career planning. Career decision-making. Information about yourself. Career information. Section 4: Success skills. Communication skills. Math and measurement skills. Safety skills. Leadership skills. Computer skills. Entrepreneurial skills. Section 5: Managing your money. Our economic world. The consumer in the marketplace. Banking and credit. Budgeting, saving and investing money. Insuring against loss. Taxes and taxation. Social security. Section 6: Independent living. The legal system. Where to live. Healthful living. Responsible citizenship. Education beyond high school. Glossary. Index
Responsibility: Larry J. Bailey.

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This excellent, skill-based, full-colour text consists of 32 chapters and over 500 illustrations. The lively writing style encourages students to prepare for work (and adult life!) by focusing on  Read more...

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