Ch 65: PLACE Business Education: Career Acquisition

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons to review what you need to know about career acquisition for the PLACE Business Education test. These lessons as well as our self-assessment quizzes offer effective approaches to prepare for the test.

PLACE Business Education: Career Acquisition - Chapter Summary

Watch our video lessons to re-familiarize yourself with the considerations and tools students should know to find a job. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • Internships and career potential
  • Researching career alternatives online
  • Creating resumes and cover letters
  • Avoiding job application errors
  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Evaluating job offers

Each lesson is taught by an expert in his or her field and offers a number of helpful tools to make them easy and effective to use. The videos, each less than 10 minutes long, may be re-watched as often as you need. Lesson also include multiple choice quizzes to test your mastery of the subject matter.

PLACE Business Education: Career Acquisition - Chapter Objectives

The PLACE Business Education test, required by the state of Colorado, is for business teacher candidates seeking their license to teach secondary education. Test objectives are divided into five categories, business management and communication, economics and personal finance, technology and information systems, business education programs, and accounting, finance and business law. Objectives focusing on career issues are found under the business education programs category. Our lessons help you prepare to answer questions about career acquisition issues you may see on the actual test.

8 Lessons in Chapter 65: PLACE Business Education: Career Acquisition
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How to Maximize Your Internship's Career Potential

1. How to Maximize Your Internship's Career Potential

An internship is a great opportunity to get experience in a career field. But how can you make the most of your time as an intern? In this lesson, we'll offer tips for maximizing your internship in the areas of learning, relationships and performance.

Online Career Research Tools

2. Online Career Research Tools

How do you figure out what career is right for you? And, once you know, how do you find out more about that career? In this lesson, we'll look at some types of online career research tools that allow people to find out more about different careers.

How to Make the Most of a Career Fair

3. How to Make the Most of a Career Fair

A career fair is a great opportunity to meet with companies looking to hire. But, how do you make the most of it and stick out from the crowd of other job seekers? Watch this lesson to discover tips for preparing for and attending job fairs.

How to Create a Great Resume and Cover Letter

4. How to Create a Great Resume and Cover Letter

The first impression that a company has of you is your resume and cover letter. But how can you make them stand out from the crowd? Watch this lesson for tips on how to create a winning resume and cover letter.

How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

5. How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

Applying for jobs can be a stressful time but knowing the common mistakes that people make during the application process can help lessen the stress. In this lesson, we'll look at common mistakes people make before and during a job interview.

How to Prepare For Your Job Interview

6. How to Prepare For Your Job Interview

The job interview is an important part of the job application process. How can you make sure that you do your best? In this lesson, we'll examine ways to prepare for a job interview, including what to do before, during, and after the interview.

How to Avoid Job Interview Pitfalls

7. How to Avoid Job Interview Pitfalls

The job interview is an important moment for many people. But many people make mistakes that could cost them the job. In this lesson, we'll examine some common interview pitfalls and what you can do to avoid them.

Responding to a Job Offer: Evaluating & Negotiating

8. Responding to a Job Offer: Evaluating & Negotiating

When a company offers you a job, what do you do next? In this lesson, we will look at what to do after you get a job offer, including how to evaluate the offer to see if it's right for you and how to negotiate for better terms.

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