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Ch 6: Praxis Business: Employment Communication & Career Research

About This Chapter

Get tips for researching careers, and learn best practices for crafting strong cover letters and resumes. This chapter's video lessons also show you how to prepare for an interview, so you can successfully answer career development questions on the Praxis Business Education exam.

Praxis Business Education: Employment Communication & Career Research - Chapter Summary

Use the study materials included in this chapter to prepare for career development questions found on the Praxis Business Education exam. Our instructors show you with what it takes to:

  • Create a resume and cover letter
  • Avoid common job application mistakes
  • Prepare for a job interview
  • Conduct career assessments
  • Use online career research tools
  • Examine career development systems

The Praxis Business Education exam contains two hours worth of test questions. To help you tackle them, we've put together a collection of lessons that allows you to focus on one test subject at a time. Both the instructional videos and transcripts included here are also structured so that you can work at your own pace, and the self-assessment quizzes are useful for assessing your command of each topic before moving on to the next lesson.

Praxis Business Education: Employment Communication & Career Research Objectives

Scores on the Praxis Business Education test will be used to determine your eligibility for a subject area teaching credential in states that use this exam as part of the licensing process. Around 15% of the exam's 120 multiple-choice questions are found in the communication and career development content domain. Get ready for them with this chapter's lessons covering resumes, cover letters, career search tools and other resources individuals use to research and land a job.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Praxis Business: Employment Communication & Career Research
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How to Create a Great Resume and Cover Letter

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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.

Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

4. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

There are many career choices out there. How do you decide which one is right for you? In this lesson, we'll examine the different types of career assessments and how they can help you choose the best career.

Online Career Research Tools

5. 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.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

6. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.

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