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

Creating a great resume and cover letter is an important step in job search processes. Learn about fundamental components of job-specific cover letters & how to use industry buzzwords to create a strong resume.

How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

2. How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

The job application process is one that commonly involves sending a resume and cover letter to a potential employees, going to job interviews and then negotiating and accepting a job offer. Learn more about the ways to prepare for the job application process, common mistakes to avoid, and tips that can help secure a job.

Job Interviews: Types & Common Questions

3. Job Interviews: Types & Common Questions

In the workforce, job interviews are conducted in order for an organization to select the right candidate for a job. Explore more about job interviews, including the four main types of interviews and the common questions asked.

Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

4. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

Career assessments consist of survey or test material that assigns potential careers based on the reported personality, interest, skills, and values. See the benefits of types of personality tests, interest inventories, skills assessments, and value assessments commonly used.

Online Career Research Tools

5. Online Career Research Tools

In finding the best career, the use of online career research tools can help narrow down options and make the choice easier. Explore more about online career research tools, including career assessments, career outlook, and networking with online communities.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

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

A company's programs, workshops and counseling that help employees manage their careers is their Career Management and Development System. Explore its purpose, and benefits for the employee, managers, and organization at large.

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