Ch 70: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Career Acquisition

About This Chapter

This chapter offers you the chance to review the steps for finding and attaining a job. The video lessons and transcripts can help you prepare to answer questions on the WEST Business & Marketing Education exam related to resumes, job interviews and career fairs.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Career Acquisition - Chapter Summary

In this collection of video lessons, we discuss the steps for preparing for, finding and negotiating a job in order to answer related questions on the WEST Business & Marketing Education exam. The engaging videos can help you review how to teach your students to:

  • Maximize an internship
  • Use online career research sites
  • Make the most of career fairs
  • Write a resume and cover letter
  • Avoid common application errors
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Negotiate a job offer

The lessons each include a 5-10 minute video taught by an engaging, knowledgeable expert. After watching the short video lessons, you can easily review main terms or go over any concepts that were unsure about on the corresponding text transcripts. When you're ready to check your knowledge, you can take the multiple-choice quizzes that tie back to each video.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Career Acquisition Objectives

The WEST Business & Marketing Education test is a teacher certification exam offered in Washington State. This subject-matter endorsement exam is designed specifically for those seeking a credential to teach business and marketing. The computer-based test includes 110 multiple-choice questions, and you'll have two hours and 30 minutes to finish it. You can use this chapter to help you prepare for questions on the procedures for securing and preparing for a job interview and acquiring a career.

8 Lessons in Chapter 70: WEST Business & Marketing 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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