Student Employment

Six Steps to Employment
These Six Steps to Employment will help you find jobs, prepare for interviews and be a valuable employee.

Step 1: Employment Packet Checklist

Print this checklist to assist you as you move through Steps 2 through 6. Download checklist here.

Step 2: Follow your checklist to be successful!

Job Readiness

Are you Job Ready?

Start with this checklist

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Work Importance Profiler

Learn what is most important to you in a job

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Getting Ready to Find a Job

Follow the worksheet

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20 Hints to Help You Get Hired

Use these guidelines for success

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Employability Skills

Identify your work skills

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Creating References

Your Reference List

Use This Worksheet

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Reference request

Sample form

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High School Staff

Requesting a reference from your schools

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References Template

Download a blank template

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 More Information

Guide To Youth Labor Laws

Fact Sheet

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Are you a Working Teen?

Guide to rights

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NIOSHYouth@work

Safety training

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NIOSHYouth@work

Safety training worksheets

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Step 3:
 Employment Application

Resources for completing a successful job application.

Do's for Applications

Checklist

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Reasons for Leaving

Explanations for applications

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Tips for Success

Application worksheet

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California Career Zone

Enter job titles to learn about careers

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Employment Application

Open and save to your computer

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Informational Application

Open and save to your computer

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Internet Site Application

Helps you fill our applications online

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Fax Cover Sheet

Use when faxing employers

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Step 4: Job Search

Use these tools to help you search for a job.

Source of Job Leads

Where to start your search

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How to Network

Worksheet

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Looking at yourself in a new way

Worksheet

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Tips for Success

Pre-employment worksheet

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Employment Application

Internet sites flier

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Job Search Log

Track your progress

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Job Links

Source for local job listings

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Step 5: Interview Tips

First Impressions are made within the first 7 seconds of meeting an employer! Make it count!

Pre Interview Checklist

Things to think about

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Before the Interview

Last minute checklist

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Questions to ask your Employer

Prep for interview

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Thank you letter

Sample

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Step 6:
 Job Offer and Retention

Resources for negotiation and accepting a job.

Job Offer Questions

What To Ask During The Offer

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Entry Level Workers

10 common problems

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Positive Work Habits

Suggestions for success

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Negotiating a Job Offer

Helpful tips

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Resignation Letter

Sample

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Congratulations! You have completed the Six Steps to Employment! 

 

 

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