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Job Savvy, Sixth Edition

How to Be a Success at Work

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Job Savvy - Sixth Edition
ISBN: 978-1-63332-311-7
$29.95
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ISBN: 978-1-63332-313-1
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Pages: 256

Copyright: 2019

Size: 8.5 x 11

Author(s):
LaVerne L. Ludden, EdD

Overview

Available October 2018!

 

The best-selling Job Savvy workbook helps individuals develop the essential skills needed to keep their jobs and advance their careers. Based on research into what employers need and value in employees, Job Savvy helps individuals develop job survival skills, increase productivity, and improve job satisfaction and success.

The workbook’s numerous activities help individuals understand how to be ready for the workplace and improve their basic job skills. The narrative is easy to read; informative; and features several examples, checklists, worksheets, and summaries.

Individuals will learn about employers’ expectations on:

  • Punctuality and attendance
  • Dressing and grooming
  • First impressions
  • Supervisor, co-worker, and customer relationships
  • Problem solving
  • Ethics
  • Workplace communication
  • Technology and trends in the workplace
  • Performance reviews
  • Promotions
  • And more

 

Key Features and Benefits

 

  • Aligns to National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Professional Standards for College & University Career Services and Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Skills (SCANs) national standards.
  • Includes Instructor eResources that provide educators and professionals with activities, lesson plans, discussion topics, quizzes and answer keys, and more.

 

Sixth Edition Enhancements

 

  • Discusses the latest research into what employers need and value in employees.
  • Includes updated and expanded coverage on social expectations for diversity, dress, grooming, and communication styles.
  • Provides more information on technology, computer concepts, and applications in easy-to-understand, everyday language.
  • Offers new, real-life examples and case studies to help readers build job survival skills, increase productivity, improve job satisfaction, and experience career success.
  • Delivers new study tools to readers via the eBook, including a glossary, infographics, topical videos, and chapter video presentations to reinforce understanding of topics.
  • Adds a Student Video Presentation of the key takeaways from the workbook chapters, delivered via Vimeo by eBook link.
  • Features new and updated examples, checklists, worksheets, tables, and summaries.
  • Identifies new, clear objectives for each chapter (aligning to national standards), which define the concepts and skills readers will demonstrate after successfully completing the chapter.
  • Adds new educational games within the workbook.
  • Provides new student activities to the margins of the workbook to give students hands-on practice with today’s critical workplace concepts and skills. Content includes journal activities, group activities, discussion activities, and case studies.
Table of Contents

1. Your Employment Relationship
2. Avoiding the New-Job Blues
3. Making a Good Impression
4. Being There ...On Time!
5. Communicating in the Workplace
6. Learning: What It’s All About
7. Knowing Yourself
8. Getting Along with Your Supervisor
9. Getting Along with Co-Workers
10. Meeting the Customer’s Expectations
11. Problem-Solving Skills
12. Doing the Right Thing
13. Getting Ahead on the Job
Index