NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development Correlation by Task
In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.
|Task/Competency Number||Task/Competency Statement||Standards|
|89||Describe rights and responsibilities of employees and employers.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate personal qualities related to employability (e.g., promptness, ability to get along with others, dependability, willingness to ask questions, respect for diversity, and communication skills). ♦ Demonstrate responsible behavior related to employability (e.g., respect for personal property, completion of homework assignments, and communication skills). ♦ Demonstrate the ability to function as a proactive, productive team member in the workplace. ♦ Discuss and demonstrate the skills necessary to function as a member of a diverse workforce (e.g., diplomacy, patience, willingness to compromise, and ability to listen). ♦ Relate the importance of workplace expectations to career development.
|91||Examine the ethical basis for laws governing the workplace.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Discuss and illustrate the positive and negative effects of a well-developed work ethic on worker and workplace productivity. ♦ Discuss social and ethical standards of the workplace and their implications for a chosen job/career.
|112||Research career opportunities in the legal profession.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate the ability to research prospective employers and jobs using all available resources (e.g., print media, on-site and telephone interviews, job shadowing, internships, job fairs, and Internet research). ♦ Use available resources for projecting career opportunities and trends. ♦ Utilize career resources to develop a career information database that includes international career opportunities.
|114||Create or update a résumé.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate the ability to prepare and transmit electronic resumes and cover letters that meet business standards.
|115||Complete a job application.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate the ability to complete an online job application accurately.
|116||Participate in a mock interview.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques through participation in mock or actual interviews. ♦ Identify steps to prepare for an interview.
|117||Compose an interview follow-up letter.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Explain the importance of appropriate interview follow-up techniques. ♦ List tasks to be completed following the interview.
|119||Create or update a portfolio containing representative samples of student work.||
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop a career portfolio of items including resumes, sample cover letters, letters of recommendation, examples of work and technical skills, awards, and documentation of extracurricular activities and community service activities.