Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development
NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development
NBEA (National Business Education Association) standards have been correlated to ensure that students and adults are afforded equal access to fundamental business knowledge and skills and, therefore, an equal opportunity for success in life" (National Standards for Business Education, NBEA, 2007).
Demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques through participation in mock or actual interviews.
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 complete an online job application accurately.
Demonstrate the ability to function as a proactive, productive team member in the workplace.
Demonstrate the ability to prepare and transmit electronic resumes and cover letters that meet business standards.
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).
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.
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).
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.
Explain the importance of appropriate interview follow-up techniques.
Identify steps to prepare for an interview.
List tasks to be completed following the interview.
Relate the importance of workplace expectations to career development.
Use available resources for projecting career opportunities and trends.
Utilize career resources to develop a career information database that includes international career opportunities.