# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Task 1988004087

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Participate in a mock interview.


Participation should provide the opportunity to

  • practice interviewing skills before an actual interview
  • portray a variety of roles to illustrate desirable behaviors (e.g., maintaining eye contact, asking informed questions) and undesirable behaviors (e.g., speaking too softly, failing to answer questions completely)
  • demonstrate knowledge of questions employers cannot legally ask and how to properly respond to such questions if asked
  • demonstrate appropriate nonverbal communication skills.


Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

D. J. Howard/Walker/Shell/Campbell/VBEA Scholarship/S.L.T. Award of Excellence


Future Business Leader


Job Interview


L. Marguerite Crumley/Frank Manning Peele Foundation's Sarah Lowe Thompson Scholarships


NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development

Demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques through participation in mock or actual interviews.


Identify steps to prepare for an interview.


NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

Discuss illegal and discriminatory interview questions.


Participate in and analyze mock interviews, emphasizing critical times at the beginning and the end of an interview.


Prepare a list of common mistakes made by interviewees.


Prepare a list of questions to ask an interviewer.


Prepare responses to commonly asked interview questions.


Role-play interview situations for simulated job opportunities.


Write a job interview thank-you message.