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  • 2. This NFQ Level 4 Jobsearch Learner’s Record © second edition was written by Brian Comerford of Classroom Guidance 2013.It is based on the Leaving Cert. Applied Jobsearch Module in the Vocational Preparation and Guidance Module Descriptor written by the NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment). Editor: Jennifer Rope www.classroomguidance.com 2
  • 3. Table of ContentsUNIT 1: SOURCING INFORMATION PAGEJS 1. Main Sources Of Jobs In The Local Area 1JS 2. Where Are The Job Vacancies Advertised? 2JS 3. If You Were Looking For Employment 3JS 4. Networking 4JS 5. Questions To Ask A SOLAS Visitor 5 Three Sample Job Advertisements From A 6 Government Agency WebsiteJS 6. Explain The Advertising Terms 9JS 7. Advantages & Disadvantages Of Working 10JS 8. Job Searching - The Cost 11JS 9. Reflection 12UNIT 2: INVESTIGATION OF A SAMPLE OF JOBSJS 10. Characteristics Needed For Two Jobs - *KA 1 13JS 11. Qualifications / Skills Needed - KA 1 14JS 12. Display – Skills & Job Vacancies - KA 1 16JS 13. Effects Of Working In An Unsatisfying Job 17JS 14. Reflection 18UNIT 3: JOBSEARCH PRACTICEJS 15. How Companies Hire 19JS 16. Cover Letters - KA 2 20JS 17. Your C.V.- KA 2 22JS 18. Application Forms 24JS 19. Practice Application Form 25JS 20. Phone Call To Employer – Script 27JS 21. Phone Call To Employer – Rate Yourself 28JS 22. Reflection 29 3
  • 4. UNIT 4: INTERVIEW SKILLS PAGEJS 23. Preparing For Interview 30JS 24. Review Of Interviews 31JS 25. Self-Evaluation – KA 3 32JS 26. Reflection 33UNIT 5: PAY & CONDITIONSJS 27. Jobseekers Benefit & Allowance – 20 FAQ’s 34JS 28. Employment Laws 37JS 29. Different Types Of Employment 38JS 30. Deductions 39JS 31. Advantages & Disadvantages Of Working 40JS 32. Reflection 41UNIT 6: SELF EMPLOYMENTJS 33. Advantages & Disadvantages Of Self Employment 42JS 34. Employee Or Self Employed? 43JS 35. Questionnaire - Self Employed Visitor – KA 4 44JS 36. Self Employed V’s Employee 45JS 37. Agencies & The Self Employed 45JS 38. Skills / Qualities Necessary For Self Employment 46JS 39. Should You Consider Self Employment? 48JS 40. Reflection 49JS 41. Key Assignments Checklist 50 4
  • 5. JS 1. Main Sources Of Jobs In The Local Area 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________ 6. _____________________________________________________ 7. _____________________________________________________ 8. _____________________________________________________ 5
  • 6. JS 2. Where Are The Job Vacancies Advertised? 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________ 6. _____________________________________________________ 7. _____________________________________________________ 8. _____________________________________________________ 9. _____________________________________________________ 6
  • 7. JS 3. If You Were Looking For EmploymentWhere would you advertise yourself? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________If you needed to employ someone what method would you use?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7
  • 8. JS 4. NetworkingList the five main reasons fornetworking: 1. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ 8
  • 9. JS 5. Questions To Ask A SOLAS Visitor1. Who will be asked? ________________________________________________________________________________________________2. Who will contact him / her? __________________________________________________________________________________________3. When will the talk happen (Date / Time)? _______________________________________________________________________________My question is: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Answer: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Notes For Other Interesting Answers_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9
  • 10. Three Sample Job Advertisements From A Government Agency Website Gym Instructor Description: Gym Instructor requiredJob Reference GI559967 for Gym in Sandyford area. The rightNo. of Jobs 1 candidate will work well as part of aContract Type Temporary / Part Time team. This is a hands-on role to deliver the fitness and weight lossDays Per Week 5-6 service that we offer. You will beHours Per Week 20-25 encouraging members to join andDaily Hours 6 motivating current members. This position requires a high degree ofStart Date Immediate one-to-one coaching. You will receive training on our metabolism rebalancing programmes. The person needs to have a recognised qualification in fitness, sport or leisure and have relevant experience in delivering health and fitness programmes. More importantly you need energy, a positive personality and a level of controlled enthusiasm that will encourage our members to make the most of our centre. RequirementsExperience Required 2 yearsSalary €10 p/hLocation SandyfordDisplay until 27/01/2013 Other Information, Interview Arrangements or Contact Person for this vacancyPlease note: Contact arrangements must be followed exactly as stated by theemployer as they are the preferred means of contact for this job.Applications to Joe Higgans. Email: joehiggans@hypogym.ie EmployerHypo Gym Tel: 01 29935528 Sandyford Avenue Fax: 01 665 988Sandyford, D18 Email: joehiggans@hypogym.ie 10
  • 11. Beautician – Flexi-TimeJob JB543200 DescriptionReference Duties to include facials, waxingNo of Jobs 1 tanning, make-up, manicures,Contract Permanent/Part- pedicures, etc. Experience of gelType Time nails an advantage but notDays Per Flexi compulsory. SuccessfulWeek candidate must have at least 1Hours Per 15 year’s experience. This positionWeek is for weekdays, evenings,Daily Hours Flexi weekends and holiday cover.Start Date Immediate RequirementsExperience Experiencerequired 1 yearSalary €10 p/ hourLocation Dublin 2Display until 29/11/2013 Other Information, Interview Arrangements or Contact Person for this vacancyPlease note: Contact arrangements must be followed exactly asstated by the employer as they are the preferred means of contactfor this job.To apply please phone Molly on 01 455 559 or email your CV to:molliesnails@eircome.net EmployerMollies Beauticians Tel: 01 455 559Grafton Street Email: molliesnails@eircome.netDublin 2 11
  • 12. Gaming Console SupportJob Ref GC 336698 Description: are you passionate about gaming &/or trouble shooting? Responsibilities:Contract Type Permanent/Full- provide telephone, email and chat, technical Time and customer support based on various software packages. Responsible for:No of Jobs 88 delivering timely, accurate technical answersDays Per 5 & providing a high degree of customer service satisfaction; achieving & maintaining serviceWeek level statistics as defined. Tracking &Hours Per 40 documenting customer and problem information in call tracking database;Week contribute to overall team performance,Salary €20,000p/a including support and assistance of otherDaily Hours 7.5 team members. Leaving cert or equivalent. Good technical &Start Date 28/10/2013 trouble-shooting skills. Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office package. Excellent customer service skills. A minimum of one year’s customer service experience, preferably in a call centre. RequirementsExperience required Experience 1 year Educational RequirementsEnglish: near fluentReading: near fluentWriting: near fluentListening: near fluent Other Information, Interview Arrangements or Contact Person for this vacancyPlease note: Contact arrangements must be followed exactly asstated by the employer as they are the preferred means of contactfor this job.Applications to: Joel Shwartscoff. Email: Jscoff@gamesstopresearch.ie EmployerGames Stop Email: Jscoff@gamesstopresearch.ieWicklowCo Wicklow 12
  • 13. JS 6. Explain The Advertising TermsJob Reference Number ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Temporary __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Part-Time ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Permanent __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Experience Required __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Start Date ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Classified ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Appointments ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 13
  • 14. JS 7. Advantages & Disadvantages of Working Get into groups of four. Appoint a Note Taker and Spokesperson. Note Taker _________________________ Spokesperson _________________________ Other group member _________________________ Other group member _________________________ Advantages of Working Disadvantages of Working 14
  • 15. JS 8. Job Searching - The Cost Item Cost Clothes Stationery Phone Credit Travel Other Total = 15
  • 16. JS 9. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned from Unit One that were important to you: 1. _________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________ 16
  • 17. UNIT 2: INVESTIGATION OF A SAMPLE OF JOBS KA 1. I prepared a display (e.g. posters/collage etc) as part of a group, which showed our individual skills and how these related to particular job vacancies. DO JS 10. & JS 11. TO COMPLETE JS 10. Characteristics Needed For Two Jobs Job 1 Characteristics Job 2 Characteristics 17
  • 18. JS 11. Qualifications / Skills Needed Job 1 Question Answer1 What qualifications are needed?2 Where can you get such qualifications?3 How many years of study?4 Could you get such a qualification5 Skills required6 Do you have the required skills?7 Are you suitable?8 Could you get such a job?9 What are the chances of promotion or career progression? 18
  • 19. Job 2 2 Job Question Answer1 What qualifications are needed?2 Where can you get such qualifications?3 How many years of study?4 Could you get such a qualification5 Skills required6 Do you have the required skills?7 Are you suitable?8 Could you get such a job?9 What are the chances of promotion or career progression? 19
  • 20. JS 12. Display - My Group’s Individual Skills & How They Relate To Particular Job Vacancies__________________Student Signature Teacher Signature__________________ 20
  • 21. JS 13. Effects Of Working In An Unsatisfying JobList below some of the effects of working in a job you dislike: 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ 6. ___________________________________________________ 21
  • 22. JS 14. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned from Unit Two that were important to you: 1. _________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________ 22
  • 23. UNIT 3: JOBSEARCH PRACTICEJS 15. How Companies HireList the six steps below: Step 1 ______________________________________________ Step 2 ______________________________________________ Step 3______________________________________________ Step 4 ______________________________________________ Step 5 ______________________________________________ Step 6 ______________________________________________ 23
  • 24. KA 2. I prepared a personal Jobsearch folder that included items such as my C.V., letters to and from potential employers, photographs and sample advertisements. DO JS 16. & JS 17. TO COMPLETEJS 16. Cover LettersHouse NumberYour StreetTown/CityCountyToday’s datePerson’s NamePositionCompany NameAddressDear (person’s name)Ref: Job Title / Vacancy / Reference NumberThe opening paragraph should state why you are writing ie applying for aposition and when you saw it advertised.Your middle paragraph should stimulate interest in you, make yourenthusiasm and interest in the job very obvious and create a desire onthe part of the reader to interview you. Give details of your backgroundthat will show why you should be considered, referring to generalqualifications, work experience or interests related to the position.In your closing paragraph refer to some part of your CV and say thatfurther details will be supplied if requested.Yours sincerelyYour Signature______________Your Name 24
  • 25. JS 16. Continued...Using the template write a cover letter for one of the four jobs that youpicked earlier.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Student Signature Teacher Signature____________________JS 17. Your. C.V. Your Name_________ 25
  • 26. Work ExperienceDates________________________Job Title______________________________________________________Name and address of company__________________________________Duties Included:List the jobs you did using words like organised, completed, co-ordinated, was responsible for and other such phrases to show thatyou are someone with initiative and can be trusted. ________________Hobbies & InterestsSport or interest: Give further details of medals won or other__________achievements._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________References1) Your Principal (with address and phone number).______________ _________________________________________________________2) A boss from one of your work experiences (with address and___ phone number)._______________________________________________________________Student Signature Teacher Signature____________________ 26
  • 27. JS 18. Application FormsWrite down six good points to remember when filling out an application form:1._______________________________________________2._______________________________________________3._______________________________________________4._______________________________________________5._______________________________________________6._______________________________________________ 27
  • 28. JS 19. Practice Application Form Application for EmploymentOur policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed,religious belief, gender, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability.Date __________________________________Last Name ______________________________ First Name _________________________________Street Address _____________________________________________________________________City ____________________________________ County ___________________________________Telephone ______________________________ PPS No. ___________________________________Position applied for _________________________________________________________________How did you hear of this opening? _____________________________________________________When can you start? _____________________ Desired Wage € _____________________________Are you a EU citizen or otherwise authorised to work in the EU on an unrestricted basis (you may be required toprovide documentation)?  Yes  NoAre you looking for full-time employment?  Yes  NoIf no, what hours are you available? ____________________________________________________Are you willing to work shifts?  Yes  NoHave you ever been convicted of a crime (this will not necessarily affect your application.)?  Yes  NoIf yes, give details __________________________________________________________________Education School Name and Location Year Major DegreeSchool _________________________________________________ ______ ______ ______College ________________________________________________ ______ ______ ______PLC ___________________________________________________ ______ ______ ______Other Training __________________________________________ ______ ______ ______ 28
  • 29. In addition to your work history, are there other skills, qualifications, or experience that we shouldconsider?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employment History (Start with most recent employer)Company Name ____________________________________________________________________Address ____________________________________ Telephone _____________________________Date Started ____________ Starting Wage _____ Starting Position ________________________Date Ended _____________ Ending Wage ______ Ending Position _________________________Name of Supervisor ___________________________ May we contact?  Yes  NoResponsibilities _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Reason for leaving __________________________________________________________________Company Name ____________________________________________________________________Address ____________________________________ Telephone _____________________________Date Started ____________ Starting Wage _____ Starting Position ________________________Date Ended _____________ Ending Wage ______ Ending Position _________________________Name of Supervisor ___________________________ May we contact?  Yes  NoResponsibilities _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Reason for leaving __________________________________________________________________Attach additional information if necessary.I certify that the facts set forth in this application for employment are true and complete to the best of myknowledge. I understand that if I am employed, false statements on this application shall be considered sufficientcause for dismissal.Signature_______________________________________________ Date _____________________ 29
  • 30. JS 20. Phone Call To Employer – ScriptPair up with a classmate and write a conversation that you couldhave with an employer.You: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employer: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________You: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employer: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________You: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employer: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________You: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employer: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________You: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________Employer: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________Record this conversation using a tape, video or Dictaphone and play it back foryour class. 30
  • 31. JS 21. Phone Call To Employer - Rate YourselfGive yourself an A to an F grade by ticking the box A Grade B Grade C Grade D Grade E Grade F GradeWhich conversation was the best and why? Best pair _______________________________________________What was good about it? 1._____________________________________________________ 2._____________________________________________________ 3._____________________________________________________ 4._____________________________________________________ 5._____________________________________________________ 31
  • 32. JS 22. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned from Unit Three that were important to you: 1. _________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________ 32
  • 33. UNIT 4: INTERVIEW SKILLSJS 23. Preparing For InterviewList five things that should be done in advance of an interview:12345 33
  • 34. JS 24. Review of InterviewsWrite down six things she did wrong 1. ______________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________ 3. ______________________________________________ 4. ______________________________________________ 5. ______________________________________________ 6. ______________________________________________Write down six things he did right 1. ______________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________ 3. ______________________________________________ 4. ______________________________________________ 5. ______________________________________________ 6. ______________________________________________ 34
  • 35. KA 3. I participated in a mock interview and reported on my performance at same.JS 25. Self-EvaluationRate your own performance under the following headings: Area 5 4 3 2 1 Education, competence for the role Relevant experience Knowledge of the job specification Knowledge of the company and background research Your skills and attitude Enthusiasm How you present yourselfAsk your teacher to score your performance also.Do your scores differ? If yes, discuss why.____________________Student Signature Teacher Signature____________________ 35
  • 36. JS 26. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned from Unit Four that were important to you: 1. _________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________ 36
  • 37. UNIT 5: PAY & CONDITIONSJS 27. Jobseekers Benefit & Allowance – 20 FAQ’sAnswer the below questions: 1. What payment can I claim if I lose my job? ___________________________________________________ 2. Am I entitled to payment if my working week is reduced? Yes □ No □ 3. What are the current rates of payment? ___________________________________________________ 4. Where should I apply? ___________________________________________________ 5. What documents do I need to bring? ___________________________________________________ 6. Is it possible to make a claim by post? Yes □ No □ 7. How will I get my payment? ___________________________________________________ 8. Will it be long before I get my payment? ___________________________________________________ 9. How long can I continue to get the payment? _________________________________________________ 37
  • 38. 10. Can I get any help with my rent payments? ___________________________________________________11. Are there any other benefits I can claim? ___________________________________________________12. If I get a redundancy payment, am I entitled to anything? ___________________________________________________13. If I want to transfer my jobseekers benefit to another country, what must I do? __________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________14. I have now returned to Ireland and I am looking for a job. Can I apply for a jobseekers payment? Yes □ No □15. I have been self-employed for some time but I now have no work. Is there anything I can claim? __________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________16. Im currently on a jobseekers payment. Im thinking of setting up a business but will I be entitled to any payment if I dont get sufficient work? __________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________17. If I go on holiday, will I still get my jobseekers payment? Yes □ No □ 38
  • 39. 18. I have been on a career break. My employer is not in a position to take me back on completion of the career break. Am I entitled to claim? Yes □ No □19. How often will I be required to sign on at the social welfare office? ___________________________________________________20. I am aged 20-24 claiming Jobseekers Allowance and on a training course. Can I undertake volunteer work while on JA? Yes □ No □ 39
  • 40. JS 28. Employment Laws How old do you need to be to work: 1. Full time _______________________________ 2. Part-time _______________________________ 3. Summer work _______________________________ How long can you work per week if you are under 16? 19 hours □ 29 hours □ 39 hours □ Are under 16’s allowed to work shifts? Yes □ No □ 40
  • 41. JS 29. Different Types Of EmploymentExplain the following terms: 1. Contract Work _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ __________ 2. Full-Time Employment _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________ 3. Part-Time Employment ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ __________________________ 41
  • 42. JS 30. DeductionsAfter a class discussion, fill in the below questions:Prompt QuestionsWhat are deductions for? 1. _____________________________________ 2. _____________________________________ 3. _____________________________________ 4. _____________________________________ 5. _____________________________________Are they fair? (Explain your answer)_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 42
  • 43. JS 31. Advantages & Disadvantages Of WorkingList five non-monetary things that work can give you: 1. ___________________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________________List five non-monetary things that work can take from you: 1. ___________________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________________ 43
  • 44. JS 32. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned in Unit Five that were important to you: 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 44
  • 45. UNIT 6: SELF EMPLOYMENTJS 33. Advantages & Disadvantages Of Self EmploymentWrite down five advantages of self employment: 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________Write down five disadvantages of self employment: 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________ 45
  • 46. JS 34. Employee Or Self Employed?In your opinion, is it better to be an employee or self employed? Employee Self EmployedWhy? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 46
  • 47. KA 4. I reported on an interview carried out with either a self employed person OR a person who has experience of being in a job that he / she was dissatisfied with.JS 35. Questionnaire – Self Employed VisitorThe question I will ask:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Answer from self employed person:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NOTES FOR OTHER ANSWERS:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Student Signature Teacher Signature____________________ 47
  • 48. JS 36. Self Employed V’s EmployeeAfter the visit from a self employed person do you think differently about self-employment?Why? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________JS 37. Agencies & The Self EmployedList three agencies that help individuals set up their own business:1._______________________________________________________2._______________________________________________________3._______________________________________________________List three ways in which they can help:1._______________________________________________________2._______________________________________________________3._______________________________________________________ 48
  • 49. JS 38. Skills / Qualities Necessary For Self EmploymentTick the Yes box if you think a self employed person needs these skills. 1. Adaptability Skills YES A habit of curiosity. Creative thinker. Solve problems quickly. Work well with those who are different from you. 2. Reading, Writing & Maths Skills YES Be able to read something and answer questions. Be able to speak your ideas clearly, accurately and logically. Be able to solve maths problems. Be able to apply/use maths information to solve problems (e.g. statistics). 3. Communication Skills YES Be able to communicate by talking about ideas clearly, and win arguments. Really listen to friends or family. Be curious enough to probe for critical information. To understand when someone is upset. 4. Computer Skills YES Be able to use Microsoft Word. Be able to use a Microsoft Excel. Be able to use the internet and world wide web. Be able to use e-mail. 49
  • 50. 5. Group Interactional Skills YES Be able to solve problems in a group. Be able to judge and behave as expected. Be able to cope with undesirable behaviour in others. Be able to deal with uncertainty. 6. Interpersonal Influence Skills YES Be able to achieve personal goals. Know how an organisation works, and why it works the way it does. Know why and by whom decisions are really made. Be able to inspire confidence in others. 7. Knowing How To Learn YES Understand how you absorb and retain information. Learn when you are most alert and use this time to learn. Keep aware of external events and reflect on how those events affect you. I am aware of my learning styles. 8. Self-Management Skills YES Believe in your self-worth. Take responsibility for setting your goals. Motivation yourself to accomplish your goals. Take actions to help your personal and career development.Compare these results with your Skills Checklist in Guidance Module G12. 50
  • 51. JS 39. Should You Consider Self Employment?Do your skills and qualities at this point in time match those required to be a selfemployed person? Yes NoCould you develop the required skills and qualities to be self employed? Yes No 51
  • 52. JS 40. ReflectionWrite down three things you learned from Unit Six that were important to you: 1. _______________________________________________ 2. _______________________________________________ 3. _______________________________________________ 52
  • 53. JS 41. KEY ASSIGNMENTS CHECKLISTNumber Description TickKA 1. I prepared a display (e.g. posters/collage etc) as part of a group, which showed our individual skills and how these related to particular job vacancies.KA 2. I prepared a personal Jobsearch folder that included items such as my C.V., letters to and from potential employers, photographs, and sample advertisements.KA 3. I participated in a mock interview and reported on my performance at same.KA 4. I reported on an interview carried out with either a self employed person OR a person who has had experience of being in a job that he/she was dissatisfied with. 53