Career Focus <br />Basic Business Skills <br />
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. <...
Discussion	<br />Work hard or Work Smart?<br />
Who do you want to be?<br />Don’t ever settle for just a job. <br />
Presentation Skills <br />Attire<br />Verbal Communication<br />Non Verbal Communication <br />
Dress for the job you want.<br />Professional attire<br />Casual attire<br />
From Anita’s Career Service Resources<br />
From Anita’s Career Service Resources<br />
The 30 Second Commercial <br /><ul><li>Who are you?
Expand on what you do
Why you are the best
What is your call to action?</li></ul>For more information visit www.15secondpitch.com<br />
Assignment 10-1<br />Call your team mates and practice your commercial. Then give your 30 second commercial to 10 stranger...
Non Verbal Communication <br />Posture <br />Audience <br />Confidence<br />Expression<br />Volume<br />Eye contact<br />G...
Introduction<br />Handshake<br />Smile <br />Eye contact<br />Talking<br />http://www.howcast.com/videos/398083-How-to-Han...
Exercise 1 (Volume)<br />Turn to a nearby partner and say the following: <br />“Excuse me, where is the bathroom?”<br />No...
Exercise 2 (Eye Contact)<br />Pair up <br />Face each other<br />Look the other person in the eye for 10 seconds <br />Do ...
Exercise 3 (Gestures) <br />Turn to your partner and introduce yourself. <br />Explain why you want to go to college/join ...
What is a resume?<br />
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This is a Powerpoint presentation I created for my students as I worked for the non-profit organization Skills for Living, in order to better teach my students how to communicate effectively.

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Basic Business Skills

  1. 1. Career Focus <br />Basic Business Skills <br />
  2. 2. There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. <br />
  3. 3. Discussion <br />Work hard or Work Smart?<br />
  4. 4. Who do you want to be?<br />Don’t ever settle for just a job. <br />
  5. 5. Presentation Skills <br />Attire<br />Verbal Communication<br />Non Verbal Communication <br />
  6. 6. Dress for the job you want.<br />Professional attire<br />Casual attire<br />
  7. 7. From Anita’s Career Service Resources<br />
  8. 8. From Anita’s Career Service Resources<br />
  9. 9. The 30 Second Commercial <br /><ul><li>Who are you?
  10. 10. Expand on what you do
  11. 11. Why you are the best
  12. 12. What is your call to action?</li></ul>For more information visit www.15secondpitch.com<br />
  13. 13. Assignment 10-1<br />Call your team mates and practice your commercial. Then give your 30 second commercial to 10 strangers and record your results<br />
  14. 14. Non Verbal Communication <br />Posture <br />Audience <br />Confidence<br />Expression<br />Volume<br />Eye contact<br />Gestures<br />http://www.howcast.com/videos/410140-How-to-Read-Social-Cues<br />
  15. 15. Introduction<br />Handshake<br />Smile <br />Eye contact<br />Talking<br />http://www.howcast.com/videos/398083-How-to-Handshake-Properly<br />
  16. 16. Exercise 1 (Volume)<br />Turn to a nearby partner and say the following: <br />“Excuse me, where is the bathroom?”<br />Now turn to someone across the room and ask the same question.<br />What do you notice about your volume?<br />
  17. 17. Exercise 2 (Eye Contact)<br />Pair up <br />Face each other<br />Look the other person in the eye for 10 seconds <br />Do this without smiling or laughing <br />
  18. 18. Exercise 3 (Gestures) <br />Turn to your partner and introduce yourself. <br />Explain why you want to go to college/join the military/get a job after high school for one minute.<br />Switch <br />Did you use any hand motions naturally ?<br />What where your hands doing while you spoke?<br />
  19. 19. What is a resume?<br />
  20. 20. What should a resume accomplish?<br />Introduce you to the employers <br />Help employers match your skill set to their positions <br />Summarize your work, education and other experiences <br />Give employers your contact information<br />
  21. 21. A basic guide to make a good resume.<br />Resume Building <br />
  22. 22. Necessary information <br />Header<br />Specific Objective<br />Education<br />Experience <br />Honors, Awards, Memberships, Volunteering <br />Special Skills, Languages, Training etc. <br />References<br />

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