Work Essentials
An Online Course for Critical Job Skills

Help Students Find and Keep a Job

WORK ESSENTIALS COURSE OVERVIEW

WORK ESSENTIALS COURSE OVERVIEW

Work Essentials is an online, self-paced course that teaches students how to find and keep a job, and then impress their employers and coworkers. This course is perfect for the high school equivalency candidate, as well as adults who have their high school diploma, but have not been successful at getting the job they want. This course contains over 30 lessons, activities, and quizzes in six units:

  • Finding a Job
  • Making a Good Impression
  • Solving Problems at Work
  • Working with Others
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
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FINDING A JOB

FINDING A JOB

The first unit is Finding a Job. Finding a job can be easy, but finding the right job and a job the student enjoys can be a little more difficult. In this unit, students will learn how to look for a job that fits their needs and wants by networking with the right people. It will also teach them how to determine the exact skills an employer is looking for, how to write a good resume for the particular job, and how to fill out an application. Here are the lessons included in the FInding a Job unit:

  • FInding Jobs Online
  • Job Applications
  • Communicating with Employers
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MAKING A GOOD IMPRESSION

MAKING A GOOD IMPRESSION

The second unit is Making a Good Impression. Interviews can be stressful, especially when unprepared. Knowing exactly what to say to make a good impression can be hard and even intimidating for some. This unit will teach students how enthusiasm and attitude can make all the difference in obtaining a job. It will also give students the tools they need to stand out during the interview process. Here are the lessons included in the Making a Good Impression unit:

  • Enthusiasm and Attitude
  • How to Interview
  • A Positive Attitude
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SOLVING PROBLEMS AT WORK

SOLVING PROBLEMS AT WORK

The third unit is Solving Problems at Work. In any position, problems are inevitable and being able to successfully address them is important. Handling the problems in a professional manner doesn't always come naturally to people. In this unit, students will learn how to solve problems when they arise. It will also teach them how to successfully propose soultions that will impress both their coworkers and supervisors. Here are the lessons included in the Solving Problems at Work unit:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Finding the Root Cause of the Problem
  • Brainstorming Solutions
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WORKING WITH OTHERS

WORKING WITH OTHERS

The fourth unit is Working with Others. Working with people who may not share the same goals, beliefs, or values can be really difficult. In this unit, students will learn how to overcome issues that arise when working with others and how to present a positive customer service attitude, no matter the circumstances. Students will be able to see common mistakes that others have made and how they overcame them by saying the right thing at the right time. Here are the lessons included in the Working with Others unit:

  • Teamwork
  • Negotiates to Solve Conflicts
  • Creates a Positive Customer Experience
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COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATION

The fifth unit is Communication. Good communication is so important in the life and the workplace. Communication can be the deciding factor on whether or not a student gets the job they desire. Once employed, good communication can lead to a raise or promotion. In this unit, students will learn how to acheive critical listening and writing skills for the workplace, as well as how to appropriately express negative feeliings. Here are the lessons included in the Communication unit:

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Verbal and Non-verbal Communication
  • Responding to Criticism
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PROFESSIONALISM

PROFESSIONALISM

The sixth unit is Professionalism. Employers reward employees who can lead with professionalism and a positive work ethic. This unit will teach students how to present themselves in a professional manner and how to impress employers with a professional attitude and appearance. Here are the lessons included in the Professionalism unit:

  • Introduction to Professionalism
  • Your Physical Appearance
  • A Positive Work Ethic
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Small Program


$20.00

per seat

10-49

reusable seats

Multi-Class


$18.00

per seat

50-124

reusable seats

Small Site


$16.00

per seat

125-299

reusable seats

Medium Site


$14.00

per seat

300-499

reusable seats

Large Site


$12.00

per seat

500+

reusable seats

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