On The Job
Preparing for Informational Interviews
Before an informational interview, you'll want to know about the person and company with whom you're interviewing. In this activity, you'll dig into the kinds of information you can ask and create a list of questions you can print out to take with you.
Setting Up Informational Interviews
Collecting Evidence of Transferable Skills
If you've played a sport you know how to collaborate. If you've sold cookies you have sales skills. Identify these "transferable" skills - then learn how to describe them in job applications and resumes and discuss them appropriately in a job interview.
Note Taking for Informational Interviews
Explore Careers - Where you Fit
Reflecting on Informational Interviews
JA Assembling Your Career
How Collaboration Works
Effective Team Behavior
Effective Remote Collaboration
Selecting the Right Conflict Resolution Model
How do you know whether a conflict can be resolved through interest-based (win-win) negotiation? When should a third party make a win-lose decision? In this activity, explore different scenarios and learn more about different types of conflict resolution.
Introduction to Project Managment
Top Ten Interview Questions
Top 10 interview questions to prepare for your next interview.
Answering Difficult Questions
Why did you leave your last job? How much money did you make in your last job? Interviewers may ask you these types of tricky questions, so it's important to be prepared for them. Learn how to answer some of the toughest interview questions.
Effective Profile Statements
A profile statement is just a few sentences long, but it summarizes who you are and what you have to offer as an employee. In this activity, find out what makes a great formal profile statement and how to craft a social media profile statement.
Preparing to Talk About Yourself
What are interviewers really asking when they say, "Tell me about yourself"? It is one of several common interview questions that are trickier than they seem. Learn why interviewers ask these questions and prepare to answer them by telling stories.
Online Job Applications
What does it take to complete an online job application? Learn about the information you need to have on hand, and then practice filling out an online job application form. When you're done, you'll be ready to apply for the real-life job of your dreams!
Responding to Failure
You applied for the job of your dreams—and you didn't get it. Don't give up! Failure is the first step toward self-improvement and a great way to discover areas in which you can grow. In this activity, discover tips and techniques for responding.
Improve Company Culture Together
Using Digital Tools
Learn the importance of choosing the right digital tool for a job or task.
Weighted Pros and Cons Decision-Making Tool
Decision making can be tough. The Weighted Decision-Making Tool allows you to give some criteria more weight than others, making it easier to choose the right alternative. In this activity, learn about and try out this valuable tool.
Bias and Legitimacy
Learn how to find out if an information source can be used by determining if it is a credible source.
Practice working with a fictional team to achieve a goal, and determine if that goal was achieved.