August 19 – 23 (Week 3)

Week 3  – August 19 – 23

Monday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on finishing Job Applications/Resume and Cover Letter

Finish applications from Friday (part 1 of project) – You will receive a copy of the Georgia Department of Labor’s instructions for effective resumes and cover letters – PowerPoint presentation on Resumes with student notes – Let’s look at some examples of resumes and complete a professional resume for a high school student (part 2 of project) – Cover letter information – A reminder that you need to bring your information for references tomorrow. See Tuesday for reference information.

Tuesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on finishing Resume/Cover Letter and Reference Sheet

Reference Sheet today – you need to secure three professional references for yourself. These should be three people who know you and can attest to your character and work ethic. Think about teachers, counselors, coaches, family friends, neighbors, church leaders, etc… – YOU MAY NOT USE FAMILY FOR A REFERENCE and no one under the age of 18. You will need to secure their full names, addresses, phone number and/or email address. If you know them in a professional setting, you also need their titles and the name of their company. This is part 4 of your project. Project will be finished today and turned in for a summative grade.

Wednesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Time Management

Time Management – Why do you procrastinate? Some of us work better if we wait until the last minute…. but as you get closer to college you will realize that good time management skills will be paramount to your success and being able to handle all that you will have to handle in college and life. So, we will talk about some ways that you can manage your time better and identify some of those issues that cause you to have poor time management. Guided notes sheet and short exercise.

Any extra time will be spent on GMETRIX today. You should be finished with Module 1 and working on Module 2 to stay on track.

Thursday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Diversity in the Workplace

Sub today.  Please complete all work as it will be graded. Use the following website on diversity  Understanding Diversity to complete handout #1 which the substitute will provide for you.  When finished, turn in to the sub. Handout #2 you will type on a Word Document and save until tomorrow. I will allow you to print at the beginning of class tomorrow and turn in handout #2. If you finish both, you should work on GMETRIX.

Friday – Restaurant Project and Review for Unit 1 Test on Tuesday, August 27th

August 5 – 9, 2019

This blog will be used for Level I, Level II and Level III Business Classes.

1st Level Students: Your information will be posted DIRECTLY onto this page.

2nd and 3rd Level  Students:  You will want to click in the main menu bar (upper right side of screen) on Business II or Business III to access information for your class

For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Level I – I will provide you a hard copy of the syllabus in class, but here is a link to it.

Intro to Business Syllabus  Please sign it, have your parents sign and return to me (Ethics Grade in Synergy).

Week 1 – August 5th – 9th

Monday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Work Readiness/Soft and Hard Job Skills

Take up Syllabus, T Chart Notes for Soft and Hard Skills in the Workplace, Pair/Share activity with employability cards and those skills used in their Career Choice (Formative Grade), Modeling Work Readiness Traits in the Workplace (handout)

Tuesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Soft Job Skills and Creating Tables in MS Word

Take up Syllabus, Take up Work Readiness Traits handout, Employability Skills Framework in Microsoft Tables (Communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organizing, self management, lifelong learning and technology, Discussion and reminder of restaurant simulation ideas for Friday

Wednesday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Manners and Attitude in the Workplace

Do manners matter? How do you make a good impression? What is respect and how do you show it? Kahoot on Positive Attitudes, Pair/Share activity for having a good attitude, Positive attitude cards, PowerPoint and Guided Notes on Manners and Attitude in the workplace, handout

Thursday – Employability Skills – Emphasis on Professional Dress in the Workplace

Dress for success handout from the Georgia Department of Labor, Pair/Share PowerPoint that you will create about dress code in the workplace, Set up GMETRIX accounts today for MOS Certification, Reminder about Restaurant needs for tomorrow

Friday – Restaurant Project

What is a memo? Memo formatting guidelines and practice, Restaurant proposal memo (formative grade)


PREVIEW FOR NEXT WEEK:  Cover letter, resume, job applications and reference sheets, Diversity in the Workplace, Time management, SMART Goals, Microsoft Word Lessons