Virginia's CTE Resource Center - Workplace Readiness Skills

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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Instructional Resources for Workplace Readiness Skills

Updated August 2016.

5 Marketing Technology Trends on the Horizon

5 Tips for Better Telephone Skills

7 Customer Service Trends to Watch in 2015

9 Best Practices for Social Networking in the Workplace

A Safe and Healthy Workplace

Active Listening

All Things Telecommunications

An Organization's Values

Are We There Yet?

Attitude Counts

Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in Electronic Messages

Being Dependable

Best Practices for Your Classroom Wiki

Best Practices in Customer Service

Body Language

Break-Even Formula: Determine Profitability of Your Business

Breaking the Myths About Career Networking

Brochure for Parents

Building Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Business Networking

Business Writing (with Scenarios)

Calculating Payroll Deductions

Care to Comment? Considering Internet Discussion Protocol

Career-Interview Guide

Certified Naturally Grown

Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the EEOC

Class Discussion on Work Ethic

Communicating With and About People with Disabilities

Communicating at Work: Facilitating Good Communication

Communication Activities

Communication Systems Advice

Communication with Gestures

Compare and Contrast: Students and Employees

Conflict Resolution

Conflict-Resolution Information Source

Conflict-Resolution Lesson Plans

Construction Math Toolbox

Copyright Office Basics

Corporate Sight

Creating Your Personal Brand

Creativity Tools

Creativity and Creative-Thinking Lessons

Culture Fit in the Workplace: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Determine Potential Customers

Diversity in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges, and Solutions

Do What You Enjoy

Dress and Groom for the Workplace

Dressing the Part

Effective Communication

Employer-Personnel Issues

Employment Law Resource Center

Entrepreneurship: Lesson on Goals and Mission Statements

Ethics Resource Center Toolkit

Explore More Guides to Critical Thinking: Problem-Solving Handouts and Worksheets

Exploring Systems Theory

Exploring the Nature of Conflict

Family Budget

Go to the Source

Goal—Reach Your Goal with a Personal-Development Plan

Google Docs

Green for All

Guide to PC Security

HATS: A Design Procedure for Routine Business Documents

Healthcare IT News

Hello, My Name Is...and I Am...

How to Reboot a Mac Computer

How to Respond to Internet Harassment

How to Use Search Engines Effectively: Google and Beyond

Intel: The Journey Inside

Interpreting the Law on Safe Employment

Interview Role Play

Invest in Yourself

Job Search - Overview

Just Google It? Developing Internet Search Skills

Keeping the Job

Learning Mathematics through the Problem-Solving Process

Letter of Recommendation

LinkedIn for Students

Local Business Options

Long-Range Goal Planning

Math to Build On

Microsoft Educator Community

Mind Tools: Decision-Making Techniques

Mind Tools: Making a Great First Impression

Mind Tools: Stress-Management Techniques

Mind Your Own Business

Multicultural Literacy

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Diversity Awareness

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Integrity

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Job Acquisition and Advancement

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Lifelong Learning

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Mathematics

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Organizations, Systems, and Climates

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Positive Work Ethic

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Self-representation

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Teamwork

Nevada WRS Online Resources: Time, Task, and Resource Management

New Atlas

Nine Traps that Stop People from Making a Difference

Norms, Morals, and Ethics

Nutrition Basics

Observation Journal on Work Ethic

Ohio Resource Center Technology Integration

Online Courses Add to Students' Skills

Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research: Ethics Topics

Optiwave Fiber Optics Lesson Plan Area

Organic Education

Organic Foods: Are they Safer? More Nutritious?

Organic Slideshow: To Buy or Not to Buy Organic

Organizational Creativity: the Top 10 Enablers

Over 50 Problem-Solving Strategies Explained

P21’s Civic Literacy List

P21’s Communication and Collaboration List

P21’s Creativity and Innovation List

P21’s Critical Thinking and Problem Solving List

P21’s Environmental Literacy List

P21’s Financial, Economic, Business, and Entrepreneurial Literacy List

P21’s Global Awareness List

P21’s Health Literacy List

PBS Invent It, Build It Activity Guide

Personal Qualities

Popular Mechanics Science: Extreme Machines

Popular Mechanics Science: Robotics

Positive Listening Experiences

Poster for Younger Students

Power 101

Preparing a Résumé

Problem Solving

Project Management Tools

Protecting the Environment: At Work

Public Speaking and Communication Lessons and Worksheets

Résumés and Cover Letters for High School Students

Recognizing Leadership Qualities in Yourself

Remix, Reuse, Recombine: Holding a Seminar on Mash-Up Culture

Researching Companies

Resolving Conflict Situations

Rules for Networking

Résumés, Letters, and Interviewing Tips


Safety Awareness

Safety Projects

Sample Human Resources Policies

Seven Keys for Building Customer Loyalty—and Company Profits

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Sparking Creativity in the Workplace

Speaking to an Audience

Statistics: Determining Mean, Range, Median, Mode, and Probability

Strategies to Support Struggling Readers in Career & Technical Subjects

Systems Thinking

Teach with Technology

Team-Building Activities for High School Students


Teamwork Scenarios

Technology Literacy

Technology in the Classroom

Teen Work Scenarios

Telecommuting, Good or Bad?

Ten Trends for 2010: Piecing Together a Technology Strategy

The Effective Use of Time

The Eight Keys to Networking

The Importance of Achieving Customer Satisfaction

The Importance of Internal and External Customer Service

The Job Application

The Job Interview

The Nuts and Bolts of Creating Podcasts

The Power of Vision and Mission

The Problem-Solving Process

Time Management—Maximizing Your Effectiveness

Time-Management Tips for High School Students

Tips on Conserving Resources in the Workplace

To Share or Not to Share?

Top 10 Skills for High School Students

Top Six Rules for Using Cell Phones at Work

U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team

Unplug Your Curriculum

Using Mathematics to Solve Problems and Communicate

Verbal Communication

Want Ad for a Student with a Good Schoolwork Ethic

Want Ads

War Games

What Should You Wear to Work?

What's Next: A-Z of the Technology Changing Agriculture

What's the Word on Work Ethic?

When Food Becomes an Enemy: Eating Disorders

Win-Win Negotiation

Work Ethic at Work

Work Etiquette Basics

Work Etiquette: Business Communication

Workplace Body Language

Workplace Diversity: International Meeting Activity

Your Own Company

ZDNet: Emerging Tech

Zippy Scenarios for Teaching Internet Ethics