Work Readiness

20 Ways To Ace An Interview

Over the years, I have worked with teens and young adults, facilitating and directing programs on work readiness while connecting them to job opportunities. I’ve also interviewed numerous candidates and can tell you what employers are looking for in a new hire. Interviews have a set of unwritten rules and expectations. These are the basic… Continue reading 20 Ways To Ace An Interview

Classroom and Group Management

12 Ways To Avoid Misbehavior In A Classroom Or Group Setting

“I would have never talked back to a teacher.”  “I am a glorified babysitter.”  “All I do is manage behavior.” For years, I have overheard the rantings and frustrations over our youths’ misbehavior in the teachers’ lounge and the staff break room. I have also seen new teachers sit in their classrooms and cry because they are… Continue reading 12 Ways To Avoid Misbehavior In A Classroom Or Group Setting

Classroom and Group Management

Smart Strategies For Establishing Class And Group Routines and Procedures Part II

I know you’ve been anxiously awaiting to learn about part II of Smart Strategies for Establishing Group and Class Routines And Procedures. You have already learned about the when, why, and how to establish routines and policies – with the added bonus of concrete examples for procedures and routines for entering the class or group. You’re… Continue reading Smart Strategies For Establishing Class And Group Routines and Procedures Part II

Work Readiness

99 More Practice Interview Questions

Just in case you didn’t have enough to practice with “99 Practice Interview Questions,” I’ve compiled a list of 99 more practice interview questions. As an added bonus I threw in a few two-part questions, surprise now you have a few more than 99 questions to practice. I know you’re excited to get practicing! What were the… Continue reading 99 More Practice Interview Questions

Work Readiness

99 Practice Interview Questions

Interviews can be overwhelming and intimidating. Be as prepared as you possibly can, and make sure you have all of the materials and information you need for the interview. One way to alleviate some of the pressure is to be prepared to answer questions by running through practice questions for the interview.

Work Readiness

What Not To Wear… On A Job Interview

You are in a room anxiously awaiting your next job interview. You have prepped for the interview and just re-read the resumes. You have been trying to find the best candidates to fill the open positions and have already spent an exorbitant amount of time on interviews. You really want the next candidate to be… Continue reading What Not To Wear… On A Job Interview