Work Experience

Not all work experience is paid. Volunteeringin a classroom, working as a housewife at home, and skills that you havedeveloped by yourself can all be included in work experience.The importantpoint to the employer is what your skills are and what you can do on thejob.

Make a list of all your work experience. Answer all the questions foreach position.

1. What was the title of the position?

i.e. housewife, volunteer etc

2. What was the name of the organization?

i.e. name of school you volunteered, home etc

3. What city and state was the work located in?

4. What were the dates?

List the most important and related responsibilities first. Identifythe most relevant work experiences and describe them fully. Use actionwords to describe your job experiences.

Email your instructor the answers to your work experience exercise.

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