(2) Lots of People
We went to a job fair today. Three WorkAbility classes went to the job fair. This job fair was for young adults with disabilities. The people there were looking for jobs. Some of the businesses there were Afni, Fed Ex, Walgreens, Linkages, Jim Click, Sears, Pima Community College and many more. These were the words we associated with the job fair today:
(2) Lots of People
This is the list we came up with on how to be an adult:
As a class we came up with our own mission; this is what we want to accomplish together:
OUR CLASS MISSION IS TO PROMOTE AND MODEL EMPATHY.
WE WILL DO THIS EVERY DAY BY BEING KIND AND TALKING WITH OTHER STUDENTS ABOUT BEING EMPATHETIC.
This week we learned about resumes. This is what goes on a resume:
This is what doesn't go on a resume:
Hobbies (dancing, singing, soccer, swimming)
Social Security Number
Favorite TV Shows
Resumes are complicated because they are hard to do. But you need a resume so that hopefully you can get a job. We liked seeing the finished product of our resumes.
The things that we need to do to have good hygiene and grooming:
The three types of people are:
(1) People who make things happen
(2) People who watch things happen
(3) People who wonder what happened
Today we learned about self-care. We learned that our bodies need rest. We also talked about eating healthy foods like bananas. We need fuel and stored energy inside of our bodies. It is important to exercise to make our bodies healthy and stronger. We need to sleep so that we can wake up refreshed. If you don't sleep at night, it can be hard on your body. You need to rest so that your brain can rest too. You can be more creative when you get enough sleep and you make better decisions.
How to have a Positive Mental Attitude at work or in a job interview:
Don't take things that are not yours
Don't put feet on the table
Don't talk on the cell phone
Be on time or early
Believe in yourself
Do your best
The 5 Types of Communication:
We went to Park Mall and asked business searching questions at Bath and Body Works.
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