# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Administration NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

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NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
48 Demonstrate professional work standards. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Enhance identified strengths related to selected career options. ♦ Evaluate and reconcile peer feedback. ♦ Formulate and implement a plan to address identified weaknesses. ♦ Reassess personal strengths and weaknesses in relationship to career development.
101 Demonstrate time management by monitoring workloads. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Describe appropriate time management techniques and their application in the workplace. ♦ Describe techniques for demonstrating personal accountability and work productivity.
103 Maintain appointment calendar, work schedules, and leave/vacation balances for employees. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Describe appropriate time management techniques and their application in the workplace. ♦ Describe techniques for demonstrating personal accountability and work productivity.
104 Coordinate travel arrangements for employees. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate project planning and management skills. ♦ Describe techniques for demonstrating personal accountability and work productivity.
106 Design a physical layout of the office. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Discuss techniques for analyzing ways to improve performance.
107 Give written/oral directions. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Determine the appropriate mode of communication (e.g., print, electronic, face-to-face) for various workplace communications. ♦ Develop effective oral communication skills that include listening, active listening, and nonverbal skills.
108 Follow written/oral directions. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop effective oral communication skills that include listening, active listening, and nonverbal skills.
110 Explore strategies for improving the workplace. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate project planning and management skills.
111 Coordinate administrative support staff work schedule and workload distribution. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate project planning and management skills.
112 Formulate ongoing coaching and feedback for employee performance evaluation. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate appropriate employee and customer interactions in workplace situations. ♦ Demonstrate appropriate employer and employee interactions in workplace situations. ♦ Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills for working with and for others. ♦ Explain how feedback can be incorporated to make changes and improve performance. ♦ Identify techniques for encouraging others to enhance their performance. ♦ Identify ways to use feedback to improve skills.
126 Develop a career plan. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Assemble a career management file for use in lifelong career activities that includes transcripts, diplomas, certificates, licenses, forms of identification, and educational and employment history information. ♦ Describe electronic and telecommunication job search tools (e.g., Internet job banks; electronic resumes; and electronic, telephone, and videoconferencing interviews). ♦ Develop a list of career network contacts. ♦ Research career clusters through a variety of resources (e.g., field trips, speakers, online searches, case studies, job shadowing, and community service.
128 Complete a paper and electronic employment application. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate the ability to complete an online job application accurately.
129 Demonstrate successful interviewing techniques. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques through participation in mock or actual interviews. ♦ Identify steps to prepare for an interview. ♦ Model behavior that contributes to a successful interview.
130 Compose an interview follow-up letter. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Explain the importance of appropriate interview follow-up techniques. ♦ List tasks to be completed following the interview.
131 Update portfolio, including a résumé in a format suitable for print and online posting. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop a career portfolio of items including resumes, sample cover letters, letters of recommendation, examples of work and technical skills, awards, and documentation of extracurricular activities and community service activities.
132 Identify the steps to follow in resigning from a position. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate appropriate techniques for resigning from a position.
133 Identify potential employment barriers for nontraditional groups and ways to overcome the barriers. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Identify stereotypes, biases, and discriminatory behaviors that may impact opportunities for women and men in certain occupations. ♦ Identify the changing roles of men and women in the workplace and the family. ♦ Identify trends in the changing workplace.