# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist I--Preparation Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development

NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development

NBEA (National Business Education Association) standards have been correlated to ensure that students and adults are afforded equal access to fundamental business knowledge and skills and, therefore, an equal opportunity for success in life" (National Standards for Business Education, NBEA, 2007).

Analyze a specific career cluster, using a variety of research tools (e.g., college career centers/counselors, professional and trade associations, career fairs, informational interviews, print media, and the Internet).

   
 

Demonstrate appropriate telephone and email etiquette.

   
 

Demonstrate the ability to function as a proactive, productive team member in the workplace.

   
 

Demonstrate the ability to prepare and transmit electronic resumes and cover letters that meet business standards.

  

Demonstrate the ability to use assertive behavior in work relationships.

   
 

Demonstrate the importance of cooperation among people to accomplish a task.

   
 

Demonstrate the steps involved in dealing with stress.

   
 

Demonstrate the steps involved in handling conflict.

   
 

Demonstrate the steps involved in resolving a conflict or stressful situation.

   
 

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.

  

Use a variety of research tools (e.g., computer-assisted programs, newspapers, books, professional and trade associations, informational interviews, job shadowing, career fairs, and the Internet) in the career exploration process.