# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist II--Preparation 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
54 Write numbers and letters legibly. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate responsible behavior related to employability (e.g., respect for personal property, completion of homework assignments, and communication skills).
69 Improve oral communication. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop effective oral communication skills that include listening, active listening, and nonverbal skills.
70 Solve workplace problems. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate personal qualities related to employability (e.g., promptness, ability to get along with others, dependability, willingness to ask questions, respect for diversity, and communication skills). ♦ Demonstrate responsible behavior related to employability (e.g., respect for personal property, completion of homework assignments, and communication skills). ♦ Demonstrate techniques for developing and maintaining positive and flexible behaviors and attitudes. ♦ Demonstrate techniques for responding to and working with individuals under stress. ♦ Demonstrate the ability to function as a proactive, productive team member in the workplace. ♦ 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 resolving a conflict or stressful situation. ♦ Describe appropriate time management techniques and their application in the workplace. ♦ Describe how the workplace environment influences behavior. ♦ Discuss and illustrate the positive and negative effects of a well-developed work ethic on worker and workplace productivity. ♦ Discuss the personal satisfaction derived from doing a good job. ♦ Explain the importance of dress code, attendance, and other workplace expectations.
78 Prepare employment documents (e.g., résumé, employment application, cover letter, interview follow-up letter, letter of resignation). NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate the ability to complete an online job application accurately. ♦ 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. ♦ Explain the importance of appropriate interview follow-up techniques. ♦ List tasks to be completed following the interview. ♦ Prepare paper and electronic resumes and cover letters.
79 Demonstrate job interview skills. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Demonstrate appropriate interviewing techniques through participation in mock or actual interviews. ♦ Explain the importance of appropriate interview follow-up techniques. ♦ Identify steps to prepare for an interview. ♦ List tasks to be completed following the interview. ♦ Model behavior that contributes to a successful interview.
80 Create a portfolio containing representative samples of student work. 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. ♦ Present the career portfolio. ♦ Use evolving technologies to enhance the career portfolio.