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The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Career Readiness | High School | Interview Skills

By: Bri Stauffer
December 29th, 2021

Good interview skills are crucial for every high school student to learn. Any job they apply for will involve some sort of interview process, so your students need to be prepared. But teaching interview skills isn’t easy, especially when there aren’t many resources geared toward high school students. That’s why we’ve collected interview lessons and activities to help you teach these skills to your students! To teach interview skills in high school, you should follow these four steps: Introduce interview skills to your class Talk about why good interview skills matter Explore what good job interview skills look like End with a group project

Career Readiness | Employability Skills | Interview Skills

By: John Krimmel
October 27th, 2021

Whether they’re a freshman looking for their first part-time job or a senior getting ready to join the workforce, job seeking skills are some of the most important concepts you can teach to high school students.

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Business Education | Interview Skills | Professionalism

By: Alison Pijar
July 7th, 2021

Mock interviews are preparatory scenarios in which teachers give students the chance to experience a job interview in a safe, constructive, and familiar space before they start their careers.