How to Find Work or Start a Business, Manage Earnings, and More
From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships
Low on cash? Tired of being the only one who’s too broke to go out? Maybe it’s time for a job. Think about it—with your own paycheck, you’ll have money to spend and money to save, and you’ll gain valuable work experience. If you’re feeling really ambitious, you might even decide to start your own business. Lifeguarding? Pet sitting? Computer work? No matter what job you choose, it all adds up to cash in your pocket.
This book explores teenage employment from all angles. You’ll discover
• how to choose the right kind of job and how to fit it into your busy schedule.
• the nuts and bolts of landing a job, from resume writing to interviewing.
• how to act like a professional—so you’ll keep that job once you get it.
• the art of money management, including saving and spending wisely.
• how to start your own business, attract customers, and start the profits rolling in.
Supplemented with articles and information from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, Job Smarts delivers solid advice and firsthand stories of real teens facing many of the same employment situations you are. Ready to wise up to the job market? Read on!
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Genre||Social Studies, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||8.6|
“While there are many books out there on teenage employment, the eye-pleasing graphic layout, the length, and the supplemental charts and graphs from USA TODAY will make young adult readers more likely to pull Job Smartsfrom the shelf. Donovan presents the content in a direct and clear manner. Job Smarts will also make an excellent reference tool for consumer education, business, and economics courses.” —VOYA
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USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Time, Money, and Relationships
Published collaboratively with USA TODAY newspaper, this series offers teen readers more information on how to develop key life skills such as budgeting, making money, managing conflicts, and creating positive relationships. The series… View available downloads →