GED Connection: Workplace Essential Skills

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Workplace Essential Skills airs at 6:00a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The series consists of 25 episodes, which run through and the series then repeats. To see descriptions of each episode, see PBS Literacy Link.

Employment
1. Planning to Work
2. Matching Skills and Jobs
3. Applying for Jobs
4. Resumes, Tests, and Choices
5. Interviewing
6. Ready for Work
7. Workplace Safety
8. Learning at Work

Communication and Writing
9. The Language of Work
10. Communicating with Co-workers and Supervisors
11. Working Together
12. Communicating with Customers
13. A Process for Writing
14. Supplying Information: Directions, Forms, and Charts
15. Writing Memos and Letters

Reading
16. Reading for a Purpose
17. Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts
18. Following Directions
19. Reading Reports and Manuals

Math
20. Number Sense
21. Solving Problems
22. Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
23. Measurements and Formulas
24. Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data
25. Orientation: Making it Work

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