New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_X_25356
A page from a 1924 educational publication on job hunting.
Do you agree with this advice for job hunting? Explain.
Which of these tips do you think is most important?
The first four tips mention brains. How are brains important to a job?
In number 5, what does "call cold" mean?
What is a synonym for "frankly" as it is used in number 10?
Is this advice still relevant today?
Why would this type of brochure be necessary?
In 1924 Congress passed a constitutional amendment related to jobs. What was that amendment, and why isn't it part of the United States Constitution today?
English Language Arts: Write a list of ten tips on how to get a job in today’s world.
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