Business Learning Begins in HIgh School

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As students approach college graduation, they often are provided with interviewing advice:  look the interviewer in the eye, shake hands firmly, be pleasant, and ask questions.  In this text and twitter world, all of these suggestions can feel foreign and uncomfortable.  It is hard to develop a new skill quickly, but if we practice interacting with others in conversation, starting in high school, it will be easy when the pressure is on.  HlpSum1, Inc, sponsors a website called HelpSomeone.net which launched a new program for students seeking volunteer credit hours for graduation.  The program requires the student to interview in person or on the phone an organization that provides a service to others.   School counselors can support this behavioral learning  by supporting the credit hour program, and encouraging kids to interact with adults not in their family or coaching circles.

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