II Employability Skills

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Industry certification B. Job opportunity outlook C. Marketing yourself D. Workplace documents E. Business ownership

  • (6) The student understands the importance of employability skills.
    • (A) identify the required training or education requirements that lead to an appropriate industry certification
    • (B) comprehend and model skills related to seeking employment
    • (C) update a personal career portfolio
    • (D) demonstrate proper interview techniques in applying for employment
    • (E) complete required employment forms such as I-9, work visa, W-4, and licensures to meet employment requirements
    • (F) research the local and regional labor workforce market to determine opportunities for advancement
    • (G) investigate professional organizations and development training opportunities to keep current on relevant trends and information within the industry
    • (H) explore entrepreneurship opportunities


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W-4 (2015)

Complete Form W-4 so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay. Consider completing a new Form W-4 each year and when your personal or financial situation changes.