Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-Directed HCBS

How to Present Information in a Realistic Job Preview

1. Listen

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A person sitting at a table working on a craft project. There many kinds of materials on the table. Scissors, buttons, doilies, cutting blades, pencils, different kinds of paper, and ribbon.

2. Read

Choose a way to share your realistic job preview that fits your style and interests.   The most important thing about a realistic job preview is to keep it up to date.  As your needs and interests change, so should the realistic job preview. Realistic job previews can be presented in different ways such as:

  • Scrapbooks
  • Slide shows/PowerPoint presentations
  • Videos
  • A personal website

3. Act

Download and check out a Realistic Job Preview template.  

Note regarding the Realistic Job Preview template: The worksheet uses Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader if you do not already have it. If you are using Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to print out your worksheet when you are done with it. You won’t be able to save it. If you have Adobe Acrobat, you will be able to save your work.