What is the bottom line for most adults? The
objective should be to find and maintain gainful employment. This course will
provide the employability skills to obtain and retain employment. The
most difficult population to obtain employment is youth ages 16 - 24 as well as
individuals who have been out of the workforce for a long period of time.
This course is designed for those new to the workforce or those returning to the
Students will have the tools necessary to develop an
aggressive job search, produce an impressive employment package which will
include a cover letter, resume, list of references and more. Students will also
learn valuable interview techniques including phone interviews and effective
follow up practices. The last section of the course will help students develop
outstanding professionalism and employability skills that will make them
dependable and valued employees.
Taking this course will help Job seekers
identify some of the typical employment barriers and effective ways to overcome
them. By using detailed class instruction by way of
lectures, videos, graphic presentations, quizzes and interactive
activities, this course is both engaging and informative. Students will leave this course with some valuable soft skills that they will be able to apply immediately and will be able to use throughout their working careers.
The course will also
include downloadable documents and templates as well as correspondences from
the instructor. This relatively short course can be completed within 8 hours
and will culminate with an employment development certification that will be signed by the instructor for
students who have successfully completed.