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Employment Skills 101 (4/3/23 7 PM EST)


Description
Have you ever wanted a job, but weren’t sure where to start? This course will introduce the steps of career exploration, writing a resume, searching for jobs, filling out paper and online applications, and practicing interview questions to help you build your confidence and get started. You will even get to practice a few common job skills. Let’s get to work!

This course will run from 4/3-5/7/23.

Seminars will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 PM EST

Instructor: Sara Brown, sbrown@pslstrive.org

By the end of this course, users should be able to...

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Content
  • This course is locked until... 100d
  • Course Overview
  • Course Overview TO BE UPDATED EVERY CLASS
  • Let's Start With What You Know
  • Seminar Information & Recordings
  • Weekly Seminars TO BE UPDATED EVERY CLASS
  • Unit 1: Career Exploration
  • Unit 1 Introduction
  • I Love SODA!
  • My Work Profile
  • Employability Skills
  • Let's See What Types of Jobs Might Match Your Interests
  • Discussion: Your Job Categories
  • Unit 2: Job Search Tools
  • Unit 2 Introduction
  • Job Search Tools
  • Resume
  • Create Your Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References
  • Thank You Note
  • Unit 3: Job Searches
  • Unit 3 Introduction
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Practice Using a Job Search Engine
  • Pulling Out Important Information From a Job Posting
  • Practice Filling Out a Paper Application
  • Practice Filling Out an Online Application
  • Networking
  • Optional: Create (Or Update) Your LinkedIn Profile & Post Earned Certificates
  • Unit 4: Interview Skills
  • Unit 4 Introduction
  • Preparing For An Interview
  • The Power of Story & The STAR Method
  • Dress for Success
  • What To Bring (And Not Bring) To An Interview
  • The Interview Itself
  • Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 1 of 3
  • Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 2 of 3
  • Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 3 of 3
  • Unit 5: Common Job Skills
  • Unit 5 Introduction
  • Filling Out Forms
  • Collating
  • Filing
  • Customer Service
  • Let's See What You Learned
  • Congratulations, you have completed the course! Please provide us with feedback.
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Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Let's Start With What You Know, Unit 1 Introduction, I Love SODA!, My Work Profile, Employability Skills, Let's See What Types of Jobs Might Match Your Interests, Discussion: Your Job Categories, Unit 2 Introduction, Job Search Tools, Resume, Create Your Resume, Cover Letter, References, Thank You Note, Unit 3 Introduction, Job Search Strategies, Practice Using a Job Search Engine, Pulling Out Important Information From a Job Posting, Practice Filling Out a Paper Application , Practice Filling Out an Online Application, Networking, Unit 4 Introduction, Preparing For An Interview, The Power of Story & The STAR Method, Dress for Success, What To Bring (And Not Bring) To An Interview, The Interview Itself, Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 1 of 3, Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 2 of 3, Practice Your Answers to Common Interview Questions 3 of 3, Unit 5 Introduction, Filling Out Forms, Collating, Filing, Customer Service, Let's See What You Learned, Congratulations, you have completed the course! Please provide us with feedback."
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever