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Employment Skills 101 (4/1/24 TTh 530 PM ET)


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 4/1-5/5/24.

Seminars will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30 PM ET

Instructor: Sara Brown, sbrown@pslstrive.org

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

Identify personal job skills
Explore different career opportunities that align with your skills
Develop job search tools appropriate to desired field, including resume, letters, application, etc.
Identify specific job openings and application processes in desired area
Prepare for and practice effective interview skills (both in-person and remote)
Practice common job tasks, including collating; filling out forms, filing, etc.
Content
  • This course is locked until... 100d
  • Course Overview
  • Course Overview
  • 20 Questions Game (Check-In)
  • Seminar Information & Recordings
  • Weekly Seminars
  • Unit 1: Career Exploration
  • Unit 1 Introduction
  • I Love SODA!
  • My Work Profile
  • Let's See What Types of Jobs Might Match Your Interests
  • Discussion: Your Job Categories
  • What Job Is Right For Me?
  • Unit 2: Resumes & Cover Letters
  • Unit 2 Introduction
  • Job Search Tools
  • Resume
  • Create Your Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Customer Service
  • Unit 3: More Job Search Tools
  • Unit 3 Introduction
  • References
  • Networking
  • Optional: Create (Or Update) Your LinkedIn Profile & Post Earned Certificates
  • Thank You Note
  • Collating
  • Filing
  • Job Skills Interview: Junior. Food Services & Cleaning
  • Unit 4: Job Searches
  • Unit 4 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
  • Filling Out Forms
  • Unit 5: Interview Skills
  • Unit 5 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
  • 20 Questions Game (Check-Out)
  • Congratulations, you have completed the course! Please provide us with feedback.
  • Upcoming Courses
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "20 Questions Game (Check-In), Unit 1 Introduction, I Love SODA!, My Work Profile, 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 4 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 5 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 3 Introduction, Filling Out Forms, Collating, Filing, Customer Service, 20 Questions Game (Check-Out), Congratulations, you have completed the course! Please provide us with feedback., What Job Is Right For Me?"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever