Pathway to Employment
Academy 4 Life’s Job Readiness/Empowerment Track presents an opportunity for program participants to gain or enhance relevant and essential skills that will help prepare them for workplace success. Classes from this track offer participants vital information on topics including resume writing, interviewing skills, image, writing a biographical sketch and embracing change.
|10 STEPS TO DESTINY COURSE
This course begins with a motivational session to help students come to the realization that “I can succeed!” Rather than be a part of the Job Readiness class per se, it has been incorporated into the Core Communications course with the understood premise that one must understand their destiny before they can begin to properly communicate it.
|TOP SEVEN ONLINE JOB HUNTING TIPS
Source: LinkedIn University
1. Make time – set aside time to update resume, online profiles and search job listings
2. Get noticed – impress recruiters with a professional profile
3. Be keyword savvy – make sure your profile is full of words that will attract a recruiter’s attention
4. Reach out – connect with everyone you know and ask them to keep an eye out for the type of job(s) you are seeking
5. Spread the word – to build credibility, regularly update your status on social networks with information relevant to your field or good career news
6. Get into groups – join groups related to your profession
7. Persist without pestering – following up can help you stand out from other candidates
Employment preparation is incorporated into all of FACAA’s services. Whether you are seeking emergency services or participating in educational and training programs, you may partake of the face-to-face counseling and guidance or engage in recommended activities that introduce you to solutions that may very well assist your quest for employment.
Be sure to request this service when you apply for assistance. This service is provided by appointment only and is individualized according to need. To schedule an appointment, please call 404.320.0166.