Workforce Readiness

Entering the workforce can be intimidating. This course has been developed to provide guidance as you enter into the world of employment and navigate this new landscape. By providing you with the tools, resources, and experiences necessary to achieve and maintain a successful career from day one.

Course Outcomes

  • Complete a resume that demonstrates the ability to communicate professional strengths.
  • Identify personal and professional goals (related to the program)
  • Demonstrate effective skills and strategies to interview by completing a mock interview.
  • Apply strategies to increase professionalism and employability skills.

Media Assets

  • Features 5 Video Stories.

Did you know that 70% of employers today believe that new workers lack the skills they need to succeed on the job? We want to change that! Welcome to Workforce Readiness. In this course, you’ll learn the skills you’ll need to succeed in the professional world.

Did you know that most recruiters spend only 6 to 7 seconds looking at your resume when you apply for a job? And with the rise of artificial intelligence, your resume might not even be reviewed by a human at all! So, it’s critical that you learn how to create a resume that will help you stand out. A resume is simply a document that summarizes your qualifications like your education, job experience, and skills.

Did you know that employers typically interview around 6-10 people for one job opening? Or that the average candidate goes through 2-3 interviews with a single employer before getting an offer? The interview process can be competitive! So it’s important to understand how to prepare to set yourself apart.

Every time you pick up your phone, send an email, attend a meeting, or interact with others, you’re using the skill of communication. And when it comes to the workplace, understanding how to communicate professionally is critical to your success. That’s because strong communication can help you prevent mistakes, overcome problems, work better with others, and meet your goals.

Imagine a carpenter trying to build a house without knowing what kind of house he was making or a chef throwing ingredients together without knowing what meal she was cooking. For most tasks we take on in the professional world, it’s necessary to have some understanding of what our goals and outcomes should be.