Career Plus Orientation Power Point 1 1 10 No Metrocard
Career Plus Program Welcome
History of the Program <ul><li>In February 2009 President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) allocating specific funds to help stimulate the Economy. </li></ul><ul><li>The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) manages funds for programs serving the recently unemployed. www.nyc.gov </li></ul><ul><li>On July 1 st 2009 the Career Plus Program launched to provide employment and training services to residents who were recently laid off. </li></ul><ul><li>500 residents will be selected to receive services within the program through June 30, 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>All services are provided at no cost to you. </li></ul>
What Makes us Unique-Professional Career Development <ul><li>Transformational and long term Career Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Action Plan Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>On-Line Job Search Support </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Sector Focused Approach (Professional Services, Social Assistance, and Information) </li></ul>
Four Core Services <ul><li>Individual Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Support Services </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Job Placement Assistance </li></ul>
Additional Workshops Computer Training Intermediate Training for Word and Excel Advanced Interviewing Enhancing interview techniques Communication & Negotiation Skills Building effective verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills for job search and learn techniques on negotiating salary “ Inside the Recruiter’s mind” Uncover the secrets behind the recruiting & selection process from the recruiter and hiring managers perspective Internet Job Search Maximizing your online job search strategies
NYC Business Solutions Centers <ul><li>7 Workforce1 Career Centers and 5 NYC Business Solutions Centers throughout NYC </li></ul><ul><li>Provides technical assistance with starting your own business from start-up to seeking funding options </li></ul><ul><li>Job placement assistance can be provided during your business start-up process </li></ul>
Next Steps <ul><li>Complete Workforce 1 Orientation Document </li></ul><ul><li>Take computer-based Self-Awareness and Exploration assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in a Career Coach Session </li></ul><ul><li>Attend the 3-day Job Readiness Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulus Funded Program – Once successfully employed; Proof of Employment is required </li></ul>
Equal Opportunity is the Law <ul><li>It is against the law for the Career Center, as a recipient of federal funds, to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. </li></ul><ul><li>If you think you have been subjected to discrimination, you may file a complaint. You must file within 180 days. </li></ul><ul><li>For complete information and details on how file, see the instructions in your Notice of Rights. You may also speak to a representative. </li></ul>
Thank You for Attending <ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>Questions?
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