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ON TARGET     New JSW Curriculum         Developed and Presentation By:                        Connie PiggottEmployment Ad...
ON TARGET            WHAT IS THE JSW PROGRAM?            The JSW program is a needs assessment and job search            t...
ON TARGET                WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE JSW PROGRAM?            To assist newcomers with the knowledge and skills...
ON TARGET                                   HERE IS HOW IT WORKS!!                    There are three mandatory components...
ON TARGET                                     CLIENT SUITABLITY            1.   Benchmark level 5 in English (CLBA);      ...
ON TARGET            THE ASSESSMENT
ON TARGET                                    THE ASSESSMENT            At the end of this assessment, clients will be able...
MODULE 1ON TARGET
ON TARGET            JSW MODULE I: OCCUPATIONAL BLUEPRINT (16 hours)            At the end of this workshop, clients will ...
MODULE 2ON TARGET
ON TARGET            JSW MODULE II: JOB SEARCH (14 hours)            At the end of this workshop, clients will be able to:...
ON TARGET            JSW PROGRAM PROMOTES THE JOB SEARCH PROCESS BY:              Building confidence and self-efficacy in...
ON TARGET            THANK YOU                 Created By:              Connie Piggott 2012                     For:
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On Target - An introduction to the JSW Employment Program

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This presentation was researched and developed to introduce potential newcomer clients and service providers with the New JSW curriculum released in May 201 . My goal was to inform the audience of the criteria and benefits of the JSW modules.

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On Target - An introduction to the JSW Employment Program

  1. 1. ON TARGET New JSW Curriculum Developed and Presentation By: Connie PiggottEmployment Advisor, Employment Services JSW Program connie.piggott@live.com
  2. 2. ON TARGET WHAT IS THE JSW PROGRAM? The JSW program is a needs assessment and job search techniques training program; geared towards newcomers and internationally-trained professionals The JSW program helping better understand their strategic next steps in their own unique job search process, within the Canadian context. Discussion Item Four – A Placeholder for text Add a second line of text here
  3. 3. ON TARGET WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE JSW PROGRAM? To assist newcomers with the knowledge and skills to better understand the strategies, business perspective and next steps of their job search process. To better equip individuals with limited to no Canadian workplace experience, with becoming knowledgeable with techniques to find, obtain and maintain employment.
  4. 4. ON TARGET HERE IS HOW IT WORKS!! There are three mandatory components of the new JSW program. 1. Assessment 2. Information & 3. Follow-Up Referral (Action Plan) But ONLY suitable clients participate in: - JSW Module I - JSW Module II All eligible clients participate in the mandatory components of the new JSW.
  5. 5. ON TARGET CLIENT SUITABLITY 1. Benchmark level 5 in English (CLBA); 2. Has an occupation goal but needs planning and understanding in a Canadian context; 3. Needs understanding of Canadian companies/business/culture; 4. Needs to develop a networking list and strategies to connect with others; 5. Has basic computer skills (Word/Internet) 6. Can commit to the entire JSW schedule and has the time and support needed to practice their learning off-site
  6. 6. ON TARGET THE ASSESSMENT
  7. 7. ON TARGET THE ASSESSMENT At the end of this assessment, clients will be able to: Understand the barriers preventing them from attending a job search program or Understand what specific job search skills/knowledge they need for an effective job search Determine their next steps with an action plan AFTER THE ASSESSMENT: ** Every client receives an action plan (whether they join JSW Module I or II) ** Every client receives follow-up (whether they join JSW Module I or II)
  8. 8. MODULE 1ON TARGET
  9. 9. ON TARGET JSW MODULE I: OCCUPATIONAL BLUEPRINT (16 hours) At the end of this workshop, clients will be able to: Understand the Canadian company perspective of employment (what they want). Find and list the skills, education, salary, and requirements of a Canadian occupation (by job title). List and describe their own work history, within a Canadian context. List and describe their skills and accomplishments. Match and analyze their professional skills to a minimum of one Canadian occupation. Create a list of networking contacts. THEN …plan the next step(s) in their own job search process
  10. 10. MODULE 2ON TARGET
  11. 11. ON TARGET JSW MODULE II: JOB SEARCH (14 hours) At the end of this workshop, clients will be able to: Understand the Canadian company perspective of recruiting, hiring, resume selection and interviewing. Learn strategies to “ old” call a company. c Locate advertised job postings from a variety of sources. Write a “targeted” resume/cover letter that communicates their skills/experience. Apply for a job using a targeted resume/cover letter. Understand interviewing techniques and practice answers to common interview questions. THEN …plan the next step(s) in their own job search process
  12. 12. ON TARGET JSW PROGRAM PROMOTES THE JOB SEARCH PROCESS BY: Building confidence and self-efficacy in their job search. Strategically planning the next steps in their own unique job search journey. Making their own informed choices/next steps through self - nalysis & a empowerment. Each module encourages clients to connect with professionals in their own field/expertise who can assist with the specifics about their job search, resume strategies, job leads, etc.
  13. 13. ON TARGET THANK YOU Created By: Connie Piggott 2012 For:

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