Job Readiness Presenatation

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Participate in a discussion regarding job readiness program components designed for your community as well as an introduction to a proven Job Readiness curriculum.

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Job Readiness Presenatation

  1. 1. Job Readiness Preparing People for Employment
  2. 2. Be Smart - Be Strategic <ul><li>What’s the Problem? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Be Smart - Be Strategic <ul><li>Describe the Target Population </li></ul>
  4. 4. Be Smart - Be Strategic <ul><li>Assessing Your Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The rate of unemployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are the jobs? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What education is required? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What services already exist? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Developing a Logic Model <ul><li>Need </li></ul>
  6. 6. Job Readiness Logic Model Need <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Bad work habits </li></ul><ul><li>Lack confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Unaware of process </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t have anyone to connect them to jobs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Financial Literacy Logic Model <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>xxxxxxx </li></ul>Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes
  8. 8. Job Readiness Logic Model <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>Xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>xxxxxxx </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Income allows for </li></ul><ul><li>stable and secure living </li></ul><ul><li>Basic needs are met </li></ul><ul><li>Short Term Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals between 18 and 32 secure jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals keep jobs for at least 6 months </li></ul>
  9. 9. Be Smart - Be Strategic <ul><li>What Does It Take to Change? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Program Logic Model Need Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes Activity/Input
  11. 11. Program Logic Model Need Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes <ul><li>Activity/Input </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Pipeline Job Readiness Classes - 4 weeks, 4 day’s/week@ 4 hours per day </li></ul><ul><li>Provide individual job case manager </li></ul><ul><li>Provide job options </li></ul><ul><li>Provide mentor </li></ul>
  12. 12. Program Logic Model Need Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes Activity/Input Outputs/Deliverables
  13. 13. Program Logic Model Need Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes Activity/Input <ul><li>Outputs/Deliverables </li></ul><ul><li>24 individuals will complete the 4 week curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>20 individuals will secure a job </li></ul><ul><li>15 individuals will stay in their job for a minimum of 6 months </li></ul>
  14. 14. Program Logic Model Need Long Term Impact Short Term Outcomes Activity/Input Outputs/Deliverables Resources Needed: Evaluation
  15. 15. A Sample Curriculum <ul><li>The East Baltimore Pipeline </li></ul><ul><li>Job Readiness Training Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oedworks.com/resources/E%20Baltimore%20JRT%20Curriculum2.pdf </li></ul>
  16. 16. Program Components <ul><ul><li>A Job Readiness Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance of Employer Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retention Services. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Objectives: <ul><li>􀀹 Prepare individuals for work; </li></ul><ul><li>􀀹 Provide jobseekers with the necessary </li></ul><ul><li>pre- employment skills; </li></ul><ul><li>􀀹 Empower individuals for success; and </li></ul><ul><li>􀀹 Promote job retention and advancement </li></ul>
  18. 18. Section 1: Workforce Preparation Skills <ul><li>Starting with a goal </li></ul><ul><li>Entry Level Positions…What a new worker needs to know </li></ul><ul><li>Dress for success </li></ul><ul><li>Your attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Self-talk </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a good work ethic </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding employer’s expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for the interview </li></ul>
  19. 19. Section 2: Communication Skills <ul><li>Reading essentials </li></ul><ul><li>Writing essentials </li></ul><ul><li>Listening essentials </li></ul><ul><li>Body language </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul>
  20. 20. Section 3: Interpersonal Skills <ul><li>Understanding your personal style </li></ul><ul><li>Working with others on a team </li></ul><ul><li>Developing and maintaining good working relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Valuing and respecting diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Coping with change and other challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Responding to Feedback </li></ul>
  21. 21. Section 4: Life Management Skills <ul><li>Managing time effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Managing resources </li></ul><ul><li>Math basics </li></ul><ul><li>Developing support systems </li></ul>
  22. 22. Section 5: Decision-Making Skills <ul><li>Using good judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Solving problems effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Making good decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Being assertive not aggressive </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Anger </li></ul>
  23. 23. Section 6: Customer Service Skills <ul><li>Providing prompt and courteous service </li></ul><ul><li>Managing customer requests and concerns </li></ul><ul><li>How to communicate with customers </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Handling problems and complaints </li></ul>
  24. 24. Positive Attitudes and Behavior <ul><li>ACTIVITY #1 </li></ul>
  25. 25. Self Motivation <ul><li>ACTIVITY #2 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Starting Your Job <ul><li>ACTIVITY #3 </li></ul>
  27. 27. Causes of Conflict <ul><li>ACTIVITY #4 </li></ul>
  28. 28. Responding to Criticism <ul><li>ACTIVITY #5 </li></ul>
  29. 29. Managing Your Time <ul><li>ACTIVITY #6 </li></ul>
  30. 30. Preparing for Emergencies <ul><li>ACTIVITY #7 </li></ul>
  31. 31. Decision Making <ul><li>ACTIVITY #8 </li></ul>

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