Preparing for the Future: Path to Employment

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The Science

Built on years of research by Northwestern University Professor, Bart Hirsch, this evidence-based training is designed to cultivate marketable job skills. These job skills are developed and then assessed through a mock job interview, developed in collaboration with experienced human resource professionals. This course focuses on identifying the most promising tactics and addressing likely implementation issues.

  1. Preparing you for work
  2. Developing marketable job skills
  3. Finding and excelling in apprenticeships
  4. What human resource interviewers say about employability
  5. How to do well in job interviews
  6. Guidelines for mapping the future

Appendix 1: the Northwestern mock job interview.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the steps for obtaining a job
  • Explain the difference between a resume and a job application
  • Explain basic interview skills
  • Understand how to accept a job offer

Course Outline

  • Help Wanted
  • Job Application
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Accepting the Job
  • The Path to Employment Quiz

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