Free Job Course Being Offered to Young Adults
Once students graduate college, the pressure of finding a job can be a rather exhausting and frightening experience. The San Diego North Educational Foundation is aware of just how stressful this post college job search can really be, which is why they are now offering Strategies for Success, a new, free program designed to help high school seniors, community college and vocational students improve their presentation and leaderships skills in order to increase their chances of landing a job.
Strategies for Success was created to address students’ specific needs identified by employers, institutions of higher education and research efforts by the San Diego Workforce Partnership. These organizations have come to find that recent high school graduates or trade certificate holders have technical skills; however, they lack certain life skills that allow them to be an asset to employers and ultimately become successful. Last month, the North San Diego Business Chamber first offered this curriculum to their member organizations as an all-day Leadership Academy course for a fee. The feedback and registrations were so successful and the employees were thrilled to get back to their jobs and use the skills and tools they learned in the course.
When asked what the students should expect to get out of this course, Brandie Erbe, the North San Diego Business Chamber Communications Manager, explained that “After attending these classes, participants will walk away with practical tools that give them an inner confidence on the job, elevate their ability to work well with others and provide a polished presentation to employers.” The...