L.E.A.P. Workshops

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Workshop Descriptions

The following workshops will be presented in-person at CEP’s Job Centers:

Career Exploration and Readiness

What are the steps to career exploration and planning? This 2-hour workshop is designed to assist participants in career exploration and planning. Workshop content includes: career assessment to identify values, interests and abilities; job searching activities implementing what is learned through career assessments and also learning how to use various job searching resources. This workshop is a basic but necessary foundational workshop that all jobseekers should take to prepare for career planning.

Resume Building/Interview Skills

Resume building and interview skills are key elements in career planning: What one employer is looking for in an employee may not necessarily be what another employer wants. This 2-hour workshop is designed not only to assist in resume development, but also teaches participants how to understand what employers may be looking for. Cover letters, references and follow-up correspondence is also discussed.

Employability Skills

The employability skills workshop is a 2-hour workshop designed to assist jobseekers with the foundational necessities of employment. Content includes appearance and self-conduct, verbal and non-verbal communication, phone etiquette and online presence. Where available, participants will be given an opportunity to receive a work-appropriate outfit after successful completion of the workshop. This workshop covers important elements on workplace etiquette that many have never been exposed to.

Life Skills

The life skills workshop is designed to assist young adults’ transition into the world of independence. This is a 2-hour workshop. Content includes topics such as looking for a home or apartment, meal planning, time management, having back up plans for transportation or child care, medical appointments and preparing for an illness or unexpected time off. This workshop will prepare the participant to handle the unexpected and/or life challenges that can impact their life.

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is a required course for all participants; it is a 2-hour workshop. Participants will learn about how to live a financially responsible life; including about debt, credit scores, and budgeting (prioritizing).

 

The following workshops are offered online at jobcenterofwisconsin.com:

Interviewing

Job Search with Technology

Networking

Resume/Job Applications

Your Workplace

 

For general information on the L.E.A.P. program, please visit the main L.E.A.P. page by clicking here.