Workplace readiness traits describe a number of commonly expected skills that employers seek from most employees. Work readiness skills are a set of skills and behaviors that are necessary for any job. Work readiness skills are sometimes called soft skills, employability skills, or job readiness skills. These abilities help employees learn how to interact with supervisors and co-workers. They help reinforce the importance of timeliness and build an understanding of how we are perceived by others. Employers value employees who can communicate effectively and act professionally. No matter what technical skills a job may require, every job requires good social skills/interpersonal skills. Our Employment Readiness training aims to change participants’ attitudes toward authority, culture, and peers, enabling them to succeed in further skills training or education programs as well as in the workplace.
This curriculum delves into the root causes of a person’s inability to obtain and keep a job, mentoring participants towards the attitudes and workplace behaviors they need to overcome employment obstacles and transform their lives. Activities are conducted through individual and team-based assignments, in-class exercises, and classroom seminars and cover the following components. Soft-skills training (the attitudinal/motivational component), job readiness (resume building, interviewing, career development (networking, effective communication), computer skills training, customer service, workplace ethics & behavior, dressing for success (career gear), and goal setting. Job readiness training programs prepare participants to get, keep and excel at a new job. Basic employability skills include effective communication, problem-solving, resume building, and interviewing. Job readiness training programs also help participants develop good work habits that facilitate their ongoing success. Workshops typically include lectures, discussions, and role-playing exercises. Getting and keeping a job requires good communication skills. Job readiness programs provide instruction and practice opportunities.
Participants learn how to effectively present their ideas and opinions to build successful business relationships. Agape Love provides programs that help participants develop interpersonal communication, problem-solving, and personal management skills. Job readiness training program facilitators typically help participants create a resume. By learning how to format the document, list experience, and showcase skills, participants can then use the output to apply for jobs. Participants learn how to state their abilities truthfully, highlight activities relevant to the job, proofread a resume, create a cover letter, and follow up with a potential employer. Getting a job typically requires completing a successful interview. Job readiness programs typically help participants practice answering typical questions, such as why they are qualified for the job. Using role-playing exercises, participants learn to listen, avoid talking too much, speak professionally, express an appropriate level of confidence, answer questions, and ask for additional information to show interest in the job without appearing desperate. These programs also help participants learn what is expected of them during the rest of the hiring process.