Self Sufficiency Through Employment
"Employing Today’s Workers for Tomorrow’s Future"
Helps to find suitable occupations and discuss career goals and objectives to place for both temporary and permanent positions.
Job Placement assistance offers a collage of services:
- Provides industry-specific information, including insight into market trends and in-demand jobs.
- Introduce employment opportunities that may pique interest.
- Provide tips for job interview conduct mock interviews.
- How to answer common questions, and provide sample thank-you letters to follow up effectively.
- Assistance with creating a professional, job-ready resume.
- Guidance on how to self-deidentify (Your Disability).
- Guidance on how to Introduce qualifications to potential employers.
- Assistance with achieving a clear idea of the type of job to pursue.
- Job Retention (advocate to resolve issues of potential discharge of employment).
Job Placement services provides strategies and techniques clients can use in obtaining employment.
Assist clients that are employed needing assistance such as purchasing a uniform and or expenses related to employment, transportation, on the job accommodations, rental/utility assistance to help maintain employment.
Social and Human Service Assistants also includes:
- Work with clients and other professionals, to identify the barriers to employment.
- Help clients find assistance with daily activities, such as eating, bathing, grooming etc.
- Research services, such as food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, that are available to clients in their communities.
- Coordinate services provided to clients.
- Help client’s complete paperwork to apply for assistance programs.
- Check in with clients to ensure that services are provided appropriately.
Helps to determine the best career option for an individual based on skills, aptitude, interest, personality, intelligence, and other such factors.
Career Assessments help to identify uncertainties in which direction to take and the best options for:
- What occupations best fit my skills, knowledge and interests?
- What is my idyllic work environment?
- What gets me motivated?
- What gives me a sense of value?
- What is my conflict resolution style?
- How do I communicate with others?
- What are my values and standards?
- What are my strengths and weaknesses?
- What marketable skills do I have?
- What are my interests and passion?
Career Assessments can provide transparency, career options, and self-awareness.
Aids with, writing a business plan, choosing a business name and location, making key financial decisions, completing a series of legal activities, determine the legal structure of the business and learn essential steps you must take to legally operate a small business.
Self-Employment assistance discuss the many opportunities that are available to clients and guide clients to success in the small business world and help clients:
- Learn essential steps you must take to legally operate a small business.
- Get tips, advice, and rules about buying franchises and how to avoid frauds.
- Understand the Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a federal tax identification number, that is used to identify a business entity.
- Find Business Opportunities.
- Learn how to bid on contracts, including professional and trade services, with federal and state government agencies.
- How to financially save and manage your finances for a small business.
Assist with guiding and coordinating of skills and actions used during a job interview.
Job Interviewing skills include:
- Proper interview behavior and attire.
- Controlling nervousness.
- Asking intelligent questions.
- Convincing interviewers you are the right candidate.
- Ability to answer questions.
- Greeting the interviewer.
Provide assistance with presenting a well written and polished resume, that will get the employer’s attention and land the right job.
Resume Skills assistance includes:
- Appropriate keywords for your chosen career on your resume.
- Knowledge of the skills that are most in-demand by employers in certain industries.
- How to describe professional experience.
- How to write a Chronological, Functional, Combination Resume.
- Identify relevant skills.
Provide services to clients needing assistance to maintain a job and or removal of barriers to employment. Ensure that clients are treated in a non-discriminatory way and provided with the same opportunities for promotion, career development and training as other staff.
Job Retention is important for clients with disabilities because it will:
- Encourage employees with disabilities that they are just as important to an employer as a non-disabled employee.
- Keep the workplace environment less stressful.
- Introduce strategies to employers in accommodating employees with disabilities.
- Identify and eliminate potential barriers to employment.
- Intercede and/or collaborate with employer to prevent termination of employment.