Poway Adult School

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Career Readiness Workshop Series

Some job-seeker students take these in the order they are listed and many start where they are for just-in-time support. Sign-up for all and build upon your knowledge and further develop your career strategy. 
Develop Your Career Plan
This workshop focuses on your career goals based on your trifecta: a combination of your unique interest proļ¬le, labor market demand, and wages. It encourages you to develop a career plan based on data and evidence to add confidence to your career decisions. Choose from on-Zoom or on-campus options.
 
Target Your Resume
Create a resume that focuses on your experience and employer needs. Write a compelling Professional Summary to highlight your skills that meet or exceed job requirements. The Professional Summary becomes your talking points for networking.
 
Ace Your Interview
This workshop focuses on interview preparation and practices. Topics include reviewing and incorporating transferable skills, exploring various types of interview questions and developing your best answers to avoid interview pitfalls.
 
Build Your Network, Enhance Your Career
We will explore how to build your career opportunities and learn about how and where to develop professional networking leads to open doors for your next career steps.

Using Technology to Effectively Job Search and Network

Take control of your job search! Use different job search engines, sites, and social media to effectively conduct your job search.  Understand the basics of using search engines such as Indeed and SimplyHired, creating job alerts, uploading applications and resumes, protecting your online privacy, and how to watch out for scams. You will also learn how to set up a LinkedIn profile and how best to use it for networking and applying for jobs.
 
The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406