Finance & Career
What is PREP?
- PREP is the acronym for Promoting Readiness for Employment Possibilities.
- PREP is designed to provide unemployed and underemployed individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve employment success.
- The PREP program promotes job readiness by focusing on five major competencies: enhancing soft skills, completing job applications, resume building, interviewing skills, and how to properly dress for interviews.
- This program can be completed in 6 sessions.
PREParing a Resume
Do you know how to complete a written or on-line job application? PREP will provide:
- Quick and easy tips to completing job applications
- Knowledge and skills in electronic job search practices
- Information and resources to improve job hunting strategies
- Learn how to write an eye-catching resume and cover letter
- Create a resume that demonstrates how your skills and abilities are a perfect fit for a position
PREParing a Job Application
Do you need assistance with preparing a resume that gets attention? PREP will provide:
- Develop resume writing skills
- Become familiar with the three types of resumes
- Determine when to use a particular type of resume
PREParing for the interview
Are you ready to interview for the job? PREP will provide:
- Develop effective communication skills
- Respond appropriately to basic interview questions
- Make a good first impression during the interview
- Follow the proper etiquette during and after the interview
Dressing for the Interview
Are you uncertain about your appearance for job interviews? PREP will help you:
- Distinguish appropriate dress for the job search and interview
- Increase your chances of securing employment by presenting yourself in a professional manner
- Use your existing wardrobe to create a more professional appearance
- Learn about community resources that help limited-resource individuals “dress for success”
Dr. Dorothy Brandon
Office: (256) 372-5458
Dr. Carol Centrallo
Office: (334) 844-1325