- Ready2Work Program
The Ready2Work Program has been designed to assist unemployed and underemployed Deerfield Beach residents in attaining employment opportunities with the development of soft skills that maximize access to careers with growth potential.
The City is partnering with Dale Carnegie of Southeast Florida to deliver a soft skills training program focused on emotional and behavioral change to help attendees achieve success and unleash the leader in each one, and with the Broward County Library to provide a resume building and job searching workshop. The graduate is a confident, empowered, inspired and enthusiastic individual who is ready to achieve excellence.
The program is open to 30 full time residents of Deerfield Beach of at least 18 years of age. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, and must be unemployed, or underemployed earning less than $16 an hour.
To address the challenges facing tomorrow’s workforce the City developed the following program components.
The Driving Career Success Workshop Series: consist a series of 2-hour workshops by Dale Carnegie applying proven principles in an engaging, high-energy, collaborative learning environment with the following topics:
Foundation for Success: This module assists attendees in the establishment of a foundation for personal and professional growth and achievement by creating a personal vision to welcome new challenges.
Time Management: This module assists attendees in understanding how time is spent and focus efforts on critical issues.
Interpersonal Competence for Career Growth: This module examines the role that interpersonal relationships play in career success.
Attitudes for Service: This module shows attendees how the creation and maintenance of a customer service attitude involves understanding expectations, going above and beyond, and being a customer advocate.
The Resume Preparation & Job Search Techniques Series: a 2 hour workshop for the attendees that successfully completed the soft skills series applying proven principles of successful job hunting.
Class Starts September 14
5 weeks / Saturdays / 08:30 - 10:30 am
Hillsboro Community Center
Application Now Open