The Building Toward the Future (BTF) Student Program teaches students to be extremely competitive in the professional world. The skills learned in BTF will allow individuals to reach their greatest career potential.
We assist the following:
> High school and college juniors and seniors
> 2-year and 4-year college students
> Recent high school and college graduates
> Workforce program participants
We provide classroom, one-on-one and webinar instruction to teach students the necessary skills to:
Obtain your desired job through the following services:
- Resume & Cover Letter Creation
- Effective Interview Techniques
- Business & Dining Etiquette
- Networking Skills (including LinkedIn)
Excel professionally through the following services:
- Proper Business Attire
- Goal Setting
- Positive Business Attitude
- Business & Dining Etiquette
- Networking Skills
If individuals are starting a youth summer job, paid internship, or entry level position, it is imperative for them to know how to conduct themselves professionally. By concentrating on the skills listed above, they will understand the importance of not only how to obtain their desired job, but how to excel professionally for job retention.
Resume and Cover Letter Creation
We will show students how to create a professional looking resume with strong power words to show their demonstrated skills for the position.
Effective Interview Techniques
We will provide information about how to effectively interview starting with a powerful “elevator pitch”. There are methods to interviewing that will convey strength for the position.
Business and Dining Etiquette
Ask yourself these questions: Do you know how to effectively communicate with business associates and executives? Will you be interviewed over a meal or need to take clients out to dinner as part of your job? There is proper etiquette to be followed and we can help you.
Proper Business Attire
We will explain the importance of not only dressing properly for interviews, but in the business world after the job is obtained.
There is importance in setting goals and many people do not. There are important goal setting techniques that will be taught that will assist students with how to set goals.
Positive Business Attitude
It is important to have a positive attitude – for the interview and beyond. Having a positive attitude will be noticed by others within the organization and may help students climb the corporate ladder.
Networking Skills (including LinkedIn)
Knowing how to network at a career fair to be recognized as a top candidate for the position desired is extremely important. Also just as important is knowing how to network at conferences or events to be remembered by executives that could help you advance your career. There is a professional benefit to having a LinkedIn account especially when looking for a job. We teach the skills needed to network like a pro in person and on LinkedIn.
We are committed to teaching students the skills required to obtain a position in their desired field then to excel professionally over the long-term. These are life-long skills that can be used throughout their career.
The program achieves results by providing classroom and one-on-one instruction. The competition for good jobs is fierce and requires students to make the best of their individual strengths and weaknesses. The BTF staff is committed to providing each student with the particular skills they need to succeed in internships, part-time and full-time jobs.
Our customers may include the following:
High school juniors to recent graduates who are trying to find a summer job, internship, full-time or part-time employment opportunities in their field of interest.
Parents of those students who are having a difficult time finding desired employment after college graduation. One-on-one advice may be needed to adapt for the student’s strengths and areas of development to craft the best possible resume and interview strategy.
High Schools that need a career coach to prepare students who want to obtain career-oriented summer jobs, internships or full-time employment opportunities.
Universities that want juniors, seniors and recent alum to gain the skills necessary to easily and quickly obtain internships and full-time job opportunities in their chosen fields of study.
Community Colleges that want their students to better compete for and succeed in full-time employment in their chosen career fields.
Technical Schools with students who need to complement technical training with the soft skills required to obtain and excel in their desired positions.
Companies that need interns and new hires to learn the professional skills to excel with peers, managers and customers.
Workforce Programs that want their participants to better compete for succeed in part-time or full-time employment.
If you are in any of the above categories, we would like to hear from you!
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