Professional Development

In light of today’s economic crisis, competition for employment is at its peak. Professional Development workshops prepare participants to have a competitive advantage. These workshop include Attitude Adjustment, Etiquette, and High on Life. See the “Curriculum Overview” section under “Programs” for a detailed description.

Professional Development focuses on reasons employers to not hire youth and seek to correct the challenges.

10 Reasons Employers DO NOT Hire Youth

1.      Inappropriate attire

2.      Defective attitudes

3.      Lack of poise

4.      Lack of enthusiasm, drive

5.      Deficient interview preparation

6.      Weak leadership potential

7.      Poor academic achievement

8.      Lack of extracurricular activities

9.      Lack of basic skills to meet job requirements

10.    Unrealistic salary demands