[nabs-l] job development services and vr
hope.paulos at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 23:57:49 UTC 2010
The hadley school offers a free course regarding finding employment. I just
took it and it involves writing a good cover letter and resumme, talks about
Hope and Beignet
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> Hi all,
> I was wondering what support, if any, you got to transition to your first
> job or internship with rehab. Did they have someone work with you on job
> skills such as writing effective cover letters, how to conduct
> informational interviews, and interview tips? Did someone help you find
> the job?
> Right now I am frustrated. I am doing a job development program through
> Service source, which is an agency who has an agreement with the
> department here.
> But I thought we were going to work on interview skills there. I'm
> disappointed though because all we do is sit with her laptop and fill out
> job applications. Except for some cluttered websites, I can search myself
> and submit cover letters.
> I feel I was mislead. They told me there would be mock interviews and
> "anything you need to know to get a job and keep the job".
> So how has rehab supported you in getting a job?
> I might get out of this program if they're not going to teach me job
> skills; I can find jobs online and fill out the forms unless its
> inaccessible. But I need help in "selling myself".
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