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CANI Career Academy 

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For more information:
 
Visit the Blue Jacket web site: http://www.bluejacketinc.org
 
 
 
The next CANI Career Academy will begin May 5th at 9:00am. Sessions will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00am-11:45am from May 5th through May 30th.
 
Required 90 minute orientations will be held every Tuesday at 12:00 noon at Blue Jacket (2826 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, IN).  There will be a $30 enrollment fee due before the class start date.
 
 
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The Career Academy is a four-week, 60-hour training program providing job-readiness training, and pre- and post-placement services including job placement, education, skills and interest assessments, and personal and professional development.


The four weeks of the Career Academy focus on:

  • How to earn trust through time and effort
  • Identifying skills and abilities
  • How to make a good first impression
  • How to set goals and make them SMART (Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, Time-managed)
  • Improving job searching strategies & tips for breaking into the hidden job market
  • Tips for filling out employment applications
  • How to sell oneself and appropriately discuss a criminal background
  • Building a resume, cover letter, and reference sheet
  • Mock interviewing with professionals from the community
  • Career and personality assessments and creation of a Career Action Plan
  • Financial literacy training to improve skills in budgeting and money management
  • Meeting local banking institutions and college admissions representatives
  • A hands-on simulated work project


Upon successful completion of the Career Academy, graduates will have the opportunity to enroll in Opportunity Staffing, Blue Jacket's in-house staffing agency.


  

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