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Prosperity Ready is thrilled to announce that our Degreed Immigrant Job Seeker Program will start May 17th.  If you have a degree in Engineering, Information Technology or Health Care, please consider applying to the program to learn life long job seeker skills.

We are joined by employer partners The Toro Company and Polaris, both outstanding organizations committed to hiring and ensuring diverse talent succeed and thrive.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Welcome to the Program:  Participants learn more about the objectives for the program and together, establish specific group norms for the program.

Resumes:  Participants learn how to present their value by highlighting their personal brand and quantifying their success.

LinkedIn:  Participants learn the best practices for creating a LinkedIn profile that will get them noticed and connected with potential employers.

Impression Management: Participants learn the importance of first impressions and how to create and maintain  a professional appearance by planning their visibility strategies.

Networking:  Participants learn the  key components of networking and  learn a nationally recognized method for how  to host a successful 20-minute networking meeting.

Corporate Culture Part One: Participants learn how to navigate a new corporate culture through discussions about the expectations for career advancement, the importance of building trust, and how to respond to microaggressions.

Corporate Culture Part Two:  Participants learn how recruiting happens in corporations and learn the key steps to successfully managing their professional careers. Q&A with a panel of local immigrant professionals at the end.

Interviewing and Negotiating Offers:  Participants learn the best practices for interviewing with potential employers and tips for how to make themselves stand out. Q&A with a panel of local HR experts at the end.

Employer Presentations: Participants will hear from local employers and will have the opportunity to share their resumes. The Toro Company and Polaris.

Well being and Program Wrap Up: Participants will learn how to engage in self-care that will help them succeed in their career. Final program reflection and discussion of next steps.

2021 Accomplishments

  • Volunteer Hours

    411

  • Funds Raised

    $41,777

  • Program Participants

    7

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