~A Career Exploration Workshop for High School Students~ The youth participated in a 3-day workshop which consisted of: resume and cover letter writing, creating their own resume, and lastly doing mock interviews with SHRM SWFL. Our own, Deb Reardon, Disability Navigator, explained to the youth about the importance of soft skills, work […]
You may think it is too early to think about summer jobs, but in reality summer will be here before you know it. Watch this video about tips and advice about summer jobs. For more tips, “Like” us on Facebook, “Follow” us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Despite a 45 degree morning, on March 13th our Destination Graduation students attended a presentation about careers within the sports field. Speakers at the Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, FL, included the Minnesota Twins Manager and WINK News Anchor, Lois Thome. You can view our 30 second video and don’t forget to share […]
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination”, Jimmy Dean Once upon a time, there was a group of professionals who didn’t know how to navigate the Southwest Florida job search process. They applied for jobs online, attended some […]
In January 2018 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) updated Fact Sheet #71: Internship Programs under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Is it illegal to offer an unpaid internship? That depends. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires “for-profit” employers to pay employees for their work. Interns and students, however, […]
“Every Successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” Paul Ryan Willie Parker found himself without a job after a large company he worked for laid-off several employees including him. He found himself wondering what to do next so he would take […]
The interview went so well that you are certain you got the job! But then you get the email stating you didn’t get the offer. It is really hard to face this situation especially if you’ve prepared so well for the interview. You have choices you can make, you can let […]
Florida’s State University System Board of Governors recently rolled out an updated website to help employers connect with Florida graduates. “Think Florida: A Higher Degree for Business” links the resources of the university system to employers, new graduates and job seekers across the state. Think Florida The State University System […]