Stand Up, Inc. began offering supported employment in Southwest Virginia at the beginning of February 2014. Stand Up is a service provider for the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and will be working with their offices in Wytheville, Marion and Galax. Stand Up will be expanding their services to include Abingdon, Pounding Mill and Norton Virginia in the near future.
Effective transition services for students with disabilities are essential for their success in the workplace after high school.
Virginia supported employment provider Stand Up, Inc. has developed a curriculum that has been adopted in many Virginia school systems which makes the difficult transition from school to work much easier.
Stand Up calls it's program STEP (Student Transition Employment Program.) It is a partnership between local city or county high schools and community businesses.
The STEP Program (Student Transition Employment Program) is a partnership between local city or county high schools and community businesses.
It is designed to aid participants in learning the necessary skills to become successful in a competitive workplace environment. Through various classroom and hands-on learning experiences, the students will leave the program having learned valuable social skills, interpersonal communication skills, work ethics, safety training, and many other concepts related to the workforce.
Having spent days, weeks, or perhaps many months searching for the ideal job you'll want to feel self-confident when an employer calls you in for a job interview. You will only have a few moments to sell your skills, experiences, and attitude to the company.
Keep in mind these tips for a good interview and you could make your job interview a lot more successful.
Resumes are marketing tools which present the important points that men and women would like to show a prospective employer, so when working on your resume, customize it towards the job that you are applying for by focusing on your skills, qualifications, and achievements for the job qualifications or requirements.