Setting Participants Up for Success
The future talent of Indianapolis needs to have in-demand soft skills to succeed. Using the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s employability skills benchmarks as a foundation, EmployIndy collaborated with Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Indy Chamber to understand the skills most desired by area employers. Through meetings, focus groups, and committees, the Job Ready Indy curriculum was developed to offer job seekers a clear path to success in work.
A major component of Job Ready Indy is its online badging, allowing participants a unique URL to share on their resume for employers to see that they are, indeed job ready. The six competencies are:
- Learning Strategies
- Social Skills
- Workplace Skills
- Launch a Career