Job Developer Orientation

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Course Description:
The workforce development field has many different names for the role of job developer: employment specialist, career counselor, business services representative, corporate account manager, employer relations coordinator, etc. Despite these varied titles, your responsibility remains the same: to connect qualified job seekers with quality employment opportunities. Easier said than done, right? Not only do you have to develop partnerships with business clients, but you have to be well versed in your job seekers’ strengths and challenges in order to facilitate effective placements. This interactive, hands-on session will teach you strategies to be more effective in your role.

Topics covered include:

  • Identifying the value of your business services
  • Communicating effectively with employers
  • Crafting and delivering an effective pitch
  • Handling employer objections
  • Asking the right intake questions

Audience:
This course is for new frontline workforce development staff—job developers, career specialists, employment counselors, etc.

Course Duration:
Full day workshop–9:00am-4:00pm

Course Date:
TBD

Cost:
Members: $95*
Non-Members: $135
*To access this member price, you must log in to your CJC account when registering.

Facilitator:
Kaitlyn McGovern, Chicago Jobs Council

Location:
Chicago Jobs Council
29 E. Madison St. Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60602

Questions?
Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator, with any questions: 312.252.0460 x108; cheryl@cjc.net

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