- Identifying clients status on key soft skills that are difficult to determine in an initial interview.
- Documenting types of assistance needed and recommending appropriate program intervention.
- Coaching clients about components of employment readiness.
- Strengthening clients commitment to action.
- Verifying clients progress towards employment readiness.
- The ERS gives them a chance to say what is going on for them.
- They learn what it takes to succeed.
- Action planning is based on their input.
- They get a road map for work life success.
- They can see how much progress they are making, which helps them stay motivated.
- A Moving Target
- Addressing Client Needs
- Addressing Soft Skills
- Building Employment Readiness
- Coaching Clients, Working Smarter
- Coaching Learners for Work Transitions
- Defining and Measuring Employment Readiness
- Ensuring Effective Employment Services
- ERS and At-Risk Youth
- ERS and Employment Service Providers
The Scale itself is composed of 45 questions to be rated on a 5-point scale and 30 questions to be answered True/False. The actual Scale is taken in temporary memory and only the factor scores are saved in order to preserve client confidentiality. The following are sample questions. They are provided to give you a feel for the content and functionality of the ERS.
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