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Programs that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic "soft skills" and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment, and retain a position once they have been hired. These programs provide information and guidance regarding preparing a resume, writing job application letters, completing job application questionnaires, responding to job ads and taking employment tests; offer tips regarding appropriate dress, personal appearance and interview techniques; and address other similar topics.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Education/Training ServicesProvides the necessary services to help individuals with developmental disabilities gain greater independence through job training. Services include job assessment, specialized and general job training, and interview skills. Also will have job coaches and other support needs as they begin working.EssexEMPLOYMENT TRAINING SERVICESMOUNTAIN LAKE SERVICES
Education/Training ServicesThe Jamison-Rounds Ready for Work (JR-RFW) Employment Training Program provides women either residing at the YWCA-GCR or in the community, with job readiness training, on site work experience, case management, resource referral and 360 Degrees of Support. The goal of this program is to provide women with the skills they need in order to obtain and maintain permanent employment at a livable wage. The training areas include our Front Desk, Sally Catlin Resource Center and Food Pantry. We also provide training hours in the form of meetings, discussion and goal planning. Classes are held Monday-Friday 10:00 am-2:00 pm. This is a 12 week employment training program and is held in three sessions per year. A graduation ceremony is held at the end of each session.RensselaerJAMISON-ROUNDS READY FOR WORK (JR-RFW) EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAMYWCA OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION (YWCA-GCR)
Employment ServicesProvides an employment network of services to help individuals with mental, emotional, physical or learning disabilities to attain work. Services include supported employment, job development, job coaching, pre-employment skills, and more.EssexADIRONDACK EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ESSEX COUNTY
Employment ServicesOffers employment services such as job training and pre-job guidance with resumes, interview skills and more, also includes a program that provides part-time subsidized employment for seniors.EssexBUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT CENTERADIRONDACK COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS (ACAP)
Employment ServicesProvides career readiness training for displaced homemakers, including computer training, resume workshops, cover letter workshops, financial management, interviewing skills, job search, and networking.AlbanyCAREER READINESS AND COMPUTER TRAININGCAPITAL DISTRICT WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT AND RESOURCE CENTER (WERC)
Employment ServicesProvides job readiness programs which allow unemployed individuals, including TANF and other public assistance recipients to find stable employment by helping find suitable employers, assistance with interview skills, assistance with resume construction, assistance with job applications, and client counseling referring to dress code and conduct. Will also help with specific expenses if work-related, such as car repairs, Insurance payment, work clothing costs, and licensing or course fees.ClintonEMPLOYMENT AND ASSISTANCECLINTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Employment ServicesCircles of Mercy assists clients with completing application forms or on-line applications for employment and with job searches. Assistance with resume writing, and photocopying and faxing resumes is also provided. Will also assist with on-line filing for unemployment insurance as well as referring clients to partnering employment agencies.RensselaerPREJOB GUIDANCECIRCLES OF MERCY
Employment ServicesProject LIFT is designed to help individuals who are anticipating entering or re-entering the work force, considering a career change, or thinking about furthering their education. It offers a four week job readiness course which included FREE computer training, skills assessment, job search techniques, resume writing, interviewing skills, and education-training options. Project LIFT also provides job placement services.FultonPROJECT LIFTFULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Employment ServicesThe Career Readiness Program strives to assist individuals gain the technical and soft skills needed to land gainful employment and succeed in the workplace. They offer computer training, teach resume writing, and cover letter preparation, teach assertiveness, self esteem, stress management, financial literacy, job search strategies, and interviewing techniques.SchenectadyPROJECT LIFTSCHENECTADY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
Employment ServicesProvides vocational and job skills assessments, counseling, guidance, and training services to individuals with disabilities. The agency also links these individuals to a range of resources within the Department of Education and other agencies for those requiring other services.FranklinVOCATIONAL TRAININGADULT CAREER AND CONTINUING EDUCATION SERVICES-VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (ACCES-VR) - NORTH COUNTRY

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