CFEC Jobs Initiative Empowers

cfji-logo InitiaveAre you unemployed, underemployed, and/or recently graduated, this FREE six-session program has the potential to lift you well above other candidates. For those serious about career progression and career satisfaction, make the call today at 407.796.3650 or visit for details.
January 15th concluded the Central Florida Jobs Initiative launch, finding an overwhelming response from all participants. Following up from a previous shout out, Christian HELP, Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC), and Education Career Services partnered with one goal in mind: YOUR CAREER SUCCESS.

Here’s what fellow participants had to say about the empowering sessions:

*  I am ready like I have never been ready before
*  The books were good, organized, and kept me interested
*  All of the instructors cared about our success, that meant a lot
*  I’ve never been so engaged, the value of the sessions went far beyond expectations
*  Role-playing activities will help me understand how to deal with workplace confrontation better
*  Being a single mom without any college, I couldn’t help but feel for Megan. The way you made us see ourselves in the challenges others faced was so valuable. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

The six-session jobs initiative workshop classes are once again scheduled to begin next week. If you are serious about career development, gaining the right job, or learning time-tested and proven employment strategies, contact Christian HELP at 407.796.3650 for details. Interactive classes meet twice a week for three weeks.

Qualifying to be part of this complementary jobs initiative series, is as follows:

*  Must clear a criminal background
*  Must have reliable transportation
*  If applicable, must have reliable childcare
*  Must be eligible to work in the United States
*  Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED
Placing you on top with a competitive advantage, I am scheduled to present and guide session #6 on February 13th. Nothing would be better than to have you join me as we explore what it takes to perform well on the job, gain fellow worker and supervisor respect, and set the foundation to gain promotions and job security.

Each of the six workshops is committed to a specific career lifecycle element. Throughout each workshop, you will be introduced to a wide range of career strategies and applications proven to enrich your personal and professional development.

Highlights of the six complementary classes are as follows:

Creating Your Job Search Plan: Addresses effective job search and career management strategies as well as common techniques to overcome the psychological effects when faced with unemployment.

Crafting Your Cover Letter and Resume
: No doubt the key to finding a job is a well-written, value-filled resume and cover letter. Our second of six workshops cover the basic and advanced methods behind writing an effective resume and cover letter, and also provides examples and tips along to the way to YOUR career success.

Networking in the Digital Age: According to a recent study conducted by Harvard University sociologist Mark Granovetter, 74.5% of all jobs come through networking. No doubt networking is a key in success but how does one network effectively? Series three is an ideal guide to get you on the right networking path, and keep you there!

Job Search Tactics: This fourth of six workshops takes you through each step of a digital job search. Everything from selecting an online job search site, creating an online profile, to uploading a resume is covered. Furthermore, alternative methods such as social networking, job fairs, and walk-in’s are detailed.

Interviewing and Impressions: The fifth workshop breaks the interview process into a series of steps. We start with preparation for the big day, move onto the interview, and then cover the follow up. Let this interview workshop be your guide to acing every aspect of the interview by realizing the many values and contributions you offer an employer.

Performance Excellence: The final workshop walks you throughout your 90-day review period and beyond. Be prepared to learn the meaning and process of on-boarding, develop conflict resolution skills, and examine the best practices to give and receive feedback. Furthermore, you’ll be introduced to concepts such as how to handle confidential information and contractual agreements.

Are you ready to be a superstar on the job?

To learn more, go to for a complete Central Florida Jobs Initiative overview.

Education Career Services is proud to partner with Christian HELP and play an instrumental role in developing and publishing cutting-edge career management material for the Central Florida Jobs Initiative as well as thousands of job seekers across the United States. For those interested in career management courseware, full length books, or employment-targeted booklets, visit “Danny at ECS” on Amazon or go to for a complete listing of available support. You may also contact me directly:

See YOU at the workshops!

Danny Hufman, MA, CEIP, CPRW, CPCC
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