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Youth in Transition Toolkit:



The job process

How to advance in a job

Does the youth understand the concept of job advancement and know what steps to take to advance at work?

Remind youth that they can use their skills to achieve new career goals and find more challenging job opportunities. Advancement may happen within the same company or career field, or by moving from one job to another.

  • Awareness: Understand how to seek advancement in employment settings.
  • Exploration: Identify strengths, preferences, interests and needs for advancement on the job.
  • Preparation: Practice using appropriate sources for job advancement.
  • Implementation: Use skills for job advancement.

Workplace readiness training

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LEARN: Develop your knowledge

Learn how to support youth in advancing in a job.

The career advancement guide from Coursera reviews the basics of career advancement, including how to work toward the type of progress that aligns with a person's career goals.

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DO: Work with youth

Find resources to help youth advance in a job.

Review the career advancement guide from Coursera, and then talk with youth about how to approach their own job advancement.

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