Career Wardrobe’s services help support education and skill building to increase confidence and promote self-sufficiency
Nearly 20% of women referred to Career Wardrobe go on to voluntarily take advantage of our educational programs which provide a complete continuum of job readiness services from monthly resume review opportunities to professional development seminars focusing on employment skills such as communication, time management and financial literacy.
When surveyed about their employment outcomes, women who attend our programs report more successful results on their job search and subsequent employment when compared to as a whole:
- Impact of Services: education clients report being more prepared for their job search and more confident in their abilities (91% vs. 88%).
- Job Search Activity: education clients are 12% more likely to be called in for a job interview after applying for a job.
- Employment Status: education clients have a higher employment rate (50% vs. 48%), and they are 16% more likely to be employed in a job classified above entry level
- Wage Rate & Reliance on Public Assistance: education clients report higher overall wages and are less likely to still be relying on public benefits once working.
Plus, clients who complete the full Gateway to Success Job Readiness Course and one Blitz Basics job search workshop are eligible to receive Career Wardrobe’s Professional Development Certificate, which commemorates their dedication to personal growth and achievement.
We are pleased to provide our referred shoppers with an opportunity to receive personalized one-on-one career coaching with an experienced professional on an on-going basis. Romy Gelles works to assess each referred shopper’s situation and helps to develop a plan on how to achieve their professional goals based on a long-term client/coach relationship.