Teen Job Challenge

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Do you want to ace a job interview or college interview and you are not sure what to do? How is your resume writing skills? What about that video you have to submit, are you ready for it or have no clue? Do job applications leave you wandering if you have what it takes to get the job? And what in the world do I wear to an interview?

We hope you will join us as 4-H walks you through those questions and provides you with the skills to ACE that AIRE(Application, Interview, Resume, and Electronic Video).

April 20 – Online Applications

Youth participants will review and learn about important features on both paper applications and online application formats.

April 27 – Electronic Resumes

Youth participants, ages 12+, will learn about resumes: types of resumes, styles, design, and receive a draft to create their own resume. Youth will receive a resume format to begin to fashion their own resume.

May 4 – Electronic Videos

Teen Leadership Council President, Abbegail King will teach youth tips on scripting the two-minute video for AIRE competition and share her award-winning electronic video example from the 2019 competition. In 2019, she won a spot for National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C. Part of the workshop will include a hands-on overview of the electronic tools available to use on your cell phone to empower youth to create their own content and vision videos to use for the job application process.

May 11 – Business Etiquette and Interviewing

Katy Gould from the Haywood County Small Business Center will present on successful interviewing techniques and best methods for practicing prior to the interview.

May – 18 Mock Interview

This is your opportunity to learn about interviews and hands-on experience is one of the best teachers! County human resource professionals will serve as interview panelists to give youth feedback to improve for their next resume for the future; which could be for their first job, State 4-H ARIE competition, or college scholarship. Each interview will be scheduled in advance by contacting your county county 4-H agent. Business casual dress is required.

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