PIE, Inc.'s mission is to empower low-income, present and future employment candidates who may be high school and college students and graduates, the homeless, veterans and the unemployed who would benefit from free, specific, streamlined seminar sessions and workshops. We intend to improve their odds of becoming gainfully employed, productive citizens. It is our goal to make a huge impact by changing the employment status of low-income candidates in Palm Beach County. This program addresses the issues low-income employment candidates in Palm Beach County, Florida, face, and provides detailed suggestions, tips and techniques to present and market themselves positively, professionally and effectively to potential employers. Through this program we make a difference in the lives of our clientele by equipping them with the skills needed to compete in this very competitive job market and harsh economic climate.
Through partnership with other outreach organizations, churches and schools and through our own marketing and research of our communities, PIE offers free training sessions, including:
Realistic Career Choices
Creating an Effective Cover Letter & Resume
Using Social Media In The Job Search
The Employment Application Process
Appropriate Business Attire & Hygiene
Candidate Rights (What Is Too Much Information?)
The Interview Process (including skits depicting real interview scenarios)
Introduction to Microsoft Office
Administrative Assistant Skills
We also refer eligible clients to recruiters, HR managers, adult education centers, homeless and veterans outreach organizations, unemployment job centers and job training facilities and present guest professional speakers during some of our sessions.