Hit the Ground Running
Hit the Ground Running is a
program developed by the West Virginia State Department of Education,
the West Virginia Workplace Education Program, and the Regional
Education Service Agency V (RESA V.). The purpose of this program is to
help individuals learn or refresh those skills most requested by
employers in the Region 4 Workforce Investment Area.
This program contains many skills which can help students gain
employment or help create a better environment at their current place of
employment. The skills discussed include Time Management, Teamwork,
Problem Solving, Dealing with Difficult Situations, How to Create a
Resume, Interviewing Skills, Computer Literacy, as well as many others.
Participants in this program are also tested using the nationally
developed WorkKeys Assessment, a test being used by more and more
employers for hiring and promotion purposes. A Ready to Work Certificate
or Certificate of Attendance is earned by all participants who complete
Hit the Ground Running is a 120-hour
course, designed to be conducted 30 hours/week for 4 weeks. In
addition, an online version was developed to assist students unable to
attend the regularly scheduled classes. For more information, contact
(firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-485-6513).