SoLa Career Development

SoLa
Launchpad

Building the foundation to ignite your career.

We designed this initiative to provide the South Los Angeles community with the tools, guidance, support, mentorship, and expertise needed to launch their career into the next level.

Launchpad is a workshop made up of four weekly in-person sessions at our state-of-the-art SoLa Beehive Tech Center designed to help you master the basics of gaining employment.

Topics we cover:

Building Your

Personal Brand

Interview Prep & Confidence

Creating a Robust Resume

Post Interview Follow-up, Offers, & Negotiating

Online Presence & Digital Networking

Workforce Ready Certifications

Sessions:

01

  • "As Is" Exercise 

    • Understand your current process & presence

    • Identify opportunities for improvement

  • Identify your "why," your focus, and your career

  • Identify your core values

  • Build Your Brand (differentiating from your competition)

Starting with the basics

02

  • Best practices 

  • Identifying opportunities

  • Tailoring content for each position

Creating Resumes

03

  • Online presence & networking 

  • What to & what not to wear to interviews

  • Questions for the Interviewer

Pre-Interview Prep

04

  • Interviewing Confidence 

  • Post Interview Follow-up 

  • Offer Letter & Negotiations 

  • Post Workshop Certification: Workforce Ready Certificate  

Post Interview