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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Still have questions? Before contacting us you might want to look through the questions and answers in this section. If you don't find the answer here feel free to send your question to info@vtworksforwomen.org.

  1. What is Step In To Work?
    1. Step In to Work is a work readiness and job placement program for women looking for a good job at a good wage.
  2. What can I expect during this program?
    1. 4 weeks of classroom based skill development training.
    2. 2-4 weeks of transferable work experience.
    3. Individualized one-on-one job placement coaching based on your interests, needs, and experience.  
  3. What does the Step In to Work curriculum cover?
    1. Addressing employment gaps, criminal history, and experiences in your work in job applications.
    2. Communicating effectively in the workplace.
    3. Exploring new career paths.
    4. Identifying strengths and how to use them to get and keep a job you enjoy.
    5. Interviewing techniques and skills.
    6. Learning your rights as an employee.
    7. Managing money.
    8. Setting goals, making decisions, and handling conflict.
    9. Writing a great resume and cover letter.
  4. What can I expect upon completion?
    1. Increased confidence in your ability to find a job and advance in your career.
    2. Access to networks of employers interested in hiring you based on your new skills.
    3. Continuous post-program support.
  5. How long does it take to complete the entire program?
    1. Generally 6-8 weeks depending on your job placement needs.
  6. Who can do Step In to Work?
    1. Women 18 years and older seeking work, who are:
      1. unemployed
      2. under-employed
      3. returning to the workforce
      4. stuck in an entry-level job
  7. When can I enroll in Step In To Work?
    1. Anytime! We have a rolling enrollment process.
  8. How do I start?
    1. Drop in to our weekly orientation, Mondays from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Vermont Works for Women, 32 Malletts Bay Ave, Winooski, VT 05404. Or, contact Vermont Works for Women by email: info@vtworksforwomen.org, or phone: 802.655.8900.
  9. Cost?
    1. There is no cost to participants other than your time, effort, and commitment.