Through our workforce development program, we provide rigorous training's in five different modules focusing on improving the job search from basic computer overviews to applying hands-on the knowledge acquired over approximately 27 hours. Our training programs are designed to not only make you more marketable; but also, more confident in your business presentation, resume writing, and interpersonal skills. NALB works to build confidence and strong business acumen by also matching participants with our partners and other potential employers in the community. We host mock interviewing sessions with real employers to provide feedback and praise to participants and provide them with desirable job leads.
ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
NALB is a Not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered in the State of Illinois. Founded in 2012, it aims to carry out the mandate of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 WIA Public Law 105-220. NALB is dedicated to addressing the persistent skills gap identified by employers through the ERT initiative.
The first phase of this initiative will offer alternative education options. Subsequently, the participants without a high school diploma will obtain their high school diploma and demonstrate academic preparedness necessary to perform in any workplace. Participants with a high school diploma that perform low on the basic skills assessment in writing, math and reading will be eligible for the 4-week remediation program.
Offered to participants who need to complete the academic requirement for acceptance in the employment readiness training tier.
Will provide employment readiness training. This training will teach skills and behaviors necessary to successfully perform in the workplace.
Will provide job placement. Participants will receive a placement job assignment, which if successful, will lead to permanent employment.
Will provide post employment support and career advancement. Post employment support and career advancement will assist with job retention and career planning for future career goals.