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Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success


Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success is a true collaboration between government and the youth it serves. In fact, the original manuscript is much different, in both form and content, than appears today. More than 100 young people provide honest feedback to the design and content of this publication.

 - For comments by the youth who helped develop these materials, see page 139.

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Helping Youth Develop Soft Skills for Job Success

This InfoBrief discusses the importance of soft skills and offers strategies parents can use to help their child develop skills for employment services.

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Essential Skills to Getting a Job: What Young People with Disabilities Need to Know

This article exams the importance of "Soft Skills" for work readiness. The report also finds that younger workers frequently lack these skills, which include:

  • Professionalism or work ethic
  • Oral and written communication
  • And More!

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Helping Youth Build Work Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents and Families

This InfoBrief addresses the need for youth to acquire work skills and offers strategies parents and families can use to work with their youth to develop skills that lead to success on the job.

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Virtual Project Directors Conference

April 27-28, 2015


PROMISE Grantee 'Family Meeting'

May 28, 2015

2:00 - 3:30PM, EST


July 9, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


October 1, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


Annual PROMISE Meeting

November 18-19, 2015 (with the option of attending the AUCD conference -- November 16-18, 2015)


The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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