Stand out with Career Readiness Bootcamp

Nine out of ten employers say they need employees with soft skills. Invest in yourself with our Career Readiness Bootcamp, and learn communication skills, planning and organization, productivity tools, decision-making, and teamwork — the skills you need to stand out in any job.

Survey after survey reveals that today's hiring managers are looking, in fact, begging for candidates who have a skill set that has become so vital and in-demand. Some call them soft skills or professional skills or people skills. We call them power skills and at Penn Foster, we're here to help you get them with our online Career Readiness Boot Camp. Integrity, professionalism, teamwork, communication, decision making. These are the types of skills you'll learn through our Career Readiness Boot Camp. Skills that will help you take the first step towards a new career with confidence or keep you moving up along your current career path. Through nine quick, fun, engaging, interactive lessons, you'll learn how to build professional character, sharpen communication skills, develop flexibility under pressure and more. Learn on your own time, at your own pace and at a low cost. Set yourself apart, gain a competitive edge, get noticed with Penn Foster's Career Readiness Boot Camp. Enroll today!

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Why Do I Need Soft Skills?

Whether you’re currently a student, on the hunt for a job, or working in your field, our online Career Readiness Bootcamp was created for you. According to the WSJ, companies across the U.S. say it is becoming increasingly difficult to find applicants who can communicate clearly, take initiative, problem-solve, and get along with co-workers.¹ Show employers you’ve got what it takes by taking the next step toward becoming desirable in today’s workplace and unlocking career advancement opportunities.
Learn 9 Valuable Soft Skills at Your Own Pace
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With affordable payment options, you can start training in the Career Readiness Bootcamp online today. Best of all, everything you need is included, and you can begin right away.
  • Career Readiness Bootcamp has helped me greatly in my current workplace. By learning all I did and applying it to my job I have been promoted to Assistant Manager at my job.
    Markcus P.
    Career Readiness Bootcamp Graduate
  • I honestly wish Career Readiness Bootcamp had been available when I first started in the workforce. I would have been a much better employee. It is priceless!
    Magen S.
    Career Readiness Bootcamp Graduate
  • When companies are assessing job candidates, they’re looking for the best of both worlds: someone who is not only proficient in a particular function, but also has the right personality.
    Rosemary Haefner
    Vice President of Human Resources at CareerBuilder
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Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.

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The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.

¹ Employers Find 'Soft Skills' LIke Critical Thinking in Short Supply (2016, Aug 30), WSJ. Retrieved from