Employment Readiness: Overseas and Domestically

Employment readiness

September 22, 2011

This webinar was a result of a collaboration between the Cultural Orientation Resource Center and RefugeeWorks. The webinar includes information about and trends in employment readiness training, replicable program models, easy strategies, as well as common pitfalls to avoid as you prepare job seekers for their first job in the U.S.

Hosted and facilitated by RefugeeWorks, "Employment Readiness Training Overseas and Domestically" includes presentations on employment-related orientation by the Cultural Orientation Resource Center, Church World Service Resettlement Service Center/Nairobi, and Jewish Family and Children's Services Pittsburgh.


  • Rebecca Armstrong, RefugeeWorks
  • Sanja Bebic, Cultural Orientation Resource Center, Center for Applied Linguistics
  • Sarah Krause,  Church World Service/Refugee Service Center


  • Colleen Mahar-Piersma, Cultural Orientation Resource Center, Center for Applied Linguistics

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MP3 of audio

Funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, Grant No. 90RB0037