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Special Populations

Special populations are student groups who are given priority to receive services.  These Priority Populations are also listed in several other federal grant programs that are aligned in some way with the goals and objectives stated in the Louisiana Carl Perkins State Plan.

Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on an interview I conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that I conducted earlier this year. In the two previous posts, I focused on Citroën’s comments on some of …

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5 Tips for Fathers Re-Entering the Workplace

Although paid parental leave is often associated with women, it's no less important for men. And the good news is people are increasingly realizing the need for effective policies that address men's family responsibilities and work demands at the same …

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What Is Discretionary Income? How to Calculate it, Increase it, and Feel Better About Money

So you’re stressed about money—surprise, you’re a human being! We can’t assume exactly what’s worrying you. (Student loans? Saving up for your dream car? Splitting the bill on yet another friend’s bachelor/ette trip?) But we can suggest one way to …

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Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

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Utilize practical exercises and advice from successful professionals to grow your network, build your professional community, represent your organization, and…

Clarifying Expectations

What questions do you need to ask to get the job done correctly? Improve your ability to communicate with your…

Goal Setting

Setting relevant and precise goals is a recipe for career success… but where do you start? Learn how to choose…

Giving & Receiving Feedback

Feedback is a two-way street — this course helps prepare you to thoughtfully give and receive constructive feedback with team…

LinkedIn Overview

Learn how to harness all of LinkedIn’s features in order to optimize your job search, expand your network, and maximize…

Informational Interviews

Careers aren’t built alone! Informational interviews are a key tool in your professional toolbelt: learn how to leverage the peers…

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Explore the essential roles and functions you’ll be collaborating with at top companies, then dive into best practices for leading…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…

Career Exploration

Finding your career path doesn’t have to be a headache! Learn the difference between constructive and overwhelming questions to ask…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Presence & Professionalism

Whether you’re in the office, joining a remote meeting, or attending a work event, how you show up matters! Demystify…

Getting to Know Your Manager & Team

Navigating a new workplace is a challenge. Start your new role with confidence by asking the right questions on (and…

Hiring Process & Offer Evaluation

Upgrade your hire-ability by demystifying the hiring process from application to offer.

Resumes

Get seen by employers and put your best foot forward in the application process by unlocking key hacks and tips…

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Resources

LOSFA Resource Guide For Adult Learners

This resource guide provides federal, state, and local program information to assist Louisiana’s adult learners pursuing postsecondary education to access …

LOSFA Adult Ed & Non Traditional Students
Family Independence Temporary Assistance (FITAP)

Family Independence Temporary Assistance is a financial aid (cash award) for children. View the resource to see who is eligible …

Federal Student Aid for Adult Students PDF

Are you an adult considering college? Do you need help paying your education expenses?
Apply for federal student aid!

 

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