Volunteering by promoting Reading and Marketable Skills, as a Guest Public Speaker/Mentor, Washington state, 2011 to Present.
Speech titled: “Walking the Path.” Volunteer as a Public Speaker in the Vancouver city public schools Marshall High, McGloughlin Middle School etc. to promote reading in the local community by sharing this story. Walking the path is a presentation written based on personal life experiences to portray a message to students that the fundamental skills of reading, math, and having a solid education while planning for their future are critical based on what these occurrences were. Mission is to help these students struggling achieve their goals and dreams that nothing should stand in their way of their dreams despite their obstacles they might encounter throughout their life.
Over the last ten years, we have actively sought out students who wanted to build portfolios that would support their having a sustainable career. Results are over 50 students moving onto full-time employment and continued education.
Etching-It.com's latest initiative is a custom program to train college students how to gain transferrable skills and knowledge coming out of their degree programs. We provide them with an open forum to grow in a bonafide role that is based on their career path and supports their being directly hired by employers.
Through Etching-It.com, now mentoring 30 BA/MS candidates in the fields of Human Resources, Business Administration, Enterprise Risk Management, Accounting & Finance, Communications & Journalism, Software, Mobile & Web Development, SAP-ERP, Networking, Data Science/Management, IT Security & Systems Administration, Project Management, Social Media, Marketing, Education, Corporate and Administrative Law, SEO Marketing, Non-Profit Administration, and IT Consulting.
We are proud supporters of our service members entering the workforce and have a customized program to aid them in their transition and provide supplemental training to help them build a portfolio of marketable skills for their civilian career.
Workshop Instructor and Mentor to aid the US Chamber of Commerce agencies & the University of Phoenix in training students & assist Veterans in reentering the workforce: on resume writing, career coaching, personal branding, networking, social media influences, & interviewing skills development.