Navigate Your Career Path With PPN

CareerSource Broward's Professional Placement Network (PPN) is for experienced professionals and military veterans in Broward County looking to take the next step in their career journey. Reach the next step on your career ladder and take advantage of resources that will polish your resume, sharpen your interview skills, and give you access to employers through our established contacts. PPN is about:

  • Defining your career goals
  • Developing your plan of action
  • Creating your personal sales pitch
  • Networking strategies and relationship building
  • Effective interviewing and negotiating strategies
  • How to write your winning résumé
  • Learning alternative job search methods
  • Utilizing social networking in your job search

PPN Program Eligibility Requirements

To participate in the PPN program, attendees must have at least one of the following:

1. A four-year degree

2. Managerial experience of at least 5 years

3. A salary of at least $45,000

4. Military experience

Available Workshops

You may attend any or all PPN classes, but the suggested sequence for your PPN journey is listed below in order. In addition, we recommend three additional non-PPN workshops to enhance your skills and supplement the PPN experience. Click on the workshop title for more information about it. Workshop dates, times and direct registration links can be found by visiting our events calendar here.

This workshop is all about helping you become employed in your next right job. Preparation is key! Workshop topics include: defining your career goals, developing your plan of action, and preparing the job search strategies you need for success. (1 Hour)

This workshop will explore the things you need to know and do to help you organize a successful job search. Workshop topics include: maximizing your opportunities, knowing your value, and the importance of following up. Create a proactive approach to your success! (1 Hour)

Employers in many industries often say that a major reason why workers are not hired or cannot keep their jobs is because they lack Soft Skills. In this workshop, we will examine the cognitive, emotional, social, and other skills related to how you operate in any workplace and interact with others professionally. (1.5 hours)

This workshop will identify effective methods you can use to finds jobs online and offline. Topics include: finding the decision-makers, writing cover letters, and using multiple ways to approach your job search. Make things happen! (1 Hour)

Discover the importance of including PEOPLE in your job search. Networking is the most effective way to get a job, keep a job, and advance in a job. Learn how to develop connections for support and information that will move you forward to employment and overall career success. (1 Hour)

This workshop is designed specifically for the professional in career transition. It will cover the different styles and options for résumés, the strategies for using keywords, how to present your skills, and what hiring managers are seeking. (1.5 Hours)

Get pointers on using social media to search for jobs, find decision-makers, and make new career connections. Workshop topics include: using social media to network, creating a profile online, building relationships, and job searching through LinkedIn. (1 Hour)

This workshop is designed for those who already have a LinkedIn account and want to refine their profile. Learn how to navigate through LinkedIn’s various features, edit different sections of your profile, control privacy settings, and maximize your job search. (1.5 Hours)

Discover the most effective ways to promote yourself and showcase your knowledge, skills, and accomplishments in various types of interviews. Workshop topics include: common interview questions, preparation techniques, and making a positive impression. (1.5 Hours)

Learn how to ace your next interview with this interactive webinar. Participate with other motivated job seekers in role playing answers to commonly asked interview questions. Practice makes perfect! (1.5 Hours)